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1001 Do-it-yourself Hints & Tips

Tricks, Shortcuts, How-tos, and Other Nifty Ideas for Inside, Outside, and All Around your House
(Book - 2008)
1001 Do-it-yourself Hints & Tips
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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.
Title: 1001 do-it-yourself hints & tips
tricks, shortcuts, how-tos, and other nifty ideas for inside, outside, and all around your house
Publisher: Pleasantville, NY : Reader's Digest Association, 2008, c1998.
Characteristics: 352 p. :,col. ill. ;,26 cm.
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published, 1998. First printing in paperback, 2008.
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.
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.
ISBN: 0762109068
9780762109067
Subject Headings: Housing Maintenance and repair Miscellanea. Dwellings Maintenance and repair Miscellanea. Architecture, Domestic Maintenance and repair Miscellanea.
Topical Term: Housing
Dwellings
Architecture, Domestic
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