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The essential repair and maintenance guide for everyone who rents—not owns—their home!
- Practical instruction for apartment and house renters to ensure you don’t risk your safety deposit
- Perform common repairs and install upgrades that are economical, safe, and in line with your rental agreement
- Maintenance issues are addressed, from squeaky doors and wet basements to plumbing, heating, and electrical repair
- Step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and color photos guide you through the repairs
- Tips for upgrade removal for when it’s time to leave your rental behind and move on
This book is designed to help apartment and house renters perform common repairs and upgrades that are economical, safe, and do not conflict with tenant/landlord agreements.
Author Charles Byers, an experienced vocational school educator, shows how to address all the normal maintenance issues that every home will encounter, from squeaky doors or floors, wet basements, and replacing light switches to installing ceiling fans and plumbing, heating, and electrical repairs.
Mr. Byers guides you to complete each project as inexpensively and perfectly as possible, using readily available materials from the local home center. He even includes tips on taking down and removing upgrades when it’s time to leave the rental unit, so you can get your security deposit back in full!
DIY for Renters: Don’t Call the Landlord will make the perfect, practical housewarming gift for any young person moving out on their own for the first time. Packed with step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and color photos, this book teaches basic repair skills that any potential future homeowner will use for the rest of their lives!
Good how-to advice for tenants with clear images and helpful instructions to get a job done right.