Auckland Libraries: Build a house

Build a house

Thinking about getting handy? These books can guide you through a range of DIY craftiness, from painting and tiling to woodwork and restoration. Grab a hammer and your library card!

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Complete do-it-yourself

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Starting at ground level (so to speak) a comprehensive "how to do it" manual.

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Renovation

Michael W. Litchfield

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An essential guide to your home renovation - recognised as a top ten necessity everywhere!

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Basements complete

Steve Cory

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It's very important to get the foundations right to prevent issues further down the track...

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Kitchens & bathrooms : 01.

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I survived a bathroom remodel last year and am building up the courage for a kitchen remodel (next year) so this book is on my list to check out too.

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Manage your home build & renovation project

David Cambridge

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Subtitled "how to create your dream home on time, in budget and without stress".

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Home improvement projects for the busy & broke

Christina Salway

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The title of this book really caught my eye. Start out small with some affordable improvements.

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The big tiny

Dee (Builder) Williams

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Not so much a DIY as the story of how one woman built her own tiny, sustainable (and easy to clean) home.

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Staying put

Duo Dickinson

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Sometimes making changes to your existing home is better than trying to find something completely different.

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Kevin McCloud's principles of home

Kevin McCloud

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Explore sustainable living principles in a practical way.

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The New Zealand period house

Stuart Arden

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If you are wanting your renovations to stay true to the period of your home, then this book is a great resource.

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Renovating for profit

Cherie Barber

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Renovation for profit, or as the American TV programmes say "flipping".

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Book list by:

Anne Dickson

Anne

LibrarianMahurangi East Library

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