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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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5 available in Magazine, Call number: 2017-Autumn
Call number: 2017-Spring
Call number: 2018-Summer
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Call number: 2019-Spring

Copies Available at Woodmere

5 available in Magazine, Call number: 2017-Summer
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Call number: 2018-Fall
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Carson, Alan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stoddart 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 690.8 CAR

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...

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Creative Pub. International 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 694 COM

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 643.7 SMI

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAL

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

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

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, 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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 643.7 LIT

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Creative Homeowner 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 643.7 NO

Hanson, Shirley.

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 1983

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 690.83 HAN

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Burbs 2009

Summary: A comprehensive quick reference guide to do-it-yourself home improvement projects teaches readers how to cope with emergencies and repairs and includes information on financing home improvements, working with contractors, and obtaining permits.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest, the Reader's Digest Association, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 661 COM

Summary: Includes information on choosing and using tools, repairing and maintaining appliances, performing basic plumbing and electrical work, and fixing damaged walls, windows, doors, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 643.7 DVD Dare 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 661 DAR

Ferington, Esther.

Summary: Easy to use instructions with plenty of illustrations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sunset 2010

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 696.1 FER

Henry, Sue

Summary: Invited to a housewarming party at her friends' recently acquired old lighthouse on the Alaskan Inside Passage, Jessie Arnold spends the weekend helping to restore the old building, until a guest ends up dead.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2005

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Herrick, Lyn.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Publishing 1997

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 643.7 HER

Hudson, Kate

Summary: When a young American couple in London fall in to debt while renovating their home, they discover $400,000 in cash in the ceiling of the apartment below them and think their troubles are over until the thief who hid it there comes for it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Millennium Media Services Inc 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE GOO

Staggs, Brad.

Summary: With the increasing costs of utilities and home repairs, doing a little preventive maintenance will preserve your home, increase its value, and save you money in repairs and energy costs.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Betterway Home 2011

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hermes House 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 684.08 Corbett 2007

Summary: This year, Tim "The Tool Man" Taylor pulls out all the stops as he attempts to break Bob Vila's steamroller record, and things at home get out of hand when Jill's wild sisters visit to plan their parents' 50th anniversary.

Format: moving image

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

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