Building Maintenance and Construction: Tools and Maintenance Tasks
by Clifford Rutherford
Publisher: Pressbooks 2018
Number of pages: 402
The book introduces and develops knowledge of basic building maintenance tools and materials, applied skills and techniques, industry health and safety standards, and preventive maintenance and troubleshooting practices required by employers for entry-level positions in the building trades and facilities maintenance fields.
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