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The how-to of building - Practical building guide (Paperback, 3rd ed): G.C. Alexander, G.D. Alexander The how-to of building - Practical building guide (Paperback, 3rd ed)
G.C. Alexander, G.D. Alexander
R395 R310 Discovery Miles 3 100 Save R85 (22%) Shipped within 4 - 10 working days

Anyone interested in building will benefit from reading this comprehensive overview of the building industry written around the National Building Regulations SANS 10400 from terminology and processes to methods and products, The How-To of Building is an informative book on the building process. This edition of The How-To of Building has been fully updated, with new sections added, keeping readers completely up-to-date with all the methodologies and processes in the building industry. Heavily supported by graphics, the book is written for everyone, from building science students and architectural professionals to contractors and homeowners. This is a book directed at facilitating the reader in calculating building cost more accurately. The book is full of prices and labour rates with more information on products rather than processes.

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Plumbing Updated 7th Edition - Completely Updated to Current Codes (Paperback, Seventh... Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Plumbing Updated 7th Edition - Completely Updated to Current Codes (Paperback, Seventh Edition, New Edition)
Editors of Cool Springs Press
R429 R308 Discovery Miles 3 080 Save R121 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
The City & Guilds Textbook: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating (Paperback): Michael B. Maskrey The City & Guilds Textbook: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating (Paperback)
Michael B. Maskrey
R734 Discovery Miles 7 340 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Goss's Roofing Ready Reckoner - From Timberwork to Tiles (Paperback, 5th Edition): C.N. Mindham Goss's Roofing Ready Reckoner - From Timberwork to Tiles (Paperback, 5th Edition)
C.N. Mindham 1
R478 R359 Discovery Miles 3 590 Save R119 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

Goss s Roofing Ready Reckoner provides cutting angle and lengths for traditional cut roofs and design tables for timber sizing, based on BS5268 Structural use of timber and now including a comparison of timber sizes using Eurocode 5 Design of Timber Structures . Additional information is provided on wall plate and gable strapping, wind bracing, truss clips and other roofing metalwork, plus information on tools, equipment and health and safety matters. Detailed drawings for tiling, slating and other roof coverings are included, with fixing requirements revised to BS 5534:2014. Information on lead substitutes and roofing putties is also provided. Design of warm and cold roofs is fully covered, including ventilation and insulation requirements. The fifth edition also includes new chapters on engineered timber roofing components, solar panel fixing and outbuilding roofs.

Mastering Math for the Building Trades (Paperback, 2nd ed): James Gerhart Mastering Math for the Building Trades (Paperback, 2nd ed)
James Gerhart
R587 R455 Discovery Miles 4 550 Save R132 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Instant answers to any construction-related math question. In the office or out in the field, Mastering Math for the Building Trades, by James Gerhart gives you a perfect tool for accurately performing the calculations required in all the major building trades. Down-to-earth explanations, easy-to-memorize tips and tricks of the trade, worked examples, illustrations and tables make everyday number crunching easier, giving you the step-by-step help you need to complete estimates, meet deadlines, and satisfy new customers. Whether youre an old pro or apprentice...contractor, tradesperson or supplier...whether youre building, repairing, or remodeling...youll find ready answers for: grading and excavating; concrete and other masonry work; septic systems; fluid mechanics; metal framing; engineered beams; fiber optic cabling; estimating software; floor framing and covering; roofing; finishing interiors; heating and cooling; plumbing; electrical; more!

