The Complete Idiot's Guide to Simple Home Repair [NOOK Book]

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Only one - if he or she is armed with this book! Rather than focus on the big projects that most homeowners would wisely leave to professionals, it concentrates on the common repairs that everyone encounters and anyone can do, with the right instruction, including repairing holes and dents in drywall; fixing popped nails in walls; checking and replacing fuses; unclogging drains; replacing light fixtures; fixing squeaky ...

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Simple Home Repair

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Overview

How many readers does it take to change a light bulb?



Only one - if he or she is armed with this book! Rather than focus on the big projects that most homeowners would wisely leave to professionals, it concentrates on the common repairs that everyone encounters and anyone can do, with the right instruction, including repairing holes and dents in drywall; fixing popped nails in walls; checking and replacing fuses; unclogging drains; replacing light fixtures; fixing squeaky floors; repairing cracked tile and damaged carpet; replacing screens; screening gutters; and much more.



?Contains 250 to 300 step-by-step illustrations

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101043349
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/4/2007
  • Series: COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE Series
  • Sold by: DK
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 689,673
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Judy Ostrow has more than 20 years' experience writing and collaborating for articles and books about home architecture, renovation, design, and decorating. She is the author or coauthor of four books, including The House that Jill Built: A Woman's Guide to Home Building, and has published more than 200 articles in women's, shelter, and do-it-yourself magazines, and crafted numerous publications for corporate clients.
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  • Posted January 25, 2014

    Highly recommended!

    I bought this book because I am new homeowner by myself. Most of the home repairs were done by my husband. This book is great for the how-to of the needed repairs but also for maintenance.

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