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DIY: Destroy It Yourself

Advantages: Lots of Pictures
Disadvantages: Impossible Dream!

On a scale of one to ten, I'd give myself a ten for luck. (I might be jinxing things by admitting so on a global consumer website, but there's a lot of wood around me that I can touch to ward off any sinister ibjits that might have heard me say that.) O ...

Tricksty 22.09.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Collins Complete DIY Manual - Albert Jackson, David Day

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DIY or just learn how tradesmen should do it

Advantages: Detailed with lots of pictures
Disadvantages: Know your limitations

...I moved to a larger house and wanted a really good DIY manual that covered most aspects of house DIY. The Collins book is one of a handful that cover most aspects of DIY/ house construction to varying degrees of complexity., and is reasonably priced aro ...

cootuk 21.07.2004 · Read full review
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Profit from property

Advantages: Practical advice, well laid out
Disadvantages: none

Profit from Property gives a practical guide to all noivce property developers on what to do and more importantly what not to do when developing a property for profit. Author, Sarah Beeny has had huge success from the Channel 4 show Property Ladder where ...

EmBe 20.07.2006 · Read full review
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Property Ladder - The Beany Bible!

Advantages: good read
Disadvantages: not long enough

Property Ladder is a TV programme focusing on budding property developers who buy property to do up and make a profit. This, however, is not always the end result. Sarah Beeny has brought out a book to go with the series. Sarah Beeny is inspirational a ...

nigelcross 04.08.2009 · Read full review
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The Best Book of this Series

Advantages: User-friendly layout
Disadvantages: Index difficult to read

...I own almost all 'Expert' books by Dr D.G. Hessayon. They're handy, practical, crammed with solid information and advice. All of them are useful for gardeners from beginner to professional. However, 'The Flowering Shrub Expert' is by far the best. ...

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Review of The Flowering Shrub Expert - D. G. Hessayon

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