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Reader's Digest DIY Manual : With Trade Secrets, Practical Money-Saving Fixes and Project Management - Jo Bourne

Reader's Digest DIY Manual

With Trade Secrets, Practical Money-Saving Fixes and Project Management

By: Jo Bourne

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Find the answers to all your DIY questions in this amazingly successful, bestselling volume. The Reader's Digest DIY Manual is a byword amongst amateurs and professionals alike for reliable advice and clear instructions on every aspect of home and garden maintenance and improvement.

With growing numbers of people turning to DIY to save money, create more living space or increase the value of their homes, this timely update covers all the best current practice for those undertaking work themselves. In addition - and for the first time - a new chapter covers project management, including when to do it yourself and when to call in the professionals, how to apply for planning permission and how to manage building projects large and small.

There is also essential up to date information on environmental matters, such as improving your home's energy efficiency, water-saving devices and eco-friendly DIY materials. Finally, a CD-Rom with animated projects complements the comprehensive step-by-step instructions in the book.

"Traders swear by this tome. You'll find it peeking out of professional tool kits." (The Guardian)"

1 Know Your Home; 2 Basic Skills and Tools; 3 Home Decorating; 4 Floor Coverings; 5 Fixtures and Fittings; 6 Doors and Windows; 7 Walls, Ceilings and Fireplaces; 8 Floors and Staircases; 9 Wiring and Lighting; 10 Plumbing and Heating; 11 Outdoor Maintenance; 12 DIY in the Garden; 13 Rules and Regulations; 14 Project Management; Index.

ISBN: 9781780200385
ISBN-10: 1780200382
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 528
Published: 30th September 2011
Publisher: Reader's Digest
Dimensions (cm): 31.5 x 22.6  x 4.0
Weight (kg): 2.353
Edition Number: 6