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100 Things Every Homeowner Must Know : How to Save Money, Solve Problems, and Improve Your Home.

Author: Reader's Digest Association,
Publisher: New York, NY : Reader's Digest, [2015]
Series: Family handyman.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Shares facts about essential home maintenance that can reduce repair costs over the lifetime of a home, from reinforcing structures against natural disasters to preventing break-ins and safeguarding against pests.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Reader's Digest Association,
ISBN: 9781621452201 1621452204
OCLC Number: 905907176
Notes: At head of title: The Family Handyman.
Includes index.
Description: 288 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Understand your plumbing system. --
Understand your heating system. --
Understand your water heater. --
Push a button, save $100. --
Make appliances last. --
Keep your water softener healthy. --
Save water. --
Prevent burst pipes. --
Dry up a wet basement. --
Save on home insurance. --
Make your carpet last. --
Improve your insulation. --
Cut heating costs. --
Clean your air conditioner. --
Cut colling costs. --
Protect your electronics. --
Understand your electrical system. --
Eliminate ants. --
Get rid of mice. --
Defeat termites. --
Protect against pet damage. --
Don't kill your lawn mower. --
Our favorite storage tips. --
Guard against carbon monoxide. --
Radon kills. --
Test for lead paint. --
Stop mold and mildew. --
Prevent home fires. --
Replace smoke alarms. --
Be ready for fire. --
Clean your dryer vent. --
Keep crooks out. --
Burgler proof your garage. Hide your valuables. --
Be ready for blackouts. --
Can you count on your sump pump? --
Find your shutoff valves. --
Work safely. --
Stay safe in a storm. --
Be prepared for roof damage. --
Best home hits. --
Remodel without regrets. --
Cut remodeling costs. --
Decorate smart. --
Choose the best flooring. --
Choose the best faucet. --
Move furniture the smart way. --
Hang pictures straight and level. --
Hang a heavy mirror. --
Pick a paint color you'll love. --
Pick the best paint for the job. --
Prep for a neater paint job. --
Pain like a pro. --
Roll paint right. --
Spray paint perfectly. --
Hire the best roofer. --
Hire the best painting contractor. --
Find your property lines. --
Greatest goofs. --
Master your drill. --
Drive screws like a pro. --
Master the jigsaw. --
Meaure accurately. --
Master the hammer. --
Find a stud. --
Be ready for anything. --
Finish wood flawlessly. --
Caulk like a pro. --
Install wire shelving. --
Connect coax cable right. --
Replace a light fixture. --
Make home chores easier. --
Wash windows like a pro. --
Clean faster, clean better. --
Make yard chores easier. --
Grow a great lawn. --
Mow smarter. --
Sharpen a mower blade. --
Win against weeds. --
Plant a tree. --
Prune like a pro. --
Best problem solvers. --
Fix a toilet. --
Unplug a toilet. --
Stop leaks under the sink. --
Unclog a sink. --
Fix an outdoor faucet. --
Clean a clogged faucet. --
Fix a loose towel bar --
forever. Tune up closet shelves. --
Patch walls perfectly. --
Fix furniture fast. --
Repair concrete. --
Fix appliances yourself --
and save. --
Fix your furnace. --
Lube it right. --
Warm up a cold room. --
Cool a hot room. --
Cure condensation. --
Defeat odors. --
Quiet your home. --
Incedibly easy fixes. --
Index. --
Quiz.
Series Title: Family handyman.
Other Titles: One hundred things every homeowner must know
Family handyman.

Abstract:

Shares facts about essential home maintenance that can reduce repair costs over the lifetime of a home, from reinforcing structures against natural disasters to preventing break-ins and safeguarding against pests.

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