For contractors and do–it–yourselfers alike, this book featuresprofessional estimates for popular exterior remodeling and repairprojects. RSMeans Exterior Home Improvement Costs
includes more than 65 projects with complete, customizable costbreakdowns for doing the work with or without a contractor.
You′ll have access to current costs for your location on themost popular remodeling projects, including:
- Room additions, garages and sunrooms
- Decks, patios, porches and pergolas
- Landscaping, sprinkler systems and outdoor lighting
- Fences, walls, driveways and walkways
- New windows and doors
- Roofing, siding and painting
Exterior Home Improvement Costs includes a description ofwhat materials are needed, how much they will cost, and how longthe work will take. You′ll know what skills are required to do ityourself, and how much a contractor is likely to charge if youdecide to use a professional.
Find out which improvements have the best payback when it comestime to sell your house, and get expert tips on working withcontractors and architects. Included with the book is a handychecklist to use when selecting your materials and comparingprices.