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Best Home Repair Books Everyone Should Read

There are countless Home Repair courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

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  1. How Your House Works: A Visual Guide to Understanding and Maintaining Your Home (RSMeans) (2018)
  2. Dare to Repair – Do-it-Herself Guide to Fixing (Almost) Anything in the Home (05) by Sussman, Julie – Glakas-Tenet, Stephanie – Glakas-Tenet, Steph [Paperback (2005)] (2005)
  3. Black & Decker The Complete Photo Guide to Home Repair, 4th Edition (Black & Decker Complete Guide) (2016)
  4. Ultimate Guide: Wiring, 8th Updated Edition (Creative Homeowner) DIY Home Electrical Installations & Repairs from New Switches to Indoor & Outdoor Lighting with Step-by-Step Photos (Ultimate Guides) (2017)
  5. The Poetry Home Repair Manual: Practical Advice for Beginning Poets (2007)
  6. Home Maintenance For Dummies (2009)
  7. Beginner’s Guide to DIY & Home Repair: Essential DIY Techniques for the First Timer (Creative Homeowner) Practical Handbook for Complete Beginners with Expert Advice & Easy Instructions for Novices (2019)
  8. Household Hacks: 150+ Do It Yourself Home Improvement & DIY Household Tips That Save Time & Money (Household DIY Home Improvement Cleaning Organizing) (2017)
  9. Black & Decker The Book of Home How-To: Complete Photo Guide to Home Repair & Improvement (2018)
  10. RV Living: A Beginner’s Guide To Turning Your Motorhome Dream Into Reality (2017)
  11. New Home Journal: Record All the Repairs, Upgrades and Home Improvements During Your Years at… (2017)
  12. Ultimate Guide: Plumbing, 4th Updated Edition (Creative Homeowner) 800+ Photos; Step-by-Step Projects and Comprehensive How-To Information on Up-to-Date Products & Code-Compliant Techniques for DIY (2017)

How Your House Works: A Visual Guide to Understanding and Maintaining Your Home (RSMeans) (2018)

 Best Home Repair Books Everyone Should ReadThe revised and updated third edition of How Your House Works is a hands-on guide that gives you the low-down on why your faucet is leaking, your dishwasher is overflowing, or your furnace is on the fritz.
Author(s): Charlie Wing

Dare to Repair – Do-it-Herself Guide to Fixing (Almost) Anything in the Home (05) by Sussman, Julie – Glakas-Tenet, Stephanie – Glakas-Tenet, Steph [Paperback (2005)] (2005)

 Best Home Repair Books Everyone Should ReadDare to Repair – Do-it-Herself Guide to Fixing (Almost) Anything in the Home (05) by Sussman, Julie – Glakas-Tenet, Stephanie – Glakas-Tenet, Steph [Paperback (2005)]
Author(s): Sussman

Black & Decker The Complete Photo Guide to Home Repair, 4th Edition (Black & Decker Complete Guide) (2016)

 Best Home Repair Books Everyone Should ReadWhen something breaks in your house, finding and hiring an expensive repairman shouldn’t be the only option for homeowners. Next time your faucet springs a leak or that bedroom doorknob punches a hole in your drywall, fix it yourself with help from The Complete Photo Guide to Home Repair: a one-volume encyclopedia of do-it-yourself fixes that will save you money, time, and frustration.
Author(s): Editors of Cool Springs Press

Ultimate Guide: Wiring, 8th Updated Edition (Creative Homeowner) DIY Home Electrical Installations & Repairs from New Switches to Indoor & Outdoor Lighting with Step-by-Step Photos (Ultimate Guides) (2017)

 Best Home Repair Books Everyone Should ReadLearn how to: As a homeowner, you’ll learn how your house’s electrical system works and how to complete installations and repairs. This project-based book shows how to select the right cable, wires, and other equipment, and how to run wiring through walls and between floors.
Author(s): Editors of Creative Homeowner

The Poetry Home Repair Manual: Practical Advice for Beginning Poets (2007)

 Best Home Repair Books Everyone Should ReadTed Kooser has been writing and publishing poetry for more than forty years. In the pages of The Poetry Home Repair Manual, Kooser brings those decades of experience to bear. Here are tools and insights, the instructions (and warnings against instructions) that poets—aspiring or practicing—can use to hone their craft, perhaps into art.
Author(s): Ted Kooser

