Table of contents for Renovation : a complete guide / Michael Litchfield.

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Introduction	2
Chapter 1: Inspecting a House	000 
Roof	000
House Exterior	000 
Interiors		000
Mechanical Systems		000
Estimating Project Difficulty & Costs	000
Chapter 2: Planning	000
Creating a Home that Suits You	000
Documenting What's There	000
Design Constraints 000
From Preliminary Designs to Working Drawings	000
An Overview of Renovation	000
Case Histories	000
Chapter 3: Tools	000
Tool Safety	000
Tools to Own	000
Tools to Rent	000
Chapter 4: Building Materials		000
Standard Lumber	000
Engineered Lumber	000
Framing with Steel	000
Structural & Nonstructural Panels	000
Metal Connectors	000
Adhesives, Caulks & Sealants	000
Chapter 5: Roofs	000
Roof Safety & Equipment	000
Preparing to Install a New Roof	000
Roof Flashing	000
Asphalt Shingles	000
Wood Shingles	000
A Medley of Roofing Types	000
Chapter 6: Doors, Windows & Skylights 	000
Ordering Doors: An Overview	000
Installing an Interior Door	000
Installing a Basic Exterior Door	000 
Installing French Doors	000
Installing Hardware	000 
Weatherstripping Door Frames	000
Installing a Basic Window	000
Window Choices	000
Window Repairs	000
Installing a Skylight	000 
Chapter 7: Exteriors 	000
Weather Barriers	000
Exterior Trim	000 
Siding	000
Rain Gutters	000
Chapter 8: Structural Carpentry	000
Framing Walls	000 
Demolition	000 
Reinforcing & Repairing the Structure	000 
Stair Repairs	000
Structural Remodeling	000
Chapter 9: Masonry	000
Terms, Tools & Tips	000
Working with Brick	000
Chimneys	000
Chapter 10: Foundations & Concrete	000
An Overview	000
Jacking & Shoring	000
Minor Repairs & Upgrades	000 
Replacing a Shallow Foundation	000 
Concrete Work	000 
Damp Basement Solutions	000
Chapter 11: Electrical Wiring	000
Understanding Electricity	000 
Planning & Estimating	000
Tools & Materials	000
Rough-in Wiring	000 
Conduit & Flexible Metal Cable	000
Adding Outlets to Existing Circuits	000 
Chapter 12: Plumbing	000
Planning	000
Tools	000 
Working with copper supply pipe	000
Working with DWV Materials	000 
Venting Options	000
Roughing-in DWV Pipes	000 
Roughing-in Supply Pipes	000 
Installing Fixtures	000
Replacing a Water Heater	000 
Chapter 13: Kitchens & Baths 	000
Kitchen Planning	000 
Installing Cabinets	000
Countertops for Kitchens & Baths	000
Kitchen Sinks	000 
Bathroom Planning	000 
Chapter 14: Energy Conservation & Air Quality	000
Sealing Air Leaks	000 
Controlling Moisture & Mold	000 
Insulation	000
Chapter 15: Finish Surfaces	000
Drywall	000
Plastering	000
Soundproofing	000
Chapter 16: Tiling	000
Choosing Tile	000
Tools	000
Materials	000 
Getting Ready to Tile	000 
Installing Setting Beds	000	
Tile Estimation & Layout	000
Installing a Floor	000 
Countertops	000
Tub Surround	000
Chapter 17: Finish Carpentry	000
Tools	000
Materials	000
Basic Skills	000 
Casing a door	000 
Casing a Window	000
Baseboard & Crown Molding	000
Chapter 18: Painting		000 
Choosing Paint	000 
Tools & Equipment	000
Painting Basics	000
Lead-Paint Safety	000
Painting the Interior	000
Back to Nature: Stripping & Refinishing Interior Trim	000 
Painting the Exterior	000
Chapter 19: Wallpapering	000
Selecting Materials	000
Ordering Wallcovering	000
Equipment	000
Preparing Surfaces	000
Laying out the Work	000
Basic Papering Techniques	000
Complex & Special-Care Areas	000
 
Chapter 20: Flooring		000
Flooring Choices	000
Refinishing Wood Floors	000
Installing Strip Flooring	000 
Resilient Flooring	000
Wall-to-wall carpeting	000 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Dwellings -- Remodeling.
Dwellings -- Conservation and restoration.
Dwellings -- Maintenance and repair.