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All New Bathroom Idea Book

There's no doubt: the bathroom is the most renovated room in the house. Loaded with over 360 full-color photographs from today's leading designers and architects, All New Bathroom Idea Book is the one-stop design guide for homeowners and contractors working with any budget or style. Practical and progressive, Sandra Soria's inspiring revision of this best-selling classic tackles it all: bathtubs ...

Finish Carpentry

Comprised of articles taken from "Fine Homebuilding" magazine, this new edition of "Finish Carpentry" has been updated and redesigned throughout to provide builders with the very best current information.

Kitchen Ideas that Work

Kitchens are more than where we cook a meal and wash dishes. It's where our day begins and ends, where family gathers for conversation, homework, and snacks, and where we entertain friends. With the prominence of this space in both our homes and our lives it's no wonder that kitchen remodeling is the number one home improvement project.In Kitchen Ideas that Work, kitchen designer Beth Veillette ...

Pool Idea Book

Swimming pools aren't what they used to be. No longer just rectangular blue holes surrounded by concrete aprons, today's pools come in myriad shapes, sizes and options. You can learn all about them in Taunton's Pool Idea Book. From in-ground and above ground pools, to spas and mini pools, from the best materials available today for patios and pool coverings, to new choices in screening and ...

Outdoor Living Idea Book

Even if you have a small piece of land behind your home-whether it's in the country or the city-you, too, can create your own outdoor room. An outdoor room can be as simple as a barbeque grill and a table and chairs on a patio or as elaborate as an outdoor guest bedroom complete with a teak-framed bed and outdoor fireplace.Creating outdoor living spaces is the new American pastime, with ...

Plumbing Complete

If you want to tackle a home plumbing job yourself -- and save a few bucks in the process -- here's the book for you. In Plumbing Complete, master plumber Rex Cauldwell gives you all the expert advice you'll need to handle virtually any plumbing project with confidence. From the basic plumbing problems everyone faces to complex challenges that are a little trickier, you'll learn everything you ...

Deck & Patio Idea Book

Window Treatments Idea Book

One of the first things you do when you remodel or move into a new home is change the curtains. After all, new window treatments easily, quickly, and inexpensively transform a room. They turn an outdated room into one you want to spend time in, and they make a cold space feel warm and inviting. In the style of the best-selling Idea Books, Window Treatments Idea Book offers the latest ideas for ...

Home by Design

In Home by Design, Sarah Susanka presents the 30 key design concepts that can be applied to any home - no matter what the style or size. Using 28 of the best designed homes from around the country, Susanka brings these concepts to life with 150 powerful and inspirational examples: from something as simple as placing a rug under a table to renovating a whole second floor. Home by Design shows ...

Organizing Idea Book

Organizing is a process and not one that requires you to tackle the entire house in one sweeping session. As such, youll find that this book is arranged according to the various hot spots in the home, starting with the area inside the front door and continuing through to the garage. Chapter by chapter, room by room, youll find helpful and practical techniques for creating (and maintaining) order.

Woodworking Basics

Woodworking Basics presents an approach to learning woodworking that has proven successful for hundreds of people who have taken the author's introductory course over the past 20 years. Peter Korn's method helps new woodworkers learn the right techniques from the beginning. More experienced woodworkers can use it to master the classic furniture-making skills key to fine craftsmanship. Korn ...

Renovating a Bathroom

New articles from recent issues of the popular magazine have been added to "Remodeling a Bathroom" to provide readers with the very best current information on this ever-popular home improvement topic.

Foundations & Concrete Work

Foundation work is not the glamorous side of home building. It is hard, dirty work. But it's also the work upon which all other work rests, and so a good foundation is critical to every home. No source of knowledge on foundations and concrete work is better respected or more widely followed than that provided by the authors of Fine Homebuilding magazine. This latest edition from the editors of ...

Patios & Walkways Idea Book

Patios and walks no longer consist of bland expanses of concrete or an unimaginative rectangle tacked onto the back of a house. Designs are elaborate and materials abundant. There's no better way to get a glimpse at how you can transform your landscape than with the inspiration in Patios & Walkways Idea Book. This book has it all, from front entries to back patios, pool decking to outdoor ...

Panini Express

In Panini Express, authors Daniel Leader and Lauren Chattman bring the warm, melted, grilled goodness of panini right to your kitchen. With 70 easy recipes for deliciously different sandwiches you can make with your panini press, savoring the flavors of Italy has never been so easy. Daniel and Lauren go beyond the traditional to offer up a world of tasty treats--Artichokes, Roasted Tomatoes & ...