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A GUIDE TO REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE
Home Care: A Guide to Repair and Maintenance
If your home came with an owner’s manual, this would be it! A complete well- illustrated guide to operating a home—from housekeeping tips to putting together a basic tool kit, from replacing a light switch to painting and controlling condensation. Ideal for anyone moving into their first home. (1985, 116 pages, 143 illustrations)
Order # 61019 $6.95
Healthy Housing Renovation Planner
The Healthy Housing Renovation Planner is your complete guide to renovating the healthy way. With the most up-to-date advice on popular renovation projects like: kitchens, baths, basements, doors and windows, the Healthy Housing Renovation Planner will help you make informed decisions for your next renovation project. Illustrations, step-by-step guides, money-saving project planning worksheets and handy comparison charts will help you through the important planning stages of a renovation
whether you are hiring a contractor or doing the work yourself!
Order # 60957 $34.95
Your Next Move: Choosing a neighbourhood with sustainable features If you are considering a move, this brochure will help you identify neighbourhood features that benefit you and the environment. You will learn about the features, like close access to shopping and jobs as well as see examples from real neighbourhoods across Canada. When searching for your next home, use the checklist to compare neighbourhoods. (2001, 10 pages) Order # 62180 Free
The Clean Air Guide: How to Identify and Correct Indoor Air Problems in Your Home
The homeowner’s first step to better air quality. This guide will help you evaluate indoor air quality, identify contaminants and their sources, and determine what corrective measures to take. Crucial information for those with asthma, allergies, respiratory diseases or environmental sensitivities. Includes a personal action plan. (Revised 1998, 40 pages)
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renovation guide and catalogue
LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP What to know before jumping into your project
THE PEN IS MIGHTIER THAN THE HAMMER
Why you should always get it in writing
Order# 61082 $5.95
Before You Renovate
Thinking of renovating? Get advice from Canada’s renovation experts… whether you’re planning to do it yourself or to hire a professional—we have the information to help make your renovation a success. Make CMHC your first stop.
Order # 61001 Free!
KNOW HOW NOW Check out CMHC’s books and videos for expert advice
DISCOVER THE EIGHT STEPS TO RENOVATION SUCCESS
FlexHousing Homes That Adapt to Life’s Changes
FlexHouses? They’re houses to last you a lifetime, adaptable to your changing needs, attractive yet practical, and one of the smartest investments on the market. The FlexHousing movement is changing the way Canadians build their homes. Here’s your chance to get in on the ground floor!
Order# 60945 $9.95
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