Using Books For Home Repair Advice
Working in a home improvement business for over 30 years,
repairing and remodeling houses, replacing broken and worn out parts of
the home, giving advice to thousands of do-it-yourselfers and homeowners
each year on home maintenance qualifies me as a building professionals
in the industry. I'm not bragging or trying to pat myself on the back
but I have answered more questions from contractors, homeowners,
builders, real estate professionals,
others, trying to explain to them in laymen's terms how to do repair of
Well there's been a book out for a while that answers most of your questions about home repairs. It might not be as helpful for home remodeling, but definitely has some practical advice for homeowners. If you're looking for a basic or even an advanced understanding about, how to fix almost any possible problem with your home, I would suggest that you purchase this home repair manual.
This should give you an idea about the book that I recommend from Black & Decker.
The new edition of a home repair classic. The most up-to-date, complete, and useful guide to home repair a homeowner can have. With more than 350 projects and 2300 photos, virtually every home repair challenge is covered. New in this major revision to an all-time classic best-seller are important chapters on: choosing and using hand and power tools; diagnosing and correcting home safety and health problems; and creating and maintaining a home workshop.
We've made the best home repair book even better! More than 300 new photos. Information on how to choose and use the latest hand and power tools. Updated to reflect the latest building code changes. Shows how to test for radon, lead, asbestos and water contaminants. Workshop section includes helpful reference tables and charts for hardware, lumber, and other building materials. Includes helpful building projects for workshops, including building utility shelves, workbenches, and sawhorses.
I have built a website and selected the best selling books on home repairs and any other possible thing you could possibly imagine when it comes to dealing with homes. If you're having problems, books with plenty of pictures are usually the best and if you can find them with step-by-step instructions, you've hit a home run. Everyone that I have recommended this book to, has been extremely happy with it.
I hope this book helps anyone with questions about home repairs.
Don't forget to use your local library when possible to find helpful home improvement books.