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DIY for Renters

DIY for Renters shows how to perform common repairs and upgrades that are economical, safe, and do not conflict with tenant/landlord agreements. Learn how to deal with all of the normal maintenance issues that every home encounters, from squeaky doors and wet basements to plumbing, heating and electrical repairs.

Ultimate Guide to Furniture Repair & Refinishing, 2nd Revised Edition

Whether you have beloved family heirloom that needs fixing up or want to renovate bargain furniture, this Ultimate Guide to Furniture Repair & Refinishing can help you get the job done! With more than 500 color step-by-step instructions, photographs, and detailed drawings, this authoritative DIY guide will show you everything you need to know, from simple repairs to full restorations! Learn what ...

Ultimate Guide to Basements, Attics & Garages, 3rd Revised Edition

Running out of space for your growing family? No need to move or invest in an expensive addition! Learn how to remodel unfinished areas in your home to maximize living space. With over 580 color photographs and illustrations and 50 detailed step-by-step sequences to guide you through DIY construction, redesign the areas you already have but aren’t utilizing to their fullest potential!

Cozy Cottage & Cabin Designs

Ever dreamed of having your own cozy cabin nestled in the woods? This book will help you find the perfect efficient small home! With 100 functional floor plans for cabins, cottages, a-frames, vacation homes, and apartment garages, select and order these expertly prepared plans that also include construction blueprints and CAD packages!

Smart Approach to Home Decorating, Revised 4th Edition

An updated edition of the perennial favorite, Smart Approach to Home Decorating is an aspirational guide to interior design and everything a homeowner needs to know to decorate a house with professional results. Topics range from the basic principles of design, space planning, layout, and arrangement to choosing furniture, colors, patterns, and fabrics.

1001 Ideas for Kitchen Organization, New Edition

When you think of every single item a kitchen stores, the numbers easily climb to the hundreds. 1001 Ideas for Kitchen Organization is a comprehensive resource to enjoy a beautiful and organized kitchen with maximum functionality, no matter the square footage. With over 1,000 gorgeous color photographs and illustrations, this guide provides professional advice and helpful tips to maintain access ...

50 Simple Indoor Miniature Gardens

Containing 50 projects for creating and maintaining a wide variety of charming and low-maintenance mini indoor gardens, this book is the inspiration you need to make your small living space greener. Whether you prefer succulents, cacti, greenery, flowering plants, vegetables, or orchids, the chosen plants within these pages are all easy to find at your local garden centers. Transform unique ...

Pocket Guide to Houseplants

Looking to make your home greener? The most comprehensive and complete guide to house plants you’ll ever need, take this conveniently compact guide with you the next time you feel inspired to bring new plants home to help you decide! With plant descriptions and complete growing and care information per page for 240 popular species, Pocket Guide to Houseplants will show you everything you need to ...

Ultimate Guide: Barns, Sheds & Outbuildings, Updated 4th Edition

This do-it-yourself guide gives you the information you need to enhance your property by constructing barns, sheds, and other outbuildings. Select from dozens of ready-to-build plan packages and order readily available construction blueprints, CAD files, cost estimates, and materials lists.

The Joy of Tiny House Living

In this indispensable manual for tiny house living, award-winning tiny home builder Chris Schapdick offers first-hand information to help tiny home aspirants realize their dream, with advice on design, construction, legalities of living in a tiny home, and how to deal with some of the inevitable challenges of living tiny.

Beginner's Guide to DIY & Home Repair

Start doing your own household repairs and simple renovations without the expense of calling in a professional. Full of expert advice, this practical beginner’s handbook features easy instructions for all the home DIY basics, from painting and wallpapering to simple plumbing, changing a lock, using power tools, fixing a squeaky board and much more.

Building Your Own Dock

Build your own sound, functional dock that will overcome almost any waterfront challenge with this essential guide. In Building your own Dock you’ll find detailed plans, expert tips, advice on building methods, and insight on materials and specialty parts for all the most popular types of docks.

Creative Terrariums

Creative Terrariums shows how to build and maintain unique mini-gardens full of lush, oxygen-boosting plants, with 31 cutting-edge, contemporary terrarium designs that will add a decorative organic presence to even the smallest room.

Plant Combinations for an Abundant Garden

This concise, easy-to-use book shows how to create productive gardens by selecting the perfect plant combinations. A comprehensive plant directory provides handy information on summer-flowering annuals, herbaceous perennials, shrubs, small trees, climbers, water plants, bamboos, culinary herbs, fruits, vegetables and more.

Self-Sufficiency: Herbs and Spices

Self Sufficiency: Herbs and Spices is packed with practical information for growing, using, and storing flavor-enhancing foods. This clear and concise directory provides all of the essential information needed to produce herbs and spices in either small or large spaces.