- Als Home
Improvement Center - Resource center with tips, articles, forums, shopping guides,
product reviews, and tutorials.
the House - Articles on pool maintenance, water softeners, lead exposure, doors and
windows, and heating safely.
- Home improvement experts feature articles, product reviews, links to manufacturers, and
- Be Constructive
- Illustrated plans and instructions for wood construction from a simple table to building
House Addition - Homeowner's journal of large, residential building addition project
spanning several years. Includes photographs, descriptions, and stories.
Business Bureau: Home ImprovementTips - Provides advice on project planning,
financing, and hiring a contractor.
Homes and Gardens: House and Home - Comprehensive site with articles on home repairs,
decorating, and planning as well as glossaries, calculators, and basic advice.
- BobVila.com - Home
improvement projects, featured products, tip library, bulletin board, designer tools, and
information about television programs hosted by Bob Vila.
- Bruce's House
Project - A pictorial step by step story of a very large home remodeling project. What
when right, what went wrong and lessons learned.
- Build Advice -
Short articles offering advice, information, and tips for a variety of topics.
Information Center: Housing - Collection of home maintenance articles ranging from two
to thirty-six pages available for download or purchase. Most include detailed information
and illustrations. From the United States Federal Consumer Information Center.
- Do-it-yourself articles and videos. Contractor referral directory.
Online Builder Calculator - Collection of calculator tools for estimating quantities
of concrete, board footage, drywall, rise and rafter length, insulation, paint coverage,
siding, flooring, and roofing.
Doctor - Collection of articles and photographs covering a range of home projects.
- Diy Fix It -
Collection of tips and advice covering building and repairs, plumbing, tiling, electrical,
wallpapering, painting, and decorating.
- DIYanswers.com -
Provides brief advice using a question and answer format.
- DIYData.com -
Collection of short articles on topics including plumbing, painting, tool usage, and other
repair projects around the home.
- DIYnot.com - Forums
and a large collection of tips and articles covering many aspects of home improvement.
Sections include decorating, electricity, floors and stairs, home security, insulation,
plumbing, roofing, safety, tools and materials, and windows and doors.
- DIYonline.com -
Articles and step-by-step tutorials with photographs for a wide variety of home
improvement projects, glossary, cost calculators (United States-based), and design tools.
- DoItYourself.com -
Tips on a wide variety of topics, including home construction, gardens and yards, and home
- Easy2diy - A
comprehensive source of home improvement and home repair instruction.
- The Fix Chicks
- Geared toward the woman of the house. Includes articles on several home improvement
topics and discussion forums.
Ceramic Tile Installation - Tutorials with photographs and diagrams to install,
repair, and care for ceramic tile floors, walls, and counter tops.
- Freddy Fix It -
Advice on projects including bricklaying, painting, plastering, and glazing. Includes
tools and materials needed for each task.
- HammerZone.com -
Photographs and step-by-step instructions for electrical, plumbing, kitchen, bath, windows
and doors, exterior, flooring, and carpentry projects.
- Handymanwire -
Collection of articles, tips, FAQs, and forums for a variety of home improvement projects.
- Helpwithdiy.com -
Illustrated tutorials on topics including plumbing, painting, tiling, and decorating.
Care - Tutorials on the maintenance and repair of home surfaces. From patching holes
to replacing mortar to removing stains. Including interior and exterior walls, roofs,
doors, and floors.
- Home Ideas -
Resource for home projects. Research projects using past issues of Today's Homeowner
magazine, request free product literature, and link to over 700 industry websites.
Improvement World - Tips and techniques on remodeling, renovation, lawn care, home
safety, wallcoverings, and tools for the home. Includes step by step pictures.
- Home Maintenance and Repair
- Advice and tips on hundreds of home maintenance and repair topics from the Michigan
State University Extension Service.
Modification Action Project - Free resource for the elderly or disabled to find out
the latest in home modifications to create more accessibility in their homes.
