The Visual Handbook Of Building And Remodeling

Author: Charlie Wing
Editor: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1600854788
Size: 11,93 MB
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Here's the updated and enlarged third edition of our classic reference on how to choose systems and materials for every part of a home. With brand new chapters on transforming a home with green practices and creative storage solutions -- plus the latest code information and over 400 new full-color illustrations -- this up-to-the-minute, enhanced edition will become an essential resource for your building library. Designed for do-it-yourself homeowners, as well as builders, contractors and architects, The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling is the authoritative, go-to reference manual for anyone involved in residential design and construction. In fact, earlier editions of this classic guide have sold over 250,000 copies. With its unique visual approach and over 1,600 full-color drawings, this new, expanded edition provides you with a clear, detailed look at every aspect of home construction -- and built-in systems. So you can visualize exactly how to tackle any building project or construction challenge. And, in addition to its user-friendly graphic presentation, you'll also appreciate the clear, straightforward language that gives you everything you need to get going. Here are just a few reasons why you'll want to pick up a copy of this new edition. It's chock full of new material with lots of essential information not included in earlier versions Over 400 new full-color drawings shed light on a wide range of additional materials, systems and details New chapters on energy-efficient green building practices and innovative storage solutions Over 1,600 drawings -- in total -- cover every aspect of home building and remodeling Over 300 tables offer quick access to critical data

The Visual Handbook Of Building And Remodeling

Author: Charles Wing
Editor: Rodale Books
ISBN:
Size: 16,20 MB
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"This book is packed with hard-to-find information on home & home improvement."-Gene Austin, Chicago Tribune "...a copiously illustrated guide describing materials used in both house construction & remodeling with specific advice on making the right choices."-John Warde, The New York Times

The Visual Handbook Of Energy Conservation

Author: Charlie Wing
Editor: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781621139560
Size: 10,53 MB
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Explains how to reduce energy use in the home.

The Illustrated Book Of Housebuilding And Carpentry

Author: Graham Blackburn
Editor: Overlook Books
ISBN: 9780879516512
Size: 18,20 MB
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Covers foundations, framing, sheathing, siding, roofing, wiring, plumbing, heating, insulation, ventilation, doors, windows, walls, ceilings, floors, and stairs

The Illustrated Book Of Housebuilding And Carpentry

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Size: 14,15 MB
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Reference Sources For Small And Medium Sized Libraries Eighth Edition

Author: Jack O'Gorman
Editor: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838912125
Size: 16,26 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Focusing on new reference sources published since 2008 and reference titles that have retained their relevance, this new edition brings O’Gorman’s complete and authoritative guide to the best reference sources for small and medium-sized academic and public libraries fully up to date. About 40 percent of the content is new to this edition. Containing sources selected and annotated by a team of public and academic librarians, the works included have been chosen for value and expertise in specific subject areas. Equally useful for both library patrons and staff, this resource Covers more than a dozen key subject areas, including General Reference; Philosophy, Religion, and Ethics; Psychology and Psychiatry; Social Sciences and Sociology; Business and Careers; Political Science and Law; Education; Words and Languages; Science and Technology; History; and Performing Arts Encompasses database products, CD-ROMs, websites, and other electronic resources in addition to print materials Includes thorough annotations for each source, with information on author/editor, publisher, cost, format, Dewey and LC classification numbers, and more Library patrons will find this an invaluable resource for current everyday topics. Librarians will appreciate it as both a reference and collection development tool, knowing it’s backed by ALA’s long tradition of excellence in reference selection.

Building A Popular Science Library Collection For High School To Adult Learners

Author: Gregg Sapp
Editor: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313289361
Size: 13,35 MB
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Discusses science literacy, recommends reference resources, and presents annotated bibliographies for nine subject areas featuring print and nonprint titles

The Homeowner S Guide To Buying Replacement Windows And Hiring Contractors

Author: Peter Anthony Jackson
Editor: BlogIntoBook.com
ISBN: 1619849674
Size: 17,54 MB
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This book is for homeowners thinking about replacing their existing windows and having a service provider do it for them. If you are a DIY-er or renter, then this book is not for you. It does not matter what stage you’re in as far as your window research and shopping process. You might be just beginning to do research or already thinking about having in-home estimates or already choosing between multiple bids. The material in this book covers all stages in great detail. Window replacement is both a product and a service. This book focuses on the key product benefits that matter most to you as a homeowner. The book also shows you how to find a quality contractor and how to manage the installation process to make sure everything is done right. There are easy steps any homeowner can follow to have a successful project, and Peter Jackson has created the proper tools that align with these steps clearly and succinctly.

The Big Book Of Small Household Repairs

Author: Charles Wing
Editor: Rodale Books
ISBN: 9780875967523
Size: 18,47 MB
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Learn how to repair over 200 household hang-ups without calling a plumber or electrician.

How Your House Works

Author: Charlie Wing
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118285808
Size: 10,72 MB
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Understand how to maintain everything in your home—including the kitchen sink How Your House Works, Second Edition reinforces the fact that it pays to be an informed consumer. Knowledge of your home's systems helps you control repair and construction costs and makes sure the correct elements are being installed or replaced. How Your House Works uncovers the mysteries behind just about every major appliance and building element in your house. Clear, full-color drawings show you exactly how these things should be put together and how they function, including what to check if they don't work. Covering topics such as electrical systems, heating and air conditioning, plumbing, major household appliances, foundation, framing, doors, and windows, this updated Second Edition has considerable additional information, with new chapters related to sustainability in and outside the house, as well as new topics, including clock thermostats, ventless gas heaters, moisture and mold, and passive solar heating. Illustrated guidance on electrical systems, heating and air conditioning, plumbing, major household appliances, foundation, framing, doors, and windows Includes a wealth of additional information, with new chapters related to sustainability and outside the house Features new topics that include clock thermostats, ventless gas heaters, moisture and mold, LED lamps, motion-activated light switches, and passive solar heating Presented in a richly illustrated with full-color drawings With see-through, cross-section drawings that show you how things are put together and how they function, How Your House Works supplies you with the knowledge that just might save you having to call in a professional.