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2019 National Renovation & Insurance Repair Estimator with Download  2019 National Renovation & Insurance Repair Estimator with Download

ISBN 978-1-57218-348-3 Page Count 488 Author Jonathan Russell Publisher Craftsman Book Co. Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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2019 National Repair & Remodeling Estimator  2019 National Repair & Remodeling Estimator

ISBN 978-1-57218-349-0 Page Count 504 Author Albert S. Paxton Publisher Craftsman Book Co. Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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BNI Home Remodelers Costbook 2019  BNI Home Remodelers Costbook 2019

Quickly and easily estimate the cost of all types of home remodeling projects, including additions, new kitchens and baths. Includes material costs for thousands of items based on current national averages (including allowances for transport, handling and storage). Weight 2.0600 ISBN 9781557019639 Page Count 372 Publisher BNi Building News Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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BNI Remodeling Costbook 2019  BNI Remodeling Costbook 2019

Now you can quickly and easily estimate the cost of all types of home remodeling projects. Includes demolition, cutting and patching, working around existing conditions, plus minimum quantity and costs. Weight 2.8400 ISBN 9781557019622 Page Count 525 Publisher BNi Building News Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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Builder's Guide to Room Additions  Builder's Guide to Room Additions

How to tackle problems unique to room additions, such as requirements for basement conversions, reinforcing ceiling joists for second-story conversions, handling problems in attic conversions, and what's required for footings, foundations and slabs. Explains how to design the best bathroom for the space. Even covers how to handle upgrades to electrical work in additions. Besides actual construction techniques, you'll find help in planning and designing and estimating room additions. Weight 1.2000 ISBN 1-889892-34-3 Page Count 352 Author Jack P. Jones Publisher Builder's Book Inc. Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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DeWalt Residential Remodeling & Repair Professional Reference  DeWalt Residential Remodeling & Repair Professional Reference

Remodeling homes uses an assortment of skills from many parts of the building trades. Unless you're a jack-of-all-trades, you're likely to not know everything. This little book can save the day – it's packed to the brim with building requirements you're likely to need on a typical remodeling job. Here you'll find what you need to know on door framing and finishing, wiring diagrams, plumbing diagrams, paint and caulking applications, concrete and masonry, walls and finishes, roofing and siding, telephone and cable TV wiring, fastener weights and strengths, and more. Gives masonry quantities per cubic foot of mortar, standard sizes and shapes of concrete blocks, number of concrete blocks by length and height of wall, amount of brick and mortar needed for various wall sizes, glue-laminated timber sizing, allowable spans for headers under different load conditions, treated stress skin panel construction, one-hour interior shear wall construction, details for metal wall construction, steel door grades and sizes, replacement windows, plywood grades and usage, allowable carrying loads for anchor bolts, estimating material for floor tile, carpet types and applications, roof systems and installation, techniques for roof ventilation, stucco formulas, R-values for frame construction, gypsum ceilings, floors, and crawl space walls; blown in insulation properties, flexible insulation properties, drying time for primers and coatings, paint requirements for interior and exterior applications, drain and vent line diagrams, average water flow per fixture, wet vent stack sizing, trap-to-vent distances, rough-in dimensions for plumbing, septic tank installation, HVAC requirements, Ohm's law/power formulas, grounding and bonding a typical service entrance, grounding a typical residential wiring system, outlet spacing for family room, countertop, kitchens, bathrooms, wet bar, garage; GFCI wiring diagrams, low-voltage wiring circuits, and much more. Weight 0.5000 ISBN 978-0-9777183-1-3 Page Count 384 Author Paul Rosenberg Publisher DeWalt Dimensions 4 x 6

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Estimating & Bidding for Builders & Remodelers-5th Edition eBook (PDF) & Software Download  Estimating & Bidding for Builders & Remodelers-5th Edition eBook (PDF) & Software Download

All the information you need for estimating and bidding construction and home improvement projects. Explains what you need for a career as a construction estimator, how to construct a take-off from the plans, how to check the details of an estimate, prepare a schedule, deal with subs, and calculate project overhead and profit. Also covers how to estimate remodeling work for typical remove and replace jobs, and include markup for remodeling work. This eBook is the download version of the book in text-searchable, PDF format and includes Craftsman's National Estimator software download. ISBN 1572182016 Page Count 272 Author Richard Langedyk Publisher Craftsman Book Company

