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Buildings: Construction with reference to use, Including public buildings, dwellings

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  • Understanding Housing Defectsby Duncan Marshall; Derek Worthing; Roger Heath; Nigel Dann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    Understanding Housing Defects provides a concise, coherent and comprehensive introduction to the causes, investigation and diagnosis of defects in domestic buildings. For this new edition, many of the chapters have been substantially updated and new photographs have been added. There are four new chapters covering: How defects are defined... more...

  • Bathroom Remodeling For Dummiesby Gene Hamilton; Katie Hamilton

    Wiley 2011; US$ 15.99

    We're a nation of countless bathrooms that are on the brink of being torn apart, redesigned, and remodeled. Bathrooms are big! They've gone from being a convenience to a luxury. Welcome to Bathroom Remodeling For Dummies , where you'll discover how to transform your bathroom from blah to beautiful and inefficient to well-designed. Remodeling a bathroom... more...

  • Mrs. Fixit Easy Home Repairby Terri McGraw

    Pocket Books 2002; US$ 16.95

    Mrs. Fixit says "It's just that simple!" Clueless about caulking your bathtub or replacing a phone jack? Think fixing a leaky faucet or hanging a window valance are jobs for the experts only? Let Mrs. Fixit give you the tools to tackle hundreds of home repairs on your own. On every page of this easy-to-use household companion, television's... more...

  • Practical Guide to Alterations and Extensionsby Andrew R. Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 157.95

    This simple-to-use, practical guide to altering or extending property is invaluable to all those who are trying to ensure that the processes involved are carried out efficiently and cost-effectively. more...

  • Building Failuresby W.H. Ransom

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    Building Failures gives practical guidance on the prevention of failure by describing the nature and cause of the most common defects in buildings, and then shows how they should be avoided in design and construction. more...

  • Standard Method of Specifying for Minor Worksby L. Gardiner

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 190.00

    A guide for builders, surveyors and clients on how to specify and describe minor building works. more...

  • Swimming Poolsby Philip H. Perkins

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 262.00

    The fourth edition of this classic book provides a comprehensive treatise on the design and construction of swimming pools, both public and private. Significantly revised, it covers planning, materials, design, construction and finishing, water circulation and treatment, energy conservation, maintenance and repairs. This is a standard book for all... more...

  • Monitoring Building Structuresby J.F.A. Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 325.00

    There is an increasing number of buildings that require informed decisions to be made about their continued safety and serviceability. Although social and economic issues are often all-important influences, the technical issues nevertheless need to be addressed objectively, efficiently and reliably. The aim of this book is to bring together those techniques... more...

  • Construction Scheduling, Cost Optimization and Managementby Hojjat Adeli; Asim Karim

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 199.95

    Construction Scheduling, Cost Optimization and Management presents a general mathematical formula for the scheduling of construction projects. Using this formula, repetitive and non-repetitive tasks, work continuity considerations, multiple-crew strategies, and the effects of varying job conditions on the performance of a crew can be modelled.L This... more...

  • Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2004by Davis Langdon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 220.00

    Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2004 is the most detailed, professionally relevant source of construction price information currently available anywhere. With competition growing fiercer throughout the industry and with increasing pressure to obtain a 'competitive advantage', the A and B's unique tender index will be more valuable than... more...