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Black & Decker The Complete Photo Guide to Home Improvement (Hardcover)

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Detailed color photographs, drawings, and diagrams along with the text explain some 200 popular remodeling projects in the kitchen, bathroom, basement and attic, and exterior. Among them are installing kitchen cabinets, installing toilets, installing attic floors, and shingling a roof. In addition, a section discusses overall project skills such as building codes and permits, working with drawings, and working safely. A chapter on techniques describes methods for working with wallboard, different kinds of pipe, wiring, and other materials and objects. Yet another section sets out basics of working with flooring, walls and ceiling, windows and doors, and lighting. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

This comprehensive bible of remodeling information and projects focuses on the significant projects that help homeowners add real value to their homes while bettering their lifestyles. Unlike other books, The Complete Photo Guide to Home Improvement isn’t diluted with basic home repairs, but gives readers foolproof instructions on more than 200 blockbuster home remodeling projects.

Number of Pages: 560.0
Genre: House + Home
Sub-Genre: Reference, Remodeling + Renovation
Series Title: Black & Decker Complete Photo Guide
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Motorbooks Intl
Language: English
Street Date: February 1, 2009
TCIN: 11787026
UPC: 9781589234529
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-1141

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