housekeeping + home maintenance manuals
note: PRINTED books are now completely out of print and cpp will not be re-printing them in the future. see below for information on obtaining digital versions.
After much consideration and studying the logistics and ramifications of allowing duplication of the manuals, we have determined that permission can be granted for duplication to organizations that will utilize them for non-commercial purposes in support of their housing assistance programs to the benefit of low- to moderate-income individuals and households. In order to cover our time and costs and encourage judicious use of this right of duplication, we have determined that permission can be granted at a cost of $50 per manual [Home Maintenance (English & Spanish) and Housekeeping (English & Spanish)]. CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE PRINTABLE ORDER FORM/PERMISSION TO DUPLICATE FORM.
What are the Housekeeping + Home Maintenance Manuals?
Community Planning Partners, Inc. in collaboration with the nationally-syndicated cartoonist Gary Brookins, “Pluggers,” created the “Housekeeping and Home Maintenance Manuals”. The manuals combine clever illustrations and concise text for use as a guide in caring for your home or apartment and in home management.
The manuals contain more than 75 illustrations to help explain routine maintenance, troubleshooting, minor repairs for inside and outside the home, general housekeeping and finance. They can serve as instructional handbooks for first time homeowners and participants in various housing programs.
Checklists are included to develop weekly, seasonal, and yearly routines. There is also a household finances section which includes tips on budgeting, bank accounts, credit reports, insurance and what to do if financial help is needed. If your organization provides housing assistance or deals in private or public housing development, rehabilitation or home ownership programs, these booklets can provide an informative tool for use by your clients.
We have also produced our manuals in SPANISH in order to serve the community better. If you would like to order either or both of the manuals in Spanish, you may send us a Purchase order by mail or fax and as fill your order.