Marie's Home Improvement Guide (Paperback)

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Tired of paying the painter to create a mess on your floors? Can’t be held up another day waiting for a plumber between 9 and 5? Feeling threatened by the growing pile of fix-it projects in your basement? Marie’s Home Improvement Guide offers all the tips you need to tackle these projects by yourself! 

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. Leonard’s tips are written in an informative and accessible manner, paired with detailed illustrations. 

A reassuring source of encouragement, Marie’s Home Improvement Guide is a must-have book for all first-time do-it-yourselfers.

About the Author

Marie L. Leonard runs her own home improvement business, Marie's Home Improvement, in Westford, MA. Marie teaches home improvement classes to women, with the hopes of empowering women to do their own home repair. She has been featured in the Boston Globe, has appeared on TV, and operates her own website (

Product Details
ISBN: 9781580052924
ISBN-10: 1580052924
Publisher: Seal Press
Publication Date: November 10th, 2009
Pages: 320
Language: English