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Books on building and altering houses

Are you building your dream house, extending to create more rooms, or refurbishing an older property?


You'll find all the books with advice and guidance on all those topics in our listing below.

There are lots of books on building, renovating, extending, or converting a property with information and advice on how to go about it.

The majority of the remodelling people do to their homes is either extensions, or loft conversions, so click on the subcategory links if this is what you are looking to do.
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  • BCIS Guide to Estimating for Small Works

    BCIS

    BCIS Guide to Estimating for Small Works

    Author: BCIS Edition: 27th Rev ed Publisher: Building Cost Information Service ISBN: 9781783214082Format: Paperback Pagination: 600 Pub Date: 30/03/2021This book is for builders who's work is primarily constructing house extensions of either single, or...

    MRP: £66.00
    £62.00
  • Shortcuts Book 1 Structure and Fabric

    Taylor & Francis

    Shortcuts Book 1 Structure and Fabric

    Author: Austin Williams Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Imprint: Routledge ISBN: 9781859463215 Format: Paperback Pagination: 240 Pub Date: 31/04/2008 Shortcuts provides an eclectic mix of at-a-glance guides to the minefield of regulations, new...

    MRP: £37.99
    £35.99
  • The BIID Interior Design Job Book

    RIBA

    The BIID Interior Design Job Book

    Author: Diana Yakeley Publisher: RIBA Publishing ISBN: 9781859463499 Format: Paperback Pagination: 288 Pub Date: 31/10/2010 The BIID Interior Design Job Book is the first book to set out the professional standard for running an interior design project...

    MRP: £70.99
    £65.99
  • Building Regulations Pocket Book

    Taylor & Francis

    Building Regulations Pocket Book

    Authors: Ray Tricker Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd ISBN: 9780815368380 Format: Paperback Pagination: 444 pages Pub Date: 16/02/2018 This handy guide provides you with all the information you need to comply with the UK Building Regulations and...

    MRP: £21.99
    £20.49
  • The Construction of Houses

    Taylor & Francis

    The Construction of Houses

    Authors: Nigel Dann, Roger Heath, Duncan Marshall, Derek Worthing Edition: 6 Rev ed Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Imprint: Estates Gazette Ltd ISBN: 97803670275821 Format: Paperback Pagination: 566 Pages 646 Color & 33 B/W IllustrationsPub...

    MRP: £39.99
    £37.99
  • Shortcuts Book 2 Sustainability and Practice

    Taylor & Francis

    Shortcuts Book 2 Sustainability and Practice

    Author: Austin Williams Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Imprint: Routledge ISBN: 9781859463222 Format: Paperback Pagination: 176 Pub Date: 31/04/2009 Shortcuts provide an eclectic mix of at-a-glance guides to the minefield of regulations, new...

    MRP: £37.99
    £35.99
  • An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment

    RIBA Publishing

    An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment

    By:Construction Products Association and Peter Rickaby Edition: 2nd New ed Publisher: RIBA Publishing Stock Code: 82327 ISBN/EAN: 1859464610 / 9781859465394 Format: Paperback Pagination: 96 pages Pub Date: 25/05/2014 The second edition of this guide has...

    MRP: £42.00
    £40.00
  • The Streetwise Subbie

    Taylor & Francis

    The Streetwise Subbie

    By: Barry J Ashmore Publisher: Routledge ISBN: 9781138300163 Format: Paperback Pagination: 206 pages Pub Date: 21/05/2018 Very few books explore the problems which are particular to the relationship between Specialist Contractors and the Main Contractor,...

    MRP: £17.99
    £15.49
  • BCIS Alterations and Refurbishment Price Book 2021

    BCIS

    BCIS Alterations and Refurbishment Price Book 2021

    Publisher: BCIS Edition: 26th Product code: 20827 ISBN: 9781783214013 Format: Paperback Pub Date: 31/08/2020 If your a builder and the bulk, or a major part of your business is alterations and refurbishment works, then this is the pricing book for your...

    MRP: £120.00
    £112.00
  • The Housebuilders Bible

    The Housebuilders Bible

    By: Mark BrinkleyEdition:11th Rev edPublisher: Ovolo Books LimitedISBN/EAN: 1905959559 / 9781905959556Format: HardbackPagination: 344 pagesPub Date: 02/04/2015Home Extension Manual: The Step-by-step Guide to Planning, Building and Managing a ProjectIn...

    MRP: £25.00
    £22.25
  • Site Check The Timber Frame Pocket Guide

    Site Check The Timber Frame Pocket Guide

    Format: PaperbackPublisher: Exova BM TRADA Date Published: Jan 2018ISBN: 9781909594654Binding: PaperbackSite check: the timber frame pocket book focuses on best practice in the construction of timber frame buildings, providing an essential guide for site...

    MRP: £15.99
    £14.99
  • Timber Frame Construction

    Timber Frame Construction

    Format: Paperback Publisher: Exova BM TRADA Date Published: Oct 2011ISBN: 9781900510820Pages: 264Binding: PaperbackTimber frame construction, the acknowledged ‘bible’ for timber frame, has been in demand consistently since its first edition in 1988...

    MRP: £69.00
    £64.15
  • RIBA Small Projects Handbook

    RIBA Small Projects Handbook

    Publisher: RIBA PublishingISBN: 9781859469675Author: Nigel OstimeBinding: PaperbackPublication Date: 01/02/2021Pagination: 296 Your hands-on, day-to-day guide to small practice. This book provides reassurance as to how to achieve great results on a...

    MRP: £35.00
    £33.00
  • How to extend your Victorian terraced house

    RIBA Publishing

    How to extend your Victorian terraced house

    Publisher: RIBA PUblishingAuthor: Jaqueline GreenISBN: 9781859469026Binding: HardbackPagination: 296Publication Date: 01/10/2020 Packed with detailed plans and ideas for a range of house types and sizes, along with photos and 3D sketches, this book...

    £45.00
  • Construction Project Managers Pocket Book

    Taylor & Francis

    Construction Project Managers Pocket Book

    Author: Duncan Cartlidge Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Imprint: Routledge ISBN: 9780367435936 Format: Paperback Pagination: 248 pages Pub Date: 19/05/2020 The second edition of the Construction Project Managers Pocket Book maintains its coverage of...

    MRP: £26.99
    £24.49
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