The new “Home” series from Beta-Plus invites you to take a fascinating journey through the most beautiful and inspiring interiors. The thirty volumes in this series are thematically divided by room (living rooms, bathrooms, kitchens and so on), and also by style (including designer homes, country houses and contemporary interiors). The reports in these books…


Driveways, paths and patios are an essential part of most properties and this comprehensive book provides a detailed explanation of exactly how they are designed, planned and constructed. Discusses the design of driveways, paths and patios with reference to their planned use, style, size, gradients and special features such as steps, ramps and terraces. Considers…


Outdoor is in! The line between inside and out has become blurred: more and more, the garden is considered an extension piece of the living room, a true multifunctional outside room with its own style and atmosphere, where one can lounge, relax, eat and enjoy oneself the whole year through. The word ‘garden’ implies greenery….


By combining proven and promising wind, solar, and other clean and renewable energy technologies, individuals, businesses, and communities can invest in equipment to produce electricity for themselves. This book explains how to reduce reliance on power companies, restore market forces, increase economic security, create jobs, improve efficiency, and reduce waste. For more than 100 years,…


This is the definitive book on all kinds of woodfinishing. It is a complete guide to the craft, cutting through the mystique and providing a thorough grounding in every aspect of finishing wood – from classic French polishing to modern techniques – to its best advantage. Staining & Bleaching; Wax & Oil Polishing; French Polishing;…