For more than 100 years, the professionals at the Good Housekeeping Institute have helped readers keep their homes in top shape. This complete guide offers the Institute's expert advice everything homeowners need to know, from cleaning a floor to fixing a leaky gutter. The professionals at the Good Housekeeping Institute present practical, easy-to-understand, and simple-to-implement advice on every aspect of maintaining and managing a home. The Institute's directors have researched and tested all the time, money, and energy-saving tricks in the book, from choosing a vacuum to removing wallpaper, from getting rid of stains to keeping your family safe, and much more. Throughout, homeowners will find vital hints and tips, color-coded by category for quick reference, plus checklists, charts, and step-by-step illustrations ranging from the anatomy of a door lock to maintaining a beautiful lawn. A Selection of the Bookspan Book Club.Good Housekeeping Editors is the author of 'Good Housekeeping The Complete Household Handbook The Best Ways To Clean, Maintain & Organize Your Home', published 2005 under ISBN 9781588164032 and ISBN 1588164039.