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BISAC Subject Headings List, House and Home

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If you need more information on how to select a BISAC code go to our, we have a page that walks you through the process. If you can't find the code you're looking for please go back and review other Major Subjects to find an alternate code or use our Suggestion Form to suggest revisions to the next version of the list.

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


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

Please note that the BISAC Subject Headings List is governed by the following copyright notice. © 2018, Book Industry Study Group, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of the attached documents may be distributed or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without the express permission of the Book Industry Study Group, Inc.


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