This title is not designed for people who wish to become electricians or DIY fanatics. There are no complicated diagrams and no instructions on how to put in a new radiator. However, it does tell you how to pick the right carpet as well as how to remove stains from it, and it shows you how the central heating system works as well as how to stop the pipes knocking.
Table of Contents
The services - oil, electricity, gas, solid fuel, liquid fuel, water, drainage, waste disposal; using the services - heating, lighting, cooking, cleaning, laundering, washing, freezing; inside the house - floors, walls, windows, doors; outside the house - roofs, walls, gutters and downpipes; materials - metals, wood, paint, stain and varnish, fabrics, plastic sheeting; problems - condensation, storm damage, smells, efflorescence, mould, noise, stains, subsidence, flood, neighbours, wood decay, damp, pests, heat loss, fire, corrosion; safety and security; home care.