Garage Conversions - Planning, Managing and Completing Your Conversion
|INSIDE:||120 colour sketches, drawings & diagrams|
The majority of home-owners, especially those with young families, find that living space in their properties is at a premium. For many, converting a garage, that has been used as little more than a disorganized storage room, into an additional living area offers great opportunities. The extra room could be in the form of a granny annexe, an extra bedroom, a dining room, an extended kitchen, a children's play room or a games room.
This book, which is packed full of information and emphasizes 'good building practice' throughout, provides a fully illustrated, step-by-step guide to the entire conversion process.
The author examines: the initial survey to ascertain the garage's suitability for conversion the drawing up of plans building regulations the preparation of the site drainage; groundwork walls and lintels; doors and window frames flooring; roofing glazing; 'finishing off' and much more