In the background, well illustrated book provides basic guidance and advice on the repair of property and equipment, on how to perform their own hands painting, carpentry, plumbing, electrical and other work at home, to ensure the hygienic conditions of dwelling, observe safety.
Those who lived several years in an apartment, there is a natural desire to upgrade it, spend a prophylactic or redecorating walls, ceilings, change the wallpaper, paint the window sills and doors. Often in front of them there is a dilemma: whether to invite to repair "outsider" or do the job on its own?
Of course, a desire to perform plastering, painting and wallpaper coating works, fix the faucet and insert glass repair socket and replace the blown heating element in iron - is not enough. And skills are known to be purchased together with the experience. However, the experience itself needs a solid theoretical reinforcement.
In order to qualitatively renovated apartment, home, the master must not only master the technology to produce good variety of repair and improvement of housing, not only to buy a set of necessary tools, but also to learn how to skillfully use them. We need knowledge about the sequence of repair work, for example, the ceiling first, then the slopes window openings, walls, window frames and sills, doors, radiators, floors and baseboards. These considerations, and guided the authors in presenting the material.
The book gives useful information for sanitary plumbing and electrical, plastering, painting and upholstery work, glazing, nastilke plates, linoleum and parquet, and repair of furniture and door trims.
Because of the small size of the book, not all issues related to the competence of masters, reflected in its pages. During its preparation and publication of possibly new types of paints or prescription solutions. Nevertheless, the general principles of work with them, the main processing methods and rules of operation, troubleshooting and selection of colors remain valid.
Careful maintenance of the apartment and minor repairs will allow regular for many years to maintain the home in good condition.