Home Improvement

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Free Expert Advice for Your Home Energy Savers
Don Vandervort, a regular on HGTV’s “The Fix,” offers free advice, buying guides, ideas and do-it-yourself help, in this one-stop source for home repair, remodeling, home-improvement and home decorating information. A practical guide on how to reduce your home energy use, with tips on insulation, heating and cooling, lighting, landscaping, and much more.
Hiring A Contractor Better Homes & Gardens Home Improvement Encyclopedia
Your home may be your most valuable financial asset. That’s why it’s important to be cautious when you hire someone to work on it. Finding a competent and reliable contractor is the first step to a successful and satisfying home improvement project. Whether you’re fixing a clogged drain, building a deck, wiring that new addition, or adding landscape to your yard–we’ve got the site for you. Search from more than 1,000 home improvement tips that can save you time and money.
ImproveNet Kitchen & Bath Consumer Resources
Through it’s exclusive comprehensive network of over 600,000 prescreened contractors and designers, ImproveNet helps its users make good decisions about home improvement projects. As a completely independent authority, ImproveNet maintains its integrity, objectivity, and credibility. Excellent online resource from the National Kitchen and Bath Association includes helpful planning checklists, a guide to understanding the remodeling process, and tips from the pros.
Remodeling Projects: Cost vs. Value Popular Mechanics Homeowner’s Clinic
Updating and remodeling kitchens and baths will add the most value to your home. In some instances, these projects could possibly return more than 100% of the cost if the home is sold within a year. You’ll find the kind of concise, illustrated how-to pieces you’ve come to expect from Popular Mechanics. There are sections on solving household problems, how to make your house a safer, more comfortable place to live, appliance care tips and woodworking projects.