This best-selling bathroom remodeling book features practical, achievable bathroom improvements and upgrades shown with clear color step-by-step photos. From replacing surfaces and fixtures to installing plumbing and making easy decorative improvements, Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Bathrooms shows you how to save thousands of dollars by doing the job yourself. Packed with well-chosen projects and on-trend materials, this book has everything you need to serve as a guide for creating a smart, attractive (and maybe a lit luxurious) bathroom. As a bonus, you'll also get a direct computer link to an original series of step-by-step bathroom remodeling videos that you won't find anywhere else on the Internet.
Bill and Athena Steen, a couple committed to educating people about sustainable ways of living, along with an architect who consults on strawbale homes, offer practical guidance on building simple, energy-efficient structures including fences, outbuildings, greenhouses, and houses. Color photos provide inspiration for using such natural materials.
This is a dual-purpose, two-in-one book that opens with a strong inspiration section of ideas for garage organization and use, then adds a fully developed how-to section that includes a range of step-by-step projects, ranging from the installation of basic shelving and storage features, to complete follow-along sequences showing the construction of three different garage styles from the ground up.
Here are enough projects to keep even the most productive do-it-yourselfer occupied through several seasons of warm weather. This book contains over 30 projects and ideas for ways to expand your living space outdoors. Beautiful color pictures illustrate many of the projects, and more than 130 illustrations and step-by-step instructions make it easy to create these backyard treasures. With this book you can make decks, shade shelters, gazebos, work and storage areas, decorative arbors, planter boxes, garden borders, comfortable benches, a swing, a picnic table, doghouses, and a bluebird nesting box.
Outdoor living is heating up the marketplace today, and more and more people take their leisure time outdoors. Toward that end, they're bringing the kitchen with them, along with a blazing fire to warm and illuminate their yards into the later hours. This book offers the largest collection of images of landscapes, outdoor kitchens, and fireplaces available on the market today, and with those gorgeous photos come hundreds of ideas. Live vicariously as you leaf through these pages, and then make the dream come true in your own backyard with some of the many inspirations found here.
Whether you're trying to protect your garden from wildlife predators or want to keep your livestock from wandering too far, effective fencing can bring welcome peace of mind. Covering the pros and cons of a variety of fencing types, Gail Damerow shows you how to build a fence that works for your needs. With clearly illustrated instructions for building wire fences, rail fences, electric fences, woven fences, and more, you'll soon be creating effective enclosures that are guaranteed to save you time, money, and worry.
Warning: This book will make you want to include a fireplace or stove in almost every room in your home, and the yard too The beauty, alluring warmth, and technological ease and cleanliness of today's hearth products make having a fire faster, easier, safer, and more enticing than ever. This book illustrates the allure, with more than 400 gorgeous color images. It's easy to find your style, visiting hundreds of homes and experiencing the way that they have incorporated fire spaces into their living spaces. There has never been a book like this, with so many wonderful images of fireplaces and stoves. Most are shown within room settings, helping you to envision a fireplace as part of your overall decor. Plus, there's an enormous gallery of close-up images showing fireplace and stove details. You'll have trouble choosing just one