Ultimate Guide to Plumbing

Complete Projects for the Home
Author: Merle Henkenius
Publisher: Creative Homeowner
ISBN: 9781580113113
Category: House & Home
Page: 287
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Provides step-by-step instructions for planning and carrying out home plumbing projects, from replacing a washer in a leaky faucet to cutting and joining cast-iron vent pipes.

Plumbing

Top Tips to Fix, Repair, and Upgrade
Author: Editors of Creative Homeowner
Publisher: Creative Homeowner
ISBN: 9781580117883
Category: House & Home
Page: 304
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A comprehensive guide to the home plumbing system, with code-compliant, step-by-step projects. Over 800 full-color photos and illustrations.

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Plumbing, 6th edition


Author: Editors of Cool Springs Press
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
ISBN: 1627886524
Category: House & Home
Page: 304
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You might not have to call a plumber; get the most comprehensive, up-to-date book on home plumbing for DIYers of all skill levels instead! From fixing a faucet to installing a drain line in a basement floor, The Black & Decker Complete Guide to Plumbing 6th edition has the answer to any home plumbing problem you're likely to have. Packed with clear color photos and easy-to-understand descriptions, the basics of home plumbing systems are clearly explained, and all of the most popular plumbing projects are shown with beautiful step-by-step photos. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to ensure that all information conforms to the most recent codes, including the 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code and the 2014 International Residential Code. New projects include plumbing and tiling a curbless shower. Other features include projects to promote accessibility in the bathroom; updated bathroom ventilation featuring new products; and an expanded section on exterior plumbing, including pools, pumps, and sprinkler systems.

HomeSkills: Plumbing

Install & Repair Your Own Toilets, Faucets, Sinks, Tubs, Showers, Drains
Author: Cool Springs Press
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 1591865832
Category: House & Home
Page: 128
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HomeSkills: Plumbing imparts a full understanding of plumbing work: materials, fittings, tools, installation methods, and updated codes through 2014. Add 300 foolproof how-to photos and the only thing you'll find overflowing is your wallet.

Basic Plumbing

Pro Tips and Simple Steps
Author: Meredith Books
Publisher: Stanley Books
ISBN: 9780696213205
Category: House & Home
Page: 120
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The most trusted name in home improvement takes the complexity out of plumbing repairs and maintenance with an easy-to-follow format providing basic skills and detailed information for common repairs and replacements.

Ultimate Guide: Ceramic & Stone Tiling, 3rd edition


Author: Editors of Creative
Publisher: Creative Homeowner
ISBN: 1580116922
Category: House & Home
Page: 240
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Ultimate Guide to Ceramic & Stone Tile, Third Edition, contains everything a do-it-yourselfer needs to know about tiling floors, walls, countertops, patios, and more. Design and planning information helps readers prepare the site and select the right ceramic, stone, porcelain, vinyl, or glass tile. Chapters on tools and materials feature how-to photo sequences so even novices can tackle tile projects successfully. The emphasis is on solid, durable installations that can stand up to years of use in kitchens, baths, and other areas. The book also covers exterior applications and includes a practical and complete guide to repairing and maintaining existing tile.

Basic plumbing illustrated


Author: Lynne Gilberg
Publisher: Sunset Pub Co
ISBN: 9780376014672
Category: House & Home
Page: 112
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A detailed guide to the installation, maintenance, and repair of indoor and outdoor plumbing and connected fixtures

Ultimate Guide to Floors, Walls, and Ceilings

Build, Remodel, Repair
Author: Fran J. Donegan
Publisher: Creative Homeowner
ISBN: 9781580113427
Category: House & Home
Page: 255
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Provides instructions for remodeling, repairing, and improving the floors, walls, and ceilings of one's home.

Ultimate Guide

Home Repair and Improvement
Author: Creative Homeowner
Publisher: Creative Homeowner Press
ISBN: 9781580115285
Category: House & Home
Page: 607
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Presents information on home maintenance and remodeling with more than three hundred step-by-step projects that cover such topics as masonry, plumbing, insulation, flooring, trimwork, siding, roofing, and windows.

