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Home Improvement For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-7645-5005-8
456 pages
January 2002
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PART I: Getting Down to Business.

Chapter 1: The Biggest Room in Your House.

Chapter 2: Do It Yourself or Hire a Pro?

Chapter 3: Gearing Up for Your Home Improvement Adventures.

PART II: Painting and Decorating.

Chapter 4: Interior Painting: A Quick Facelift for Your Rooms.

Chapter 5: Exterior Painting: Now That's a House of a Different Color!

Chapter 6: Refinishing and Staining Wood.

Chapter 7: Wallpapering Projects.

PART III: The Nuts and Bolts of Carpentry.

Chapter 8: Walking the Floor Over You.

Chapter 9: Windows Don't Have to Be a Pane.

Chapter 10: Doors: An Open and Shut Case.

PART IV: Plumbing and Electricity.

Chapter 11: Becoming Your Own Plumber.

Chapter 12: Maintaining and Upgrading Plumbing Appliances.

Chapter 13: Light Up Your Life with Electrical Repairs and Replacements.

Chapter 14: Maintaining and Upgrading Electrical Appliances.

PART V: Improvements Inside and Out.

Chapter 15: Inside Repairs and Improvements.

Chapter 16: Outside Repairs and Improvements.

PART VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Avoid Common Painting Mistakes.

Chapter 18: Ten Important Ways to Burglar-Proof Your House.

Chapter 19: Ten Great Ways to Save Energy.

Chapter 20: Ten Things to Remember When You're Hiring a Contractor.

Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Make Your Home Safer and More Accessible.

Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Kid-Proof Your Home.

Chapter 23: Ten Quick Fixes to Transform Any Room.

Appendix: Home Improvement Help Online.


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