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Make It Right - Mike Holmes - $10 (Nanaimo)

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Don't start your project without reading this book!

Make It Right,
walks readers through a renovation from start to finish, from the process of finding a reliable contractor to understanding the legalities of renovation. Mike explains the inner workings of a house, covers the most popular reno projects and describes the most common pitfalls.

Mike Holmes is a genuine phenomenon, a veteran professional contractor with a mission to turn every botched renovation into a shining example of master craftsmanship. More than 1 million viewers watch Holmes on Homes every week on HGTV, BBC Canada and the Life Network. Thousands more visit Mike's website, pleading for his restorative magic on their own renos gone wrong. And every personal appearance brings more legions of fans, all drawn by his rugged charm and tell-it-like-it-is demeanor. Now Mike has taken his professional expertise and no-nonsense style and turned it into the guide no homeowner should be without.

Make It Right walks readers through a renovation, right from the start, explaining:

* how to find a reliable contractor who will do it right the first time
* questions to ask and answers
to expect
* what you should know about the legalities of renovation, including building codes
* what a building inspector can do for you
Mike then demystifies the language of renovation, explaining the inner workings of a house, including building materials, heating, cooling, plumbing and wiring systems, and new materials and techniques that will deliver abetter long-term return on renovation dollars.

Mike Holmes covers the most popular projects, describing the unique challenges of each one and the most common pitfalls to watch for in renovating kitchens, bathrooms, basements and additions. Packed with informative sidebars, checklists, diagrams and photographs, all showing what to look for in workmanship, what to expect from contractors and tradespeople,and how to keep every reno running on time and on budget, Make It Right is the best insurance policy for a renovation going right!

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