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Circuit Down By Larry Dimock
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This is a guide for solving problems in the electrical circuits of a home - shorts, loose connections, GFCIs tripping, etc. The book is thorough but not overly technical, and gives over 30 helpful... More > black and white diagrams and charts. Homeowners will come to understand their wiring system and what can happen to it. Many problems will become easy to fix with confidence.< Less
Ultimate Off Grid Guide By LaMar Alexander
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This book is for anyone that lives off-grid or would like to live an off-grid homesteader lifestyle. It is 355 pages and includes detailed step-by-step plans, full color pictures, and material list... More > for building an off-grid cabin and over 30 useful homestead projects. Also included are directions for installing a small solar and wind power system, rain water harvest system, composting toilet, outdoor wood furnace and more... This ebook is printable and works on Linux, Windows, and Mac!< Less
Cattail Cabin Plans By LaMar Alexander
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Cattail Cabin: These are complete plans for building the 16x16 Cattail Cabin and includes plans for the porch and 10x16 addition. Also included are instructions for the basic solar power, water,... More > septic and heat systems. The book is full color with over 80 pictures and detailed diagrams with dimensions.< Less
Penobscot Cabin Plans By LaMar Alexander
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Penobscot Cabin Plans: The Penobscot cabin is named for the Penobscot Native Americans and is a 12x20 cabin designed for off-grid living, vacation cabin, accessory dwelling unit or other purpose.... More > Plans are 29 pages full color printable and include detailed framing plans with dimensions and instruction, porch framing plan, floor plan ideas, material list, basic solar power system instructions and recommendations for all off grid systems. This is a great cabin project for a person with basic construction skills.< Less
The Art of Building A House of Stone By Joe Kohler, Mona Anderson
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We have always loved the look and feel of stone houses. They have an ageless quality that stands in contrast to the built in obsolescence prevalent in today’s world. Twenty five years ago we... More > built own stone house. We researched the available methods, and settled on the slip-form technique popularized by Scott and Helen Nearing. We made several major improvements including better slipforms, creation of a reveal at face of the stones, and foam insulation built into the walls. We have organized our book into two parts. Part I: The Art of Building a House of Stone details an Advanced Slipform Construction Technique from the gathering of stones to the construction of finished structures with a special section detailing building Garden Walls. Part II: From Dream to Reality – Building Our House chronicles our building experience in the summer of 1979 and offers comments gleaned from living in our house for more than a quarter of a century.< Less
1001 GardenLine Questions By Randy Lemmon
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1001 GardenLine Questions is a collection of questions and Randy's answers from hundreds of his radio show listeners. It covers how to grow and kill things in the garden, especially for those along... More > the Gulf Coast and in the Houston-area specifically. This is a great follow-up and a perfect companion book to Randy's first Lulu-made book Gulf Coast Gardening with Randy Lemmon.< Less
Off the Grid By LaMar Alexander
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This book is for anyone thinking about or already living off-grid. It includes detailed step-by-step plans for a solar cabin and over 30 other projects. This is an encyclopedia for homesteading and... More > off-grid living written by a homesteader and includes cabin plans, solar and wind system installation, solar composting toilet, how to make a living from your homestead, where to find cheap land and much more... This book was designed as an Ebook with links and videos that will not work in the printed version. If you want full color pics, links and videos to work please order the Ebook download or CD version available on Lulu.< Less
The Diary Of An Intrepid Home Inspector By Rudy Platzer
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Real-life stories help buyers and sellers navigate the shark-infested waters of real estate transactions. Get the best deal when buying or selling by understanding how the real estate game is... More > played. Get tips on selecting real estate agents, home inspectors and builders. Avoid mistakes and learn important things often missed when choosing a house. Learn about many unseen problems that can lurk unsuspected in any home. Get savvy about repair contractor scams and how to avoid them. Actual court room experiences offer insight into builders of “bad houses”. Beginning home inspectors will get valuable information on all aspects of the profession. Practicing inspectors may pick up a few new “tricks of the trade.” Real estate professionals can get a better understanding of the home inspection industry from the inspector’s perspective. Others will enjoy walking in the shoes of a real life person, in real life situations related in a most interesting and often humorous way.< Less
The Haunted Garden: Death and Transfiguration in the Folklore of Plants By Sheryl Humphrey
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People turning into plants.... Sheryl Humphrey's THE HAUNTED GARDEN is an informal collection of mysterious old botanical myths and legends. Explore this dark garden of folklore and the ancient tales... More > of metamorphosis into flowers, trees, and herbs.< Less
Certified Plant Professional Study Manual By Dr. Barbara Fair, Ph D.
