Spend-A-Little Save-A-Lot Home Improvements

Spend-A-Little Save-A-Lot Home Improvements

Money-Saving Projects Anyone Can Do

eBook - 2011 | 1
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"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" - BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Franklin said it over 200 years ago, but it's never been more true - or valuable - for today's homeowner. With the increasing costs of utilities and home repairs, doing a little preventative maintenance will preserve your home, increase its value and save you money in repairs and energy costs. Simple things such as replacing air filters, adding a programmable thermostat and insulating your water heater are easy fixes that will save you money. Filling cracked concrete, installing gutter covers and re-caulking a tub or shower will increase the value of your home. Step-by-step instructions for these and other inexpensive projects are right inside. Money-saving projects inside: - Check & Replace Air Filters - Weather-seal Windows & Doors - Stop Drafts Around Light Switches - Install a Programmable Thermostat - Wrap a Water Heater - Replace a Damaged Shingle - Attach Gutters - Seal Chimney Flashing - Install Gutter Covers - Secure Downspouts - Check Ductwork for Leaks - Fix Hot & Cold Spots - Insulate Water Pipes - Re-caulk a Tub - Install a Motion Sensor Light Switch - Insulate Basement & Garage Walls - Fill Cracks in Concrete - Repair Mortar Joints - Fix a Squeaky Floor - Install a Faucet Cut-off - Repair a Window Screen - Fix a Sticking Door."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Betterway Home, 2011
Edition: 1
ISBN: 9781440318917
Characteristics: 1 online resource (160 pages)
Additional Contributors: enki Library (Online service)


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Save money with do-it-yourself home projects.

mommylibrarian Feb 22, 2012

Every project is something you can tackle. (One Exception* Unless you have easy access to your roof and the pitch is gentle, I would not particularly advise the roofing projects.)
There is a material list, and a detailed outline of how to address simple tasks that will make a big difference. Have a notepad with you because you will want to make a hardware store list as you read this.


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