The Visual Dictionary of House & Do-It-Yourself
  • Éditeur québécois

The Visual Dictionary of House and Do-It-Yourself explores a house’s structure,
components and furniture, as well as carpentry, plumbing, masonry, electricity and painting tools for common construction or repair work.

Convenient and affordable, this book is the perfect tool to familiarize yourself with your house!

Table des matières

Table des matières
The Visual Dictionary of House & Do-It-Yourself 1
Introduction 5
Contents 7
Location / exterior of a house 9
pool 12
Structure of a house / main rooms 13
frame 19
foundation 21
stairs 23
wood flooring 25
textile floor coverings 27
Elements of a house / window 28
exterior door 31
lock 32
Heating / wood firing 35
forced warm-air system 39
forced hot-water system 41
heat pump 45
auxiliary heating 47
Air conditioning / air-conditioning appliances 49
Plumbing / plumbing system 53
pedestal-type sump pump 55
septic tank 56
bathroom 57
toilet 59
water-heater tank 61
faucets 63
fittings 67
kitchen 71
examples of branching 73
Electricity / distribution panel 77
electricity meter 80
network connection 81
contact devices 83
lighting 86
House furniture / armchair 91
seats 94
side chair 95
table 97
storage furniture 99
bed 104
children’s furniture 107
window accessories 110
lights 114
domestic appliances 119
household equipment 135
Do-it-yourself / carpentry: nailing tools 137
carpentry: screwing tools 139
carpentry: sawing tools 142
carpentry: drilling tools 147
carpentry: shaping tools 150
carpentry: gripping and tightening tools 155
carpentry: measuring and marking tools 161
carpentry: miscellaneous material 162
plumbing tools 163
masonry tools 164
electricity tools 165
ladders and stepladders 167
painting upkeep 169
Index 170