A house is one of those things in life that you wish came with an owner's manual. Things break, spring leaks, and sometimes just need to be properly maintained, but you usually have to consult a separate guide for each issue. Not any longer. The Homeowner's Manual will help you get acquainted with your home and assist you in making decisions regarding maintenance and repair. Illustrations and a knowledgeable author will not only cover the basics from A to Z, but will also provide you with safety tips on how to:
1. The Big Picture from A to Z.
Hot Water Heater.
Leaking or Condensation.
Gutters and Downspouts.
French Drains and Foundation Drains.
Check Your Sump Pump Frequently.
How Long Should My Sump Pump Last?
4. Decks and Patios.
Cleaning Your Deck.
Cleaning Your Patio.
Sealing Your Deck.
5. Doors and Windows.
Making Your Windows More Eff