This is a must-have resource of incredible value - the largest do-it-yourself home improvement book on the market, now available in a tradepaper format. Innovative layout appeals to readers of all skill levels by allowing them to either follow more than 200 step-by-step projects or look up specific techniques. Fix it, build it, paint it with confidence - thorough instructions and detailed illustrations guide homeowners effortlessly through even the most complex projects. It is based on a reader-tested and time-proven "Better Homes and Gardens 'Step-by-Step'" series. It includes more than 4,000 full-colour, step-by-step illustrations. It offers priceless knowledge for every homeowner - valuable expert advice on buying and using the right tools, selecting building materials, keeping projects safe, and much more.