Home Maintenance For Dummies

Autore: James Carey
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118052676
Grandezza: 18,23 MB
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A 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. By combining step-by-step instructions and expert information, this practical guide gives you the skills to tackle everything from furnace tune-ups to leaky roofs. You'll also learn how to conduct routine inspections, keep major appliances running efficiently, and increase energy efficiency. Shows how to keep your home in tip-top shape, preserve its value, and avoid costly repairs Covers all rooms of the house, in addition to the roof, foundation, and exterior Explains how to keep all home systems and major appliances running smoothly Includes a seasonal maintenance schedule Provides the latest green maintenance options to help lower your utility bills James Carey and Morris Carey have a radio show, a newspaper column, and a Web site, all called On the House, and appear regularly on CBS News Saturday Morning. They are also the authors of Home Remodeling For Dummies If you've always wanted to tackle home repairs like a pro, Home Maintenance For Dummies, 2nd Edition is your ideal resource!

Diy And Home Maintenance All In One For Dummies

Autore: Roy Barnhart
Editore: For Dummies
ISBN: 9780764570544
Grandezza: 79,52 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 3813
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Dust off your tool box and get ready to get ready to tackle simple home repairs and improvements with the idiot-proof instructions in this hands on-guide. Let Jeff Howell and a host of other experts guide you through the DIY maze. This fun and easy-to-understand book shows you how to do everything from refurbishing a kitchen to fixing a leaky tap – all without breaking the bank. DIY and Home Maintenance All-in-one covers: Planning Your Home Improvement Projects Basic Home Maintenance and Improvement Painting and Wallpapering Bathroom and Kitchen Refurbishing Carpentry, Woodworking, and Flooring Plumbing

Home Improvement All In One For Dummies

Autore: Roy Barnhart
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118069868
Grandezza: 62,39 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 5847
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Put on your grubbies, get out your tools, and get ready to tackle home repairs and improvements with the goof-proof instructions in this guide that combines the best of nine For Dummies home improvement books in one comprehensive volume. Whether you’re an accomplished do-it-yourselfer or a novice, the easy-to-follow instructions, complete with photos and illustrations, will guide you through: Basic home maintenance and improvement projects from the foundation to the roof, including windows, doors, and electrical repairs and replacements Painting and wallpapering Bathroom and kitchen remodeling, including installing cabinets, countertops, fixtures, and appliances Carpentry, woodworking and flooring Plumbing, including unclogging fixtures and fixing leaky faucets Want to spruce up bedroom? Spiff up the kitchen? Shore up the porch? Build stairs? Replace creaky doors and drafty windows? Make the most of your space? Inside or out, major renovation or minor repair, the how-to is all right here. Think about it—if you do just one project yourself instead of calling a plumber, electrician, painter, handyman, or other service person, you’ve saved far more than the cost of this book! And you’ll have it on hand to guide you through the next project!

Home Maintenance Log Book

Autore: O1m
Editore:
ISBN: 9781700326942
Grandezza: 24,98 MB
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Easily keep track of the work you've put into your home, or figure out what it needs with the help from this awesome planner! Beautiful notebook designed for homeowners to keep track of home repairs and schedule future maintenance. Keep track of your service calls and repairs, costs, phones numbers, warranty exp. Dates, warranty holder and many more! Product Features: Size: 8.5 x 11 inches 100 pages Glossy cover Makes a great gift Kws: maintenance log book, how your house works, home repair books, home maintenance for dummies, home improvement books, home improvement for dummies, house maintenance book

Home Maintenance Log Book

Autore: Tornis
Editore:
ISBN: 9781701844742
Grandezza: 69,38 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 5737
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Easily keep track of the work you've put into your home, or figure out what it needs with the help from this awesome planner! Beautiful notebook designed for homeowners to keep track of home repairs and schedule future maintenance. Keep track of your service calls and repairs, costs, phones numbers, warranty exp. Dates, warranty holder and many more! Product Features: Size: 8.5 x 11 inches 100 pages Glossy cover Makes a great gift Kws: maintenance log book, how your house works, home repair books, home maintenance for dummies, home improvement books, home improvement for dummies, house maintenance book

