"Matt shows us how we can achieve a million-dollar decorating appearance on a thrifty and realistic budget. He has great ideas that are clear and easy to follow, and worth every penny." --Ernie Anastos, News Anchor, CBS-TV, New York
"Rainy day or not, Matt shows you that you can do these household projects yourself...even if you thought your skills were all wet." --Bryon Norcross, Meterologist, CBS-TV, Miami
"This is an excellent introduction to a popular subject and will work well in most home improvement libraries." --Library Journal
"Matt's Grand Finishes for Carpentry gives even first-time carpenters confidence to do it themselves...and provides answers to any questions that come up along the way." --Susan Powell, host of the Discovery Channel's Home Matters
"Nikita's how-to books are a great way for homeowners to save money." --Michelle Singletary, personal finance columnist, The Washington Post
"Instructions are friendly..Nikitas's firm and gentle personality comes across. [His] sidebars, called 'The Voice of Experience' are useful hints in the form of cautionary tales narrated with a cheerful nonchalance." --Publishers Weekly
"My hustbabd and I have used the Grand Finishes books so much that the pages are all dog-eared! They are incredible reference books that have made us both experts!" --Patsy Weigelman, Hoosket, N.H.