Marie L. Leonard, owner of her own home improvement business, has been teaching home repair to women for years. With the belief that women shouldn’t have to depend on others for home repair, Leonard is helping thousands of women save money and time, conquering the fear of do-it-yourself work. Marie’s Home Improvement Guide provides readers with the know-how to tackle projects around the house. Leonard covers the basics: introduction to tools, safety precautions, necessary prep-work, and shopping for the right materials. You’ll learn how to hang a picture, install a door, fix a leaky faucet, and even replace an old electrical outlet. Leonard’s tips are written in an informative and accessible manner, paired with detailed illustrations. With difficulty and fun ratings for each project, Marie’s Home Improvement Guide proves that home repair doesn’t need to be hard or boring! A reassuring source of encouragement, Marie’s Home Improvement Guide is a must-have book for all first-time do-it-yourselfers.