Once the dust has settled and the removal van has gone, many new homeowners are faced with a dauntng list of jobs to do; decorating, putting up shelves, fixing a dripping tap, and no idea where to begin. Well, help is at hand. With easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions, illustrated with photographs and diagrams, this essential DIY manual guides the novice through the tasks they are most likely to tackle, everything from unblocking a sink and bleeding a radiator to putting up curtains. You'll also find clear explanations of how the hot water, heating and wiring and lighting systems in your new home work, illustrated with computer-generated 3D artworks. In addition, the book includes a helpful introduction to all the basic DIY skills and tools. This book gives you all the expert guidance you need to carry out basic DIY tasks in your new home safely and confidently.