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The Latest in Home Repair


From behind the scenes to the finishing touches, these titles offer information on the many aspects of home.


Book Cover Barz, Amber D.
6 Steps to Design on a Dime
Find out just how they do it on the popular HGTV show.
Book Cover Carter, W. Hodding
Flushed: How the Plumber Saved Civilization
Learn the history behind all those pipes in your walls.
Book Cover Messervy, Julie Moir and Sarah Susanka
Outside the Not So Big House: Creating the Landscape of Home
Integrating your home into its site can be one of the challenges of building. Learn a few creative ways of doing it.
Book Cover Obolensky, Kira
Good House, Cheap House: Adventures in Creating an Extraordinary Home at an Ordinary Price
The co-author of The Not So Big House offers creative options for the adventurous and budget-conscious.
Book Cover Owen, David
Sheetrock & Shellac: A Thinking Person's Guide to the Art and Science of Home Improvement
For those of us who have trouble seeing our home-improvement projects through to the end, we have this memoir of a New Yorker staff writer's experiences with his 200-year-old house and what's been left undone.
Book Cover Quinn, Lisa
$500 Room Makeovers
Design solutions for $500 or less, whether you're looking for "classic," "dramatic," "exotic" or kids' spaces.
Book Cover Vally, Norma
Chix Can Fix: 100 Home-Improvement Projects and True Tales from the Diva of Do-it-yourself
From the star of the Discovery Channel's Tool-Belt Diva, get the complete rundown on home repair, whether you're a beginner who's never used a hammer, or a drill-wielding diva yourself.
Book Cover Ward, Lauri
Home Therapy: Fast, Easy, Affordable Makeovers
The author of Use What You Have Decorating offers creative solutions to real-life customers and their decorating issues, whether it's moving, having a baby, or downsizing.