About the Author
Entrepreneur, DIY expert, and TV presenter Jo Behari is the founder of Home Jane, the United Kingdom’s first all-female home improvement and property maintenance company. Jo’s company has won a lot of awards and now employs more than fifty qualified tradeswomen. She used to be a presenter on the British public-service television series Make, Do and Mend, and is currently the DIY expert columnist for House Beautiful magazine.
Alison Winfield-Chislett is the founder of The Goodlife Centre, an independent teaching workshop in London that provides courses in DIY, home maintenance, decorating, upholstery, woodwork and carpentry, furniture upcycling and restoration, and quite a lot of traditional hand crafts. With a degree in ceramics and glass from the Royal College of Art, Alison worked as a staff designer for Tiffany and used to be a senior designer for Asprey, the iconic British luxury jeweler.
Start doing your own household repairs and simple renovations without the expense of calling in a professional!Complete beginner’s reference guide to household repairs and simple renovationsLearn basic DIY skills and get expert guidance to get the job doneSimple presentation for the DIY novice, young renters, and first-time homeownersAuthors Jo Behari & Alison Winfield-Chislett are experienced DIY expertsIf you are frustrated by your own inability to deal with a repair, or resentful of having to pay any person to handle simple home maintenance—you’ve come to the right place!Full of expert advice, this practical handbook features easy instructions for the entire home DIY basics, from painting and wallpapering to simple plumbing, changing a lock, the use of power tools, fixing a squeaky board and a lot more.Beginner’s Guide to DIY & Home Repair will provide first-time homeowners and renters with the basic skills and guidance to get the job done.This ultimate reference guide for the DIY novice offers help for any individual who has a busy working life but still wants to make their home look good—without spending a fortune!