Crammed with fascinating facts about the everyday bric-a-brac of the house in which you live, Nails, Noggins and Newels is written in a lively, informal style which will appeal to any DIY enthusiast. Starting at the front door, this book takes a look at our homes through different eyes, revealing the history of every part of the bricks and beams to pelmets, lights and water pipes; from wallpaper, windows and paints to floors, fires and fitted kitchens.The Baxi boiler was to become the Vauxhall Victor of the plumbing world: cheap and reliable. ... (By 2003 air conditioning wasthesinglelargest energy user in the buildings of Florida, consuming upwards of 45 per cent of the statea#39;s power.)anbsp;...
|Title||:||Nails, Noggins and Newels|
|Publisher||:||The History Press - 2013-03-31|