Hawaii Home Book: Practical Tips for Tropical Living

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A home is a family’s single largest purchase, and one of the few that doesn’t come with an owner’s manual. The Hawaii Home Book fills that void. Equally suited for owners of new homes or for those fixing up an older house or simply looking to maintain their investment, this book covers the nuts and bolts of keeping a home in the Islands, from lighting to landscaping, roofing to pest control. Here are time-proven solutions for preventing and treating unique problems -- salt water corrosion, mold growth, and ...
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Overview

A home is a family’s single largest purchase, and one of the few that doesn’t come with an owner’s manual. The Hawaii Home Book fills that void. Equally suited for owners of new homes or for those fixing up an older house or simply looking to maintain their investment, this book covers the nuts and bolts of keeping a home in the Islands, from lighting to landscaping, roofing to pest control. Here are time-proven solutions for preventing and treating unique problems -- salt water corrosion, mold growth, and tropical pests -- that Hawaii's homeowners face. In addition, author Karen Anderson guides the homeowner through the often overwhelming process of choosing the flooring, roofing and cooling, among other home improvements, that's right for his or her particular residence.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780975374092
  • Publisher: Watermark Publishing, LLC
  • Publication date: 8/15/2006
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Pages: 202
  • Product dimensions: 7.12 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Meet the Author

Anderson is a freelance writer living on the island of Hawaii. She is a regular contributor and feature writer for the West Hawaii Today newspaper and the managing editor of a national trade magazine on school construction. Hawaii Home + Remodeling is a publication of Watermark’s sister company, PacificBasin Communications, and has been Hawaii's leading home-improvement and remodeling magazine for Island homeowners for more than 24 years.
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