Do-It-Yourself: The Home DIY Handbook: How To Fix Every Part Of Your Home: Floors, Ceilings, Walls, Windows, Doors, Stairs, Sinks, Drains, Gutters, Roofs, Fences, Brickwork And Pipework

Do-It-Yourself: The Home DIY Handbook: How To Fix Every Part Of Your Home: Floors, Ceilings, Walls, Windows, Doors, Stairs, Sinks, Drains, Gutters, Roofs, Fences, Brickwork And Pipework

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Do-It-Yourself: The Home DIY Handbook: How To Fix Every Part Of Your Home: Floors, Ceilings, Walls, Windows, Doors, Stairs, Sinks, Drains, Gutters, Roofs, Fences, Brickwork And Pipework by John McGowan, Brenda Legge, David Holloway

A guide to basic maintenance and repairs around the home, such as mending cracks in floors, putting up coving or crown moulding, replacing window glass, fitting doors, clearing gutters, repointing brickwork, repairing gravel paths, insulating roofs, and f

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780754817321
Publisher: Anness Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 06/25/2007
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.85(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction     6
Planning     8
Forward planning     10
Using professionals     12
Safety equipment     14
Electrical and ladder safety     16
Maintenance and Repairs     18
Repairing and replacing floorboards     20
Repairing cracks and holes in floors     22
Repairing damaged floorcoverings     24
Repairing ceilings and walls     26
Concealing the ceiling-to-wall joint     28
Replacing window glass     30
Repairing windows     32
Repairing window sills     34
Rehanging a door     36
Repairing doors     38
Fitting doors     40
Repairing stairs     42
Repairing stair balustrades     44
Clearing sinks and drains     46
Clearing and repairing gutters     48
Repairing pitched roofs     50
Repairing flat roofs     52
Refelting flat and pitched roofs     54
Repairing fence posts and gates     56
Repairing fences and walls     58
Repairing steps and repointing brickwork     60
Repairing concrete and asphalt drives     62
Repairing slab and block paving     64
Repairing gravel paths and edges     66
Insulation and Security     68
Insulating roofs and pipework     70
Insulating walls and floors     72
Draughtproofing doors and windows     74
Providing ventilation     76
Fitting an extractor fan     78
Damp and condensation     80
Overcoming damp and condensation     82
Woodworm, dry rot and wet rot     84
Home security     86
Window hardware and locks     88
Door locks     90
Glossary and acknowledgements     92
Suppliers and useful addresses     94
Index     96

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