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Bathroom Remodeling

Smart remodeling decisions start here. Get the bathroom you’ve always wanted and get a solid return on your investment. Written by and for working professionals, Bathroom Remodeling is your roadmap to tackling the typical challenges of bath makeovers, getting the most for your dollar, and adding value to your home. Be prepared – learn from the best in the business. Totally updated and expanded, ...

Pizza on the Grill

Now with a revolutionary gluten-free pizza dough recipe, Pizza on the Grill just got a whole lot better.  The original edition has been the best-selling grilled pizza book since it was published in 2008. Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, this brand-new edition makes pizza accessible to those who have to — or want to —cut out gluten from their diet. Bigger and better, this ...

Running a Successful Construction Company

You don't need an MBA to create and run a thriving residential construction business, but you do need a tight grip on the fundamentals of construction management and business organization. In this completely revised second edition, David Gerstel shows how to create accurate estimates, set up an office, shop for insurance and keep the books, how to find the right jobs, figure costs, make bids, ...

Renovation

One of the greatest collections of home renovation brainpower has been completely revised and updated with all new color photography and content. More than 1,000 photos are included in this "bible" of renovation.

Renovating a Kitchen

From cabinets to countertops to flooring, "Remodeling a Kitchen" offers the most up-to-date information available for making a dream kitchen a reality. New articles from recent issues of "Fine Homebuilding" magazine provide expert guidance.

The Pruning Book

Here's the brand new edition of our award-winning reference book on pruning —revised to include lots of additional information and enhanced illustrations. With expert advice on the latest techniques and valuable insights on new plants, this updated version of The Pruning Book deserves a prominent place in your gardening library. From humble houseplants to the most amazing exotics, author Lee ...

Wiring a House

Current with codes through 2017: For Pros By Pros: Builder Tested / Code-Approved Updated classic. Wiring a House: 5th Edition, is a must-have reference on home wiring – essential for homeowners, electricians, and apprentices. You'll find all the information is updated to the latest electrical code and contains significant revisions that impact residential work, including: Expanded AFCI and ...

The Bandsaw Book

Patios and Walkways

If you're looking for a single source of professional advice so you can build your own patio or walkway, here's the book for you. As the latest how-to manual in our popular Build Like a Pro series, Patios & Walkways' in-depth reference provides all the details you'll need -- tips, techniques, tools, materials and expert advice -- to create unique patios and walkways designed to enhance your ...

Windows & Doors

Windows and Doors contains the best field-tested residential construction and remodeling information available for professional builders, remodelers, and homeowners who want real pro advice. Inside these covers is the information you need to spec, install, replace, or repair windows and doors. From simple jobs to more complicated ones, this book from the editors of Fine Homebuilding magazine ...

Box-Making Basics

It took years for woodworker David Freedman to develop and perfect the box-making techniques he shares in Box-Making Basics. Accompanying his techniques are detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to make 16 handsome boxes. In addition to Freedman's designs, there are also selected projects from a number of professional box makers. The book begins with the fundamentals of box making: the ...

Remodeling a Basement

If you're interested in expanding the usable living space in your home —and boosting its value — finishing your basement is a smart way to make it happen. In this new and revised edition of Remodeling a Basement, you'll find a wide range of inspiring design ideas for turning your basement into a comfortable, functional space the whole family can enjoy. From cover to cover, you'll get all the ...

New Kitchen Ideas that Work

Ask homeowners to identify the hub of the home and they’ll say, “the kitchen!” This completely revised edition of Kitchen Ideas that Work—the consummate resource for kitchen redesign—features over 350 ideas with 370 photos for a facelift or full-throttle redo of a range of kitchen styles and sizes. From the latest information on energy-efficient appliances and lighting, to cabinetry and ...

Measuring, Marking & Layout

You don't have to invest a fortune in space-age gadgetry to make accurate measurements, and you don't need advanced training in math to build complex houses. Author John Carroll provides dozens of beautifully simple techniques for highly accurate measuring, marking, and layout using a number of basic tools. Good habits of measuring and marking not only ensure high quality but also save ...

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