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I am in disbelief that this is being offered for sale on the amazon UK website. This is specifically for the US/Canadian DIY market , not the UK market. I looked at the electrical section wrt circuit breakers and power points and couldn't relate this to anything I have encountered in the UK. Wiring in the UK is different to the US/Canada - the voltage requirements are different. Do not purchase this book if you live in the UK.
I purchased this book for my son as a Christmas present. He has purchased a house that needs some attention so I thought the book would be helpful. It covers everything brickwork, concrete, tiling, woodwork, plumbing, electrics, glazing and insulation. There is also a section on some of the tools you will need some you can own others to hire. It is a really excellent book well worth is value.
Book has a lot of content. Not a ton of information on any one subject but its definitely a good starting place for a lot of topics. I would say for the average person this has enough information for any jobs that they would try to tackle on their own without being professionals and if there is not enough in depth information its at least a good starting point to know what questions you need to ask.
This book will come in handy for a young family member, who recently bought his first house. He is a little handy to start, and just need directions to help. This book is well made for this purpose as it has large pictures of step by step instructions. Very happy with this purchase. Family member loved it.