This is the first completely revised and updated version of the international bestseller. It is the most comprehensive DIY book available and is a must-have for anyone interested in DIY - whether a first time home owner, a DIY enthusiast or a professional.
The new revised edition has been extensively rewritten and contains new photographs and illustrations to give the book a modern contemporary feel. It also includes all the new products and techniques that have been developed since the last edition - with new sections on loft conversions, energy conservation, self-build and green living.
The book features planning ahead; decorating; repairs and improvements; home security; damp, rot and infestation; insulation and ventilation; electricity; plumbing; working outdoors; tools and skills; reference and index.