Lou Manfredini's House Smarts

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Buying, Maintaining, and Living Comfortably in Your Home
Product Number: EB00150504
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307758439
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Description

Lou Manfredini, aka Mr. Fix-It, is the trusted friend every homeowner wishes he or she had-someone who knows houses. In his fun, friendly, fully illustrated guide for both inexperienced and seasoned homeowners, he takes you through your entire house and around the yard, showing you how it all works and what to do when it doesn't. The result: You'll have a clear understanding of the systems that make up your house and gain the expert knowledge to proceed with any job, big or small-whether you're hiring a contractor or doing it yourself. Discover - How your house works: an anatomy lesson - The wonders of water-where it comes from and where it goes - Getting wired-the magic of electricity - Windows-ways to bring in the sunshine and keep out the drafts - The joys of being floored-good floor construction and maintenance - Wall power-it's not what's on them but what's in them that counts - Decorating secrets the pros don't like to share Plus Lou Manfredini's sixty-minute home inspection, an essential tool list, and an ABC glossary of terms: from air duct to weather stripping! From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Author(s): Lou Manfredini
Genre: Home Garden
Original Publish Date: Jun 09, 2010

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