MIKE LAWRENCE    Book Number: 92347    Product format: Paperback

With step-by-step techniques, how to diagrams, professional hints and tips and makeover projects, this is an indispensable guide to home improvement with creative ideas to decorate and personalise the home to achieve beautiful results with the minimum amount of time, effort and expense. Every home needs repairing, updating or repair work to keep it looking fresh, stylish and in good condition and whether you have a new home in need of additional features and fittings or an older property requiring a major overhaul or simply want to refresh an outmoded decorating scheme, this is a big chunky glossy reference book providing all the guidance, expertise and inspiration and information required. There is advice on colour, texture and pattern, recognising available space effectively, choosing lighting to enhance every room, and chapters on painting, wallpaper hanging, tiling, laying floor coverings, features and fittings, soft furnishings, maintenance and repairs. More than 250 instant decorating ideas and 2,000 photographs and illustrations in colour help you look after lined curtains and drapes, roman blinds, lay vinyl, lino or cork floor tiles, paint and varnish floors, add a cornice, panel a room, fit fixed shelving, doors or drawers, fit an extractor fan or extra air bricks for controllable ventilation, and in furnishings create a stool out of wood, an Astroturf chair, a space age chair, a Polynesian throne, a bent-wire chandelier, an Inca bird print, a star cupboard, a Moses backet. With advice on preparing and planning your work, choosing appropriate materials, paints and equipment for the job in hand. A quality large softback, 512 glossy pages packed with hundreds of colour photos.
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ISBN 9781844775293
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