How many readers does it take to change a light bulb? Only one - if he or she is armed with this book! Rather than focus on the big projects that most homeowners would wisely leave to professionals, it concentrates on the common repairs that everyone encounters and anyone can do, with the right instruction, including repairing holes and dents in drywall; fixing popped nails in walls; checking and replacing fuses; unclogging drains; replacing light fixtures; fixing squeaky floors; repairing cracked tile and damaged carpet; replacing screens; screening gutters; and much more. ?Contains 250 to 300 step-by-step illustrationsIf youa#39;ve got holes or a lot of imperfections to cover, youa#39;ll probably want a larger bucket of compound and a broader knife, 4aquot; or ... This sometimes lifts off, and you can smooth it down with a new strip of 2-inch drywall repair tape, then go overanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Complete Idiot's Guide to Simple Home Repair|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2007-09-04|