February 2012

The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling by Charlie Wing

This book should be of particular interest to homeowners who want to attempt major remodeling jobs rather than to go the contractor route. It may also be useful for those who want to go into construction part-time as a small business. It is intended to serve as a handbook or reference to be consulted by the builder when faced with a problem outside their sphere of experience.

 

The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling by Charlie Wing attempts to cover all major areas of home remodeling from dealing with the site of construction to finding and properly installing insulation.

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Plumbing: Expanded 4th Edition

The key to a truly helpful DIY book is its detail and the thoroughness of the instructions it provides. A good manual should have information that will be useful both to the experienced DIY handyman as well as to the beginner. That is what the Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Plumbing: Expanded 4th Edition aims to provide.

 

Plumbing can be complicated and frustrating work for people who have never attempted to work with piping before.