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The Resource Avoiding the con in construction : how to plan for hassle-free home building, renovation, and repair, Kia Ricchi

Avoiding the con in construction : how to plan for hassle-free home building, renovation, and repair, Kia Ricchi

Label
Avoiding the con in construction : how to plan for hassle-free home building, renovation, and repair
Title
Avoiding the con in construction
Title remainder
how to plan for hassle-free home building, renovation, and repair
Statement of responsibility
Kia Ricchi
Title variation
How to plan for hassle-free home building, renovation, and repair
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"You'll learn how to: Develop a concise and inclusive scope of work that details what, exactly, the contractor will do; research the contractor's license and insurance, as well as his or her construction history and personal background; recognize proposals and contracts that are one-sided or unfair."--P. [4] of cover
Cataloging source
VHB
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Ricchi, Kia
Dewey number
692.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • charts
  • plans
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • House construction
  • Contractors
  • Building
  • Consumer education
Label
Avoiding the con in construction : how to plan for hassle-free home building, renovation, and repair, Kia Ricchi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Cover your assets -- The who, what and why of contracting -- Plan the work and work the plan -- Finding the right person for the job -- Contractor qualifications -- Insured against loss -- Bonds: The third-party guarantee -- I spy, oh my! -- May I propose? -- Contracts -- Permit me to explain -- Inspections: Get them done right -- A look at liens -- Other project considerations -- In a nutshell
Control code
ocn618512550
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 192 p.
Isbn
9780615310282
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009908955
Other physical details
ill., maps, charts, plans
System control number
(OCoLC)618512550
Label
Avoiding the con in construction : how to plan for hassle-free home building, renovation, and repair, Kia Ricchi
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Cover your assets -- The who, what and why of contracting -- Plan the work and work the plan -- Finding the right person for the job -- Contractor qualifications -- Insured against loss -- Bonds: The third-party guarantee -- I spy, oh my! -- May I propose? -- Contracts -- Permit me to explain -- Inspections: Get them done right -- A look at liens -- Other project considerations -- In a nutshell
Control code
ocn618512550
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 192 p.
Isbn
9780615310282
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009908955
Other physical details
ill., maps, charts, plans
System control number
(OCoLC)618512550

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