Home Maintenance For Dummies (2009)

 Best Home Repair Books Everyone Should ReadA hands-on, step-by-step guide to properly maintaining your home Your home requires regular maintenance to operate safely and efficiently. The expert advice in this second edition of Home Maintenance For Dummies can help you save literally thousands of dollars each year by showing you how to perform home maintenance yourself! This new edition provides the latest tips on how to tune up your home and make repairs to every room of the house, from basement to attic.
Author(s): James Carey, Morris Carey

Beginner’s Guide to DIY & Home Repair: Essential DIY Techniques for the First Timer (Creative Homeowner) Practical Handbook for Complete Beginners with Expert Advice & Easy Instructions for Novices (2019)

 Best Home Repair Books Everyone Should ReadStart doing your own household repairs and simple renovations without the expense of calling in a professional! If you are frustrated by your own inability to handle a repair, or resentful of having to pay someone to take care of simple home maintenance, you’ve come to the right place!Owning a home can be expensive. Throw maintenance costs into the mix and it’s enough to feel buried by cost after cost.
Author(s): Jo Behari, Alison Winfield-Chislett

Household Hacks: 150+ Do It Yourself Home Improvement & DIY Household Tips That Save Time & Money (Household DIY Home Improvement Cleaning Organizing) (2017)

 Best Home Repair Books Everyone Should ReadAre you tired of doing things the hard way? Would you like to save time and money?Whether you want to (1) discover incredible household hacks, (2) save time and money, or (3) optimize and organize your home environment the right way, then this is the book for you!The best hacks and tips for cleaning and organizing your home!Hacks are wonderful shortcuts and clever tricks that make it much easier to live your life.
Author(s): Ace McCloud

Black & Decker The Book of Home How-To: Complete Photo Guide to Home Repair & Improvement (2018)

 Best Home Repair Books Everyone Should ReadBLACK+DECKER The Book of Home How-To is a comprehensive home reference book with all of the information you need to perform just about any home repair or improvement project you can dream of.
Author(s): Editors of Cool Springs Press

RV Living: A Beginner’s Guide To Turning Your Motorhome Dream Into Reality (2017)

 Best Home Repair Books Everyone Should ReadNew Updated 2nd Edition (With Free Bonus) | Learn How You Can Be Free and Live a Life on the Road!Learn How You Can Save Money With Insider Tips On How To Build Your Shipping Container Home!How would you like to: That’s the promise that a shipping container home offers!Get Your Copy of ‘Shipping Container Homes’These tiny houses are taking the world by storm at the moment, and rightfully so.
Author(s): Bill Oatfield

New Home Journal: Record All the Repairs, Upgrades and Home Improvements During Your Years at… (2017)

 Best Home Repair Books Everyone Should ReadYour home is the most exciting purchase you will ever make. It’s simultaneously the playground, castle and nest where your family will grow. It’s also a big responsibility with lots of little details to keep track of.
Author(s): Laura Agadoni

Ultimate Guide: Plumbing, 4th Updated Edition (Creative Homeowner) 800+ Photos; Step-by-Step Projects and Comprehensive How-To Information on Up-to-Date Products & Code-Compliant Techniques for DIY (2017)

 Best Home Repair Books Everyone Should ReadSave money by making minor and major plumbing repairs and improvements yourself, with help from this complete home plumbing guide! This updated and expanded edition of Creative Homeowner’s comprehensive, bestselling plumbing how-to book covers the most up-to-date products and techniques.
Author(s): Editors of Creative Homeowner

Best Home Repair Books Everyone Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some home repair books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Electricity System And How To Repair and Fix: Solving Electrical Problem At Home With Simple Instructions

Author(s): Graves, Regina
ID: 2977490, Publisher: , Year: 2021, Size: 5 Mb, Format: epub

Wiring And Repair Home Electricity System: Home Electrical Detail Tutorial

Author(s): FALLON, SHELLY
ID: 2978426, Publisher: , Year: 2021, Size: 5 Mb, Format: epub

Black & Decker The Book of Home How-to: Complete Photo Guide to Home Repair & Improvement

Author(s): Editors of Cool Springs Press
ID: 2550151, Publisher: Cool Springs Press, Year: 2020, Size: 175 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are truly record-breakers according to USA Today, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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