This revised edition of Residential Construction and Kitchen & Bath Systems combines the thorough guides to typical North American building systems for homes for the kitchen and bath industry into one comprehensive, expanded volume, completely updated and revised throughout. Learning to «read a house» is an essential skill for anyone in the kitchen and bath field. This book provides clear, concise explanations of the home's structural systems and components, including the inner workings of the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.
Enjoy a pint of beer in a classic pub in Bourton-on-the-Water, drive through the gorgeous rolling hills of Evesham or sample scones and tea in Painswick with Great Breaks Cotswolds - the perfect guide to finding your way around this area of outstanding natural beauty. Eight easy-to-follow tours around the area take in the most popular sights as well as hidden corners away from the crowds; all are illustrated with vivid photography, clear maps and suggestions for places to eat and drink en route. We explore key aspects of the region's rich history and culture to help you immerse yourself in the delightfully slow pace of Cotswold life. Travel tips help you find unique places to stay and offer practical advice for getting there and travelling around. A handy pocked-sized guide that's packed full of information and ideas.
Whether on a relaxing weekend break or an active holiday, this book is the perfect companion to the Lake District, one of the most romantic places in the world. Packed with vivid colour photographs and invaluable information, it couldn't be easier to use: Lake District Top 10 highlights the best of this well loved and well walked area at a glance, from gleaming lakes and tarns to picturesque abbeys and stone circles 8 Illuminating Walks and Tours take you on a journey through the poetic landscape of high green fells, clear waters and quaint villages that inspired the likes of William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter. All are clearly timed and accompanied by easy-to-follow maps plus hand-picked places to eat, drink and shop en route Special Features home in on what makes the Lake District unique: its prestigious literary heritage, local festivals and fascinating wildlife, to help you get a real feel for the region Practical Information on active pursuits, themed holidays and transport, as well as specially selected accommodation to suit all. tastes and budgets, from chic boutique hotels to family-friendly-B&Bs.