Home Improvement All-in-One For Dummies
Book I: Planning Your Home Improvement Projects.
Chapter 1: Do It Yourself or Hire a Pro?
Chapter 2: Gearing Up for Your Home Improvement Adventures.
Chapter 3: Safety and Preparedness.
Chapter 4: Working with (and within) a Budget.
Book II: Basic Home Maintenance and Improvement.
Chapter 1: Making Inside Repairs and Improvements.
Chapter 2: Windows Don’t Have to Be a Pane.
Chapter 3: Doors: An Open-and-Shut Case.
Chapter 4: Heating, Ventilating, and Cooling Systems.
Chapter 5: Attending to Appliances.
Chapter 6: Foundation Fundamentals.
Chapter 7: Roofing and Siding.
Chapter 8: Light Up Your Life with Electrical Repairs and Replacements.
Book III: Painting and Wallpapering.
Chapter 1: Planning Your Project.
Chapter 2: Preparing Surfaces for Painting.
Chapter 3: Painting, Finishing, and Cleaning Up.
Chapter 4: Wallpapering Basics.
Chapter 5: Preparing Surfaces for Wallpapering.
Chapter 6: Hanging Wallpaper.
Book IV: Bathroom and Kitchen Remodeling.
Chapter 1: An Overview of the Remodeling Process.
Chapter 2: Installing Cabinets.
Chapter 3: Installing Countertops and Sinks.
Chapter 4: Fridges, Ranges, Disposals, and More: Installing Appliances.
Chapter 5: Go Flush! Selecting and Installing a Toilet.
Chapter 6: Rub a Dub Dub! Replacing a Tub.
Chapter 7: Showered with Possibilities.
Chapter 8: Bowled Over: Basins, Vanities, Medicine Cabinets, and Faucets.
Book V: Carpentry, Woodworking, and Flooring.
Chapter 1: Flooring: Keeping a Leg Up on Foot Traffic.
Chapter 2: Using Adhesives and Glues in Woodworking.
Chapter 3: Drilling, Driving, and Fastening.
Chapter 4: Understanding the Building Process.
Chapter 5: Finishing Wood.
Book VI: Plumbing.
Chapter 1: The Plumbing Do-It-Yourselfer.
Chapter 2: The Plumbing System in Your Home.
Chapter 3: Materials and Tools.
Chapter 4: Unclogging a Kitchen Sink.
Chapter 5: Unclogging a Tub or Shower Drain.
Chapter 6: Unclogging a Toilet.
Chapter 7: Fixing a Leaky or Run-On Toilet.
Chapter 8: Fixing a Leaky Faucet.