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Decorating, repairs, building codes - we'll help you find the information you need to get the work done.

Welcome to Winnipeg Public Library's DIY Home & Vehicle Repair Guide

Here you will find information for any project that you plan to design, build, or fix yourself: books, online tutorials, how-to videos, and community organizations that will assist you along the way. Information has been organized into categories to simplify your search, but as there is crossover in these topics, be sure to look around!

How to Fix Absolutely Anything

There are a million things that can go wrong in your home. This book provides step-by-step instructions to tackle even the most confounding repairs in your home. From changing lightbulbs to fixing a kitchen cabinet hinge, it shares advice and tips from people across the world who face the same problems you do. Includes hundreds of color photographs and easy-to-follow instructions.

How to Do Just About Everything

The experts at eHow know how to do just about everything, and in this comprehensive reference book, they share their know-how with you. Included are 1,001 how-to solutions to help you get the job done. For every task, eHow provides concise step-by-step instructions, helpful tips and warnings, and useful lists. A thorough keyword index makes it simple to find what you need.

How to Fix Just About Everything

In one complete volume are more than 550 do-it-yourself solutions for repairing, mending, undoing and otherwise fixing everything that falls apart, jams, breaks or goes wrong in your daily life. This invaluable collection includes concise instructions, helpful tips and checklists of everything you'll need. Plus, 300 original how-to illustrations make your job even faster and easier.

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