Prevention is the best medicine with your house, as well as your body. “We go for our annual checkups to our doctor and dentist, so why not do it for our home?” says Mike Holmes, host of HGTV’s “Holmes on Homes.” Annual maintenance will help prevent you from having to make an avoidable, costly repair, he says.
Home ownership often isn’t easy. But, it can be made more simple by the learning of skills, the planning of space, the changing of attitudes and the understanding of the way man’s environment merges with nature. These books will help you get along in your world.