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See below for a selection of the latest books from Home renovation & extension category. Presented with a red border are the Home renovation & extension books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Home renovation & extension books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!
Dominic and Marie Romeo are experienced and passionate renovators of important heritage properties that are under threat of decay and/or loss to the national estate. To date, the couple have refurbished and brought back to life seven significant properties, including one of the largest private houses ever built in Australia, Rupertswood in Sunbury, Victoria, and the birthplace of The Ashes. From stained glass windows to entrance halls, wallpapers to walled gardens, The Constant Renovators will showcase each of the Romeos' renovation projects, the history of the houses and what it took to restore them. It is full of handy tips for all home renovators, no matter how big or small their project. There is also a wealth of wonderful photographs throughout- including historical photos showing properties in their original glory, 'before and after' shots, photos during the renovation process and the stunning finished results.
Brimming with design ideas, drawings and photographs of exemplary projects, this is a must-have, highly visual guide to extending a Victorian terraced house for designers, architects and homeowners. An essential resource for designing and delivering a wide variety of extensions, it features case studies from the full gamut of nineteenth-century terrace house types. Detailed plans reveal, floor by floor, a range of options for extending and/or reconfiguring space. Colour-coded, before-and-after plans show at a glance which walls have been removed or changed in each option. This is complemented by extensive colour photography of realised, built work. Ideas and inspiration are supplemented by practical guidance with 'rules of thumb' for design and key information on permitted development rights. All plans are drawn to scale, so that they may be measured from and used for planning any renovation project. Covering different types of briefs and design solutions, this indispensable guide to renovating Victorian terraces features extensions, loft conversions, basements and interior remodelling. It contains over 150 floor plans and 100 full-page colour images. Jacqueline Green is a London-based architect with over 20 years' experience of residential projects. She is a founding director of Green & Teggin Architects. Featured architects include: Alma-nac Scenario Architecture Yard Architects
Transform your kitchen on a small budget. Kitchen remodelling projects can be expensive, but there are alternatives to a full-scale renovation. Affordable Kitchen Upgrades provides those alternatives by supplying inexpensive design ideas and easy how-to projects that make a large impact on the look and the functionality of a kitchen. Covering a variety of projects from replacing the pulls and hinges on cabinetry to installing new countertops, Affordable Kitchen Upgrades shows homeowners how incremental changes can vastly improve their kitchens. Homeowners can make a number of improvements all at once or space them out to accommodate their time and budget.