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Complete Idiot's Guide to Simple Home Improvements: Illustrated (Complete Idiot's Guides)
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Home sweet home improvements┬—with more than 300 photos and illustrations.
This definitive guide takes readers step-by-step through the most popular improvements around the house┬—from installing wood, laminate, and ceramic tile flooring to resurfacing countertops and framing a new interior wall. With photos and illustrations and easy-to-understand how-to instructions, readers will be able to make repairs and improvements themselves without having to call expensive contractors.
┬Ľ Provides instructions for the most common projects such as installing drywall, upgrading windows and doors, installing flooring, and more
┬Ľ Includes a visual glossary with 300-400 how-to photos and illustrations
┬Ľ For the true beginner┬—instruction is presented in a non-intimidating, visually accessible format
Forty-seven percent of homeowners do some or all of their home improvement work themselves. For the true beginner, this guide covers, step by step, the most popular home improvements around the house, combining an easy-to-understand text with a visually accessible format. 300+ photos & illustrations.
About the Author
David J. Tenenbaum is the author of The Complete Idio‛s Guide to Home Repair and Maintenance Illustrated, as well as the author of four books in Arc‛s Toolbox series for professional builders, which includes topics on masonry, refrigeration and air conditioning, painting, patching, and sheet metal work.
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