Protecting Your Home For Dummies

Autore: James Carey
Editore: For Dummies
ISBN: 9780470681008
Grandezza: 24,77 MB
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Vista: 8067
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Protect your home through regular maintenance From seasonal to-do lists to tackling repairs, this book covers it all! You must protect your home by showing it attention now and then (from you or from a professional). If you don't, your home and its systems will deteriorate, operate less and less efficiently, look worse, and, ultimately, lose value. Lack of home maintenance can cause serious safety hazards. Happily, this little book, excerpted from Home Maintenance For Dummies, is packed with tips to help you keep your home in top shape. Discover how to: Perform seasonal maintenance to protect your home year-round Waterproof your home from your roof to your basement Keep your heating and air-conditioning working smoothly Prevent household fires and carbon monoxide emergencies

Home Maintenance Book

Autore: Mybooksbymike
Editore:
ISBN: 9781686499142
Grandezza: 32,65 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 805
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Your home should be the most exciting purchase you will ever make. It's your playground, castle and nest where your family will grow. It's also a big responsibility with lots of little details to keep track of. This log book makes it simple to organize everything Log book special features: Home Maintenance Schedule - Keep track of your home maintenance all year long. Seasonal Maintenance Checklist - All seasons checklist (Spring / Summer / Fall / Winter) Home Maintenance Log - Keep track of service calls and repair. Costs, dates, system/appliance, service, notes). Project Planner - Create a detailed project plan for home improvement or DIY projects. Writing your project, budget, priority, deadline, idea/detail, materials needed, cost, action steps, notes. Project by Room - Monitor project by room like budgets, priorities, deadlines, action steps, materials. Contractor Directory - Keep the important details of your contractors number easily (service, detail and information of company and contact). Home Inventory List - Keep your homeowner's insurance information and list all electronics, appliances, furniture and valuables for each room in your home. Lawn & Garden - Record and date lawn and garden treatment for the year. Lots of space for notes Paper size 7 inches by 10 inches. 102 pages Get start Home Maintenance Log Book today! Kws: maintenance log book, how your house works, home repair books, home maintenance for dummies, home improvement books, home improvement for dummies, house maintenance book

Bike Repair And Maintenance For Dummies

Autore: Dennis Bailey
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470480366
Grandezza: 37,51 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 3859
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By coupling step-by-step instructions and detailed photos and illustrations, Bike Repair & Maintenance For Dummies gives readers the information they need to keep their bikes in working order, often without taking it to the shop.

Property Management For Dummies

Autore: Griswold
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118053737
Grandezza: 76,68 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
Vista: 5910
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You'll need to wear many hats in the business of property management: advertiser/promoter (in seeking tenants), host (in showing your property), handyman (in keeping up with and arranging repairs), bookkeeper (in maintaining records), and even counselor (in dealing with tenants and their problems). But Property Management For Dummies will help you maintain your sense of humor – and your sanity – as you deal with these challenges and more. You may become an unintentional property owner – someone who inherited a house from a relative and didn't want it to sit idle, or someone who transferred to a job in another city and decided to rent your home rather than sell it – or you may have entered the world of property ownership intentionally. Either way, real estate offers one of the best opportunities to develop a steady stream of residual income. Property Management For Dummies is organized by specific topic areas, so you can easily and quickly scan a topic that interests you, or you can troubleshoot the source of your latest major headache. You'll discover how to Evaluate your skills and personality to see whether you have what it takes to be a landlord Keep your units occupied with paying tenants who don't destroy your property Move in your new tenants and move them out – and everything in between Assemble the right team of professionals to help you, from employees to contractors Insure your property and understand the taxes that go with it Look for additional sources of income beyond rent, including the opportunities and pitfalls of lease options While many of life's lessons can be uncovered by trial and error, property management shouldn't be one of them – the mistakes are too costly and the legal ramifications too severe. In this book, you'll find proven strategies to make rental property ownership and management not only profitable but pleasant as well.

