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Author Ricchi, Kia.

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

Imprint St. Cloud, FL : Centerline Production, Inc., c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    692.8 RIC    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    692.8 RIC    Will be deleted
Description xvi, 192 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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.
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.
Subject Contractors -- Selection and appointment -- Amateurs' manuals.
Building -- Superintendence -- Amateurs' manuals.
Consumer education -- Popular works.
House construction -- Popular works.
Added Title How to plan for hassle-free home building, renovation, and repair
ISBN 0615310281

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