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The All New Illustrated Guide to Everything Sold in Hardware Stores

Steve Ettlinger · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Learn aboutthe most essential tools and hardware needed for everyday home repair and improvement with The All New Illustrated Guide to Everything Sold in Hardware Stores.From first-time homebuyers to frequent hardware store customers, anyone who owns or rents a home will benefit from knowing...
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Designing Your Perfect House: Lessons from an Architect

William J. Hirsch Jr. AIA · Dalsimer Press, Inc; 1 edition
Format: Book

Designing Your Perfect House is the ideal guidebook for navigating the often mystifying process of house design and building. Its full of sage advice from a master architect about how to design the perfect house for you.Presented in twelve understandable lessons, this book moves from wonderful...
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Handpicked: Simple, Sustainable, and Seasonal Flower Arrangements

INGRID CAROZZI · HARRY N ABRAMS
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Brooklyn-based florist Ingrid Carozzi reveals her secrets for creating flower arrangements that are modern, original, and organic in style. Organized by season, the book presents simple step-by-step instruction (how to measure, cut, and place each bloom) for making more than 35 arrangements....
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Year of No Clutter: A Memoir

Eve O Schaub · Sourcebooks
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Eve has a problem with clutter. Too much stuff and too easily acquired, it confronts her in every corner and on every surface in her house. When she pledges to tackle the worst offender, her horror of a "Hell Room," she anticipates finally being able to throw away all of the unnecessary...
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Easy Birdhouses & Feeders: Simple Projects to Attract & Retain the Birds You Want

Michael Berger · Cool Springs Press
Format: Paperback

"Discover tested, reliable (and easy) plans for building houses and feeders that attract the most popular backyard birds in North America. DIY birdhouses and feeders are inexpensive and relatively easy to make, even if you don't own a shop's worth of tools or you have very...
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Tiling

Joseph Truini · The Taunton Press, Inc.
Pages: 249
Format: Print book

With a little time and even less money, DIYers can update and transform their home by tiling kitchens, bathrooms, and other spaces. Stanley's Homeowners Guide to Tiling clearly explains the tiling process with hundreds of step-by-step photographs offering accurate, dependable, and easy-to-understand...
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The Home Decluttering Diet: Organize Your Way to a Clean and Lean House

Jennifer Lifford · Page Street Pub Co
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Put Your House on a Diet for Long-Term Results If you're sick of the clutter around your home and can't find any organization systems that work for you, it's time to put your house on a diet. Starting with a 30-day home detox to quickly shed some of that excess weight, you will gain the confidence,...
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Square Foot Gardening Answer Book: New Information from the Creator of Square Foot Gardening - the Revolutionary Method

Mel Bartholomew · Cool Springs Press
Format: Paperback

 Square Foot Gardening Answer Book is for all of the world's square foot gardeners. The book shows you ways to get more from your gardening efforts. Using proven techniques, appliances and approaches, this book will put more harvest on your table, with no additional garden...
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The Beginner's Guide to Building a Garden One Project at a Time: 326 Fast, Easy, Affordable Ways to Transform Your Yard

Sally Roth · Timber Press
Pages: 284
Format: Print book

A fresh approach and simple way to transform your yard! The prospect of revamping a yard is daunting. Where do you start? How do all the various areas come together in a beautiful, cohesive way? The Beginner's Guide to Starting a Garden simplifies the process by showing you how to spend...
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Wood Pallet Projects: Cool and Easy-to-Make Projects for the Home and Garden

Chris Gleason · Fox Chapel Publishing
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Wood Pallet Projects shows how anyone can upcycle salvaged pallet wood to create truly one-of-a-kind furniture and accessories. Maverick craftsman Chris Gleason combines sound woodworking techniques with a hip designer's sensibility to unleash the limitless possibilities of the common...
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New Bathroom Idea Book

Jamie Gold · Taunton Press
Pages: 217
Format: Paperback

The bathroom continues to be one area of the house that homeowners are willing to spend money on. This all-new edition of Bathroom Idea Book--a virtual designer's notebook of ideas, inspiration, and information--will bea homeowner's first step in turning a dream bath into a real one, whether...
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Home Repair Wisdom & Know-How: Timeless Techniques to Fix, Maintain, and Improve Your Home

EDITORS OF FINE HOMEBUILDING · Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 912
Format: Paperback

Home Repair Wisdom & Know-How is the essential go-to book for every project homeowners encounter, from basic wiring to kitchen renovations. Featuring step-by-step instructions from the pages of Fine Homebuilding magazine, one of the most trusted sources on home repair and construction,...
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Rock Gardening: Reimagining a Classic Style

Joseph Tychonievich · Timber Press
Pages: 295
Format: Print book

Rediscover a classic garden technique! Rock gardening - the art of growing alpines and other miniature plants in the company of rocks in order to recreate the look of a rugged mountaintop - has been surging in popularity. Time and space constraints, chronic drought in the American West,...
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Building Green, New Edition: A Complete How-To Guide to Alternative Building Methods Earth Plaster * Straw Bale * Cordwood * Cob * Living Roofs

Clarke Snell · Lark ; Lewes
Pages: 615
Format: Print book

The best-selling and highly regarded reference to sustainable construction gets an update! It's refreshed with a completely revised introduction, a bright new cover, and extensive online resource tie-ins. This groundbreaking book doesn't just tell you about "green" house-building...
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Install Your Own Solar Panels: Designing and Installing a Photovoltaic System to Power Your Home

Joe Burdick · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

Labor and related costs account for more than half of the price of the average home solar installation. But homeowners can save thousands of dollars with this user-friendly manual, which follows the same process professional contractors use. Through detailed directions and step-by-step...
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