Home Repair and Maintenance
This book provides you with all the basic information needed to understand and use hand tools, power tools, fasteners, and assorted building materials for the repair and maintenance of your home. You will gain knowledge of the structure and the various systems that need to be repaired or maintained. This book teaches you the skills and techniques used in carpentry, masonry, plumbing, electricity, and other building trades. The book provides in depth coverage of topics such as repair of roofs, gutters, walls, floors, concrete, furniture, water and waste systems, electrical wiring systems, heating and cooling systems, and insulation. Proper maintenance of all housing systems is stressed to prevent costly repairs in the future.