The most complete home improvement manual on the market, this newly updated edition of Ultimate Guide to Home Repair and Improvement offers thousands of how-to photos, 800 drawings, and understandable text on plumbing and electrical repairs, heating and cooling, remodeling, and more. With 325 step-by-step DIY projects, build basic skills and learn to complete home projects and repairs yourself! New edition includes current code updates and changes, as well as information on USB outlets, AFCI/GFCI breakers, and tankless water heaters.
Charles Byers taught at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in the carpentry department for 12 years, where he created numerous innovative adult continuing education programs for carpentry, historic building preservation, apprenticeship instruction and electrical technology. He established and now teaches in a new residential remodeling department at the college, covering all facets of building, remodeling and maintenance of residential buildings.
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