I highly recommend to anyone who has been shopping for practical construction books.
My book will not help you build a cheap house, but it will help you save money while building an energy efficient, durable home.
Every one of them contributes to the process of building a comfortable, durable, and more enjoyable home at a lower cost.
i enjoyed reading a practical guide to home building. good researchPublished 1 month ago by douglas
I read and reviewed "Building an Affordable House" several years ago; that review is no longer on Amazon, but I am glad to recommend it again. Read morePublished 4 months ago by LeftClique
To the author,
I am sure that your book is really valuable, even for one of the builders in Japan, but it has passed almost 10 years and the claim for energy efficient... Read more
Even if you are just a home owner like I am and don't work in the trades this is an excellent read. Really helped me better understand the build process and have a better... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Randy M. Young
We're dealing with more expensive construction (and mostly remodels)
here in the SF bay area. A friend is spending $600k to put a 2nd story
on their <2000sf house. Read more
As an experienced residential rehab investor with a strong interest sustainable architecture/green building, I highly recommend this book! Read morePublished on May 26, 2011 by David K
I used the principles outlined in this book when designing our home and it is saving us a lot of money! Read morePublished on October 29, 2010 by R L Snyder
Having read other people's reviews and their concerns about his "cutting corners", I disagree with them. The author/builder is trying to inform us of better ways to build, i.e. Read morePublished on August 28, 2010 by S. Gast
"Building An Affordable House: A Smart Guide to High-Value, Low-Cost Construction" is a well written and concise primer on the ways, some of long standing practice in the building... Read morePublished on July 12, 2010 by APC Reviews