2009 International Plumbing Code Need to Know: The 20% of the Code You Need 80% of the Time - The 20% of the Code You Need 80%... 2009 International Plumbing Code Need to Know: The 20% of the Code You Need 80% of the Time - The 20% of the Code You Need 80% of the Time (Paperback, Ed)
R. Dodge Woodson
R617 R476 Discovery Miles 4 760 Save R141 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

2009 International Plumbing Code Essentials at Your Fingertips

This handy resource delivers quick access to important international plumbing and septic code information. 2009 International Plumbing Code Need To Know explains and interprets the most common International Code Council requirements. Packed with illustrations, this essential tool brings together all the elements you need to design, estimate, and install plumbing systems and equipment. Save time and money, reduce errors, stay in compliance, and increase job site safety using this quick reference.2009 International Plumbing Code Need To Know features: Clear explanations and interpretations of ICC plumbing and septic codeHelpful trade tipsDetailed visual references

Inside this on-the-job guideDefinitions * Administration * General Building Heights and Areas * Fixtures, Faucets, and Fixture Fittings * Water Heaters * Water Supply and Distribution * Sanitary Drainage Systems - Indirect and Special Wastes * Vents * Traps * Storm Drainage * Special Piping and Storage Systems * Recycling Gray Water * Using the Code in the Real World

Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide, 2e (Paperback, 2nd edition): R. Dodge Woodson Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide, 2e (Paperback, 2nd edition)
R. Dodge Woodson
R971 R736 Discovery Miles 7 360 Save R235 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. APPLY NEW TIME- AND MONEY-SAVING SOLUTIONS TO RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL PLUMBING PROBLEMS Now updated with the latest plumbing methods, the Second Edition of The Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide shows you how to solve many residential and commercial plumbing problems. From servicing toilets, sinks, and showers to repairing specialty fixtures, this hands-on resource uses numerous photographs, line drawings, and charts to illustrate the easiest, most effective troubleshooting techniques-presenting details on new equipment, materials, and working procedures. Filled with tip boxes, bullet lists, and handy tables to clarify all methods, The Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide features: Solutions to all common residential and commercial plumbing problems New to this edition: cutting-edge coverage of sensor flushing devices and water conservation; handicap specifications, materials, and applications; pressure-balanced and temperaturebalanced valves; faucets, valves, and tub wastes; the latest spas and whirlpools; hands-free sensor faucet materials and methods; new ADA rules MAKE QUICK WORK OF EVERYDAY PLUMBING PROBLEMS Understanding the Art of Troubleshooting How Effective Troubleshooting Saves Time and Money Toilets Sinks and Lavs Bathtubs Showers Spas and Whirlpools Bidets Urinals Faucets and Valves Plumbing Appliances Waste-Water Pumps Specialty Fixtures Septic Tank Systems Drainage and Vent Systems

Construction Planning, FET level 2 - Textbook (Paperback): A. du Preez, S. Smith, S. Robertson Construction Planning, FET level 2 - Textbook (Paperback)
A. du Preez, S. Smith, S. Robertson
R367 R319 Discovery Miles 3 190 Save R48 (13%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days
Plant and Equipment, Fet level 2 - Textbook (Paperback): P. Lague Plant and Equipment, Fet level 2 - Textbook (Paperback)
P. Lague
R367 R319 Discovery Miles 3 190 Save R48 (13%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days
The City & Guilds Textbook: Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry and Bench Joinery (Paperback): Colin Fearn, Stuart Raine, Tim... The City & Guilds Textbook: Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry and Bench Joinery (Paperback)
Colin Fearn, Stuart Raine, Tim Taylor, Mike Jones, Clayton Rudman; Edited by …
R653 Discovery Miles 6 530 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

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Engineering Fabrication - Boilermaking: Level 3: Student's Book (Paperback): C. Brink Engineering Fabrication - Boilermaking: Level 3: Student's Book (Paperback)
C. Brink
R383 R332 Discovery Miles 3 320 Save R51 (13%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days

This series is designed to meet the needs of students and lecturers of the National Certificate Vocational. Features for the student include: Easy-to-understand language; Real-life examples; A key word feature for important subject terms; A dictionary feature for difficult words; A reflect-on-how-you-learn feature to explore personal learning styles; Workplace-oriented activities; and Chapter summaries that are useful for exam revision.

