Ultimate Guide to Plumbing

Complete Projects for the Home

Author: Merle Henkenius

Publisher: Creative Homeowner

ISBN: 9781580113113

Category: House & Home

Page: 287

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Provides step-by-step instructions for planning and carrying out home plumbing projects, from replacing a washer in a leaky faucet to cutting and joining cast-iron vent pipes.

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.

HomeSkills: Plumbing

Install & Repair Your Own Toilets, Faucets, Sinks, Tubs, Showers, Drains

Author: Cool Springs Press

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1591865832

Category: House & Home

Page: 128

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HomeSkills: Plumbing imparts a full understanding of plumbing work: materials, fittings, tools, installation methods, and updated codes through 2014. Add 300 foolproof how-to photos and the only thing you'll find overflowing is your wallet.

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Plumbing, 6th edition

Author: Editors of Cool Springs Press

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN: 1627886524

Category: House & Home

Page: 304

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You might not have to call a plumber; get the most comprehensive, up-to-date book on home plumbing for DIYers of all skill levels instead! From fixing a faucet to installing a drain line in a basement floor, The Black & Decker Complete Guide to Plumbing 6th edition has the answer to any home plumbing problem you're likely to have. Packed with clear color photos and easy-to-understand descriptions, the basics of home plumbing systems are clearly explained, and all of the most popular plumbing projects are shown with beautiful step-by-step photos. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to ensure that all information conforms to the most recent codes, including the 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code and the 2014 International Residential Code. New projects include plumbing and tiling a curbless shower. Other features include projects to promote accessibility in the bathroom; updated bathroom ventilation featuring new products; and an expanded section on exterior plumbing, including pools, pumps, and sprinkler systems.

Basic Plumbing

Pro Tips and Simple Steps

Author: Meredith Books

Publisher: Stanley Books

ISBN: 9780696213205

Category: House & Home

Page: 120

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The most trusted name in home improvement takes the complexity out of plumbing repairs and maintenance with an easy-to-follow format providing basic skills and detailed information for common repairs and replacements.

Ultimate Guide: Ceramic & Stone Tiling, 3rd edition

Author: Editors of Creative

Publisher: Creative Homeowner

ISBN: 1580116922

Category: House & Home

Page: 240

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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.

Plumbing

Author: L. V. Ripka

Publisher: American Technical Publishers

ISBN: 9780826906120

Category: Plumbing

Page: 384

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Installing & Repairing Plumbing Fixtures

Author: Peter Hemp

Publisher: Taunton

ISBN: 9781561580750

Category: House & Home

Page: 183

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Explains installation and repair techniques for sinks, tubs, dishwashers, water heaters, and other plumbing fixtures and appliances, offers tips for choosing materials and parts, and provides solutions for common problems

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Plumbing

Expanded 4th Edition - Modern Materials and Current Codes - All New Guide to Working with Gas Pipe

Author: Editors of Creative Publishing

Publisher: Creative Publishing international

ISBN: 1616733624

Category: House & Home

Page: 336

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Everything you need to know about plumbing. Everything. Fresher and more complete than ever, this edition includes new material and revised information and is completely current with the 2006 Universal Plumbing Code. From basic repairs to advanced renovations, this is the only plumbing reference book a homeowner needs. And now, for the first time, Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Plumbing includes a comprehensive section on working with gas pipe. No other big book of plumbing for DIYers covers this important subject. Also new to this 4th edition is expansive coverage of PEX (cross-linked polyethylene), the bendable supply tubing that's taking over a major portion of the DIY market. And with the current popularity of outdoor kitchens, we've expanded our coverage of outdoor plumbing as well. Now, we'll show you every step of the process to supply and drain an outdoor sink.

The Ultimate Guide to Pool Maintenance, Third Edition

Author: Terry Tamminen

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071509879

Category: House & Home

Page: 580

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Harness All the Latest Technology, Equipment, and Methods Needed to Keep Any Pool or Spa in Top Condition! The Ultimate Guide to Pool Maintenance provides complete guidance on all the maintenance and repair tasks required to keep pools and spas working at peak efficiency. This Third Edition now contains information on the latest technology and equipment, together with Quick Start Guides and difficulty ratings for each procedure. Filled with hundreds of detailed illustrations, this updated classic features: A step-by-step explanation of each pool maintenance procedure with easy-to-follow photos Quick Start Guides to help readers start and finish each task quickly Tricks of the Trade to make each procedure easier Tools of the Trade highlighting parts and tools for each job An Easy, Advanced, or Pro difficulty rating for every task The following new material: new information on chlorine alternatives; a new section on maintaining saltwater pools; expanded coverage of pools with built-in spas Inside This Updated Pool Maintenance “Bible” • The Pool and Spa • Basic Plumbing Systems • Advanced Plumbing Systems • Pumps and Motors _ Filters • Heaters • Additional Equipment • Water Chemistry • Cleaning and Servicing • Special Procedures • Water Features • Commercial Pools • Winterizing • Basic Electricity • The Toolbox • 50 Things Your Pool and Spa Can Do for Our Environment • Facts and Formulas • Typical Pool and Spa Health, Safety, and Building Codes

Basic plumbing illustrated

Author: Lynne Gilberg

Publisher: Sunset Pub Co

ISBN: 9780376014672

Category: House & Home

Page: 112

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A detailed guide to the installation, maintenance, and repair of indoor and outdoor plumbing and connected fixtures

Lowe's Ultimate Book of Home Plans

Author: Creative Homeowner

Publisher: Creative Homeowner Press

ISBN: 9781580115612

Category: House & Home

Page: 608

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Collection of more than 700 home plans from top residential architects and designers.

