Author(s): Julian Cassell & Peter Parham
This compact book promises to answer the 1000 most-asked questions that can frustrate all DIYers.
Julian and Peter cover all our questions, from the basic to the particular. There are questions about choosing the right product for the right job, wonder remedies that can be bought over the counter, simple solutions to lighting and storage problems, dealing with household maintenance emergencies, eco-friendly DIY alternatives, tips for dealing with gloopy paint, lifting wallpaper and mouldy dishwasher seals. From quick-fix tips to the latest technology, Julian and Peter offer answers to all the questions that baffle us well-intended, home-improvement enthusiasts.
Cute, small and chunky format that demands picking up. Attractive modern design. Chaptered and indexed for easy navigation. Addresses the common and persistent problems that worry all DIYers. Perfect gift. Good price point
Julian and Peter are builders by trade who have over the past ten years written countless highly successful books on DIY and decorating. Their books include Do it Yourself Home Improvement (DK), Repair and Renovate your Home, Kitchen, Know-How with Show-How and the successful Everything you Need to Know series
INTRODUCTION MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS Minor electrical and plumbing, broken items, holes in walls and wood, repairing surfaces in general. RENOVATING Windows, doors, walls, ceilings, floors. DECORATING AND TILING Preparation, Painting, Papering, Tiling. FINISHING OFF Curtains, Mirrors, Carpets, Shelves, Pictures, Wardrobes. OUTSIDE Exterior painting, decks, fences, patios. INDEX