Greg Vanden Berge

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Born, raised and still living in Southern California, United States of America.

I don’t know if I would consider myself to be another typical high school dropout, but in the 11th grade I took and passed a high school equivalency test that allowed me to leave school one year early. From then on it was the school of hard knocks and when I finally figured out this wasn’t going to work, became a student of life.

I have over 35 years of experience building, remodeling and repairing apartments, condominiums, residential homes and commercial as well as industrial properties.

My interests are history, psychology, business, construction, gardening and thoroughly enjoy sharing the things I’ve learned with anyone willing to listen. There is nothing better than spending time with friends and family having a wonderful meal, a few beers and intelligent conversation.

Where to find Greg Vanden Berge online

Where to buy in print

Books

Simplified Bracket Stair Building
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 12,320. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Construction / General, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
If you looking for a step-by-step instruction booklet on building stairs, you're in the right place. We took stair building to the next level by adding plenty of easy to follow illustrations, tips and pictures. That's not all though, I'm going to provide you with lots of of free videos, articles, pictures and access to a website, that's devoted almost entirely to building stairs.
Professional Stairway Building Secrets
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Construction / General
This book was designed for stair builders and construction professionals who are familiar with basic stair building techniques, but are looking for a few more secrets of the trade. This book will cover sloping treads for exterior stairways that require some type of drainage, how to use undercuts instead of overhangs, floor and tread variations, drywall skirt board spacers, plywood ledgers and
Advanced Stair Stringer Layout Methods
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Construction / General, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » House plans
If you’re interested in advancing your skills as a professional stair designer and builder or maybe even a do-it-yourselfer who’s having a difficult time figuring out how to connect the bottom or top of a stair stringer to a platform or landing, then I have some good news, you finally found the book you’re looking for.
Simplified Stair Building With Landings
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Construction / Carpentry, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Do-it-yourself / carpentry
If you are planning on building a set of stairs with practically any type of landing, this book will be extremely helpful. This book covers horizontal and vertical landing locations along with your free bonus book - Simple Stair Stringer Layout. There are plenty of illustrations along with step-by-step instructions and I truly believe this is one of the best books ever
Simplified Floor Tile Installation
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 20,990. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Do-it-yourself / general, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Construction / General
If you're handy with a few tools and love working on your own projects, because you get real satisfaction from doing things like this on your own, but need a little more information about laying tile floors, this book and the helpful video links inside of it, will provide you with practically everything you need to know.
Simplified Stair Building
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Do-it-yourself / carpentry, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Construction / General
If you looking for a step-by-step instruction booklet on building stairs, you're in the right place. We took stair building to the next level by adding plenty of easy to follow illustrations, tips and pictures. That's not all though, I'm going to provide you with lots of of free videos, articles, pictures and access to a website, that's devoted almost entirely to building stairs.
Simple Stair Stringer Layout
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Do-it-yourself / carpentry, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Construction / Carpentry
This book was written for anyone who needs a little more advice, maybe even a few more pictures and step-by-step instructions for laying out a simple stair stringer. This book will also provide you with a few ways to select the perfect board, to use for your stair stringer.
How To Build Straight Stairs
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Home remodeling
If you're looking for a fantastic book on how to build a straight set of stairs, with plenty of step-by-step instructions and illustrations, you found it. This book isn't going to teach you how to build complicated stairways, but instead focuses on straight stairways, only.
100 Things You Can Do, To Change Your Life
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration
(4.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever wanted to do something, but were afraid to try? Have you ever wondered why someone else has accomplished something, but you never have? Are you having problems with your marriage, dealing with divorce, children, parents, death, life, your job, school, etc.? Well this book isn't going to answer all of your questions, but it will provide you with plenty of inspiration.
Simplified Guide For Hiring Contractors
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 27,080. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Home remodeling, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
"Contractor Secrets Finally Revealed To The Public" For years I've been threatening contractors to write a book like this and I finally did. Some of the contractors I've worked with in the past, don't want the information in this book to ever be revealed.
The Ultimate Home Buyers Checklist
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Home buying, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to look at the house that you're planning on purchasing and having your own personal home inspector, tag along with you? That would be great, wouldn't it, well since that's not going to happen, we can at least hope for the next best thing and that would be to carry your own house inspection checklist, along with you.
501 Contractor Tips
Price: $29.95 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Construction, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Construction / General
This book is full of my personal successes and failures as a contractor and construction worker. It's been a long journey and I'm sure there's more lessons to learn in the future. I'm sharing some of the ones I've already experienced, in hopes that you will learn to profit from them.

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