Q: I'm hoping to find a great book (or magazine) on home remodeling for my husband for Christmas. After renting our whole lives, my husband and I are buying a charming dump of a house with the goal of fixing it up as a project over the next several years. The house will need significant work, from plumbing to flooring, and my husband wants to do as much as possible of it himself.
He's a mechanical and electrical engineer and a serious hobbyist with a fair amount of building experience, including helping friends renovate their houses, but this will still be the biggest project he's ever tackled - so what I'm looking for is something geared towards the skilled newbie, with technical and practical advice on things like installing dry wall or putting in tile, etc.
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