Family Handyman Trade Secrets: Fix Your Home Like a Pro!

Family Handyman Trade Secrets: Fix Your Home Like a Pro!

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We all have household projects that we keep putting off because we don’t quite know how to go about doing them or we simply don’t have the time. Now, Trade Secrets can help you shorten your to-do list by teaching you how to complete those projects quickly, safely and effectively. This book will walk you through big projects and also provide tips

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Overview

We all have household projects that we keep putting off because we don’t quite know how to go about doing them or we simply don’t have the time. Now, Trade Secrets can help you shorten your to-do list by teaching you how to complete those projects quickly, safely and effectively. This book will walk you through big projects and also provide tips and tricks that will make the jobs simpler. The tips and techniques include:

 

  • Putting together a kit of essential tools
  • Tips on basic wall repair
  • Understand how to choose and install proper blinds
  • How to repair holes in plaster
  • How to hang a heavy picture
  • Tips for sanding a large area
  • How to build a home theater system
  • The basics of upholstery
  • Common exterior paint problems and solutions
  • How to sharpen a mower blade
  • Fixing a sluggish garage door
  • Understand how to choose and install proper blinds

 

Next time you have a project to do around the house, just check Trade Secrets for the proper procedure to follow, tools to use and tricks to speed and improve your work. You’ll be done in no time and your house will look better than ever.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606524862
Publisher:
Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The
Publication date:
06/14/2012
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
958,833
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.32(h) x 0.76(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

The Family Handyman is the #1 DIY home improvement magazine and the trusted how-to guide for nearly 5 million passionate amateur and pro consumers. Packed with projects, expert tips, new products and more, every issue celebrates the challenge, accomplishment and pride of a project well-done (or, sometimes, just done!) and gives consumers the inspiration and solutions they need to create the home of their dreams.

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