What's A Homeowner to Do?

What's A Homeowner to Do?

Book - 2011
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Publisher: New York : Artisan, c2011.
ISBN: 9781579654337
Branch Call Number: 643.7 FANUKA S
Characteristics: x, 420 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lewine, Edward
Alternative Title: What is a homeowner to do?


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SPL_Sonya Feb 03, 2016

Reviewed in Stratford Gazette published on February 18, 2016.


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SPL_Sonya Feb 03, 2016

This handy book is written for the average homeowner to learn how to care for their home and its everyday problems.

The book begins by recommending a basic kit of tools and how to properly and safely use them. The authors then take you on a tour of your home explaining how it is constructed, how things work, how to maintain and fix them and when and how to call in the pros.

Topics include caulking a window, installing a blind, fixing a leaky faucet, replacing a ceiling fixture, child proofing your home and keeping it free of pests and rodents.

The authors also provide tips on how to hire and manage a contractor and choose between bids. Indeed, the contents of the book provide a basic understanding of house repairs and projects making you a better employer of handymen, painters, plumbers and contractors.

This well written and illustrated book aspires to take the fear out of making simple home repairs and its seasonal checklist will keep you on track to a well maintained home.


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