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Ultimate Guide to Home Repair and Improvement, 3rd Updated Edition

Proven Money-Saving Projects; 3,400 Photos & Illustrations

Ultimate Guide to Home Repair and Improvement, 3rd Updated Edition
Charles Byers Edited by
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Fox Chapel Publishing

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8.6 X 10.9 in
608 pg

HOUSE & HOME / Do-It-Yourself / General


The most complete home improvement manual on the market, this newly updated edition of Ultimate Guide to Home Repair and Improvement offers thousands of photos, 800 drawings, and understandable, practical text. Readers will find essential instruction on plumbing and electrical repairs, heating and cooling, roofing and siding, cabinets and countertops, and more. Information is also provided on tools, materials, and basic skills, plus 325 step-by-step DIY projects with how-to photo sequences. The Ultimate Guide to Home Repair and Improvement also includes a remodeling guide and a resource guide. Top to bottom, inside and out, this is the single, ultimate resource book for home projects and repairs. New edition includes current code updates and changes, as well asĀ information on USB outlets, AFCI/GFCI breakers, and tankless water heaters.

Author Bio

Charles Byers taught at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in the carpentry department for 12 years, where he created numerous innovative adult continuing education programs for carpentry, historic building preservation, apprenticeship instruction and electrical technology. He established and now teaches in a new residential remodeling department at the college, covering all facets of building, remodeling and maintenance of residential buildings.