Plumbing


Author: L. V. Ripka
Publisher: American Technical Publishers
ISBN: 9780826906120
Category: Plumbing
Page: 384
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The Ultimate Guide to Pool Maintenance, Third Edition


Author: Terry Tamminen
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071509879
Category: House & Home
Page: 580
View: 679

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Harness All the Latest Technology, Equipment, and Methods Needed to Keep Any Pool or Spa in Top Condition! The Ultimate Guide to Pool Maintenance provides complete guidance on all the maintenance and repair tasks required to keep pools and spas working at peak efficiency. This Third Edition now contains information on the latest technology and equipment, together with Quick Start Guides and difficulty ratings for each procedure. Filled with hundreds of detailed illustrations, this updated classic features: A step-by-step explanation of each pool maintenance procedure with easy-to-follow photos Quick Start Guides to help readers start and finish each task quickly Tricks of the Trade to make each procedure easier Tools of the Trade highlighting parts and tools for each job An Easy, Advanced, or Pro difficulty rating for every task The following new material: new information on chlorine alternatives; a new section on maintaining saltwater pools; expanded coverage of pools with built-in spas Inside This Updated Pool Maintenance “Bible” • The Pool and Spa • Basic Plumbing Systems • Advanced Plumbing Systems • Pumps and Motors _ Filters • Heaters • Additional Equipment • Water Chemistry • Cleaning and Servicing • Special Procedures • Water Features • Commercial Pools • Winterizing • Basic Electricity • The Toolbox • 50 Things Your Pool and Spa Can Do for Our Environment • Facts and Formulas • Typical Pool and Spa Health, Safety, and Building Codes

Black & Decker Complete Guide to Wiring, 6th Edition

Current with 2014-2017 Electrical Codes
Author: Editors of Cool Springs Press
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
ISBN: 1610589874
Category: House & Home
Page: 336
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DIVThe best DIY wiring book on the market . . . six times over./divDIV /divDIVBlack & Decker The Complete Guide to Wiring has led the pack as the United States’ best-selling consumer wiring book for more than a decade now, with previous editions selling over one million copies collectively. Simply put, you won’t find a more complete and up-to-date book on home wiring: from basic skills—including an overview of electricity and wiring safety; wire, cable, and conduits; boxes and panels; switches; and receptacles—to foolproof circuit maps for 30 common wiring set-ups and step-by-step walkthroughs of every essential home wiring and electrical repair project, this book teaches you everything you need to know. Now in its sixth edition, it has most importantly been updated to comply with 2014–2017 National Electric Codes, but in addition, nearly 1,000 accompanying photos offer up-to-date depictions of modern materials and fixtures. Complete with the most current wiring information available today, and presented in our long-renowned, fully illustrated how-to format, Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Wiring (6th Edition) guarantees you’ll never be caught in the dark./div

Lowe's Ultimate Book of Home Plans


Author: Creative Homeowner
Publisher: Creative Homeowner Press
ISBN: 9781580115612
Category: House & Home
Page: 608
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Collection of more than 700 home plans from top residential architects and designers.

Wiring a House


Author: Rex Cauldwell
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561585274
Category: House & Home
Page: 245
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A guide to residential electricity for professionals and laymen, discussing tools and materials, and offering instruction on how to design electrical wiring, install main service panels, install fixtures and appliances, and other tasks.

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Sheds 3rd Edition


Author: Editors of CPi,Editors of Cool Springs Press
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
ISBN: 0760354782
Category: House & Home
Page: 256
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This exciting new 3rd edition of the bestselling title, Black & Decker Complete Guide to Sheds has the perfect plan for anyone who is building his or her own backyard shed. The most popular plans from previous editions are preserved, from small garage-style sheds with overhead doors, to kit sheds, to contemporary utility sheds with a dramatic flair. This new edition delves into new styles that are drawing strong interest today, including tiny sheds, miniature tool sheds, and even small habitable sheds that are designed to function mostly as a quiet retreat for practicing a particular hobby or activity. As with all of the hardworking, practical sheds from earlier editions, the new varieties include full-color step by step photos, complete building plan drawings with cutting lists, and clear how-to instructions. Shed-building, like any other building process, starts with good techniques. That's why the general skills section has been updated and improved. With this complete guide, you can build just about any shed you dream of. Plus, you'll find information on new tools and products that will make your project go faster and more smoothly. Rounded out with helpful information on important considerations like siting and zoning, Black & Decker Complete Guide to Sheds 3rd Edition truly is a complete guide to this very popular DIY activity.

