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|Staircases are an unavoidable design choice for any multilevel home. Because a staircase can set the entire tone for you house, it is imperative to find the style that suits you to a tee. Stairscaping, at once an idea book and a how-to-guide, brings you up close and personal with this indispensable piece of architecture, and shows you how to enhance your existing staircase to fit your style.
This primer covers the worldwide evolution of residential staircases, including both classical and contemporary interior and exterior staircases, thorough well-researched, accessible text and detailed, designer photography. A full resource section provides information for staircase restoration, resource tools, and other helpful industry contacts.
ISBN: 1592532047 Date Published on 9/1/2006
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Amazingly simple and wonderfully creative, stamping is the most revolutionary decrating technique since stenciling. This easy-to-achieve method of printing color and pattern can be used on any flat surface. Stamp Magic provides a comprehensive guide to creating stamps, an illustrated directory of stamp paint effects and images to use or adapt. Over 300 full-color photos.
ISBN: 1859671403 Date Published on 5/8/2006
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|The detailed techniques section explains how to make stamps from wood, linoleum, foam and rubber; how to design patterns and how tostamp different surfaces for a professional finish. |
ISBN: 1844761487 Date Published on 5/8/2006
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|This guide presents a spectacular range of stylish decorating ideas, with detailed, practical instructions on how to achieve the looks described. |
ISBN: 075480836X Date Published on 5/8/2006
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|Target your market and assess competition - Get started and keep organized - Polish both your business and cleaning techniques. |
ISBN: 1551804247 Date Published on 10/17/2006
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All the expert advice you need to start your own Clearning Service
More than 80 percent of dual income households use some sort of cleaning service. Low start-up costs and little specialized knowledge make it easy for you to start—which is why the first edition sold more than 6,800 copies.From the Back Cover
Sweep Up the Profits
If it can be cleaned, chances are people will pay you to clean it. Houses, carpet, upholstery, windows … the list goes on and on. A vast majority of dual-income families use cleaning services, which means your market is huge. Startup is easy and requires little initial investment.
This revised and updated second edition includes everything you need to know to start three of the most in-demand cleaning businesses-residential maid service, commercial janitorial service and carpet/upholstery cleaning-including:
- Current statistics and trend forecasts that keep you ahead of the curve
- The ins and outs of finding customers
- New ideas for hiring and training employees
- What equipment and supplies you'll need (and where to find them)
- How to use technology to make your business competitive
- Up-to-date legal, tax and insurance requirements
- How to avoid common pitfalls
- Surefire tips for growing your business
It also contains answers to frequently asked questions, an appendix of additional resources, and checklists to guide you through each step of the startup process. Start on the path to success today.
ISBN: 1599180197 Date Published on 10/17/2006
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|Dress up drab walls, floors, and furniture, or create original decorative gifts. Includes six pull-out acetate stencils that can be used again and again to make more than 200 different composite designs.|
ISBN: 1564586650 Date Published on 5/8/2006
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|Both practical and inspiring, Stenciling for the Home offers ideas for every room in the house. With handy stencils and tips on planning your designs, you'll be ready to apply your new skills to a wealth of projects from enhancing plain tiles in the bathroom or kitchen to adding a border accent to a floor. Bring color to a tablecloth, a pot or an exterior wall -- these are just a sample of this book's many stenciling projects to enliven your home.|
ISBN: 1571458352 Date Published on 9/20/2006