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REAL SIMPLE, the #1 women's lifestyle magazine, shares the secrets to mastering "life 101"--from home to work to relationships--in this must-have, illustrated handbook to help young adults navigate their busy, new lives. Right after graduation, the questions start piling up. And they just keep on coming throughout your 20s and beyond: How do I find a job that I love--and, um that pays? What should I wear to the interview? And speaking of clothes,... more...
Are you and your family self-reliant? Will you be able to provide for them and keep them safe? The best way to prepare for the future is not through fancy tools and gadgets—it’s experience and knowledge that will best equip you to handle the unexpected. However, it doesn’t matter how prepared you are for disaster, if you run out of food you will soon run out of time. Everyone begins somewhere, especially with learning how to... more...
With the amount of junk a family can amass, it seems impossible to keep a tidy home. Home Detox Handbook teaches you how to tackle every cleaning project in your home with ease, from washing stained laundry to scouring kitchen cupboards to creating your own shampoo from household ingredients. The methods presented are not just simple, they are also natural, eco-friendly replacements for store-bought, chemical-filled cleaners. And who... more...
Thorough enough for professionals...accessible enough for homeowners! Written in plain language suitable even for first-time home buyers, The Complete Guide to Home Inspection is a must-have reference. An all-in-one resource with 250 descriptive photographs and 20 helpful illustrations, it is invaluable for home buyers, home sellers, professional home inspectors, and every homeowner who wants to understand what their house is telling... more...
Successfully Measure the Benefits of Green Design and Construction Sustainability in Engineering Design and Construction outlines the sustainable practices used in engineering design and construction operations for all types of engineering and construction projects. Aimed at ushering the engineering and construction industry into embracing sustainable practices and green construction techniques, this book addresses sustainability... more...
Easy Home Repairs is a concise, highly visual ready reference to the most common household repairs that homeowners might tackle themselves. The projects include everything from freeing up a window that sticks to unclogging a sink and replacing a light fixture. With quick tips on tools and materials, this handy reference provides all you need to know to do your own home repairs.
Easy Home Wiring Repairs is a concise, highly visual ready reference to common wiring repairs.  With an unerring emphasis on safety, licensed contract Cliff Popejoy prepares homeowners for the most common situations they are likely to encounter and gives them the confidence to tackle their own home wiring projects.  After an introductory section on tools, materials and basic electrical wiring skills, projects include... more...
Home Energy Savings is a concise, highly visual ready reference to the most common energy-savings projects that homewoners might tackle themselves. Projects include weatherstripping doors and windows, sealing around pipes and ducts, insulating an attic and installing a programmable thermostat.  With quick tips on tools and materials and informative charts and drawings, this handy reference provides all you need to know to start... more...
Easy Home Drywall Repairs is a concise, highly visual ready reference to the most common drywall repairs that homeowners might tackle.  A drywall contractor with over 30 years' experience, Myron Ferguson shows everything from filling a small hole left by a picture hanger to closing off a window opening.  With quick tips on tools, materials, taping and sanding techniques, this handy reference provides all you ever need to know... more...
This book introduces new smart connection systems which can be used in aseismic building design in order to control inter-story drifts and to reduce residual displacements. They are also utilized as damper devices and base isolators. The application of these systems to composite moment frame buildings will also be treated in the book. In addition, the book will discuss how to make nonlinear frame models used for simulating entire behavior in the... more...
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