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BISAC Subject Headings List, House and Home

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Step 2: Determine the specific term which describes your book. An asterisk (*) denotes a heading that is new for the 2018 Edition.

HOUSE & HOME

Use subjects in this section for works aimed at nonprofessionals.  For historical works and/or works aimed at architects or design professionals, use subjects in the ARCHITECTURE section.  For works concerning the technical or trade aspects of construction, use subjects beginning with "TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction".

 

HOM000000 HOUSE & HOME / General

HOM019000 HOUSE & HOME / Cleaning, Caretaking & Organizing

 

                    HOUSE & HOME / Contracting see TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / Contracting

 

HOM003000 HOUSE & HOME / Decorating & Furnishings

 

HOM004000 HOUSE & HOME / Design & Construction

 

HOM005000 HOUSE & HOME / Do-It-Yourself / General

 

HOM001000 HOUSE & HOME / Do-It-Yourself / Carpentry

 

HOM006000 HOUSE & HOME / Do-It-Yourself / Electrical

 

HOM012000 HOUSE & HOME / Do-It-Yourself / Masonry

 

HOM014000 HOUSE & HOME / Do-It-Yourself / Plumbing

 

HOM024000 HOUSE & HOME / Energy *

 

HOM020000 HOUSE & HOME / Equipment, Appliances & Supplies

 

                    HOUSE & HOME / Estimating see TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / Estimating

 

HOM009000 HOUSE & HOME / Hand Tools

 

HOM011000 HOUSE & HOME / House Plans

 

HOM010000 HOUSE & HOME / Maintenance & Repair

 

HOM025000 HOUSE & HOME / Moving & Relocation *

 

HOM013000 HOUSE & HOME / Outdoor & Recreational Areas

 

HOM015000 HOUSE & HOME / Power Tools

 

HOM016000 HOUSE & HOME / Reference

 

HOM017000 HOUSE & HOME / Remodeling & Renovation

 

HOM021000 HOUSE & HOME / Security

 

HOM023000 HOUSE & HOME / Small Spaces

 

HOM022000 HOUSE & HOME / Sustainable Living

 

If your title does not have subject content, i.e. a blank book, please use the Non-Classifiable term below. Otherwise, use the Subject/General term in the closest descriptive area. NON000000 NON-CLASSIFIABLE

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