Materials, FET level 3 - Textbook (Paperback): A. du Preez, M.N. Lawrence, J.P. van der Merwe, G.D. Retief, J.A. Marais, I.... Materials, FET level 3 - Textbook (Paperback)
A. du Preez, M.N. Lawrence, J.P. van der Merwe, G.D. Retief, J.A. Marais, …
R380 R330 Discovery Miles 3 300 Save R50 (13%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days
Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters (Paperback, 8th edition): Lee Smith Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters (Paperback, 8th edition)
Lee Smith
R1,567 R1,294 Discovery Miles 12 940 Save R273 (17%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

Now in its 8th edition, MATHEMATICS FOR PLUMBERS AND PIPEFITTERS delivers the essential math skills necessary in the plumbing and pipefitting professions. Starting with a thorough math review to ensure a solid foundation, the book progresses into specific on-the-job applications, such as pipe length calculations, sheet metal work, and the builder's level.Broad-based subjects like physics, volume, pressures, and capacities round out your knowledge, while a new chapter on the business of plumbing invites you to consider an exciting entrepreneurial venture. Written by a Master Plumber and experienced vocational educator, MATHEMATICS FOR PLUMBERS AND PIPEFITTERS, 8th Edition includes a multitude of real-world examples, reference tables, and formulas to help you build a rewarding career in the plumbing and pipefitting trade.

Construction Planning, FET level 3 - Textbook (Paperback): A. du Preez, A.F. Marais, M.N. Lawrence Construction Planning, FET level 3 - Textbook (Paperback)
A. du Preez, A.F. Marais, M.N. Lawrence
R380 R330 Discovery Miles 3 300 Save R50 (13%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days

The FET College series is designed to meet the needs of students and lecturers of the National Certificate Vocational.

Masonry, FET level 4 - Textbook (Paperback): Masonry, FET level 4 - Textbook (Paperback)
R393 R340 Discovery Miles 3 400 Save R53 (13%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days
Collins Complete Plumbing and Central Heating (Paperback, New edition): Albert Jackson Collins Complete Plumbing and Central Heating (Paperback, New edition)
Albert Jackson 1
R241 R171 Discovery Miles 1 710 Save R70 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The definitive, easy-to-follow guide to plumbing and heating repairs in your home. An extension of the international bestselling Collins Complete DIY Manual, this brand-new edition is packed with user-friendly photos and is fully updated with the latest information about tools, products and regulations. Whether repairing a leaking tap or installing a new shower, Collins Complete Plumbing and Heating is the indispensable tool to help you get the job done well - and keep costs to a minimum. Contents include: * Emergency repairs * Taps, sinks and kitchen appliances * Toilets, baths and showers * Boilers and radiators * Identifying faults and maintenance * Safety tips * Tools for the job

Site check: The timber frame pocket guide (Paperback): Exov BM TRADA Site check: The timber frame pocket guide (Paperback)
Exov BM TRADA
R352 Discovery Miles 3 520 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Plant and equipment: NQF level 3: Student book (Paperback): Juan P. Barret Plant and equipment: NQF level 3: Student book (Paperback)
Juan P. Barret
R246 R217 Discovery Miles 2 170 Save R29 (12%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days
CARPENTRY AND JOINERY (Paperback, 3rd edition): George Mitchell CARPENTRY AND JOINERY (Paperback, 3rd edition)
George Mitchell
R794 R670 Discovery Miles 6 700 Save R124 (16%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

Blending traditional and modern skills, this is a comprehensive and practical guide for all students of woodwork. Subjects covered include tools, doors, windows, floors, roofs, stairs and access.

Opportunities in Carpentry Careers (Paperback, Ed): Roger Sheldon Opportunities in Carpentry Careers (Paperback, Ed)
Roger Sheldon
R317 R229 Discovery Miles 2 290 Save R88 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Build a solid career in carpentry!. .