Renting Out Your Property For Dummies

Autore: Melanie Bien
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119996590
Grandezza: 22,34 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 7469
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Advice on profitable strategies, problem tenants, UK legal issues, and more! Minimise rental headaches and maximise cash flow - without agent's fees Whether you want to become a property tycoon or just rent out a second home, this guide to the UK rental market is your roadmap to success. Now fully updated with extra coverage on tax issues and company formation, let successful landlords Melanie Bien and Robert Griswold show you how to buy the right property, avoid legal problems, retain the best tenants, and maximise your rental income. Praise for Renting Out Your Property For Dummies "This book is a comprehensive guide to the process of renting out your property, brim full of sound practical advice based on years of experience. It's an absolute must for the bookshelf of any would-be landlord, novice and experienced alike." —Tom Entwistle, Editor of the rental property Web site, www.LandlordZONE.co.uk Discover how to Market your property and screen tenants Set the right rent and manage increases properly Master maintenance issues, from DIY to 'contractor dream team' Stay on top of your finances and record keeping

Second Homes For Dummies

Autore: Bridget McCrea
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118068199
Grandezza: 63,90 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 1869
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Thinking about owning a second home? Whether you want a relaxing getaway spot, a future retirement home, or just a place to rent out for profit, having a second home has always been a good investment. But how will you know where to look, how to invest, and what you need to avoid? Second Homes For Dummies gives you the tools you need to handle the entire second-home buying process from concept to completion! This book covers the bases and the basics of buying a second home, presenting all information in a logical and modular format so you can find just what you need on the subjects that interest you. You’ll find out everything you need to know to: Determine whether or not a second home is right for you Maximize your options for a second home Search for a home and find the money to pay for it Rent out your home for profit Renovate and maintain it to ensure its growing value Make your second home your primary home Look for and purchase a home in another country Also provided are a list of the best places in the world to buy a home, ways to improve your home and make it first rate, and rules that you should talk about with your guests. With Second Homes For Dummies, you can make your dream of having a second home come true!

Small Engine Repair For Dummies

Autore: Consumer Dummies
Editore: For Dummies
ISBN: 9780470930625
Grandezza: 50,84 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
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Your hands-on manual for repairing small engines Small engines are a common staple among in most home garrages. Proper care and maintenance is critical to ensure an engine's lifetime and performance are maximized. Small Engine Repair For Dummies provides you with a do-it-yourself manual for small engine repair, complete with step by step instructions and money-saving tips. You'll get all the information you need to fix your own, portable pumps; motorcycles; gas powered tools, chain saws, lawn care equiopment and other outdoor gadgets without ever leaving your garage. The operation of basic two-stroke and four-stroke engines Diagnosing mechanical, fuel, and electrical problems Replacing parts, oil changes, engine tune-ups, belt replacements, and more Small Engine Repair For Dummies is a plain-English instruction manual for anyone with the tools to perform small engine repair at home.

Calligraphy For Dummies

Autore: Jim Bennett
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118051297
Grandezza: 51,25 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
Vista: 6906
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You’ve always admired beautiful calligraphy, but you probably figured it was way too hard to master, right ? Calligraphy is actually much easier than you ever dreamed. All you need is the right guide and you’ll be up to speed in no time! Calligraphy For Dummies lets anyone discover the art and fun of lettering. With this hands-on guide, you’ll be able to develop your craft and test it out in no time. Starting with the italic alphabet, you’ll discover different types of strokes, how to angle your pen, and how to join letters. This easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide shows you: All the tools you need to practice the craft Where to get the proper ink and paper How to master several alphabets Different variations to change the look of letters How to mix and match your alphabets How to create a poster, sign, or certificate Ways to design and letter a quotation Common mistakes that can easily be avoided Calligraphy For Dummies also provides tips on how to put your calligraphy skills to good use, with ideas for making money, adding flair to wedding invitations, and more! It also includes ten fun alphabets and practice pages to hone in on your talent, as well as examples of poorly formed letters to keep you on track. With a little practice, you’ll be creating stunning letters and experiencing the joys of writing calligraphy!

