Collins Need to Know? is a series of illustrated reference books covering a wide range of popular subjects and activities. Attractively illustrated in colour throughout, these handy, practical guides give you all the information you need to know in a concise and accessible way. Never done any DIY before and need to know the basics? Want to keep it simple and easy-to-follow? Collins Need to Know? DIY is a one-stop guide to all the most common things that need fixing in a home. Contents include: / Basic electricity / Simple plumbing / Painting and decorating / Putting up shelves / Fixing floors and tiles / Fitting curtain rails / Fixing locks on doors and windows Everything is explained in simple step-by-step photographs so that even a real novice can get the job done.