Do-It-Yourself Basics (2018)


Master the most common DIY skills with Do-It-Yourself Basics. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, this DIY book gives you 120+ projects & tips that show you how to get the job done right…without calling an expensive repairman! Plus, you’ll find easy-to-follow directions, detailed photos and valuable advice from the experts you can trust. You’ll SAVE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS by completing projects yourself, with results you’ll be proud to show off!

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  • 120+ simple repairs & projects for every level of DIYer—from beginners to pros—that will save you $1,000’s of dollars.
  • Convenient cost savings per project reveal how much you’ll save on average by fixing it yourself.
  • User–friendly wire-o format allows book to lay flat for easy reference.
  • 9 chapters: Master Tools, Appliances, Walls and Floors, Exterior, Auto, and more.
  • Projects included: find out how to drive screws like a pro, troubleshoot a dead outlet, replace a sink sprayer and hose, stop a small plumbing leak, patch drywall cracks, patch leaky gutters and more.
  • Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, how-to photos and detailed illustrations that will help you complete projects.
  • Perfect for every level of DIYer—from beginners to pros!


  • Format: Wire-O
  • Dimensions: 7” x 8-15/16”
  • SKU#: 51657
  • ISBN-13: 978-1621453536
  • Publisher: Reader’s Digest/Family Handyman
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Pages: 256
Weight 1.845 lbs