September 1, 2006
Home Appliance Repair Guide (1982) with Karl Michael Baymor
Build It Together: 30 Easy Woodworking Projects for Kids and Adults
(1984) with Katie Hamilton
Quick Fix Home Repair Handbook (1987) with with
Wooden Toys (1987) with Katie
Hamilton and Steve Wolgemuth,
Fix It Fast, Fix It Right: Hundreds of Quick & Easy Home Improvement Projects
How to be Your Own Contractor: The Complete Guide to Hiring and Overseeing
If you're planning any kind of home improvement, from
having a room painted to adding a three-room wing to your house, you
need How to Be Your Own Contractor, the complete guide to
hiring and overseeing the work of more than fifty different
Smoke Jokes (1991) with Daniel McFeeley
Don't Move-Improve: 52 Home Enhancement Projects That Can Be Completed in One Weekend or Less
(1992 ) with Katie Hamilton
Gardening Made Easy (1994) with
The Hand Tool Companion: The Back-To-Basics Guide for Learning About and Using Hand Tools
(1994) with Katie Hamilton
Practical Boating Skills (1995) with
Do It Yourself...or Not? (1996) with
Home Improvement for Dummies (1997) by with
All home improvements don’t require a contractor. Installing
a smoke detector, painting a room, and unclogging a sink are all home
improvements. In fact, doing the job yourself is often cheaper and
always more rewarding. There’s no mystery to home repair. The most
important tool you need to make home repairs is know-how—to fix the
problem at hand and to buy the other tools and hardware you’ll need!
Rules of Thumb for Home Building, Improvement, and Repair (1997)
with Katie Hamilton
Before you drive that first nail, this is the guide you need—thousands
of hints, tips, and professional tricks of the trade
Authoritative, detailed, and fully illustrated, Rules of Thumb for
Home Building, Improvement, and Repair gives you all the inside
information you need to make your home improvement project go faster
and easier. For this all-in-one volume, do-it-yourself experts Gene
and Katie Hamilton, founders of the online service HouseNet, have
distilled the best professional home repair and remodeling
Rules of Thumb will help you avoid the costly
headaches that can result from using the wrong materials, amounts, or
measurements. Here in plain English are all the technical standards
and specifications for lumber, fasteners and adhesives, carpentry,
plumbing, electrical wiring, painting, walls, ceilings and floors,
doors and windows, weatherizing and climate control, exteriors,
asphalt, concrete, masonry, and more. Plus, you'll discover
time-tested procedures that get you the results you want every time.
Whatever project you're about to begin, Rules of Thumb
for Home Building, Improvement, and Repair is the first place to look
for professional advice.
Finding a carpenter who does quality work—at a
reasonable price and in a timely fashion—can be a real challenge. For
little jobs you can spend more time searching for a carpenter than you
would doing the job yourself, if you only had some basic tools and
carpentry skills. Over the years, the ability to handle small
carpentry jobs can save you a great deal of money. Perhaps more
important, you can make small repairs before they turn into big ones.
With a set of basic carpentry skills you can also make a lot of little
improvements that you might not have if you had to hire someone to do
Carpentry for Dummies (1999) with
Katie Hamilton and Roy Barnhart
If you would like to develop a basic understanding of
carpentry and the tools of the trade, Carpentry For Dummies can help.
Whether you have little or no experience with carpentry tools,
repairs, or home improvements, this book can show you how to handle a
project from the first cut to the final finish.
Painting and Wallpapering for Dummies (1999) with
and Roy Barnhart
Brush up on your painting and wallpapering skills with
Painting and Wallpapering For Dummies. Written by Gene and Katie
Hamilton (the husband-and-wife team behind Do It Yourself or Not?, a
syndicated newspaper column from the Los Angeles Times, and the
creators of HouseNet.com, a comprehensive Web site for
do-it-yourselfers) and home improvement expert Roy Barnhart, this book
shows you how to paint and wallpaper with the best of 'em. From
understanding the differences among primers, sealers, varnishes, and
stains to selecting the right equipment and material for virtually any
job, the authors show you how to get professional results at
rock-bottom do-it-yourself prices.
Plumbing for Dummies (1999) with
Plumbing is one of those things in life that you never think
about -- until it sprays you right in the face. Don't wait for the
bathroom to flood before you discover some practical plumbing tips.
Whether you're starting a major project, such as replacing a water
heater, or if you just don't want your plumber to take you to the
cleaners, Plumbing For Dummies can have you repairing your
home's pipes with all the aplomb of your local handyman.
Fix It and Flip It: How to Make Money Rehabbing Real Estate for Profit
Countless investors and do-it-yourselfers are eager to profit
from buying, improving, and reselling homes. In Fix It and Flip It,
two of America's leading home improvement authorities provide
expert advice on how to maximize profit and minimize turnaround time
on any remodeling-and-resale project.
Home Improvement All-in-One for Dummies (2004) by Donald R.
Prestly, Gene Hamilton, James Carey, Jeff Strong,
Morris Carey, and Roy Barnhart
Dust off your toolbox and get ready to tackle simple home repairs and
improvements with the goof-proof instructions in this hands-on guide.
Packed with up-to-the-minute solutions from an impressive lineup of
For Dummies authors – including Katie and Gene Hamilton, The Carey
Brothers, Robert Beckstrom, and Jeff Strong – this fun,
easy-to-understand book covers everything from remodeling a kitchen or
bathroom and fixing a leaky faucet to installing new windows and
doors, building stairways, making better use of space, and much more,
all without breaking the bank.
Bathroom Remodeling for Dummies (2003) with
We're a nation of countless bathrooms that are on the brink
of being torn apart, redesigned, and remodeled. Bathrooms are big!
They've gone from being a convenience to a luxury. Welcome to
Bathroom Remodeling For Dummies, where you'll discover how to
transform your bathroom from blah to beautiful and inefficient to
Internet Connections for Marketing Success (2003)
Internet Connections explains the technical aspects of
getting a web site up and running, maintaining the site, and choosing
software applications and tools that can help. Even those who are not
Internet savvy can benefit from the wealth of experience the authors
bring to this exciting topic. Whether you’re creating your website
yourself or hiring a professional, Internet Connections gives you the
insight you need to make your website work for you.
DIY and Home Maintenance All-in-one for Dummies (2005) by Jeff
Howell, ed. with Donald R. Prestly, Gene Hamilton, James Carey, Jeff
Strong, Katie Hamilton, Morris Carey, and Roy Barnhart
Do It Right The First Time: What Every Homeowner Needs To Know Before The Work Begins
Whether you're building or buying your first home, embarking
on a remodeling project, or just trying to figure out how to fix or
repair an item in your home, this valuable book is the perfect place
to turn for help. From buying painting supplies to installing windows
and decks, you'll find the inside information you need to make your
home improvement project go faster and easier.
Coastal Cruising Under Power: How to Choose, Equip, Operate, and
Maintain Your Boat (2006) with
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