Get the know-how—and confidence—to do home improvements yourself with the newly updated Complete Do-It-Yourself Manual. The editors of Family Handyman and Reader's Digest have made this best-selling classic better than ever with new illustrations & photography and the wisdom and experience of the best experts in the ﬁeld today. There’s also newly added information on buying materials, safety, ways to save time & money and two topics that hit home with nearly every homeowner: landscaping and storage. Plus, the book has been “brought up to code,” so you know what you’re reading is the most current information around.
Over 3000 photos and illustrations make complex projects and repairs easy to understand.
Ingenious storage solutions that cut clutter, including instant projects you can complete in less than 15 minutes.
Hundreds of DIY repairs, from simple 5-minute ﬁxes to major repairs that save thousands.
Improvement projects for every room, from simple convenience upgrades to major makeovers that increase home value.
Complete tool coverage, including hand tools and power tools and how to master them.
Home health and safety information, including indoor air quality and mold control.
Plus, expert advice on landscaping, decorating, woodworking, disaster preparation, security, hiring contractors and much, much more!