Do It Yourself

Paperback cover of Do It Yourself

Published by DK

By Peter Parham

RRP: CA$35.00

About Do It Yourself

The bestselling home repair bible is now available in a handy flexi format with over 400 projects and expert techniques for Canadians who want to repair, maintain and improve their homes.

Using over 3,500 full-colour photographs and diagrams, Do It Yourself combines "know-how" with signature DK "show-how" instruction and photography. This visual guide to every aspect of home improvement for Canadians complies to all Canadian building codes and weather considerations. This essential resource also includes hundreds of great eco-friendly and money-saving tips as well as "green" alternatives for key projects.

+ Includes Canadian-specific standards for electrical and plumbing work
+ Features updated information on asbestos contamination in insulation

Canadian home-improvement guru Jon Eakes is a nationally respected expert in home renovation. He has over 35 years of experience hosting home-improvement TV shows in Canada including Mr. Chips and Just Ask Jon Eakes. He remains a staple of live radio on CJAD in Montreal after 25 years and is a member of the National Technical Research Committee of the Canadian Home Builders Association. He lives in Montreal.