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Kinney, Jeff

Summary: An unexpected inheritance give Greg Heffley's family a chance to make big changes to their house. But soon they find out that home improvement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Once the walls come down, all sorts of problems start to crop up. Rotten wood, toxic mold, unwelcome critters, and something even more sinister all make Greg and his family wonder if the renovations are worth the trouble....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD KIN

Kinney, Jeff

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Summary: When an unexpected inheritance gives Greg Heffley's family a chance to make big changes to their house, they soon discover that renovations may not be worth the effort.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed and manufactured by Playaway/Findaway World, LLC 2019

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Litchfield, Michael W.

Summary: "Renovation", used by home renovators for over 35 years, has now been completely revised and updated to reflect the new realities of planning carefully, spending wisely, maximizing space, and building durably.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Taunton Press, Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 643 LIT

Summary: The Magnolia Journal is a quarterly publication from the minds of Chip and Joanna Gaines, the couple behind HGTV's hit TV show, Fixer Upper. Much like on the program, the magazine highlights unique DIY projects, spectacular renovations and a sneak peek into the life of this beloved Waco, Texas, family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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8 available in Magazine, Call number: 2019-Fall
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7 available in Magazine, Call number: 2020-Fall
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2 available in Magazine, Call number: 2021-03/04
Call number: 2021-Fall

Carson, Alan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stoddart 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 690.8 CAR

Summary: From changing lightbulbs to fixing a kitchen cabinet hinge, How to Fix Absolutely Anything is a collection of the most indispensible advice and tips from people across the world who face the same problems you do. Hundreds of color photographs and easy-to-follow instructions make this book perfect for all levels of experience. It’s a no-brainer for any homeowner, and the one gift to get any...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 643.7 SMI

Paris, B. A.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "When Alice and Leo move into a newly renovated house in The Circle, a gated community of exclusive houses, it is everything they've dreamed of. But appearances can be deceptive.... As Alice is getting to know her neighbors, she discovers a devastating secret about her new home, and begins to feel a strong connection with Nina, the therapist who lived there before. Alice becomes obsessed with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2021

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PAR

Summary: The new, 5th edition of BLACK+DECKER Advanced Home Wiring does more than simply make incremental changes to match new national electrical codes. It includes several never-before-seen projects that will challenge even the most experienced home DIYer. Some of these include: a step-by-step demonstration of the right way to wire a three-way switch in any situation; a closer look at new "available...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cool Springs Press, an imprint of the Quarto Group 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 621 ADV

Summary: Includes how-to instructions for such carpentry projects as framing and removing walls; installing windows and doors; building cabinets and countertops; adding wallboard, trim, and other finish materials; and tips and techniques for working with hand and power tools.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Creative Pub. International 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 694 COM

Davies, Gail.

Summary: New wording for Amazon, for Fall Prevention: Stay On Your Own Two Feet! second edition Falls and fear of falling are a major challenge to living independently. Fall Prevention: Stay On Your Own Two Feet! tells you how to identify and reduce your fall risk factors. Topics covered include; fear of falling, posture, balance, strength, exercise, vision, medications, footwear,clothing, doctor...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Infinity Publishing.com 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.6 Davies 2006

Kinney, Jeff

Summary: Una herencia inesperada da a la familia de Greg Heffley la oportunidad de reformar su casa. Pero pronto averiguan que hacer obras no es tan sencillo como parecía. Una vez derribados los tabiques, surgen los problemas: maderas podridas, mohos tóxicos, bichos desagradables y algo todavía más siniestro hacen que Greg y su familia se pregunten si tanto embrollo compensa. Cuando por fin terminan las...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: RBA Lectorum 2019

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH FIC KIN

Graves, Sarah

Summary: Renovating her husband's long-neglected woodland cabin in Maine, Jake and her friend, Ellie, are vengefully targeted by an escaped prisoner who takes advantage of flooded road conditions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Paris, B. A.

1 hold on 9 copies

Summary: "The multimillion-copy New York Times bestselling author B.A. Paris returns to her heartland of gripping psychological suspense in The Therapist--a powerful tale of a house that holds a shocking secret. When Alice and Leo move into a newly renovated house in The Circle, a gated community of exclusive houses, it is everything they've dreamed of. But appearances can be deceptive ... As Alice is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

Hedstrom, Gary.

Summary: A guide to troubleshooting and fixing a wide variety of appliances, gadgets, and machinery shows readers how to repair lamps, vacuum cleaners, dishwashers, dryers, garbage disposals, blenders, washers, televisions, radios, and other household items.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 640.41 HED

Summary: Need help with a project around the house? The experts at Ask This Old House are ready to lend a hand. Learn how to tackle many common household projects. Each project includes clear, step-by-step guidance from contractors with years of job experience. Includes basic home improvement skills and the tricks-of-the trade that will give the knowledge and confidence to complete any project...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 643 BES

Hannon, Irene

Summary: Katherine Parker searches for peace in Hope Harbor on the Oregon coast. Zach Garrett recovers after a traumatic loss. When Katherine and Zach are recruited to help rehab a home for foster children, sparks fly.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC HAN

Ball, Donna.

Summary: Tired of always dreaming and never doing, Cici, Lindsay, and Bridget buy a run-down mansion, nestled in the picturesque Shenandoah Valley. Over the course of a year, they ultimately learn that sometimes the best things can happen when everything goes wrong. --t.p verso.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2009

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Kinney, Jeff

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Summary: When an unexpected inheritance gives Greg Heffley's family a chance to make big changes to their house, they soon discover that renovations may not be worth the effort.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2019

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC KIN

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KIN
1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J Fiction Kim

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Kinney 2019

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2 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KIN

Petersen, C. J.

Summary: This easy-to-follow guide will give anyone the basics to tackle those frustrating (and sometimes nerve-wracking) quandaries that crop up around the house: plumbing problems, electrical snafus, appliance failures, computer and electronics breakdowns, pest infestations, and furniture in need of renewal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hearst Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 643.7 PET

Litchfield, Michael W.

Summary: When it comes to home renovation, there's no substitute for experience. Renovation 4th Edition contains the collective wisdom of hundreds of contractors, architects and tradespeople who shared their first-hand experience with Mike Litchfield as he interviewed and photographed them on job sites across North America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 643.7 LIT

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Creative Pub. International 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 621.319 Complete 2001

Summary: Offers step-by-step instructions for home-repair and improvement projects, with illustrations and diagrams for the most common home emergencies, and tips for working with contractors for large projects.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Creative Homeowner 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 643.7 NO

Summary: Television series revolving around Tim "The Tool Man" Taylor, who has his own television show "Tool Time," and his family. It's a year to remember as Tim's quest for more power blacks out a Thanksgiving football game, and Brad floors his parents with a wedding announcement. The biggest surprise is yet to come, however, as Tim considers walking away from "Tool time."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ho

Bowers, Sharon

Summary: "Discover the sublime pleasure and endless rewards of being self-sufficient. In two smartly designed and straightforward encyclopedias of DIY, Home Ec for Everyone and Shop Class for Everyone (previously published together as The Useful Book), here's everything you need to know to fix it, cook it, make it, clean it, build it, and sew it yourself. Each title features dozens of essential skills,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Publishing 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 643 BOW

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