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Better Homes and Gardens

This World Wide Web tie-in with the popular magazine and book series offers how-to advice and ideas on all aspects home life. In addition to the helpful articles and animated instructions on Food, Garden, House, Entertaining, Crafts, Family, and Shopping, you'll find discussion lists and useful resources, such as the recently posted Shockwave tool to arrange furniture for any room of your home. A...
Better Homes and Gardens Home Improvement Encyclopedia

Despite the commercial intentions of the site, this free online guide to home repair is superior to many similar offerings on the Web. Organized in five principle sections (Plumbing, Wiring, Carpentry, Decks, and Masonry & Concrete), the Encyclopedia covers a good variety of subtopics, from selecting and buying lumber to replacing a faucet or water heater to pouring concrete. Generally aimed at...
This Old House

Summer certainly isn't a bad time to start a new home (or apartment) improvement project, whether it be a gut rehab or just fixing a wobbly toilet seat. Fortunately, the This Old House television program website is a good place to look for a wide range of information about just such endeavors. While the site certainly has a number of advertisements on it, there is still a good deal of very...