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.
This would make a great house-warming gift for a new homeowner.—Arkansas Democrat Gazette
Filled with DIY hacks, step-by-step instructions, and helpful tips, photos, and illustrations, you'll learn all the basic skills to get any indoor or outdoor job is done without spending a fortune.—The Toledo Blade
Entrepreneur, DIY expert and TV presenter Jo Behari is the founder of Home Jane, the UK’s first all-female home improvement and property maintenance company. Jo’s company has won numerous awards and now employs more than fifty qualified tradeswomen. She was a presenter on the British public-service television series Make, Do and Mend, and is currently the DIY expert columnist for House Beautiful magazine.
Alison Winfield-Chislett is the founder of The Goodlife Centre, an independent teaching workshop in London that provides courses in DIY, home maintenance, decorating, upholstery, woodwork and carpentry, furniture upcycling and restoration, and various traditional hand crafts. With a degree in ceramics and glass from the Royal College of Art, Alison worked as a staff designer for Tiffany and was a senior designer for Asprey, the iconic British luxury jeweler.