Books tagged: home building

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Finish Your Home Before It Finishes You
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,520. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home remodeling
This book is a no-nonsense, easy-to-follow, must-know, quick reference guide that takes you from conception to completion so you can maintain control of your money and sanity. Apply just a few of the 90 highlighted tips and your job as an overseer will be lightened considerably; follow most of them and you'll thrive, not just survive your building or remodeling experience.
100 Tips For Contractors - Book 3
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sales and Marketing
This is the third book and will provide you with #200 through #300 of the fantastic tips, from Greg's popular construction book,” 501 Contractor Tips.” Greg went ahead and broke the book down, to make it more affordable, for contractors who only need advice in specific areas.
Earthbag Building Guide
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 16,340. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home remodeling
This builder’s guide provides simple, clear explanations of each step of construction, from earthbag foundations that don’t require concrete, to complete information on tools and supplies, as well as tips, tricks and advanced earthbag techniques. All major aspects of building earthbag houses with vertical walls are covered. It is profusely illustrated with about 185 color photos and drawings.
Earthbag Building Guide Part 2
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 13,520. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home remodeling
This builder’s guide provides simple, clear explanations of each step of construction, from earthbag foundations that don’t require concrete, to complete information on tools and supplies, as well as tips, tricks and advanced earthbag techniques. All major aspects of building earthbag houses with vertical walls are covered. It is profusely illustrated with about 185 color photos and drawings.
The Wolf Not Only Blew the Straw House Down
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / carpentry
Straw bale houses do stand up to traditionally built houses and you'd be very surprised to find how many humans have built them and continue living in them. Read some introductory details of building your next house for minimal costs.
100+ Tips for Building with Metal SIPs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design
A guide for homeowners, contractors, designers and building officials on building with metal faced structural insulated panels.
Building Your Own Home - Tips, Techniques and Thoughts for the Owner-Builder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A detailed, valuable resource for building an energy efficient, comfortable and “sustainable” home. Contains 23 chapters with more than 60 photos & diagrams. Some topics: Insulation, design & proportion, size & layout, construction methods, Passive Solar Design, rainwater harvesting, plumbing, sustainable heating, cooling, hot water, cooking, alternative energy, adobe, steel.
Going Green or Going Broke
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,680. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Going Green or Going Broke is a look at the complicated world of "Green" technologies through the eyes of the home owner. Authored by father of six, custom home builder and son of natural foods entrepreneurial parents, Going Green or Going Broke is a fun fact filled look at modern day home construction. With a whimsical grasp of the obvious, this book is the Light house in the mist for homeowners
How to Build A Laminate Square Edge Countertop
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home remodeling
This book lists the tools and materials required to make a laminate countertop. It instructs in the design and measurements needed. It teaches how to layout and cut the pieces required to build the countertop. Once the backsplash and countertop blank are made, the plastic laminate is applied. After the backsplash and top are assembled, the user is quided in installing the countertop.
Perfect Project - A How-to Design Guide for Your Home Building Project
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,930. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Interior decorating
Whether remodeling one room or building a new custom home, Perfect Project shows homeowners how to select fixtures, appliances, countertops, lights, tile, paint, and more. Discover how to create stunning interiors infused with your personal style and maximize the design potential of your home. Perfect Project is for DIY’ers who want to create that high-end, designer look for their dream home.