Hands-on-Guide publishes self-help, instructional, and reference books for a variety of markets. We publish paper books and e-books; selected titles feature coordinated apps, websites, or other complementary media.

We take pride in publishing practical books that help people help themselves, develop new skills, and get things done. Our books feature:

  • Effective organization and clear writing.
  • Teaching stories and first-person narrative, where appropriate.
  • Attractive designs and clear illustrations.

We focus on the following categories:

  • Self-help and skills development for consumers, professionals, caregivers, and volunteers.
  • Intelligent buildings, advanced building systems, and integrated building systems.

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Hands-on-Guide books are available from online retailers including Amazon.com (www.amazon.com, www.amazon.co.uk, and other regional websites) and Barnes & Noble (www.bn.com or 1-800-843-2665), and may be ordered through most bookstores. Booksellers may order Hands-on-Guide books through Ingram, Baker & Taylor, and other book distributors. We offer quantity discounts on publisher direct orders, Contact Us for details.