By Editors of Cool Springs Press
Do all your own residence upkeep with this complete, visible guidebook!When anything breaks in your home, discovering and hiring a pricey repairman shouldn't be your best option for householders. subsequent time your tap springs a leak or that bed room doorknob punches a gap on your drywall, repair it your self with aid from the entire photograph advisor to domestic fix: a one-volume encyclopedia of selfmade fixes that would prevent funds, time, and frustration. With 350 tasks delivering transparent directions and over 2,000 pictures to lead you thru universal upkeep, the entire photograph consultant to domestic fix is your one-stop DIY manual.
Formatted in a compact measurement and organized through common material, this complete booklet contains instructions for repairing the first difficulty spots: plumbing, wiring, home windows and doorways, floor, furnaces, water warmers, wall coverings, and extra. You'll locate lists of useful instruments in addition to specialist tips.
A few of the maintenance coated include:
-Repairing water broken partitions and ceilings
-Removing wall and ceiling surfaces
-Installing access doors
-Replacing a water heater
-Quieting noisy pipes
-Replacing a toilet
-Troubleshooting domestic wiring
Home codes swap frequently; that's why this fourth variation of the entire picture consultant to domestic fix has been scrupulously up-to-date to comply to the latest guidance for plumbing, wiring, and structural and mechanical platforms. No different instruction manual of domestic upkeep could make one of these declare. should you turn open this e-book, you're getting the main updated recommendation to be had.
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Insert a second pry bar beneath the existing floor (directly under the joint of the adjacent plank) and use a pliers to grab the 11⁄2" border strip in front of the pry bar. Press downward until a gap appears at the joint. Remove the border piece. Remove the opposite strip and then the two short end pieces in the same manner. 2 To protect the floor from chipping, place painter’s tape along the cutlines. Now, set the circular saw depth to the thickness of the replacement plank. ) To plunge cut the damaged plank, turn on the saw and slowly lower the blade into the cutline until the cut guide rests flat on the floor.
Variation: For small cracks at corners, apply a thin bead of paintable latex or silicone caulk over the crack, then use your finger to smooth the caulk into the corner. Interior Repairs ■ 61 ■ How to Patch Small Holes in Drywall 1 Trim away any broken drywall, face paper, or joint tape around the hole, using a utility knife. Cover the hole with crossed strips of self-adhesive mesh tape. 2 Cover the tape with all-purpose joint compound, lightly forcing it into the mesh, then smooth it off, leaving just enough to conceal the tape.
Now, set the circular saw depth to the thickness of the replacement plank. ) To plunge cut the damaged plank, turn on the saw and slowly lower the blade into the cutline until the cut guide rests flat on the floor. Push the saw from the center of the line out to each end. Stop 1⁄4" in from each corner. Use a hammer to tap a pry bar or chisel into the cutlines. Lift and remove the middle section. Place a sharp chisel between the two drill holes in each corner and strike with a hammer to complete each corner cut.