Screenwriting For Dummies

Autore: Laura Schellhardt
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118052625
Grandezza: 39,63 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 7298
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Write a great script and get it into the hands of the Hollywood players! So you want to be a screenwriter? Whether you want to write a feature film or a TV script or adapt your favorite book, this friendly guide gives you expert advice in everything from creating your story and developing memorable characters to formatting your script and selling it to the studios. You get savvy industry tips and strategies for getting your screenplay noticed! The screenwriting process from A to Z -- from developing a concept and thinking visually to plotline, conflicts, pacing, and the conclusion Craft living, breathing characters -- from creating the backstory to letting your characters speak to balancing dialogue with action Turn your story into a script -- from developing an outline and getting over writer's block to formatting your screenplay and handling rewrites Prepare for Hollywood -- from understanding the players and setting your expectations to polishing your copy and protecting your work Sell your script to the industry -- from preparing your pitch and finding an agent to meeting with executives and making a deal Open the book and find: The latest on the biz, from entertainment blogs to top agents to box office jargon New story examples from recently released films Tips on character development, a story's time clock, dramatic structure, and dialogue New details on developing the nontraditional screenplay -- from musicals to animation to high dramatic style Expanded information on adaptation and collaboration, with examples from successful screenwriting duos

Annuities For Dummies

Autore: Kerry Pechter
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118051939
Grandezza: 33,37 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 5071
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Why look into annuities? If you’re a Baby Boomer with little or no pension and most of your money in low-interest savings accounts, an annuity may be the key to a secure and comfortable retirement. How can you find out whether an annuity is right for you? Read Annuities For Dummies, 3rd Edition. This completely revised and updated, plain-English guide is packed with the latest information on choosing the best annuity for your retirement needs. You’ll find out exactly what annuities are, whether they’re the right financial vehicle for you, and which of the many annuity options might have your name on it. You’ll learn the ins and outs of using annuities to fund your retirement years, figure out whether to stress investments with insurance or insurance with investments, and find out how the right combination of annuities can help you squeeze more income out of your savings that any other financial tool. Discover how to: Identify the main types of annuities Weigh the pros and cons of annuities for yourself Minimize the complexity and cost of your annuity investment Figure out how much money to commit Avoid common annuity pitfalls Create an income you can’t outlive The time to start securing your financial future is now. Annuities For Dummies, 3rd Edition, gives you knowledge, insider tips, and expert advice you need to make your money do its best for you.

Active Directory For Dummies

Autore: Steve Clines
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470505273
Grandezza: 46,97 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 4591
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Whether you’re new to Active Directory (AD) or a savvy system administrator looking to brush up on your skills, Active Directory for Dummies, 2nd Edition will steer you in the right direction! Since its original release, Microsoft’s implementation of the lightweight directory access protocol (LDAP) for the Windows Server line of networking software has become one of the most popular directory service products in the world. If you are involved with the design and support of Microsoft directory services and/or solutions, you really need this book! You’ll understand the basics of AD and utilize its structures to simplify your life and secure your digital environment. You’ll discover how to exert fine-grained control over groups, assets, security, permissions, and policies on a Windows network and efficiently configure, manage, and update the network. You’ll find new and updated material on security improvements, significant user interface changes, and updates to the AD scripting engine, password policies, accidental object deletion protection, and more. You will learn how to: Navigate the functions and structures of AD Understand business and technical requirements and determine goals Become familiar with physical components like site links, network services, and site topology Manage and monitor new features, AD replication, and schema management Maintain AD databases Avoid common AD mistakes that can undermine network security Complete with lists of the ten most important points about AD, and ten cool Web resources, and ten troubleshooting tips, Active Directory For Dummies, 2nd Edition is your one-stop guide to setting up, working with, and making the most of Active Directory. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Hobby Farming For Dummies

