Home >

free House & Home eBooks

Page: 281-290 results of 3243
Environmental Health and Housing provides both students and professionals with comprehensive coverage of issues relating to both social and private housing. The book includes basic technical information for completing house surveys, detailed yet clear backgrounds to and explanations of applying relevant legislation, and discussion of current policy and strategy. All this is backed up with case studies and examples of how theory and law are put into... more...
Is Your STUFF Controlling Your Life?Ruth Soukup knows all too well how stressful it can be to have a home packed to the gills, with an overbooked schedule to match.   After years of overspending left her wallet painfully empty and her home painfully full, she realized it was time for a massive change.  She began clearing her life--and her home--of clutter, one small step at a time.    Now, over the course of thirty-one... more...
Bad scheduling can doom a construction project from the start Construction Project Scheduling and Control provides a comprehensive examination of the analytical methods used to devise a reasonable, efficient, and successful schedule for construction projects of all sizes. This updated third edition contains new information on building image modeling (BIM) and its relationship to project scheduling and control, as well as thorough... more...
DIY projects seem quick and easy. You start thinking that you’re repairing a crack in the ceiling, and before you know it, you’re tearing out a dividing wall to make space for that new kitchen island. But without careful planning, the right materials and a few pro tips and tricks, you’re more likely to end up with a disaster than a dream home. Luckily Bryan Baeumler has brought his decades of experience to this fully illustrated,... more...
Get Quick Access to the NEC® Essentials Turn to NEC® 2008 Need to Know for quick access to vital National Electrical Code® (NEC®) information that you need. This expert resource explains and interprets key material from the first four chapters of the NEC®, including general installation requirements…branch circuits…feeders…services…overcurrent protection …grounding…conductors…conduits…cables…fixture... more...
On Thursday evening, May 23, 2013, the Interstate 5 Bridge over the Skagit River in Washington state collapsed due to impact by an oversize truck, dumping vehicles and people into the water. Fortunately, the bridge is located in a rural area and nobody was killed in the accident, but three people were rescued after their cars plunged into the frigid water of the Skagit River. According to Washington state officials, the bridge was... more...
[Note: This is a short idea book, not a set of building plans. Wherever possible, I have included links to simple building instructions for these ideas online, but you’ll need to be somewhat creative with the materials available to you. If you’re ready to save some money on a coop and start thinking outside the box (‘outside the coop’), then please read on!] You’re thinking of getting some chickens to lay eggs in your backyard. And then you... more...
Construction professionals of all kinds frequently need legal advice that is straightforward as well as authoritative and legally rigorous. Building on the success of two previous editions, David Chappell returns to provide answers to 225 FAQs from his experience as Specialist Advisor to the RIBA. With 50 new questions, and thorough updates to address changes to the law and contracts, this is an invaluable first port of call for any... more...
In this examination of an extraordinary Islamic anti-Christian polemic, the author describes Qadi 'Abd al-Jabbar's life, his intellectual heritage and the sectarian controversy of his day. Thus the reader will discover how, and why, a Muslim theologian reinterpreted Christian scripture, history and practice to develop an Islamic doctrine of Christianity.
Might you and your baby both sleep better if you shared a bed? How old is too old for breastfeeding? What is a father's role in nurturing a newborn? How does early attachment foster a child's eventual independence? Dr. Bill and Martha Sears -- the doctor-and-nurse, husband-and-wife team who coined the term "attachment parenting" -- answer these and many more questions in this practical, inspiring guide. Attachment parenting is a style of parenting that... more...
Page: 281-290 results of 3243