Cover of: If I had a hammer | Andrea Ridout

If I had a hammer

more than 100 easy fixes and weekend projects

1st ed.

Published by Collins in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

Have fun, save money, and improve your home with these easy step-by-step projects Are you looking for a way to make your bathroom a little more beautiful? Or maybe you'd like to give your tired furniture a face-lift, improve your home's air quality, or fix a toilet. No matter your DIY needs and no matter whether you're a DIY novice or expert, home improvement guru Andrea Ridout, host of the nationally syndicated radio show Ask Andrea, has ideas, expertise, and advice to share with you.If I Had a Hammer offers easy-to-follow instructions and illustrations designed to make home improvement simpler than ever. With a little help from Andrea, you'll be able to tackle repairs, painting and decorating, bathroom and kitchen remodeling, wood care for furniture and floors, and much more with projects that often take as little as an hour. Also, you can try a few of Andrea's energy-conserving projects that can dramatically improve your utility bill—Andrea's projects are friendly on the environment and on your wallet! With If I Had a Hammer, you'll have the tools to keep your home functioning and looking as good as—or even better than—new.

Table of Contents

The right tool for the right job : tips, tools, and techniques to get the job done right
Kitchen creations : the heart and hearth of your home
Beautiful bathroom boosts : changes and repairs that will make you want to stay and read the paper
Paint and decorating ideas : how to make your home feel as good as it looks
Doorknobs and whatchamacallits : fun modifications to your home's hardware that can totally change its look inside and out
Attractive antiques, charming chairs, and fabulous floors : waxing your way through furniture and wood care
Our utility bill was how much?! : easy energy-saving ideas
If it's broke, fix it. If it ain't borke, fix it anyway! : indoor home maintenance and repairs
Get outta here! : outdoor home maintenance and repairs
Where flowers bloom, so does hope : making the outside of your home as beautiful as the inside.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Amateurs' manuals.


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TH4817.3 .R53 2008

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xiii, 289 p. :
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