Discover how to keep your home running smoothly, extend the life of your appliances and avoid expensive repair bills with Family Handyman Make It Last! Whether you’re a first-time homeowner or you’ve owned a home for years, trust Make It Last to help you complete maintenance and repair projects correctly & confidently. You’ll also get money-saving advice from the pros on how to double the life of your appliances, restore the efficiency of your heating and cooling system and when to replace rather than repair items.
750+ smart tips, projects & repairs that help you save time and money by handling projects yourself instead of calling expensive pros.
5 complete chapters of common home maintenance and repair projects, including Interior Maintenance & Repair, Door and Window Rx, and Avoiding Appliance Breakdowns.
Advice from the pros for how to replace a broken icemaker, fix a noisy garage door, repair damaged vinyl siding and more...without calling expensive contractors.
3 Bonus Sections: Plumbing Fixes, Maintain Your HVAC System and Tools & Equipment.
Find easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, how-to photos and detailed illustrations that will help you complete value-boosting upgrades to your home.
Perfect for every level of DIYer—from beginners to pros!