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Title:
1001 do-it-yourself hints & tips : tricks, shortcuts, how-tos, and other nifty ideas for inside, outside, and all around your house.
Author:
Reader's Digest Association.
Publication Information:
Pleasantville, NY : Reader's Digest Association, 2008.

©1998
Physical Description:
352 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Summary:
Simple, non-technical instructions, step-by-step photographic sequences, and field-tested home-improvement tips from the experts help average homeowners save time, money, and frustration in tackling common repairs and renovations inside and outside the home.
General Note:
Originally published, 1998. First printing in paperback, 2008.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
About this book -- Around the house: Household emergencies -- Kitchens -- Living and dining rooms -- Bedrooms -- Bathrooms and laundries -- Home offices -- Entertainment rooms/decks -- Basements -- Garages -- Storage -- Tools -- Insect and varmint control -- Pets -- Exterior repairs and improvements: Ladders -- Roofs -- Flat roofs -- Flashing -- Chimneys -- Gutters -- Wood siding -- Aluminum siding -- Windowsills -- Caulking -- Painting -- Decks -- Garages -- Interior repairs and improvements: Molding -- Wainscoting -- Ceramic tiles -- Backsplashes -- Plaster -- Wallboard -- Vinyl flooring -- Wood flooring -- Stairs -- Basements -- Windows and doors: Windows -- Insulating windows -- Blinds and shades -- Sashes -- Screen doors -- Screens -- Weatherstripping -- Thresholds and doorways -- Window trim -- Door trim -- Door hardware -- Painting -- Painting and wallpapering: Painting -- Stenciling -- Painting techniques -- Paneling -- Wall liner -- Wallpaper -- Wallpaper borders -- Furniture repairs and refinishing: Refinishing furniture -- Veneer -- Painting -- Gluing techniques -- Cabinets -- Reupholstery -- Wicker -- Caning -- Metal furniture -- Redwood furniture -- Plumbing repairs and improvements: Faucets -- Kitchen sinks -- Water filters -- Sink and tub stoppers -- Traps -- Leaks -- Toilets -- Showers and tubs -- Drains -- Pipes -- Electrical repairs and improvements: Electrical testing -- Electrical repairs -- Surface wiring -- Track lighting -- Ceiling fixtures -- Fluorescent fixtures -- Receptacles -- Dimmers -- Lamps -- Low-voltage wiring -- Outdoor wiring -- Outdoor lighting -- Home heating and cooling: Central air conditioners -- Window air conditioners -- Ceiling fans -- Ventilation -- Insulation -- Thermostats -- Damper and deflectors -- Air filters -- Humidifiers -- Water heaters -- Wood stoves -- Fireplaces -- Appliance repairs and electronics: Washers -- Dryers -- Refrigerators -- Dishwashers -- Waste disposers -- Ovens and ranges -- Gas grills -- Vacuums -- Electric frying pans -- Mixers and blenders -- Space heaters -- VCR -- Computers -- Satellite dishes -- Stone, brick and concrete: Walks and patios -- Flagstone -- Bricks and mortar -- Masonry walls -- Working with concrete -- Concrete repairs -- Concrete patios -- Stucco -- Asphalt -- Yard and garden: Lawns -- Soil -- Annuals -- Perennials -- Bulbs -- Roses -- Mulches -- Vegetables -- Shrubs -- Trees -- Pruning -- Fertilizing -- Landscaping the yard -- Fences -- Watering -- Lawn mowers -- Outdoor power tools -- Outdoor hand tools -- Composting -- Safety and security: Home security -- When you're away -- Home alarms -- Door locks -- Auto safety -- Fire safety -- Environmental hazards -- Child safety -- Senior safety -- Pet safety -- Recycling directory -- Index.
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ISBN:
9780762109067
Format :
Book

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