Home Maintenance and Repair
Black & Decker the Complete Guide to Garages
Design, Build, Remodel & Maintain Your Garage: Includes 9 Complete Garage Plans
Paperback ISBN: 1591866847
The new, expanded edition of BLACK+DECKER The Complete Guide to Garages has something for everyone. If you are planning to build a new garage, you'll find several new and complete sets of building plans for garages of the most popular size and style. In addition, we take you through every phase of the garage building process, from design to trimwork, with detailed step-by-step photography. If you already own a garage you, will not be left out. Along with the many storage upgrades and garage customizing projects in the book, there is an all-new section dedicated to garage remodeling. Concrete work, rot repair, adding a skylight or window and updating the roof system are just a few of the projects to help you refresh and remodel your garage. A special section on garage doors and GDOs (garage door openers) highlights the latest technologies and equipment, including Smartphone activated systems. Since this new edition is in fact a Complete Guide, the list of projects and the scope of the information does not end there. Painting, weatherizing, pestproofing, updating lighting and even setting up a garage workshop are also covered in the same level of clarity and detail that you have come to expect from a BLACK+DECKER books: The Best DIY Series from the Brand You Trust.
The Book of Home How-To + The Complete Outdoor Builder
Paperback ISBN: 1591866936
BLACK+DECKER has home improvement covered with the ultimate indoor/outdoor DIY book set. This handsome two-volume boxed set offers something truly amazing: a complete indoor/outdoor reference library for do-it-yourselfers in a single compact and affordable package. Boasting 1,160 pages of detailed how-to instructions and photos, this go-to information source has the answer to any home improvement question you may have, from fixing home wiring to showing you how to build a treehouse. The set contains two of the bestselling books from the experts at BLACK+DECKER, the most trusted DIY brand. The Book of Home How-To is a 600-page workhorse of a book that covers virtually every home repair or improvement, from wiring and plumbing to cabinetry and carpentry. The companion book, The Complete Outdoor Builder, takes you outdoors and shows you, in clear step-by-step photos, how to accomplish just about any exterior DIY project, from building decks and sheds to installing fences and garden ponds. Together, this set is the best, most complete one-two DIY punch you will find anywhere.
The Tool Book
A Tool Lover's Guide to More Than 200 Hand Tools
Hardcover ISBN: 1465468544
This user's guide to over 200 hand tools highlights how to use tools effectively, understand them better, and how to properly care for them. Salute generations of craftsmanship, ingenuity, and know-how with The Tool Book . Explore tools from every angle, with detailed patent drawings, exploded diagrams, and step-by-step illustrations of tools in action with the science behind the techniques. Gallery pages display different types of hammers, spades, or chisels, while expert advice tells you what to look for when choosing a tool, and how to use it and care for it best. Discover why each tool is perfect for the job, and why it deserves a prominent spot in your shed, workshop, studio, or makerspace. The perfect gift for craftsmen, makers and anyone with an interest in DIY.
Black & Decker the Book of Home How-To
Paperback ISBN: 0760354766
All the do-it-yourself information you need for your home repairs: easy to search through, even easier to use. BLACK+DECKER The Book of Home How-To is a comprehensive home reference book with all of the information you need to perform just about any home repair or improvement project you can dream of. And even though it boasts 600 densely packed pages of reliable DIY instructions, this brick of a book will still fit into your toolbox. This book is an A-to-Z encyclopedia with precise how-to instructions and clear photos on every page. With an expanded index of keywords that is intuitive and a simple, alphabetical strategy for organizing the information, you won't spend precious time wading through stuff you don't need to know. And all the most common tasks around your home are covered, including electrical, plumbing, flooring, walls, windows and doors, cabinetry, insulating, heating and cooling, roofing and siding, and much more. BLACK+DECKER The Book of Home How-To: it's incredibly easy to use because it thinks like you do. Plus, it is portable so you can take it with you wherever the work is being done.
Black & Decker the Book of Home Improvement
The Most Popular Remodeling Projects Shown in Full Detail
Hardcover ISBN: 0760353565
Boasting 560 pages of hardworking, how-to instructions and photos, this is quite possibly the only home remodeling you, or any homeowner, will ever need! From basements to attics and everywhere in between, BLACK+DECKER The Book of Home Improvement shows you exactly how to do more than 100 of the most popular improvement projects. Whether your ambition is as big as remodeling the kitchen down-to-the-studs, or as modest as changing a bathroom faucet, you will find all the guidance you need to do the job right. This giant book is the ultimate resource and trusted advisor for anyone who wants to make the home a better place to live. Not to mention increases its resale value--and all from the experts at Black & Decker. Just some of the projects covered here are: -Planning a Remodeling Project -Wall, Ceiling & Trim Projects -Floor Projects -Cabinets, Countertops & Storage Projects -Window & Door Projects -Attice & Basement Projects -Kitchen Projects -Bathroom Projects -Room Addition Projects
Black & Decker Wood Floors
Hardwood, Laminate, Bamboo, Wood Tile, and More
Paperback ISBN: 1591866804
A high-quality DIY home-improvement guide to installing, repairing and maintaining wood, engineered wood and laminate floors covers all phases of flooring installation, from preliminary surveys and prep work through finishing and reinstalling trim. Original.
The Book of Home How-to
Complete Photo Guide to Home Repair & Improvement
Hardcover ISBN: 1591865980
"Clear, step-by-step instructions with full-color photography show how to accomplish the most common home repair, maintenance and improvement tasks. A complete homeowners manual for jobs that cover every part of the home, including electrical, plumbing, flooring, walls, windows and doors, kitchens, bathrooms, cabinetry, garages, basements, and exteriors"--
Building Kitchen Cabinets
Expert Advice from Start to Finish
Paperback ISBN: 1561584703
A new edition to Taunton's "Build Like a Pro" series allows amateurs to build kitchen cabinets with professional polish, complete with advice on design, selecting materials and hardware, and finishing styles. Original.
Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings
Save Money, Save the Earth
Paperback ISBN: 0865717257
Increasing the energy efficiency of your home can save you money, help the environment, and enhance your comfort, but how do you decide which improvements are the most beneficial and cost-effective? Completely revised to incorporate the latest developments in green technology, Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings is the definitive resource for consumers who want to better their home's performance while reducing their energy bills. Well-organized and highly readable, Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings begins with an overview of the relationships between energy use, economics, and the environment. Updated and expanded chapters focus on specific aspects of any home, such as heating and cooling, ventilation, electronics, lighting, cooking, and laundry, and provide helpful explanations for each, including: - Energy use characteristics - Comparisons between available technologies - Cost-effective repair and replacement options - Step-by-step guidance for finding the right equipment This comprehensive resource is packed with tips on improving existing equipment and guidance for when and why to invest in new purchases, as well as a reminder to check local government and utilities for purchase or retrofit grants or incentives. It is a must-read for anyone concerned about reducing both their energy bills and their environmental impact. Jennifer Thorne Amann is the buildings program director at the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). Alex Wilson is the founder of BuildingGreen, Inc, executive editor of Environmental Building News, and author of Green Building Products and Your Green Home Katie Ackerly is a researcher at the Center for the Built Environment and a graduate student in architecture ate the University of California, Berkeley.
The Property Brothers' Ultimate Guide to Finding & Fixing Your Perfect House
Hardcover ISBN: 0544715675
The celebrity designers from "Property Brothers" and other hit HGTV series share comprehensive guidelines to buying, selling, and renovating a house in a reference that includes strategic tips on hidden costs and finding good deals on home products.