Family Handyman Before You Call a Pro: Save Money and Time with These Essential DIY Skills. (Paperback)

Family Handyman Before You Call a Pro: Save Money and Time with These Essential DIY Skills.  By Family Handyman (Editor) Cover Image
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Many of the repairs outsourced to experts can be accomplished in no time by a handy homeowner with a little know-how. Don’t shell out hundreds of dollars when you can achieve professional-level results quickly on your own.

From the essential skills that everyone should know—such as how to survive a flat tire and how to reset a circuit breaker—to more extensive renovations like upgrading your bathroom and installing new kitchen lighting, Family Handyman: Before You Call a Pro covers it all. With expert advice from plumbers, electricians, HVAC specialists, mechanics, painters and more, this book guides readers through step-by-step home improvement and maintenance projects as well as providing top industry tips for success. Prevent the type of damage that requires expert service by learning the right way to maintain your appliances, plumbing, roof, lawn, car and more, and perform DIY upgrades that make living in your home feel luxurious—without the professional price tag.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781621459750
ISBN-10: 1621459756
Publisher: Trusted Media Brands
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2023
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: Family Handyman