Lyn Herrick writes the nationally syndicated "Ask Mrs. Fix-It" column and also provides do-it-yourself information online. Herrick has been a carpenter, theater lighting technician, "handy-person," ski patroller, and golf course groundskeeper. She is the author of The Woman's Hands-On Home Repair Guide and lives in North Carolina.
Moving from project to project around the house, Herrick is an inspiring leader, whether confidently replacing a doorknob, repairing a leaky dishwasher, or installing a new shower head. As her admiring apprentice, you realize how easy it is to make some of the most seemingly daunting household repairs. - Good Housekeeping"Chapters begin with a basic lesson outlining the anatomy of a household system...followed by a troubleshooting chart that lists typical problems and their common remedies. Armed with the useful information in this handy guide, anyone can become queen of her own castle." - Good Housekeeping
... a highly usable guide for dealing with household maintenance and crises. - The Chicago Sun-Times
"...there are few things for frustrating than waiting (and paying) for someone else to fix your household problems. [The Woman's Hands-On Home Repair Guide] offers 200 pages of step-by-step advice on replacing broken windowpanes and electrical outlets, cutting ceramic tile, busting clogs and tackling appliance repairs." - The Chicago Sun-Times