Wiring a House

Author: Rex Cauldwell

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781561585274

Category: House & Home

Page: 245

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A guide to residential electricity for professionals and laymen, discussing tools and materials, and offering instruction on how to design electrical wiring, install main service panels, install fixtures and appliances, and other tasks.

Ultimate Guide

Home Repair and Improvement

Author: Creative Homeowner

Publisher: Creative Homeowner Press

ISBN: 9781580115285

Category: House & Home

Page: 607

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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.

Black & Decker The Book of Home How-To

The Complete Photo Guide to Home Repair & Improvement

Author: Editors of Cool Springs Press

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN: 161058984X

Category: House & Home

Page: 600

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DIV All the DIY information you need for your home: easy to search and easy to use./divDIV /divDIVThe editors at Cool Springs Press know a thing or two about DIY home improvement and maintenance—we’ve been writing about it for the past quarter-century, and we have more than a few bestsellers under our tool belts. But until now, there’s been one thing missing: an ultimate, fully-loaded, ridiculously huge reference book for every home project you can dream of; the compilation of our longstanding expertise; the home how-to book to crush all others. Not anymore. But the good news doesn’t stop there; Black & Decker The Book of Home How-To is designed to reflect the way we search for information today. You won’t find chapters or long, boring introductions or even a table of contents. This book is an A-to-Z encyclopedia with precise how-to instructions and clear photos packed onto every page. With an expanded index that is incredibly intuitive and a simple, alphabetical strategy for organizing the information, you won’t spend precious time wading through stuff you don’t need to know. Finding first-rate information on home care has never been easier, and all the most common tasks around your home are covered—including electrical, plumbing, flooring, walls, windows and doors, cabinetry, insulating, heating and cooling, roofing and siding, and just about any repair or remodeling project you can imagine. Black & Decker The Book of Home How-To: it’s incredibly easy to use because it thinks like you do./div

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Sheds 3rd Edition

Author: Editors of CPi,Editors of Cool Springs Press

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN: 0760354782

Category: House & Home

Page: 256

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This exciting new 3rd edition of the bestselling title, Black & Decker Complete Guide to Sheds has the perfect plan for anyone who is building his or her own backyard shed. The most popular plans from previous editions are preserved, from small garage-style sheds with overhead doors, to kit sheds, to contemporary utility sheds with a dramatic flair. This new edition delves into new styles that are drawing strong interest today, including tiny sheds, miniature tool sheds, and even small habitable sheds that are designed to function mostly as a quiet retreat for practicing a particular hobby or activity. As with all of the hardworking, practical sheds from earlier editions, the new varieties include full-color step by step photos, complete building plan drawings with cutting lists, and clear how-to instructions. Shed-building, like any other building process, starts with good techniques. That's why the general skills section has been updated and improved. With this complete guide, you can build just about any shed you dream of. Plus, you'll find information on new tools and products that will make your project go faster and more smoothly. Rounded out with helpful information on important considerations like siting and zoning, Black & Decker Complete Guide to Sheds 3rd Edition truly is a complete guide to this very popular DIY activity.

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

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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

Modern Hydronic Heating: For Residential and Light Commercial Buildings

Author: John Siegenthaler

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133417264

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 640

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From simple applications to multi-load / multi-temperature systems, learn how to use the newest and most appropriate hydronic heating methods and hardware to create system the deliver the ultimate in heating comfort, reliability, and energy efficiency. Heavily illustrated with product and installation photos, and hundreds of detailed full-color schematics, MODERN HYDRONIC HEATING, 3rd EDITION is a one-of-a-kind comprehensive reference on hydronic heating for the present and future. It transforms engineering-level design information into practical tools that can be used by technical students and heating professional alike. This revised edition features the latest design and installation techniques for residential and light commercial hydronic systems including use of renewable energy heat sources, hydraulic separation, smart circulators, distribution efficiency, thermal accumulators, mixing methods, heat metering, and web-enabled control methods. Everyone involved in the heating trade will benefit from this preeminent resource of the North American heating industry. It is well-suited for use in a formal education course, self-study, or as an on the job reference. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

International Plumbing Code 2015

Author: International Code Council

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781609834814

Category: Architecture

Page: 166

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With an emphasis on design and installation for optimum performance, the 2015 INTERNATIONAL PLUMBING CODE SOFT COVER sets forth established requirements for plumbing systems. This important reference guide includes provisions for fixtures, piping, fittings, and devices, as well as design and installation methods for water supply, sanitary drainage, and storm drainage. The 2015 edition of the code includes information on public toilet facilities, as well as water temperature limiting devices, and replacement water heater installation. Using both prescriptive- and performance-related specifications, this code provides comprehensive minimum regulations for a variety of plumbing facilities, facilitating the design and acceptance of new and innovative products, materials, and systems.