Home Improvement 324
This category contains sites which assist with repairing, remodelling, and redecorating of the home. This includes not only its walls and rooms, but the contents within, like appliances and furniture. Sites are geared towards those with a do-it-yourself attitude, as well as those who would like to learn more before hiring someone to do it for them.
This category does not include sites which sell goods and services online (Shopping: Home and Garden), sites for businesses that design or manufacture products (Business: Construction and Maintenance), or sites offering advice for purchasing decisions (Home: Consumer Information).
Business sites submitted to this category or its subcategories will be considered spam and deleted.
411 Home Repair
Collection of short articles offering tips for home repair, gardens, tools, and appliances.
Acme How To
Articles on tasks and repairs around the home and garden.
Around the House
Articles on pool maintenance, water softeners, lead exposure, doors and windows, and heating safely.
Ask The Builder
Information about home building and remodeling.
Home improvement experts feature articles, product reviews, links to manufacturers, and online shopping.
Beaver House Addition
Homeowner's journal of large, residential building addition project spanning several years. Includes photographs, descriptions, and stories.
Home improvement projects, featured products, tip library, bulletin board, designer tools, and information about television programs hosted by Bob Vila.
Employment listings, forums, how to articles, and calculators.
Consumer 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.
Dave's Shop Talk: Building Confidence
Features articles and plans for the do it yourself person on home renovations and home repair, from a professional carpenter, renovator and contractor.
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.
Information including an encyclopedia, regular articles and a discussion forum.
DIY Repair and Home Improvement Forums
A community of homeowners and contractors sharing knowledge on painting, construction, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, flooring, and landscaping.
Collection of short articles on topics including plumbing, painting, tool usage, and other repair projects around the home.
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.
Photographs and step-by-step instructions for electrical, plumbing, kitchen, bath, windows and doors, exterior, flooring, and carpentry projects.
Collection of articles, tips, FAQs, and forums for a variety of home improvement projects.
Illustrated tutorials on topics including plumbing, painting, tiling, and decorating.
Do-it-yourself articles cover interior and exterior, decks and patios, and decorating.
Information on do-it-yourself projects or major renovations. Offers time and money saving techniques, diagrams, and links to other home repair sites.
Home Repair Stuff
Frequently asked questions from the alt.home.repair newsgroup, with plumbing, carpentry, and tool tips.
Home repair tips, discussion forum and contractor search utility.
Home repair and improvement advice and tips including "How Your House Works", a manual by Don Vandervort, buying guides, ideas for home and shop.
Short articles covering appliance repair, pest control, electrical repairs, energy savings, and heating and cooling in the home. Also includes discussion forums.
Collection of short articles on dozens of home improvement and repair topics.
An assortment of how-to guides, with manufacturer and safety information.
How Not to Build an Addition
All aspects of home improvement from getting a loan to finish carpentry. Humor and practical advice.
Jackie Craven: The Fix
Article archive with answers on a variety of subjects including kitchen and bath, paint and wallpaper, home design, and pests.
Woodworking and home-improvement site offering the opportunity to participate in the construction of an actual online project, by joining the "team" and submitting ideas, plans, and criticisms.
A homeowner's step-by-step guide to renovating a 1968 Cape Cod home.
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.
Move, Inc. Home Improvement
Offers a variety of how-to guides and do-it-yourself related calculators.
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 kit.
The Natural Handyman
Home repair help, humor, and encouragement through a collection of articles and a newsletter.
UK-specific information. Small series of Do-It-Yourself home repair articles.
Ten Square Metres
A photographic diary of a DIY project to extend a house by ten square metres.
This to That
Advice about how to glue things to other things. They are given with humor and good details.
Thumb and Hammer
A do-it-yourselfer's photo reviews of his past projects.
Helping people fix things around the house or understanding what a contractor will do to solve your troubles. Managed by Robert Marencin.