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How Your House Works - (Rsmeans) 3 Edition by Charlie Wing (Paperback)

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Edition: 3 Edition

Number of Pages: 240

Genre: House + Home

Sub-Genre: Do-It-Yourself

Series Title: Rsmeans

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Rsmeans

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: General

Author: Charlie Wing

Language: English

TCIN: 77810137
UPC: 9781119467618
Item Number (DPCI): 247-13-0392

Description

THE UPDATED AND HIGHLY ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING HOW JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING IN YOUR HOUSE WORKS!

The revised and updated third edition of How Your House Works is a hands-on guide that gives you the low-down on why your faucet is leaking, your dishwasher is overflowing, or your furnace is on the fritz. This comprehensive book is your reference to virtually everything in your house with richly illustrated explanations of smart home technologies, electrical systems, heating and air conditioning, plumbing, major household appliances, foundation, framing, doors, and windows. This must-have book answers most questions homeowners face when repairs are needed or when a new house or addition is in your future.

How Your House Works is filled with easy-to-understand illustrations that show how things should be put together and how they function. The book also highlights issues outside the house as well as clock thermostats, ventless gas heaters, moisture and mold, and passive solar heating. Using the illustrations and the author's clear explanations might save you the expense of calling a professional. This invaluable guide:

  • Offers a colorful resource to home electrical systems, HVAC, plumbing, major household appliances, foundation, framing, doors and windows, sustainability, and much more
  • Includes easy-to-follow information for troubleshooting problems
  • Contains dozens of new full-color illustrations
  • Presents new material on solar power and smart home technologies
  • Helps homeowners save money on many common household repairs

Written for homeowners with little or no knowledge of home maintenance or repair, How Your House Works is your illustrated and updated guide to understanding how appliances, electrical, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and more work!

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