Get started in a career that has a promising future and is financially rewarding. "Opportunities in Carpentry Careers "provides you with a complete overview of the job possibilities, salary figures, and experience required to enter the field of carpentry.. .

This career-boosting book will help you: . Determine the focus that's right for you, from rough carpentry to finish work to any number of specialties . Acquire in-depth knowledge of the building industry . Find out what kind of salary you can expect. Understand the daily routine of your chosen field. Focus your job search using industry resources. . .

ENJOY A GREAT CAREER AS A:
. . general carpenter * lathing specialist * cabinetmaker * floor layer * millwright * pile driver. .

Plant and Equipment, FET level 3 - Textbook (Paperback): H.E. Hacksley, P. Lague, M.N. Lawrence, L Botes Plant and Equipment, FET level 3 - Textbook (Paperback)
H.E. Hacksley, P. Lague, M.N. Lawrence, L Botes
R380 R330 Discovery Miles 3 300 Save R50 (13%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days
Construction Technology 1: House Construction (Paperback, 4th ed. 2018): Mike Riley, Alison Cotgrave Construction Technology 1: House Construction (Paperback, 4th ed. 2018)
Mike Riley, Alison Cotgrave
R1,077 R858 Discovery Miles 8 580 Save R219 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Construction Technology 1: House Construction offers a highly accessible introduction to the key stages of domestic house construction from planning to internal finishes. Its student-friendly layout uses detailed figures, photos and case studies from real-life building sites to aid a practical understanding of construction techniques, providing clear step-by-step guidance in learning the basic principles of low-rise residential construction. This textbook is a vital resource for students in construction, property and architecture, BSc and MSc, including any student taking courses in building surveying, quantity surveying, real estate and construction management, as well as those studying at the HNC/HND level.

Carpentry and Roofwork, Fet level 3 - Textbook (Paperback): I. Biesheuvel, N. Wolhuter, G.D. Retief Carpentry and Roofwork, Fet level 3 - Textbook (Paperback)
I. Biesheuvel, N. Wolhuter, G.D. Retief
R380 R330 Discovery Miles 3 300 Save R50 (13%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days
Plumbing (Paperback, 4th Edition): R.D. Treloar Plumbing (Paperback, 4th Edition)
R.D. Treloar
R679 R508 Discovery Miles 5 080 Save R171 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

The 4th edition of Plumbing continues to provide the definitive single volume text on plumbing, heating and gas installation work, ideal for students working towards their Diploma in plumbing or NVQ/SVQ at levels 2 and 3. Highly illustrated and easy to read and understand, it tackles plumbing topic by topic, in double page spreads with text, full colour illustrations, and clear photographs, enabling the reader to grasp the essentials quickly and easily. This approach ensures it also provides a concise reference for the trained plumber. Special features include: * concise text * many clear, full colour illustrations * around 140 photographs * topics focussed on the needs of NVQ/SVQ levels 2 and 3 * additional topics beyond levels 2 and 3 * a self-assessment section * a problem-solving section This new edition has been thoroughly updated to take account of changes to the Building Regulations, including changes to the following approved documents: Part F: Ventilation; Part G: Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency; Part H: Drainage and waste disposal; Part L: Conservation of fuel and power and Part P: Electrical safety. A significant new section on energy conservation & sustainability has been added, and additional related material introduced where relevant. The extensive coverage with new, full colour illustrations to enhance legibility and understanding, and the emphasis on safety in the work place ensure this remains the definitive single volume for both student and trained plumbers.

Carpentry and Roofwork, FET level 2 - Textbook (Paperback): E. Bock, J Pilbeam, C. McCutcheon, E. Jardine Carpentry and Roofwork, FET level 2 - Textbook (Paperback)
E. Bock, J Pilbeam, C. McCutcheon, E. Jardine
R367 R319 Discovery Miles 3 190 Save R48 (13%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days
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