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This practical, fun book for easy home repairs by the experts at Popular Mechanics now flaunts a fabulously funky cover featuring our favorite go-to material: duct tape!
In this world there are two types of people: those able to fix whatever goes bust, and those who beg the first group for help when something breaks. This guide gives anyone the basics to tackle those frustrating quandaries that crop up in the house: plumbing problems, appliance failures, computer and electronics breakdowns, pest infestations, and furniture in need of renewal. The predicaments range from the serious to the merely annoying, but every one is cause for concern. So, whether the issue is a fast repair for a running toilet or leaking pipe, or a simple, inexpensive way to stop deer from pillaging the garden, it's all in here.
This practical, fun book for easy home repairs from Popular Mechanics now flaunts a fabulously funky cover featuring our favorite go-to material: duct tape! This guide gives anyone the basics to tackle those frustrating quandaries that crop up, from plumbing problems and appliance failures to computer and electronics breakdowns and pest infestations. Whether the issue is a fast fix for worn furniture or a simple way to stop deer from pillaging the garden, it's here.
This easy-to-follow guide from "Popular Mechanics" gives anyone the basics to tackle those frustrating, and sometimes nerve-wracking, quandaries that crop up around the house. Whether the issue is a fast repair for a running toilet, or a simple way to keep deer out of the garden, its all here.
About the Author
C.J. Petersen is the author of a number of books in home design and construction, such as Good Housekeeping The Complete Clutter Solution; House Beautiful, The Glass House; and House Beautiful, Designed to Order.
Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs, and influences 9 million curious minds that read the magazine every month. The magazine features breakthroughs in the latest innovations in science and technology.
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