Autore: Theresa A. Husarik
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118052536
Grandezza: 47,64 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 6241
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Do you long for the country life? Hobby Farming For Dummies is a practical guide that will show you how to handle all the basics of small-scale farming, from growing healthy crops to raising livestock and managing your property. You'll see how to decide what to farm, provide shelter and utilities, select plants, and protect your investment. It's all you need to dig in and start growing! You’ll get a real idea of what it really means to jump from your current lifestyle to a life farming in the countryside. You’ll get the information you need to decide if the farming lifestyle is right for you and your personality. You’ll learn everything you need to know about property and how to access a power supply. You’ll get practical advice on which animals would work best for your farm and you’ll learn how to acquire them and what you need to know about caring for them properly. You’ll get help with all of the major decisions like whether you’re better off with subsistence farming or a more ambitious project. Find out how to: Make from change to a farm lifestyle Get along with your neighbors Find and buy rural properties Select and maintain equipment Raise and care for animals Use and preserve food items Avoid common farming pitfalls Choose plans for your farm Complete with lists of the ten unique opportunities for fun and the top ten misconceptions about farm living, Hobby Farming For Dummies will help you discover how you can live the simple life.

Boston Terriers For Dummies

Autore: Wendy Bedwell-Wilson
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118051450
Grandezza: 40,92 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 2507
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Has a Boston Terrier stolen your heart? Whether you’re thinking about adding one of these “American Gentlemen” to your home or you already have one, this fun, friendly guide is the key to becoming a responsible and happy puppy parent! Boston Terriers For Dummies gives you all the basics on raising and living with this intelligent, affectionate breed. You’ll learn where and how this dog originated, what it needs, and how to determine if a Boston Terrier is the right dog for you and your family. From feeding and grooming to basic training, you get all the tips any Boston owner needs to make their dog feel welcome, loved, and well-cared for. You’ll discover how to: Understand the breed’s origin and history Choose the right Boston Terrier for you Puppy-proof your home and yard Teach your Boston basic commands Housetrain and socialize your puppy Correct Boston behavior gone bad Handle breed-specific health concerns Enhance your dog’s quality of life Travel with your Boston—or find a reputable sitter Care for the senior dog Complete with sections on nutrition, first aid, and exercise and play, Boston Terriers For Dummies is the only guide you need to raise a happy, healthy dog!

Horse Health And Nutrition For Dummies

Autore: Audrey Pavia
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118052327
Grandezza: 20,24 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 7439
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Want to know the best ways to care for your horse? Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies gives you up-to-the-minute guidance on keeping horses healthy at all stages of life. It provides the latest information on equine nutrition and healthcare, explaining how your horse’s body functions and how to keep it in good working order. Packed with practical advice on equine first aid and alternative therapies, this completely practical, plain-English guide explains exactly what to feed your four-legged “hayburner” and how much. You’ll find out what kind of preventive care is vital to keeping your horse in good physical shape and how to recognize signs of illness when things go wrong. You’ll get the low-down on the diseases and conditions most likely to plague the domestic horse and find help in deciding whether to treat problems yourself or call the vet. Discover how to: Manage your horse’s diet House your horse safely and comfortably Tend to the daily details of horse care Examine coat, eyes, hooves and manure Identify, control, and prevent equine diseases Understand links between horse behavior and health Practice good horse nutrition Grow your own horse food Cover horse-health-care costs Breed your horse Care for pregnant mares and newborns A healthy horse is a happy horse. Keep your horse fit with a little help from Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies, and you’ll be happy too!

Dotnetnuke For Dummies

Autore: Lorraine Young
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118052921
Grandezza: 69,49 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 1299
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Do you want to develop Web sites without the help of a programmer? Lucky for you there’s DotNetNuke, a content management system that allows you to build and maintain dynamic Web sites just by using a Web browser. DotNetNuke For Dummies helps you get down to business and shows you how to create a user-friendly Web site. You’ll find out how you can build and manage a flexible, versatile site with all the advantages an open-source application offers, use convenient modules, build a community, and save some money at the same time. This plain-English guide lets you discover how to: Install, run, and troubleshoot DotNetNuke Change and customize portal settings Add and manage pages on your site Make your site look professional Deliver contents with Text/HTML Add news feeds, online surveys, and banners Interact with visitors through blogging, feedback comments, and forums Create an e-business Customize the look of your site with exciting components This book features cool new modules that will meet every Web site’s need, both commercial and personal. With DotNetNuke For Dummies, you’ll get up to speed with this wonderful online tool and create your own corner of the World Wide Web!