The Complete Photo Guide to Home Repair

The Complete Photo Guide to Home Repair

With 350 Projects and Over 2,000 Photos

Book - 2016
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Learn how to do all of your own home repairs with this comprehensive, visual guidebook!

When something breaks in your house, finding and hiring an expensive repairman shouldn't be the only option for homeowners. Next time your faucet springs a leak or that bedroom doorknob punches a hole in your drywall, fix it yourself with help from The Complete Photo Guide to Home Repair : a one-volume encyclopedia of do-it-yourself fixes that will save you money, time, and frustration. With 350 projects offering clear instructions and over 2,000 photos to guide you through common repairs, The Complete Photo Guide to Home Repair is your one-stop DIY manual.

Formatted in a compact size and arranged by general subject matter, this comprehensive book includes directions for repairing the primary trouble spots: plumbing, wiring, windows and doors, flooring, furnaces, water heaters, wall coverings, and more. You'll find lists of necessary tools as well as expert tips.

A few of the repairs covered include:

Repairing water damaged walls and ceilings

Removing wall and ceiling surfaces

Installing entry doors

Repairing gutters

Staining siding

Replacing a water heater

Quieting noisy pipes

Replacing a toilet

Troubleshooting home wiring

Home codes change often; that's why this fourth edition of The Complete Photo Guide to Home Repair has been scrupulously updated to conform to the most recent guidelines for plumbing, wiring, and structural and mechanical systems. No other handbook of home repairs can make such a claim. When you flip open this book, you're getting the most up-to-date advice available.

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota :, Cool Springs Press,, 2016
Edition: 4th edition
ISBN: 9781591866633
Branch Call Number: ANF 643.7 COM 2016
Characteristics: 544 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 22 cm

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