DIY SOS: The book that rescues you from DIY disaster

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This is the book of the hugely successful BBC TV series DIY SOS, which has gained a regular audience of 8 million viewers. Fronted by Lowri Turner and Nick Knowles, the book comes to the rescue of families across the UK who are suffering from DIY disasters.

The book is based on the TV series, which works on a simple formula:

Three families plead their case for a DIY makeover to their home; the audience decides which home will get the star treatment. In steps the ‘expert’ in the form of Nick Knowles to transform the chosen place, together with his colour-co-ordinated ‘team’ – Bob the Builder, Brigid the Designer, Ian the Plasterer, and Billy the Electrician.

The book will focus on the specific case studies featured in the programme, but would also include DIY hints and tips on basic household maintenance, and additional projects for every room in the house.

The book is divided up into 5 sections:
• repairs and maintenance
• plumbing
• electrics
• woodwork
• decorating

Fully illustrated throughout, with helpful diagrams and drawings, DIY SOS will rescue you from DIY disaster.

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THE BOOK THAT RESCUES YOU FROM DIY DISASTER

This is the book of the hugely successful BBC TV series DIY SOS which has gained a regular audience of 8 million viewers. Fronted by Lowri Turner and Nick Knowles, the book comes to the rescue of families across the UK who are suffering from DIY diasters.

The book is based on the TV series, which works on a simple formula: Three families plead their case for a DIY makeover to their home; the audience decides which home will get the star treatment. In steps the 'expert' in the form of Nick Knowles to transform the chosen place, together with his colour co-ordinated 'team' – Bob the Builder, Brigid the Designer, Ian the Plasterer and Billy the Electrician.

The book will focus on the specific case studies featured in the programme, but would also include DIY hints and tips on basic household maintenance, and additional projects for every room in the house.
The book is divided into 5 sections:
• repairs and maintenance
• plumbing
• electrics
• woodwork
• decorating

Fully illustrated throughout, with helpful diagrams and drawings, DIY SOS will rescue you from DIY disaster.

About the Author:

Lowri Turner is a well-known TV presenter; her previous shows include Looking Good. Nick Knowles has appeared on a number of different programmes and DIY SOS is set to turn him into a tv star like Handy Andy. Expert DIY writer Chris Short has worked with leading TV personalities including Handy Andy and is married to Changing Rooms’ Linda Barker.

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