52 Weekend Makeovers: Easy Projects to Transform Your Home Inside and Out

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Taunton Press, 2007 - House & Home - 345 pages
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DIY sells: from television shows to books, homeowners are looking for information on how to tackle improvement projects that will ultimately save money and add value.

52 Weekend Makeovers contains a full year of home improvement projects for homeowners who want to roll up their sleeves and transform their home in a weekend. Complete step-by-step instructions make the projects fool-proof, and design alternatives provide ideas for adapting the project to fit your style and budget.

Transform every room in your home without spending a lot of time or money. 52 Weekend Makeovers shows you how, with quick yet stylish projects that can be started--and finished--in a weekend. Fool-proof information means you go to the store once and complete the project right the first time. Design options accompanying each project allow homeowners to select different materials and finishes or to adjust dimensions and construction details so they can personalize the project to their space. An introductory section explains in detail which tools and materials are needed, how to plan out the project, and how to complete the project safely.


Projects include:
Adding an electrical outlet
Painting a room, including walls, ceilings, trim, door, and windows
Installing wainscot and molding
Painting kitchen cabinets and installing knobs and pulls
Replacing a sink and faucet
Tiling a bathroom floor
Adding shelves and bins to a garage wall
Installing a patio and low-voltage lights
 

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User Review  - chsbellboy - LibraryThing

Great diagrams, but only a few projects discussed of interest to me. If you wanted to do one of the projects, there are good photographs and instructions for pulling it off; but the selection of projects was poor in my opinion. Read full review

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Driemen (former publisher,Best Kitchens & Baths magazine) explains in his book how kitchen design theories developed 60 years ago by Mary Kohl Heiner and Rose Steidl of Cornell University's College ... Read full review

Contents

Contents
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34
Painting a Room
44
Strie Chambray
56
Painting Trim
64
Colonial Casing
76
Wainscot
86
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