Home Maintenance for Dummies (Paperback)

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Take the intimidation out of common home repair jobs

Home Maintenance For Dummies gives you the know-how you need to inspect, tune up, and make repairs to every room of your house. Learn how to stop drafty windows and doors, fix roof leaks, unclog pipes, silence squeaky floors, test your water pressure, fix a dripping faucet, and beyond. Plus, learn tricks of the trade to stop wasting energy, lower energy bills, and improve the comfort of your home. Some home maintenance jobs are easy to ignore, but you'll save thousands in repair costs if you keep things running properly. And when things do break, you can save even more money with DIY repairs. You'll be amazed how easy it is to do many common upkeep tasks yourself. With step-by-step guides, detailed diagrams, and instructions for every room of the home, you'll finally be able to fix those little problems that have been nagging at you. This updated edition covers the latest heating and cooling systems, tankless water heaters, LED lighting, solar power, and all the other newfangled stuff in your house.

  • Learn how to conduct routine inspections, keep major appliances running efficiently, and avoid costly mistakes
  • Make a list for the must-have tools in your toolbox
  • Recognize the difference between an easy DIY repair and something an expert should handle
  • Protect your home from long-term problems and secure the value of your asset

First-time homeowners looking for a guide to keep their dream home in tip-top shape, as well as homeowners who aren't familiar with common home repairs, will love this beginner-friendly Dummies guide.

About the Author


Tom Kraeutler is a home improvement broadcast journalist and the host of The Money Pit, America's largest syndicated home improvement radio show. He also hosts The Money Pit Podcast and is an accomplished author, columnist, and blogger. Tom has appeared on FOX, CNN, MSNBC, The History Channel, HGTV, and the DIY Network, helping millions gain the knowledge and confidence to make their homes the best they can be.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781394241071
ISBN-10: 1394241070
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: August 6th, 2024
Pages: 432
Language: English