Author(s): Miller, M. R.
This thoroughly revised, DIY guide takes you through every step of home construction, including remodeling, building additions, and making household repairs. Discover how to select tools, pour foundations, build walls and floors, and install tiles—even handle electrical wiring, plumbing, and insulation! Easy-to-follow instructions, along with more than 1,500 photos and illustrations, clearly demonstrate each technique. Logically organized by building stages, this new edition features the latest tools and materials, information on environmentally friendly building practices, many new and updated images, and a brand new chapter on painting.