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Study Manual for the North Carolina Certified Plant Professional Exam
Cost Estimating for the Handyman Business By Bill O'Donnell
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The Cost Estimating for the Handyman Business manual by RemodelMAX contains 128 pages of material costs and manhours for over 3000 items for small jobs.
Estimating Costs for the Residential Painting Business By Bill O'Donnell
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130 pages of cost items for interior and exterior residential painting. Over 3000 painting items including material costs, man-hours and labor costs. Professionalize your residential painting... More > business by creating fast and accurate estimates your customers will love!< Less
Everybody's Building Code By Bruce Barker
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Construction defects in homes cost millions of dollars every year and place people’s health and lives at risk. Everybody’s Building Code helps people determine if they and their... More > contractors are complying with the important requirements of the International Residential Code. Everybody’s Building Code is for everybody who wants to understand the International Residential Code without wading through the dry and often confusing language of the code itself. Everybody’s Building Code states code requirements in direct, command oriented statements and provides hundreds of examples, illustrations, and photographs that demonstrate how to apply the code requirements. In cases where the code requirements may not reflect current best practices, the book discusses some opinions on the subject and directs the reader to other sources for more information. The book contains an extensive key word index and a detailed Table of Contents to help readers find the code provisions they need.< Less
Deck Safety Manual By Bruce Barker
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Decks can be dangerous. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPC), an average of 120,989 people per year are injured, and 54 die because of the structural failure or collapse of a... More > deck, porch, railing, or staircase. Many of those injured suffer traumatic injuries. Most of these injuries and deaths are preventable. Avoiding Deck Disasters helps homeowners understand why deck disasters occur and provides useful information about best practices in deck construction and deck inspection. Written in easy to understand terms and containing over thirty pictures and illustrations, this book is a must read for homeowners and anyone else who wants to avoid becoming a deck disaster statistic.< Less
Pure Sand Gardening By Patrick Jordan
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Pure sand over topsoil provides an easy to weed, clean way to grow and harvest vegetables that provides a secret ingredient to your mineral content. Learn a helpful method to augment poor soil or... More > grow above it from a gardener with 40+ years of experience.< Less
2017 RemodelMAX Unit Cost Estimating Manual for Remodeling - Atlanta GA & Vicinity By Bill O'Donnell
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The RemodelMAX Estimating Manual for Remodeling contains over 400 pages of labor & material costs researched specifically for your local area! We research local material and labor costs and... More > produce a separate manual for each local area, meaning that the manual you get will be for the local area where you work. Over 8,000 items used by remodelers are included in this comprehensive manual. The RemodelMAX Estimating Manual is so complete it even shows the man-hours for each item and lists the hourly labor costs used for each category! No longer will you have to wait days for subcontractor estimates, spend hours on the phone gathering material costs and long nights finalizing overdue estimates for your customers!< Less
2017 RemodelMAX Unit Cost Estimating Manual for Remodeling - Indianapolis IN & Vicinity By Bill O'Donnell
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The RemodelMAX Estimating Manual for Remodeling contains over 400 pages of labor & material costs researched specifically for your local area! We research local material and labor costs and... More > produce a separate manual for each local area, meaning that the manual you get will be for the local area where you work. Over 8,000 items used by remodelers are included in this comprehensive manual. The RemodelMAX Estimating Manual is so complete it even shows the man-hours for each item and lists the hourly labor costs used for each category! No longer will you have to wait days for subcontractor estimates, spend hours on the phone gathering material costs and long nights finalizing overdue estimates for your customers!< Less
2017 RemodelMAX Unit Cost Estimating Manual for Remodeling - Baltimore MD & Vicinity By Bill O'Donnell
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The RemodelMAX Estimating Manual for Remodeling contains over 400 pages of labor & material costs researched specifically for your local area! We research local material and labor costs and... More > produce a separate manual for each local area, meaning that the manual you get will be for the local area where you work. Over 8,000 items used by remodelers are included in this comprehensive manual. The RemodelMAX Estimating Manual is so complete it even shows the man-hours for each item and lists the hourly labor costs used for each category! No longer will you have to wait days for subcontractor estimates, spend hours on the phone gathering material costs and long nights finalizing overdue estimates for your customers!< Less
