The Ultimate Home And Property Maintenance Manual

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9780071439305: The Ultimate Home And Property Maintenance Manual

This one-stop resource provides everything homeowners need to know about maintaining their home and property as well as preventing costly problems down the road. Each project is accompanied by step-by-step instructions, illustrations, photos, difficulty ratings, and a listing of the necessary tools. Readers will also find advice on what tools and materials to keep on hand, and tips on when to call and how to work with professionals. Sidebars, tips, and techniques from a veteran contractor make this an indispensable addition to every homeowner's library..
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* Coverage includes roof, chimney, and gutters; plumbing system; heating and cooling system; electrical system; floors, walls, and doors; windows; basements; driveways, walkways, and patios.
* Outdoor coverage includes lawn, flower beds, bushes, fences, and trees

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GET THE SATISFACTION (AND SAVINGS) OF A WELL-MAINTAINED HOME.

. This one-stop resource provides all the information you need to keep up the beauty and convenience of your home and property today -- and prevent costly problems down the road. Written by an expert contractor/landscaper with years of experience caring for prestigious homes, The Ultimate Home Maintenance Manual gives you efficient, thorough, and professional methods that make every home and garden task as easy, effective, and even enjoyable as possible..

. Systematic Directions to a Beautiful, Well-Maintained Home.
. This book covers every step in maintaining the appearance, performance, and value of your home -- including how to keep your yard and garden thriving and trouble free! Each project features step-by-step instructions, illustrations, photos, a list of needed tools, and difficulty ratings to help you decide when to hire a professional. You'll also find advice about tools and materials to keep on hand and tips on how to work with professionals. Sidebars, tips, and techniques from the expert author make this an indispensable addition to every homeowner's library..

. Joe Beck's illustrated instructions show you how to:.
* Protect and enhance your most expensive investment.
* Avoid costly and annoying breakdowns, deterioration, and property damage.
* Use professional tips and tricks that make each task as easy, fast, and efficient as possible.
* Avoid neglecting a thing with this complete program for your home and yard.
* Be prepared for emergencies with the right tools.
* Feel pride in your well-maintained home!.

. You get a full maintenance program:
. HOUSE:
. Choosing and Using Home Tools * Roof, Chimney, and Gutters * Plumbing System * The Electrical System * Heating and Cooling Systems * Floors * Walls and Doors * Windows * Basements * Driveways, Walkways, and Patios * Siding * Decks * Pools * .
. THE PROPERTY:
. Choosing and Using Yard Tools * The Lawn * Flower Beds * Bushes and Shrubs * Fences * Trees for Natural Privacy and Wind Screening * Appendix: Climate and Geographic Considerations * Appendix: Resource Listings for Special Problems (radon, asbestos, floods, etc.).

About the Author:

Joe Beck has been a contractor for 15 years and has owned a landscaping company. A veteran author, he co-wrote The 100 Greatest Inventions of All Time (Citadel Press, 2003), and numerous articles for such publications as The Long Islander, The Schools in the Middle, and The Hispanic Outlook in Education magazines. He lives in Bethpage, New York.

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