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Updated classic. Wiring a House: 5th Edition, is a must-have reference on home wiring – essential for homeowners, electricians, and apprentices. You'll find all the information is updated to the latest electrical code and contains significant revisions that impact residential work, including:
- Expanded AFCI and GFCI protection in homes
- New approaches to ensure the safety of photovoltaic (PV) electrical systems
- New methods to distribute low voltage power
- New DC provisions designed to save energy lost in conversion from AC
Written in plain language. Author Rex Cauldwell shares his wealth of experience in a simple, straightforward manner. He covers all the basics from idiot-proof advice on how to keep track of your tools — cart them in bins in a little red wagon — to the highly technical aspects of wiring, and tried-and-true industry tips.
Current and accurate information. Wiring a House is a comprehensive guide written by a master electrician with over 37 years of experience. An indispensable reference for keeping pros up-to-date, it also provides apprentices and homeowners an accessible reference with the latest information:
- 350 full-color photographs
- 120 instructive illustrations
- Plus information on lighting, inverters, and electrical vehicle chargers.
If you want to tackle a home plumbing job yourself -- and save a few bucks in the process -- here's the book for you.
In Plumbing Complete, master plumber Rex Cauldwell gives you all the expert advice you'll need to handle virtually any plumbing project with confidence.
From the basic plumbing problems everyone faces to complex challenges that are a little trickier, you'll learn everything you need to get things running smoothly again. (The few projects not covered by the author are ones that absolutely should be handled by a plumbing professional.)
What's unique about this book is how easy it is to find and use the valuable information on every page -- with detailed instructions and clear, step-by-step photos that make every procedure easy to understand and implement.
You'll also appreciate the intuitive finding devices and table of contents featuring visual symbols that make it easy to find whatever type of project you're looking for -- and get started quickly.
Here's an example of what you'll discover.
- The tools you'll need for every project
- Understanding the drain/vent system
- How to clean and unclog pipes
- Repairing faucets and toilets
- Installing a new bath
- Working with kitchen appliances
- How to fix outdoor plumbing
When you consider the high cost of even the most simple plumbing repair job, it's easy to see how this useful book can be a smart investment that helps you save on every job you handle yourself.
You never know what you'll encounter during a remodel, so you have to be prepared to work around problems when they inevitably arise. In Remodel Plumbing, third-generation master plumber Rex Cauldwell provides real-world problems and solutions that you can use to figure out problems on your own jobs.
This book covers the full range of pipe types you'll likely encounter on a remodel job, including steel, copper, PB, CPVC, and PEX. You won't just learn how to install them, but how to tie them into existing systems. This complete guide explains:
- The water supply system
- Tapping into supply lines
- Adding/running drains and vents
- Remodeling kitchens and baths
- Installing a dishwasher
- Plumbing in an icemaker
- Converting tub-only faucet to a tub/shower
- Installing a toilet in a basement