The Residential Remodeling Cost Estimator by RemodelMAX contains over 250 pages of labor & material costs researched specifically for residential remodeling! We provide modifiers for over 300 different cities, making it easy to adjust your estimates for the local area where you work. Thousands of items used by remodelers are included in this comprehensive manual….


The Art Of Laundry Work Practically Demonstrated’ covers every conceivable element of the laundering process: washing, wringing, mangling, "e;blueing"e;, ironing, starching, folding, and the methods of cleaning every type of garment from a boy’s sailor suit to muslin chemise and toilet covers… The author on ironing: "e;When ironing lift the iron as little as possible,…


Filled with hundreds of beautiful photographs and ideas, this colorful series of design handbooks for the do-it-yourselfer inspires readers with creative ideas for every taste and budget and innovative solutions to a variety of home decor, landscaping, and outdoor living challenges.


This exquisite volume is an all-access pass inside master interior designer Christian Liaigre’s latest trendsetting work. Close-up photographs feature a wealth of design details – embossed leather and velour upholstery, generously proportioned furniture, and splashes of jewel-tone accessories that sparkle against the warm earthy tones of the natural, local materials. These creative details are put…


The American Woman’s Home, originally published in 1869, was one of the late nineteenth century’s most important handbooks of domestic advice. The result of a collaboration by two of the era’s most important woman writers, this book represents their attempt to direct women’s acquisition and use of a dizzying variety of new household consumer goods…


* A must-have guide to keeping bees throughout the year * Includes advice for those just starting out, as well as improvers and more experienced apiarists looking to develop their hives and beekeeping skills further * Stage-by-stage explanations of the various techniques are accompanied by charming illustrations and practical diagrams throughout A charming and practical…


Adapted from leading consumer protection expert Nancy Harvey Steorts popular “Safe Living in a Dangerous World” (Capital, 2003), “Your Home Safe Home” takes you on a room-by-room inspection of a house with checklists of safety tips and things to watch for. Follow the advice on these pages to guarantee the safety of everyone in your…