"Safe and Sound: A Renter-Friendly Guide to Home Repair" by Mercury Stardust
Don't panic--Mercury Stardust, AKA The Trans Handy Ma'am is here to help!
- Guidance for over 50 simple home maintenance projects, such as replacing your showerhead and troubleshooting a faulty garbage disposal.
- Chapters covering basic and handy repairs for your plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and safety needs.
- Advice tailored to renters to minimize permanent changes.
- Helpful illustrations and QR code links to videos to help you on your journey.
Remember--a little bit of knowledge can go a long way toward making you feel more safe and in control of your own life.
Mercury Stardust (@mercurystardust), the Trans Handy Ma'am, is a professional home maintenance technician and award-winning activist. Mercury credits her TikTok success to her experience teaching burlesque, where she learned to communicate and create a safe space for students who had frequently experienced trauma. She's been featured in stories by NBC, NPR, Buzzfeed, Newsweek, Washington Post, and Pink News. Her leadership within the trans community has led to collaborations with such brands as Dolby, Lowe's, and Point of Pride.