Adorn Your Life II contains some of the most contemporary home decoration designs from all over the world. Styles featured include European, Chinese, Southeast Asian, and modern minimalist. Every project included is an expression of its designer’s concept of material, lighting, colour, and contour.


The original, practical and comprehensive plumbing encyclopaedia * More entries than similar books * Fully up-to-date * Written by an expert – the author of three best selling plumbing books with over 20 years of teaching experience * Clear, concise text with full colour illustrations ensure plumbing technical terms are easy to understand and absorb…


This is the ultimate guide to everything you need to know about trimwork to get that professional finish – every time! Trimwork can be both practical and decorative – it covers rough edges and joints between materials, yet it can also add detail and subtle character to a home. “Ultimate Guide: Trimwork” shows how easy…


After attending a natural product workshop during her time as an aromatherapy student, Nicole Seabrook became interested in creating her own, personalised natural products. Her mission to discontinue using chemical products in her home in favour of ‘all things natural’ proved a tough challenge at ?rst as it was dif?cult to source certain ingredients in…


Showcasing one hundred years of innovation and environmental sensitivity, “Handmade Houses” celebrates some of the world s most idiosyncratic homes from Big Sur to Sardinia. Author Richard Olsen unveils the components used for their construction, including driftwood, boulders, and even old wine vats. The first study of the handmade-homes phenomenon since its inception in the…


Green Your Home All-in-One For Dummies empowers readers to make ecologically-friendly improvements to each and every area of their home. At $29.99 and 696 pages, this package is a real value and a true source book for readers looking for a substantial breadth of information and solutions yet unwilling to invest in four, five, or…


With the advent of new technology, new markets, and new products, the rapidly changing responsibilities of the professional housekeeper demand a resource manual for today¬ís lodging industry. In this Fourth Edition of The Professional Housekeeper, the authors address the evolving role of the professional housekeeper as a manager. No longer responsible only for cleaning duties…


With rising energy costs, homeowners are beginning to examine the energy efficiency of their own homes, asking questions about where energy comes from and how much it costs, how to choose new appliances and what options exist for renewable energy. The Home Energy Diet answers all these questions and more while helping readers take control…


Throughout history human beings have formed communities spontaneously with residences constructed haphazardly. Today a new type of community is emerging–one planned from the start regarding housing location, style, and governance. These Community Associations (CAs) have increased in number from 500 in 1960 to 205,000 in 1998. This book explores the issues surrounding this housing innovation…