Popular Mechanics is the name millions of do-it-yourselfers have relied on for decades. Now in a new paper-over-board edition, this complete answer book for every home repair question includes easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, with more than three thousand color illustrations and photographs. All the information needed to diagnose and repair problems and maintain a healthy home is here. Advice on planning ahead and when to use a professional guide the reader on home security, infestation and rot, insulation and ventilation, electricity, plumbing, heating, yard work, and home maintenance. The handy index, glossary of terms, and cross-referencing make this book as easy to use as it is informative.
This book is for all those who want to increase the value of their house or apartment, save on costly repairs, or just enjoy the satisfaction of doing it themselves. A must for every homeowner's library, it costs less than one repair!
Popular Mechanics provides innovative ideas for home building and maintenance and also covers cars, boating, and outdoor recreation, science, hi-fi, and electronics. With more than 1.4 million readers, it is the third largest men's monthly magazine.