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Insurance Restoration Contracting: Startup to Success Book + eBook (PDF)  Insurance Restoration Contracting: Startup to Success Book + eBook (PDF)

This is the first complete manual designed to help you start and succeed with your own insurance restoration company. Written in easy-to-read language by an author with decades of restoration and writing experience, it's filled with real-world stories and practical tips.Includes fire repairs, restorative drying methods, contents handling and mold remediation techniques and much more. FREE BONUS: Buy the book and get the PDF eBook download immediately while the book is in the mail! Weight 3.1600 ISBN 978-1-57218-239-4 Page Count 640 Author Paul Bianchina Publisher Craftsman Book Company Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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Profits in Buying & Renovating Homes  Profits in Buying & Renovating Homes

Step-by-step instructions for selecting, repairing, improving, and selling highly profitable "fixer-uppers." Shows which price ranges offer the highest profit-to-investment ratios, which neighborhoods offer the best return, practical directions for repairs, and tips on dealing with buyers, sellers, and real estate agents. Shows you how to determine your profit before you buy, what "bargains" to avoid, and how to make simple, profitable, inexpensive upgrades. Weight 2.0300 ISBN 0-934041-57-1 Page Count 304 Author Lawrence Dworin Publisher Craftsman Book Company Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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Renovating & Restyling Older Homes  Renovating & Restyling Older Homes

If you've ever taken on an older home with a customer on a tight budget, you'll appreciate the sage advice you'll find in this unique book. It lists practically every job you'll run into and offers practical advice on how to fix them, from repairing concrete work and solving drainage problems to plumbing and electrical repair. Most of these fixes border on handyman-style patches, and offer unique ways of getting your foot in the door as a reliable remodeler to call on for larger jobs. You'll find tips on identifying emergencies and making quick fixes, roofing and siding repair, repairing windows and doors, porch repair, repairing concrete work and foundations, dealing with drainage problems, repairing garages, making basic structural repairs, heating and electrical modifications, wall and ceiling repair, bathrooms, kitchens, and restoring older homes to their original style. This book demonstrates how you can convince the homeowner that by adding economical improvements, along with some know-how and elbow grease, you can increase the property value by two, five or even ten times the cost of the remodel. Here you'll learn the secrets and techniques of a remodeler who's been putting these “quick fix” techniques to work on Victorian, Craftsman and other older houses for more than 20 years. You'll learn what's worth repairing, what to replace, what to leave, and where to call in the experts so you can remodel or restyle older homes for the least amount of money and the greatest increase in value. The tips in this book are guaranteed to help you take on the challenges of smaller jobs that can later lead to larger jobs. It's essential reading for all remodelers who deal with older homes. Weight 2.4200 ISBN 1-57218-029-3 Page Count 416 Author Lawrence Dworin Publisher Craftsman Book Company Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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Renovation 4th Edition Paperback  Renovation 4th Edition Paperback

Contains the collective wisdom, field-tested solutions, photos and trade secrets from hundreds of contractors, architects and tradespeople who shared their first-hand experience with author Mike Litchfield Covers every stage of home remodeling from start to finish, and reflects the new realities of planning carefully, spending wisely, maximizing space and building durably. Weight 3.6800 ISBN 978-1-60085-497-2 Page Count 616 Author Michael Litchfield Publisher Taunton Press Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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Wiring A House - 5th Editon  Wiring A House - 5th Editon

Wiring a House: 5th Edition, is a must-have reference on home wiring for homeowners, electricians, and apprentices. You'll find all the information is updated to the latest electrical code and contains significant revisions that impact residential work Written by a master electrician with nearly 40 years of experience. Contains 350 full-color photographs and 120 instructive illustrations. Weight 2.5600 ISBN 978-1-62710-674-0 Page Count 364 Author Rex Cauldwell Publisher Taunton Press Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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Wiring Complete  Wiring Complete

Wiring Complete helps you easily tackle all electrical wiring jobs around the house. It covers every last detail of any wiring project a contractor might encounter -- without calling on an electrician. From understanding electricity and choosing tools to wiring switches, lights, thermostats, furnaces and media centers, it's all here -- with detailed instructions and trade secrets only an expert would know. Over 825 photos and drawings guide you every step of the way. Co-authored by two well-known experts in the field, this Second Edition of the original best seller has been updated to the 2011 NEC. Weight 2.3600 ISBN 978-1-60085-846-8 Page Count 268 Author Michael Litchfield and Michael McAlister Publisher Taunton Press Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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