You'll be sanding floorboards and papering ceilings in no time with the help of this comprehensive step-by-step handbook. More than 50 projects cover all the different areas of do-it-yourself, and there is full information on the tools used and advice on the types of materials available, along with illustrative photographs. The book includes not only paperhanging and laying floors, but painting, tiling, features and fittings. There is also a section on the everyday maintenance and repairs that every householder has to face from time to time. Expert tips, explanatory illustrations and useful charts and checklists make this book a useful guide to home improvement for the reluctant beginner or the decorating devotee.