Home Maintenance Made Easy
Home Maintenance Made Easy

Home Maintenance Made Easy

What to Do, When to Do It, When to Call for Help

New edition


96 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Formats: Spiral

Spiral, $19.95 (CA $19.95) (US $19.95)

Publication Date: October 2013

ISBN 9780867187182

Price: $19.95


Make peace, not war, with your home!Aching from another weekend playing home repair warrior? Tired of spending precious vacation time performing home maintenance heroics that you put off all year? Whether you love your home or hate it, spending a few minutes each week caring for it is essential to ensuring its livability and value now—and the best sales price later.This book provides a sensible approach to regular home maintenance. It’s a small commitment with a big payoff: spending a few minutes each week helps you avoid long-term preventable problems such as water damage, pests, and air infiltration that can cost you money now and even more money in the future.This book will actually save you cash by teaching you how easily you can prioritize and perform common maintenance tasks quickly and what to know before you call in a pro.* You’ll learn the latest energy saving products, tips, and techniques to put money in your pocket right now. And you’ll be able to spend the money you save on that coveted man cave, kitchen remodel, or a brand new home.Home Maintenance Made Easy will help you• Manage tasks with handy month-by-month checklists• Organize records of parts, repairs, warranties, replacements, and phone numbers/contact information in one place.• Troubleshoot problems step-by-step• Learn when to “do it yourself” and when to call in a pro• Assemble an inexpensive home maintenance toolbox• Preserve your investment and keep your home looking like new• Avoid costly mistakes*The tips in this book have been tested, used, and are recommended by professional builders and remodelers.

Author Biography

The National Association of Home Builders is a Washington-based trade association representing more than 140,000 members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. NAHB is affiliated with 700 state and local home builders associations around the country. NAHB's builder members will construct about 80 percent of the new housing units projected for this year.