The home is a person's biggest investment. To protect it, and give peace of mind, one needs solid, expert advice. The Building Standards Institute delivers The National Home Maintenance Manual: The Complete Guide Caring for Your Home. Intentionally written for the layperson, it clearly outlines an accurate, up-to-date comprehensive list of home maintenance guidelines that lets the homeowner know when and how often to perform essential maintenance tasks around the home. A maintenance guide makes it easy to keep track of weekly, monthly and yearly home maintenance tasks. It also reveals the Ten Most Common Mistakes People Make in Their Homes. Fully vetted by national building organizations, it includes Glossary of Terms, Resources and Recommended Maintenance Schedule charts.