This old house :restoring, rehabilitating, and renovating an older house /Bob Vila, with Jane Davison.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-249408

Description

xv, 270 p. : ill. ; 26 cm., This Old House, companion volume to the Emmy award-winning PBS television series of the same name, is a comprehensive guide for homeowners and first-time buyers who want solid advice on how to understand, plan, and manage a major overhaul of their older house, or any of its rooms (realtors call it "rehabbing"), using both professional help and their own time and effort. Author and TV host Bob Vila, a Boston area builder and developer who has been through it all many times before, cheerfully steers the uninitiated through the entire rehabilitation process, using as his object lesson a 100-year-old Massachusetts house [6 Percival Street, Dorchester] transformed during thirteen weeks of programming from a tired old wreck into a functionally modern Victorian beauty.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Dwellings Remodeling.

Originator

Vila, Bob.
Davison, Jane, joint author.

Publication

Boston : Little, Brown

Description

xv, 270 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
This Old House, companion volume to the Emmy award-winning PBS television series of the same name, is a comprehensive guide for homeowners and first-time buyers who want solid advice on how to understand, plan, and manage a major overhaul of their older house, or any of its rooms (realtors call it "rehabbing"), using both professional help and their own time and effort. Author and TV host Bob Vila, a Boston area builder and developer who has been through it all many times before, cheerfully steers the uninitiated through the entire rehabilitation process, using as his object lesson a 100-year-old Massachusetts house [6 Percival Street, Dorchester] transformed during thirteen weeks of programming from a tired old wreck into a functionally modern Victorian beauty.

Notes

Includes index.
Bibliography: p. 264-265.
Gift of Rebecca Aaronson, October 6, 2000.

ISBN

0316177040 :
9780316177047
0316177024 (pbk.) :
9780316177023 (pbk.)

Call Number

Stacks TH4816.V54

Edition

1st ed.