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Friday, June 20, 2014

Help with Home Repair

How to Fix Absolutely Anything: a Homeowner’s Guide is edited by Nicole Smith.  Don’t want to spend your hard-earned money calling in expensive professionals to do basic home and other repairs? Learn to do them yourself: such jobs as installing a toilet, repairing a hole in the wall, mending a broken windshield, fixing a damaged zipper, and more.

Young House Love: 243 Ways to Paint, Craft, Update, and Show Your Home Some Love is written by Sherry and John Petersik. They are bloggers who have renovated two homes since 2007. In this book they present over 240 projects, tips and techniques for the reader’s use, no matter what their ability. Over 400 photos and other illustrations accompany the text.

How Your House Works: a Visual Guide to Understanding and Maintaining Your Home, Second Edition is written by Charles Wing. Complete illustrations assist the average homeowner in comprehending the typical home’s systems: including plumbing, wiring, heating, cooling, air quality, appliances, windows and doors and the foundation and frame.

The Complete Photo Guide to Coastal Maintenance: Adapt Your Home to the Coastal Environmental is written by Wayne Higson. Through the author’s experiences owning a home on the Atlantic Coast, he has been confronted by problems from salt-air and spray, humidity, wind-driven rain, nor’easters, tropical storms and hurricanes. He has found solutions, and products, that could reduce home maintenance and repair bills while protecting and maintaining the exterior and interior of the home, and offers these here to the reader.

Ultimate Guide: Home Repair and Improvement is a Creative Homeowner publication. Easy-to-understand text and an abundance of photos and illustrations assist the reader in completing over 300 projects dealing with masonry, plumbing, insulation, flooring, trimwork, siding, roofing, and windows.




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