- 411 Home Repair
- Collection of short articles offering tips for home repair, gardens, tools, and
Repair - Information on do-it-yourself projects or major renovations. Offers time and
money saving techniques, diagrams, and links to other home repair sites.
Repair Stuff - Frequently asked questions from the alt.home.repair newsgroup, with
plumbing, carpentry, and tool tips.
- Home Repairs -
Home repair tips, discussion forum and contractor search utility.
- Home Smart - Basic
tips from planning through completion.
- Home Tips - Home
repair and improvement advice and tips including "How Your House Works", a
manual by Don Vandervort, buying guides, ideas for home and shop.
- HomeDoctor.net -
Short articles covering appliance repair, pest control, electrical repairs, energy
savings, and heating and cooling in the home. Also includes discussion forums.
- HomeImprove.com -
Collection of short articles on dozens of home improvement and repair topics.
- HomeIssues.com -
Series of articles by a freelance writer on architecture, remodeling, interiors,
landscaping, health and safety, buying and selling, and other issues facing homeowners.
- Homestore.com: Home
Improvement - Project ideas and plans, with step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and
photographs on a wide variety of topics.
- Hometime: Home Office
- Short tutorial offering tips to design and build a home office, from phone lines to tax
- Household Helper
- A site dedicated to helping the average person get answers to common household problems.
Free email answer service for problems not covered.
- Do-it-yourself lawn mower care.
- JimSalmon.com - Home
Repair Clinic - Home of Jim Salmon's Radio Show. Includes information about home
inspection, home improvements, home repairs, and do it yourself resources.
- Contains articles and ideas on design and remodeling from industry experts as well as
information on cabinets, appliances, plumbing, and woodworking.
- Mobile Home
Doctor - Short articles offering tips for repair and improvement specific to mobile
homes. Includes a tutorial on construction of mobile homes.
- Mobile Home
Repair - Advice; hardboard siding lawsuit update.
- Mr Fix-It Inc -
Advice on home repair, home improvements and many do-it-yourself projects.
- National Association of the
Remodeling Industry - Tips on planning, what to look for when hiring a pro.
- National Kitchen and Bath
Association - Information for consumers and trade professionals. Consumers can locate
design professionals, research design strategies, and request a free remodeling planning
- The Natural
Handyman - Home repair help, humor, and encouragement through a collection of articles
and a newsletter.
- Our Building
Project - A day by day diary following the extension of a bedfordshire property with
links, tips, information and live web cam.
- Protecting Your Home
Investments - Information about contracting home improvement projects.
- Rafter Layout
with Log Timbers - Instructions and drawings explaining how to layout log rafters
using a steel square.
Consultants - Consumers guide to remodeling and construction book presentation for
anyone contemplating construction of any kind.
- Renovation -
1901 Denver Square - Homeowner's account of a major home remodeling. Includes
photographs, floor plans, and history of the home.
- Renovators Place
- Guides for many facets of home renovation and design; from hiring a contractor and
getting financing to budgeting and selecting cabinets, floors and tile. Emphasis on
kitchen and bath.
Central - Home improvement resources to remodel or build a home including home ideas
- Spiral Stair Plans -
Spiral staircase plans for wood, instructing you step by step on how to make your own
Remodeling.com - Provides free home improvement and do it yourself resources.
Home Renovations and HomeWorks - Collection of short, monthly articles on a variety of
home improvement topics.
- This to That -
Advice about how to glue things to other things. They are given with humor and good
- Thumb and Hammer - An
average do-it-yourselfer photo reviews of past projects. Includes enlarging a closet door,
exterior door replacement, and basement re-model.
- Tipking.com: Handyman Tips -
Brief suggestions and advice for solving a number of common household problems.
- TIPSonDIY -
Tutorials and diagrams for a variety of home improvement projects in six groups: handyman,
builder, electrician, decorator, carpenter, and plumber.