There are countless Home Remodeling courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
- The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling (2018)
- Remodel: Without Going Bonkers or Broke (2017)
- Home Remodeling: Planning*Design*Construction (2012)
- Remodel Success: Home Remodeling Done Right, On Time, and On Budget (2017)
- Better Homes and Gardens Kitchen and Bath Renovation Guide (Better Homes and Gardens Home) (2014)
- Home Remodeling for Dummies (For Dummies Series) (1998)
- What Your Contractor Can’t Tell You: The Essential Guide to Building and Renovating (2008)
- BNI Building News Home Remodeler’s Costbook 2019 (Home Remodler’s Costbook) (2018)
- Smart Homes For Dummies (2007)
- The Smarthome Book: Simple ideas to assist with your smarthome renovation (2018)
- Trailersteading: How to Find, Buy, Retrofit, and Live Large in a Mobile Home (2016)
- Super House: Design Your Dream Home for Super Energy Efficiency, Total Comfort, Dazzling Beauty, Awesome Strength, and Economy (2015)
- The Complete Guide to Contracting Your Home: A Step-by-Step Method for Managing Home Construction (2017)
- Renovation 4th Edition: Completely Revised and Updated (2013)
- Profits in Buying and Renovating Homes (1994)
The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling (2018)
Building a home is a complicated, precise, and labor-intensive process. From drawing a design to selecting the site to laying the foundation, building the frame, installing the plumbing, wiring, HVAC, and everything in between, there are countless opportunities for something to go wrong. So how does a homeowner, builder, or remodeler make sure that their project stays on track every step of the way?
The very idea of remodeling your home can be scary and intimidating. But will help you to: If you plan to hire a professional to remodel your home –
While new construction has slowed to a crawl and upgrading to a bigger house is no longer a sure thing, more and more homeowners are choosing to remodel. They’re actively looking for information on how to make their current home a better place to live.
Most homeowners are uninformed and ill-prepared for big-ticket remodels. The knowledge they do have often comes from reality-TV home makeover shows that gloss over the ingredients essential to success. This book by a construction management pro gives homeowners increased confidence in making remodeling decisions, and peace of mind.
This indispensable reference covers everything homeowners need to know about making over the two rooms that yield the most resale value. Information is included for all stages of a kitchen or bath remodel, from inspiring before-and-after images to tips on getting started, with easy-to-read lists and sidebars on topics such as setting a budget and hiring professionals.
Offers a list of the ten most important steps required before beginning a home remodeling project, a review of building permits and common contract laws, a guide to finding and hiring the best contractor, and tips on saving money when making home repairs. Original.
This book equips owners with the information and strategies needed to turn their vision into a home or renovation project that can be executed on time and within budget.
Now there’s a cost estimating resource that’s developed specifically for home remodelers! Developed in cooperation with the National Association of Home Builders, this book let’s you quickly and easily estimate the cost of all types of home remodeling projects, including additions, new kitchens and baths, and much more.
Smart Homes For Dummies (2007)
Do you long to listen to your favorite CD from anywhere in your house? To set up a wireless network so you can access the Internet in any room? To install an iron-clad security system? To fire up the coffee pot while you’re still asleep and wake up with automated lighting?
Technology is playing an increasingly more important part in our homes as well as our day to day lives. Get this simple to read guide to be introduced to structured wiring and smarthome concepts.
Imagine what you could do with your time if you didn’t have to spend $16,000 a year on rent or a mortgage. Old single-wide mobile homes can often be found for free (and installed for a couple of thousand dollars) in rural areas, so trailersteading is akin to dumpster-diving.
Super House: Design Your Dream Home for Super Energy Efficiency, Total Comfort, Dazzling Beauty, Awesome Strength, and Economy (2015)
was written to empower anyone to create an ideal home. If you want to design a new home or make an addition to an existing home, it leads you step-by-step through everything you need to know. For renovations and repairs, you will find the critical information that guarantees a perfect job. If you are buying an appliance, advises you how to make the best choice. If you are shopping for a home on the market, is the ideal guide to all the features you want.
The Complete Guide to Contracting Your Home: A Step-by-Step Method for Managing Home Construction (2017)
Whether you want to take on all the responsibility of contracting your home or simply want to intelligently communicate with your homebuilder, The Complete Guide to Contracting Your Home can help you save 30% or more on the cost of home construction by teaching you the ins and outs of managing your construction project. Learn how to get your project off to a solid start. Get financial and legal details in language you can understand.
When it comes to home renovation, there’s no substitute for experience. Renovation 4th Edition contains the collective wisdom of hundreds of contractors, architects and tradespeople who shared their first-hand experience with Mike Litchfield as he interviewed and photographed them on job sites across North America.
Best Home Remodeling Books You Must Read
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some home remodeling books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
Kitchen Remodeling with an Architect
Author(s): HOME. PRESS
ID: 3385915, Publisher: HOME PRESS, Year: 2022, Size: 5 Mb, Format: epub
Bathroom Remodeling with an Architect
Author(s): HOME PRESS
ID: 3387818, Publisher: HOME PRESS, Year: 2022, Size: 4 Mb, Format: epub
Black & Decker The Book of Home Improvement: The Most Popular Remodeling Projects Shown in Full Detail
Author(s): Editors of Cool Springs Press
ID: 2546929, Publisher: Cool Springs Press, Year: 2017, Size: 112 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely best-sellers according to Chicago Tribune, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.