Home Care: A Guide to Repair and Maintainance
Canadian Mortgage & Housing Corporation/Societe Canadienne d'Hpotheque et de Logement, Jun 30, 1998 - Dwellings - 116 pages
If your home came with an owner's manual, this would be it! To ensure that your renovations and the rest of your home operates properly and remains in great shape for years to come, it is essential to provide regular care and maintenance. Home Care: A Guide to Repair and Maintenance is a complete well-illustrated guide to operating a home-from housekeeping tips to putting together a basic tool kit, from replacing a light switch to painting and controlling condensation. With 143 illustrations, this guide is ideal for anyone moving into their first home.
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CONTENTS What Causes Condensation?
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air registers Alkyd appliance asphalt asphalt cement auger baking soda ballcock brush burn burner carpet caulking ceiling Celsius centimetre channellock Check chimney circuit circuit breaker clean clog cloth colourfast condensation crack creosote damaged damp detergent door downspout drain cleaner dryer eavestrough edge electrical Fig.l fire flashing float ball floor flush ball frame fuel fuse box glass go to Step grout hammer heat heater hinges hole hot water inside Install joint Keep ladder leak loose mastic metal metre metric mortar nails outlets paint patch pipes plug plunger problems putty knife refrigerator Remove repair replace Rinse roof screen screwdriver screws shingle shut-off valve side sink smoke detector splash blocks stain stopper stove strainer strip sudsy water sure surface surface condensation tank temperature thermostat Tighten tile toilet tread Turn wallpaper warm wash washer Wipe wood