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.

Ultimate Guide

Home Repair and Improvement
Author: Creative Homeowner
Publisher: Creative Homeowner Press
ISBN: 9781580115285
Category: House & Home
Page: 607
View: 2491

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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.

The Homeowner's DIY Guide to Electrical Wiring


Author: David Herres
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071844732
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 336
View: 1881

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A practical, money-saving guide to home electrical wiring Handle residential wiring projects correctly, safely, and according to the National Electrical Code (NEC). Filled with clear photos and helpful diagrams, The Homeowner’s DIY Guide to Electrical Wiring shows you how to quickly and easily navigate the portions of the NEC that pertain to residential installations. This hands-on resource covers basic electronics and explains how electrical service progresses through your home. It describes how to install and test electrical systems and lighting, repair appliances and TVs, and upgrade to the latest innovations such as home networking, home automation, and alternate power systems. You’ll learn the procedures used by professional electricians to create the kind of quality work that will pass inspection and add value to your home. The Homeowner’s DIY Guide to Electrical Wiring shows how to: Protect against fire and shock hazards Track electrical service from the point of connection to the entrance panel Follow NEC requirements for residential projects Work with test equipment and installation tools Use the best techniques for quality electrical work Design and install indoor and outdoor lighting Maintain and repair electrically powered appliances Fix CRT, plasma, and LCD TVs Design a data and communications network and install coax, USB, and Ethernet cabling Install a home automation system Install backup and alternate power systems Work with smart meters

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
View: 9772

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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

The Complete Guide to Home Wiring

Including Information on Home Electronics & Wireless Technology
Author: Creative Publishing International
Publisher: Creative Publishing International
ISBN: 9781589232136
Category: House & Home
Page: 334
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Thoroughly revised to incorporate the latest information on wireless technology and home electronics, a comprehensive handbook furnishes a full range of repair and upgrade wiring projects, along with detailed circuit diagrams, instructions on how to connect and network home electronics, and the latest requirements of the National Electrical Code in regard to home wiring. Original.

Advanced Wiring


Author: Time-Life Books
Publisher: Time Life Education
ISBN: 9780783539188
Category: House & Home
Page: 128
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Tricks of the trade and color photographs show how to perform specific electrical installation and repair jobs, including connecting a new circuit to a service panel, how to bring additional current to a house, installing surface wiring, and more.

The Ultimate Player's Guide to Minecraft


Author: Stephen O'Brien
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 0134277635
Category: Games & Activities
Page: 368
View: 5472

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The Ultimate Player’s Guide to Minecraft, Third Edition Minecraft: These worlds are YOURS! Minecraft is WAY more than a game: it’s an alternate universe of creation, exhilaration, survival, adventure, passion! Don’t enter that universe alone. More than ever, you need an experienced guide who’ll help you constantly as you learn Minecraft’s newest, most powerful secrets! From Minecraft’s earliest betas to its newest combat upgrades, Stephen O’Brien has seen it all! Now, he’ll take you deep inside craft and mine, cave and menagerie, farm and village. He’ll reveal brand-new combat traps and tricks you need to know, teach you enchantments of unimaginable power, help you survive where few dare to go, and help you OWN the infinite worlds of Minecraft! Quick-start guide for first-night survival Master exciting combat techniques including Minecraft 1.9’s dual-wielding and shields Customize your experience–from peaceful to monstrous Harvest resources, craft tools and shelters–let there be light Grab your pickaxe: mine iron, gold, diamonds, and redstone Escape (or defeat!) all the hostile mobs Get friendly critters on your side and build automated farms Brew potions to cure ills, gain superpowers, and throw at enemies Transform even the simplest shelter into a palace Explore ocean monuments and gather golden treasure from the deeps Create new worlds and master the fine art of terraforming and installing mods Learn the secrets of redstone devices and build incredible rail systems Play safely through The Nether and the expanded End region Minecraft is a trademark of Mojang Synergies / Notch Development AB. This book is not affiliated with or sponsored by Mojang Synergies / Notch Development AB. Register your book at www.quepublising.com/register and receive 35% off your next purchase.

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
View: 6004

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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.

Basic Wiring


Author: Creative Homeowner Press
Publisher: Creative Homeowner
ISBN: 9781880029794
Category: House & Home
Page: 160
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Provides step-by-step instructions for electrical repairs and projects including boxes and connections, wiring for small appliances, and outdoor wiring

Complete Wiring


Author: Stanley Complete
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780696237102
Category: House & Home
Page: 288
View: 5050

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Complete instructions to help readers successfully accomplish simple and complex wiring projects. Detailed photos and instructions ensure that homeowners are guided through every project step by step. Stanley Pro Tips and pre-start checklists help ensure success.

