A professional carpenter and home improvement expert guides readers through dozens of home repair and fix-it projects, organized in an easy and accessible room-by-room guide, with illustrated, step-by-step instructions that lead homeowners through the tools and techniques of defrosting frozen pipes, replacing light fixtures, hanging drywall, and more. Original.
"Can I paint my kitchen countertop?" "How do I stop that annoying drip in the faucet?" "Is there an easier way to fix a cracked tile?" As the host of DIY Network's popular viewer call-in show "TALK2DIY Home Improvement," professional carpenter Lynda Lyday guides viewers through hundreds of fix-it projects. Now, Lynda has created an easy, accessible, room-by-room guide to the most common home repair and improvement projects that she gets asked about on her show. She shares her expert techniques, along with fully illustrated, step-by-step instructions, so just about anyone can learn to get a job done right--in less time and for less money! Lynda teaches homeowners to use every tool--from paintbrushes to power tools--to complete essential projects such as: - installing cabinets and countertops - fixing cracks and scratches - repairing or installing flooring - replacing light fixtures - hanging drywall - defrosting frozen pipes