From hairdryers to washing machines, toasters to televisions, this essential book provides easy-to-follow solutions for repairing everyday appliances. Comprehensive information and fault-finding strategies provide all the insight and confidence you need to tackle frustrating break-downs, helping to save valuable time and money.
Whether it is the video recorder or vacuum cleaner, electric drill or tumbledryer, being without an appliance you often rely on is inconvenient and exasperating. Furthermore, getting them fixed by professionals is time-consuming and can be very expensive, even for the most simple of repairs.
With this book, you don’t need to be an expert to tackle most of the tiresome break-downs and faults thrown up by your household equipment. Everything is explained simply, yet comprehensively, in this highly illustrated manual. Packed with advice from professional repair and maintenance engineers, the book de-mystifies the workings of basic household equipment and provides the knowledge and confidence to solve common problems. An invaluable source of reference, the ‘Collins Fix It Manual’ will save you money time and time again.
· Covers all major household equipment including small and large appliances, audio-visual equipment, alarm systems, power tools, computers and accessories
· Features fault-finding techniques to identify common problems
· Provides comprehensive advice on replacement parts and accessories
· Packed with hints and tips from professional engineers
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A useful reference tool on how appliances work and will appeal to even the most committed technophobe -- Prima, September, 2003
Impress your missus and save a few bob by tackling those niggly domestic appliances yourself. -- Boys Toys
Shows you how to safely repair simple faults on a wide range of small- and large-scale items -- BBC Good Homes, October, 2003
The Fix it Manual is the ultimate book for enthusiastic DIY fans. -- What House
Albert Jackson is an acclaimed writer on DIY, home improvement and maintenance. He is co-author of many bestselling books, including the Collins Complete DIY Manual, Collins Complete Woodworker’s Manual, Collins Care and Repair of Antiques and the Collins Good Wood series.
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Book Description Collins, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110004129938