Ultimate Guide to Home Repair and Improvement, Updated Edition

325 Step-By-Step Projects, 3,300 Photos and Illustrations
Author: Creative Homeowner
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781580117838
Category:
Page: 600
View: 6513

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The most complete home improvement manual on the market, this book offers more than 2,300 photos, 800 drawings, and understandable, practical text. Readers will find essential instruction on plumbing and electrical repairs, heating and cooling, roofing and siding, cabinets and countertops, and more. Information is also provided on tools, materials, and basic skills, plus 325 step-by-step projects with how-to photo sequences. The Ultimate Guide to Home Repair & Improvement also includes a remodeling guide and a resource guide. Top to bottom, inside and out, this is the single, ultimate resource book for home projects and repairs. "This manual is highly recommended"--Library Journal "The definitive 'how to' reference and instructional guide for anyone seeking to re-model, renovate, repair, or maintain any aspect of their residence"-- Midwest Book Review

The Electrician's Trade Demystified


Author: David Herres
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071818871
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 272
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"The first DeMYSTiFieD book for the technical trades, this self-teaching guide covers everything an aspiring electrician needs to know--from passing the certification exam to inside tips for succeeding on the job"--

Ultimate Guide: Ceramic & Stone Tiling, 3rd edition


Author: Editors of Creative
Publisher: Creative Homeowner
ISBN: 1580116922
Category: House & Home
Page: 240
View: 6367

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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.

Ultimate Guide to Wiring

Complete Home Projects
Author: Fran J. Donegan
Publisher: Creative Homeowner
ISBN: 9781580113502
Category: House & Home
Page: 319
View: 405

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Discusses the basics of electricity and offers step-by-step instruction for eighty-five home wiring projects, including wiring switches, receptacles, light fixtures, outdoor lighting, and home automation.

Handmade Music Factory

The Ultimate Guide to Making Foot-Stompin'-Good Instruments
Author: Mike Orr
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9781565235595
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 159
View: 2669

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Learn how to make eight of the most unique and imaginative instruments found anywhere - from a one-string guitar made from a soup can, to a hubcap banjo. Author Mike Orr takes you inside the growing trend of handmade music and shows you how with a little creativity and some salvaged parts, you can create your own arsenal of instruments that look good, sound great, and deliver some foot stompin' fun!

Garden Ponds, Fountains & Waterfalls for Your Home


Author: Kathleen Fisher
Publisher: Creative Homeowner Press
ISBN: 9781580115063
Category: Gardening
Page: 255
View: 1651

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Provides instructions on designing and installing a home water garden, including naturalistic and formal designs, with information on choosing plants, fountains, waterfalls, streams, and bog gardens.

Home Electrical Wiring

A Complete Guide to Home Electrical Wiring
Author: David Rongey
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780989042703
Category:
Page: 405
View: 3801

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Home Electrical Wiring is fully explained by a Licensed Electrical Contractor with on the job photos that help with wiring small electrical projects, rewiring or upgrading an older home, or wiring a new home. Complete with organized electrical codes for each project that are easy to understand.

The Ultimate Survival Manual (Outdoor Life Extreme Edition)


Author: Rich Johnson
Publisher: Weldon Owen
ISBN: 9781681880433
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 272
View: 8440

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Get ready, get set, SURVIVE! This updated and extreme edition of the popular, bestselling 2012 title is what you need if you want to protect your family, save yourself, and prevail over any danger. With the most up-to-date tips and the expert advice from the professionals at Outdoor Life magazine, The Ultimate Survival Manual is your comprehensive guide to surviving everything. With high-quality design, intricate detail, and a durable flexicover—this manual is the perfect gift! You're lost in the woods without food or water. Confronted by an armed assailant in the dead of night. Forced to outrun a deadly tornado. Don't worry - The Ultimate Survival Manual has you covered. Rich Johnson and the experts at Outdoor Life are the people that have been there and survived that; with the revised Ultimate Survival Manual they bring you all the information you need to do the same. Out in the Wild From navigating with a compass, to fending off a cougar, to prevailing over pirates, learn to survive in the forests, deserts, and oceans like an expert outdoorsman. During a Disaster Whether it's a towering tsunami or a blazing wildfire, bad things happen every day. Know what to do when the going gets tough. In an Urban Crisis Arm yourself with the latest self-defense moves, weapon tips, and home-protection tactics, plus crucial strategies for handling bad guys and bad situations at home and abroad. This revised and expanded edition ventures farther into deeper, scarier, and stranger places in search of the ultimate survival information. Packed with the hands (and feet, and teeth) –on tips, this go-to-survival guide will help you prevail over the worst that the world has to offer.

Woven in Wire

Dimensional Wire Weaving in Fine Art Jewelry
Author: Sarah Thompson
Publisher: Interweave Press
ISBN: 9781632506221
Category:
Page: 160
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Weave - Sculpt - Transform Break through the boundaries of traditional wirework jewelry to discover the world of intricate possibilities in Woven in Wire. As you weave, sculpt, and transform wire, award winning jeweler and wirework instructor Sarah Thompson guides you through the steps of achieving spectacular wearable art. Follow along as Sarah shares: Wire weaving fundamentals and her most prized techniques, helping you become a distinguished wire artist. Mastering form and symmetry as you create ornate necklaces, rings, bracelets, pendants, and earrings. The final steps to becoming a wire-weaving master--dismantling and reassembling the woven components for truly transformative jewelry designs. As you work through the techniques and designs in Woven in Wire, your artistic power will grow, your skills will advance, and you will have the confidence to create your own intricate breathtakingly beautiful designs.