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Home Maintenance for Dummies (2nd Edition)

By James Carey and Morris Carey Jr.

Maintenance: Home Maintenance for Dummies (2nd Edition) by James Carey and Morris Carey Jr., Healthy Home & Green Living Books & Videos -

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Wiley Publishing, Inc.

111 River St.

Hoboken, NJ  07030-5774 USA


Home Maintenance for Dummies (2nd Edition), by James Carey and Morris Carey Jr., is a guide to inspecting and making repairs to every part of the house. It gives you step-by-step instructions on repairs that will make your home safer, more comfortable, and more energy efficient. Home Maintenance For Dummies also includes:

  • Ten home maintenance skills you'll be glad to have
  • Tips on preserving your home's value and avoiding costly repairs
  • Green maintenance and cleaning options
  • Tips on day-to-day repairs from walls and appliances to decks and fences
  • Straightforward advice on what you can tackle yourself and when you should call a professional
  • How to create a yearly home maintenance calendar.
388 pages.


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James Carey and Morris Carey Jr. share their 55+ years of experience as award-winning, licensed contractors with millions of people nationwide through a weekly radio program and syndicated newspaper column, both titled On The House. They also appear regularly on CBS News Saturday Morning


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