Fixing leaky roofs, replacing broken pipes, and repairing cracks in ceilings can seem daunting to any homeowner. The Everything Fix-It Book takes readers through dozens of everyday fix-it projects, helping them avoid the high cost of professional help while maintaining the safety and value of their investments. This easy-to-follow guide shows how to patch drywall, replace windowpanes, repair furniture, maintain major appliances, and hire a pro for the big jobs without getting taken to the cleaners. This hands-on guide provides expert instruction on how to:
Understand the ins and outs of plumbing, electrical, heating, and cooling systems
Find the right tools for the job
Identify and solve pest problems
Make a home energy efficient
Know when to call in the pros and how to avoid ripoffs
Specially written for the mechanically challenged, The Everything Fix-It Book is the ideal resource to help homeowners prepare for the unexpected.