Below is a guide to the top 5 Home Improvement books, including costs, applicable websites, and descriptions of each book.
Black & Decker Complete Home Improvement: With 300 Projects and 200 Photos
This home improvement book contains step-by-step information on how to remodel the house with or without contractors. This book includes chapters on kitchen and bathroom planning, and working with contractors for big and small projects. This book also includes tips for constructing new materials including laminate flooring, steel framing, PEX plumbing tubing, and glass blocks.
Home Improvement All-in-One for Dummies
Written by The Carey Brothers, Katie and Gene Hamilton, and others. this 720-paged book covers everything from remodeling a kitchen to easy installation, construction, and repairs for the homeowner. There is a tear-out cheat sheet used to help homeowners plan, construct, and renovate the home. This book includes detailed instruction to help first-time homeowners.
Design Idea Book
This book includes over 400 photos showcasing designs from 39 stunning “Idea houses”. This book has the very latest in home-building materials, technologies, and furnishings. There are a range of styles included with everything from various colors, storage solutions, and fabric choices to choose from.
No-Fear Home Improvement: 100 Projects Anyone Can Do
This home improvement book provides instructions for first-time homebuyers and Do-It-Yourself readers. This book covers every aspect of the house with cost-efficient tips on everything from simple repairs to electrical problems and solutions. Some other tips included are how to select the right tools and materials, and step-by-step photos.
Lowe’s Complete Home Improvement
This 560-paged book is the 2nd edition from this popular retail outlet. This home improvement book covers everything from repairs to major improvements for the home from the floor to the rooftop. It includes instructions on repairing plumbing, electrical outlets, and heating/cooling systems. It also includes valuable tips on how to supervise outside contractors and service technicians.
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