The Everything Fix-It Book: From Clogged Drains and Gutters, to Leaky Faucets and Toilets--All You Need to Get the Job Done.
Author: Yvonne Jeffery
Publisher: Everything (April 30, 2004)
Pages: 338 pages
Fixing leaky roofs, replacing broken pipes, and repairing cracks in ceilings can seem daunting to any homeowner. The Everything Fix-It Book takes readers through dozens of everyday fix-it projects, helping them avoid the high cost of professional help while maintaining the safety and value of their investments. This easy-to-follow guide shows how to patch drywall, replace windowpanes, repair furniture, maintain major appliances, and hire a pro for the big jobs without getting taken to the cleaners.
This hands-on guide provides expert instruction on how to:
- Understand the ins and outs of plumbing, electrical, heating, and cooling systems
- Find the right tools for the job
- Identify and solve pest problems
- Make a home energy efficient
- Know when to call in the pros and how to avoid ripoffs
Specially written for the mechanically challenged, The Everything Fix-It Book is the ideal resource to help homeowners prepare for the unexpected.
About the Author
Yvonne Jeffery (Alberta, Canada) is the associate editor of the quarterly City Woman and has contributed to National Geographic Traveler, Woman’s Day, and Reader's Digest. She has extensive experience tackling home repair projects and is currently renovating her forty-year-old home in Calgary.