Householder's Survival Manual

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Readers Digest, 1999 - House & Home - 384 pages
The all-in-one, hard-working volume that will save you time, work, and money -- and keep your home running more easily and efficiently than ever before. The most up-to-date advice from experts on more than 400 topics to help you have a clean, organized, and well-maintained home.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER TOOLS FOR KEEPING FLOORS CLEAN Regular maintenance Basic floorcleaning tools Washing floors
32
HEATING COOLING AND LIGHTING
62
KITCHENS COOKWARE AND APPLIANCES
102
CHAPTER MINOR PLUMBING REPAIRS Shutting off the water Toilets Sinks Diagnosing toilet problems
153
HOME FURNISHINGS AND FURNITURE
166
CHAPTER Options for blinds Options for shades Curtains and draperies Curtain drapery and soft valance styles
178
CLOTHING AND LAUNDRY
210
CHAPTER Choosing the best laundry procedure Special laundry problems Dry cleaning Reading garment labels
227
ORGANIZATION AND STORAGE
244
CHAPTER
275
CHAPTER
321
CHAPTER
359
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS CREDITS
384
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