Highlights

  • Find smart, money-saving solutions for over 200 everyday home hassles.
  • Detailed photos & illustrations that give you a clear, instant understanding of how things work—and what to do when they don't.
  • Incredibly easy, clear directions guide you every step of the way.
  • Interior Projects, Repairs & Remodeling: Super-insulate your attic; create a glass tile vanity top; save a flooded basement; triple your closet space; and more.
  • Electrical & High-Tech: Save a cut extension cord; add a circuit to your breaker box; install a wall-mounted light; organize your phone and appliance chargers.
  • Plumbing, Heating & Appliances: Prevent pipes from freezing; replace a leaking main shutoff valve; fix rotting A/C insulation; save money on your water bill; plumb a water-powered sump pump; replace copper pipes with PEX.
  • Exterior Maintenance & Repairs: Patch rotted wood; repair mortar joints; install a new entry door; repack a stem seal on a street valve; make your own window screens.
  • Special sections on tools, skills, and techniques will show you how to achieve extraordinary results in less time.
  • Get expert knowledge from industry pros that’s simplified for every level of DIYer!