Black & Decker The Complete Photo Guide Homeowner Basics

100 Essential Projects Every Homeowner Needs to Know

By Jodie Carter; Matthew Palmer; Steve Wilson; Jerri Farris; David Griffin
(Cool Springs Press, Paperback, 9781589233768, 496pp.)

Publication Date: April 2008

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Description

New help for new homeowners

Homeowners who are ready to remodel, just moving in, or ready to tackle their first DIY repair will find Black & Decker The Complete Photo Guide for New Homeowners indispensable. Filled with easy-to-follow projects for all of the most common repairs and installations homeowners confront, this is the essential guide for readers with little to no do-it-yourself experience.

This book is carefully tailored for the needs of homeowners new to the art of home repair and maintenance. Each section includes an overview of the topic; including information on common tools and materials, overall house systems, and how to evaluate different situations. Then specific projects start with a list of common terms and a photographed list of the tools and materials needed for the project at hand. Detailed, step-by-step photo instructions follow.




About the Author

Jerri Farris (Independence, MO) is an author and editor who specializes in home improvement and home decor books. Her most recent are The Complete Guide to Decorating with Ceramic Tile and The Complete Guide to DIY Projects for Luxurious Living. She has made guest appearances on HGTV and has done interviews with radio stations, periodicals, and newspapers across the nation. She maintains her own blog at: www.jerrifarris.blogspot.com.David Griffin is a highly-sought professional handyman with a growing reputation as a freelance writer. He is the author of Plumbing 101, and the editor of Fences, Gates & Garden Walls. He lives in Minneapolis, MNMultiple authorsJodie Carter is a licensed journeyman electrician. She also has contributed to several books and articles on a range of home improvement topics.

Steve Wilson is a leading classic motorcycle journalist and author of the definitive six-volume British Motorcycles Since 1950. He contributes monthly to Real Classic and Classic Car Mart magazines.

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