2017 RemodelMAX Unit Cost Estimating Manual for Remodeling - Charlotte NC & Vicinity By Bill O'Donnell
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The RemodelMAX Estimating Manual for Remodeling contains over 400 pages of labor & material costs researched specifically for your local area! We research local material and labor costs and... More > produce a separate manual for each local area, meaning that the manual you get will be for the local area where you work. Over 8,000 items used by remodelers are included in this comprehensive manual. The RemodelMAX Estimating Manual is so complete it even shows the man-hours for each item and lists the hourly labor costs used for each category! No longer will you have to wait days for subcontractor estimates, spend hours on the phone gathering material costs and long nights finalizing overdue estimates for your customers!< Less
2017 RemodelMAX Unit Cost Estimating Manual for Remodeling - Orlando FL & Vicinity By Bill O'Donnell
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The RemodelMAX Estimating Manual for Remodeling contains over 400 pages of labor & material costs researched specifically for your local area! We research local material and labor costs and... More > produce a separate manual for each local area, meaning that the manual you get will be for the local area where you work. Over 8,000 items used by remodelers are included in this comprehensive manual. The RemodelMAX Estimating Manual is so complete it even shows the man-hours for each item and lists the hourly labor costs used for each category! No longer will you have to wait days for subcontractor estimates, spend hours on the phone gathering material costs and long nights finalizing overdue estimates for your customers!< Less
2017 RemodelMAX Unit Cost Estimating Manual for Remodeling - Columbus OH & Vicinity By Bill O'Donnell
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The RemodelMAX Estimating Manual for Remodeling contains over 400 pages of labor & material costs researched specifically for your local area! We research local material and labor costs and... More > produce a separate manual for each local area, meaning that the manual you get will be for the local area where you work. Over 8,000 items used by remodelers are included in this comprehensive manual. The RemodelMAX Estimating Manual is so complete it even shows the man-hours for each item and lists the hourly labor costs used for each category! No longer will you have to wait days for subcontractor estimates, spend hours on the phone gathering material costs and long nights finalizing overdue estimates for your customers!< Less
2017 RemodelMAX Unit Cost Estimating Manual for Remodeling - Portland OR & Vicinity By Bill O'Donnell
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The RemodelMAX Estimating Manual for Remodeling contains over 400 pages of labor & material costs researched specifically for your local area! We research local material and labor costs and... More > produce a separate manual for each local area, meaning that the manual you get will be for the local area where you work. Over 8,000 items used by remodelers are included in this comprehensive manual. The RemodelMAX Estimating Manual is so complete it even shows the man-hours for each item and lists the hourly labor costs used for each category! No longer will you have to wait days for subcontractor estimates, spend hours on the phone gathering material costs and long nights finalizing overdue estimates for your customers!< Less
2017 RemodelMAX Unit Cost Estimating Manual for Remodeling - Sacramento CA & Vicinity By Bill O'Donnell
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The RemodelMAX Estimating Manual for Remodeling contains over 400 pages of labor & material costs researched specifically for your local area! We research local material and labor costs and... More > produce a separate manual for each local area, meaning that the manual you get will be for the local area where you work. Over 8,000 items used by remodelers are included in this comprehensive manual. The RemodelMAX Estimating Manual is so complete it even shows the man-hours for each item and lists the hourly labor costs used for each category! No longer will you have to wait days for subcontractor estimates, spend hours on the phone gathering material costs and long nights finalizing overdue estimates for your customers!< Less
Medicinal Plants of the Northwest, 130 Monographs By Darcy J. Williamson
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This volume consists of 130 medicinal plant monographs of the Northwest including herbs for various medical conditions, recipes and fomulas, plus methods of seed propagation. This personal collection... More > of Darcy Williamson's monographs covers 130 of the plants she has taught to apprentice groups and many of the plants which she has used during her 40 years as an herbalist.< Less
Grateful To Be Country By Sandra Petrie Rose
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I am grateful for our North Country and all that is encompasses. I am Grateful To Be Country. Embrace your Rural Roots and teach the next generation.