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Beginner's guide to DIY & home repair : essential DIY techniques for the first timer / Jo Behari & Alison Winfield-Chislett.

Behari, Jo, (author.). Winfield-Chislett, Alison, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781580118286
  • ISBN: 1580118283
  • Physical Description: 159 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Revised edition.
  • Publisher: Mount Joy, PA : Creative Homeowner, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Updated and revised edition of The girl's guide to DIY : how to fix things in your home without breaking your nails, originally published in 2011 by New Holland Publishers.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1: Before you begin ; One step at a time ; A short guide to house construction ; Time to gear up ; Building materials: a primer ; Basic skills to master -- Part 2: Projects. Organization & storage ; Walls & ceilings ; Doors & windows ; Kitchens & bathrooms ; Flooring ; Furniture ; Exterior DIY.
Summary, etc.:
If you are frustrated by your own inability to handle a repair, or resentful of having to pay someone to take care of simple home maintenance, you've come to the right place! Owning a home can be expensive. Throw maintenance costs into the mix and it's enough to feel buried by cost after cost. Data from Buildfax states that home repairs have increased by thirty percent in just five years! Most Americans are not prepared for or expecting these types of additional costs. Being prepared can help homeowners save money and ease your financial burdens. This practical handbook was created to solve this very dilemma. Full of expert advice, Beginner's Guide to DIY & Home Repair provides first-time homeowners and renters with the basic skills and guidance you need to get the job done. It features easy instructions for all the home DIY basics, from painting and wallpapering to simple plumbing, changing a lock, using power tools, fixing a squeaky board, and much more. "Houses can be a daunting issue to the uninitiated and when undertaking repairs, you need to be confident of your decisions," says Behari. "In this book, Alison and I will act as your DIY and home repair whisperers. You'll feel empowered to take on your next home project!" This ultimate reference guide for the DIY novice offers help for anyone who has a busy working life but still wants to make their home look good--without spending a fortune!
Subject: Dwellings > Maintenance and repair > Amateurs' manuals.
Do-it-yourself work.

Available copies

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Upper Skagit Library 643.7 BEH 1013834 New Nonfiction Available -

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500 . ‡aUpdated and revised edition of The girl's guide to DIY : how to fix things in your home without breaking your nails, originally published in 2011 by New Holland Publishers.
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520 . ‡aIf you are frustrated by your own inability to handle a repair, or resentful of having to pay someone to take care of simple home maintenance, you've come to the right place! Owning a home can be expensive. Throw maintenance costs into the mix and it's enough to feel buried by cost after cost. Data from Buildfax states that home repairs have increased by thirty percent in just five years! Most Americans are not prepared for or expecting these types of additional costs. Being prepared can help homeowners save money and ease your financial burdens. This practical handbook was created to solve this very dilemma. Full of expert advice, Beginner's Guide to DIY & Home Repair provides first-time homeowners and renters with the basic skills and guidance you need to get the job done. It features easy instructions for all the home DIY basics, from painting and wallpapering to simple plumbing, changing a lock, using power tools, fixing a squeaky board, and much more. "Houses can be a daunting issue to the uninitiated and when undertaking repairs, you need to be confident of your decisions," says Behari. "In this book, Alison and I will act as your DIY and home repair whisperers. You'll feel empowered to take on your next home project!" This ultimate reference guide for the DIY novice offers help for anyone who has a busy working life but still wants to make their home look good--without spending a fortune!
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