Black & Decker The Book of Home How-To

The Complete Photo Guide to Home Repair & Improvement
Author: Editors of Cool Springs Press
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
ISBN: 161058984X
Category: House & Home
Page: 600
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DIV All the DIY information you need for your home: easy to search and easy to use./divDIV /divDIVThe editors at Cool Springs Press know a thing or two about DIY home improvement and maintenance—we’ve been writing about it for the past quarter-century, and we have more than a few bestsellers under our tool belts. But until now, there’s been one thing missing: an ultimate, fully-loaded, ridiculously huge reference book for every home project you can dream of; the compilation of our longstanding expertise; the home how-to book to crush all others. Not anymore. But the good news doesn’t stop there; Black & Decker The Book of Home How-To is designed to reflect the way we search for information today. You won’t find chapters or long, boring introductions or even a table of contents. This book is an A-to-Z encyclopedia with precise how-to instructions and clear photos packed onto every page. With an expanded index that is incredibly intuitive and a simple, alphabetical strategy for organizing the information, you won’t spend precious time wading through stuff you don’t need to know. Finding first-rate information on home care has never been easier, and all the most common tasks around your home are covered—including electrical, plumbing, flooring, walls, windows and doors, cabinetry, insulating, heating and cooling, roofing and siding, and just about any repair or remodeling project you can imagine. Black & Decker The Book of Home How-To: it’s incredibly easy to use because it thinks like you do./div

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Wiring, Updated 7th Edition

Current with 2017-2020 Electrical Codes
Author: Editors of Cool Springs Press
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
ISBN: 0760359598
Category: House & Home
Page: 336
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BLACK+DECKER's latest edition of the bestselling home-improvement book in North America for more than a decade is completely updated to conform to 2017-2020 national electrical codes. For more than ten years, BLACK+DECKER The Complete Guide to Wiring has been the bestselling home wiring manual in North America. Now with more than two million copies in print, this is the home reference book more DIYers choose than any other for many reasons. As the most current wiring book on the market, you can be confident that your projects will meet national writing codes. You’ll also spend more time on your project and less time scratching your head thanks to more than 800 clear color photos and over 40 diagrams that show you exactly what you need to know about home electrical service; all the most common circuits, all the most-needed techniques, all the most essential tools and materials. The information in this book has been created and reviewed by professional electricians under the watchful eye of the experts at BLACK+DECKER. You can find plenty of articles and videos about wiring online or in other publications, but only The Complete Guide to Wiring has passed the rigorous test to make it part of The Best DIY Series from the Brand You Trust.

International Plumbing Code 2015


Author: International Code Council
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781609834814
Category: Architecture
Page: 166
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With an emphasis on design and installation for optimum performance, the 2015 INTERNATIONAL PLUMBING CODE SOFT COVER sets forth established requirements for plumbing systems. This important reference guide includes provisions for fixtures, piping, fittings, and devices, as well as design and installation methods for water supply, sanitary drainage, and storm drainage. The 2015 edition of the code includes information on public toilet facilities, as well as water temperature limiting devices, and replacement water heater installation. Using both prescriptive- and performance-related specifications, this code provides comprehensive minimum regulations for a variety of plumbing facilities, facilitating the design and acceptance of new and innovative products, materials, and systems.

House Framing

Plan, Design, Build
Author: John D. Wagner
Publisher: Creative Homeowner Press
ISBN: 9781580112352
Category: House & Home
Page: 239
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Leads readers step-by-step through the house framing process. 788 photographs and illustrations.