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The Art and History of the Garage Door

The Art and History of the Garage Door

Beauty is all around us. Even the most "uninteresting" thing can be seen in a fascinating and instructive light. This book is devoted to an exploration of one of the most mundane and utilitarian of daily objects - the garage door. Showcasing the sociological, psychological and cultural influence of this seemingly inane object, author Ramona Lee Visconti advocates the contribution and significance of the garage door, drawing us in with a new level of insight, understanding and appreciation.

Popular Mechanics Complete Home How-To

Popular Mechanics Complete Home How-To

Provides an extensive home repair guide for both interior and exterior home repairs, including installing windows, laying floors, and building fences.

Ask the Family Handy-man

Ask the Family Handy-man

More than one thousand answers to commonly asked questions about home improvement and repair are accompanied by step-by-step photos, illustrations, and special features explaining the latest tools, materials and techniques, short cuts, and vital safety tips.

Carpentry & Building Construction

Carpentry & Building Construction

“Spence has produced a hefty...guide to carpentry that covers the entire process of building from planning through finishing. The scope is impressive—704 pages and 2,300 black-and-white photographs and drawings, building codes, foundations, framing, doors and windows, exterior finishing, cabinet construction, and tools....There is something here for everyone, beginner to expert....will appeal to both do-it-yourselfers and professionals.”—Library Journal.

Print Reading for Architecture and Construction Technology

Print Reading for Architecture and Construction Technology

Attain the knowledge and skills required to read complete sets of working drawings for residential and light commercial construction. This easy-to-use manual explores all facets of print reading, with examples and illustrations taken from actual architectural prints that provide readers with the information they need to create “real world” working drawings. Computer-aided design and drafting is underscored through the use of CADD-generated print reading examples, illustrations, and exercises...

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Chittenango opens new school bus garage

The new garage also includes: an in-floor lift ... instead of the overhead fans that were utilized at the previous location, electronically opened doors; a new welding bench and cost-cutting LED. motion sensor lighting throughout the building.

Angie’s List: Garage Door Replacement Tips

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Few of us think much about our garage door until it stops working or it becomes so weather-beaten, it’s an eyesore. From looks to safety features to energy savings, there’s a lot to consider. Angie’s List has some tips to guide ...

Armed police close Brighton Road in South Croydon

"They are by the site where travellers were a couple of weeks ago." Ed Curtis, 28, works in Access Garage Doors limited where one end of the police corden was set up. He said: "Buses are being turned around and I can see a police helicopter in the air."

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