Design Ideas for Renovating, Remodeling, and Building New

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Transform an ordinary ranch into the home youve always wanted with Ranches, the latest entry in Taunton's acclaimed Updating Classic America series.

The ranch can be found everywhere on both coasts and in Americas heartland too. The ranch is simple, functional, and unassuming -- and homeowners are rediscovering just how flexible and affordable ranches can be. M. Caren Connolly and Louis Wasserman provide a unique combination of outstanding designs and proven ideas for renovating, remodeling, and building a ranch-style home. Featuring more than 20 examples of updated homes and new ranches, the book is illustrated with inspiring original color photography and before and after floor plans.

In this book youll discover:

  • a wealth of successful design solutions to problems faced by the millions of people who own or build ranch-style homes
  • options for a variety of budgets, styles and sizes
  • a history and overview of the form as well as a glossary of typical design elements/details for people who want to restore their homes

Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2003
ISBN: 9781561584376
Characteristics: 202 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Wasserman, Louis


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Feb 13, 2011

This book really helped me understand the Ranch House and learn what was possible to make out of an old one.


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