Basic Home Repairs
Sunset Publishing Corporation, 1995 - House & Home - 96 pages
Master the basics of repairing and maintaining your home. Learn how to change a faulty switch, repair a toilet, replace roof shingles, silence squeaky stairs, locate wall studs, and more. Cutaway drawings reveal the inner workings of your house systems.
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