Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lou Manfredini  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1964

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Biographical and Professional Information

Lou Manfredini started working in a hardware store when he was thirteen years old. He worked as a carpenter’s apprentice in college and opened his own construction company in Chicago in 1985. His media career began ten years later when he pitched the idea of a call-in show to a local radio station. WGN-AM picked up the show, and Mr. Fix-It was born.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) Lou Manfredini lives in Chicago with his wife and family.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Lou Manfredini's bath smarts :
ISBN: 0345449908. OCLC Number: 55060601

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Make over your bathroom with minimum full.

Lou Manfredini's house smarts /
ISBN: 0345449894. OCLC Number: 55060600

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Explains how to buy, maintain, and live comfortably in a house, covering plumbing, electricity, windows, flooring, construction, decorating, and insulation.

Lou Manfredini's House Smarts.
ISBN: 1299111904. OCLC Number: 842874388

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Lou Manfredini's kitchen smarts :
ISBN: 0345449886. OCLC Number: 55060599

Ballantine Books,. .

Make over your kitchen with minimum fuss.