House Repairs, Cleaning, & Home Improvement

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Home Improvements & Repairs
Appliance 411
Most frequently requested information about major home appliances and their manufacturers.
DIY Home Decor
From Good Housekeeping.
DIY Home Improvements / Home How-to
From Popular Mechanics.
DIY Home Security Tool & Accessories
From The Learning Channel / How Stuff Works.
DIY Projects
Home improvement and repair. "Hundreds of DIY projects on topics like plumbing, home repair, painting and storage. Find how-to projects for kitchens, bathrooms, yard, garage and more." From The Family Handyman.
DIY Projects
From The Learning Channel / How Stuff Works.
Do It Yourself
Home Improvement How-To info and home repair tips help answer basic questions in Do It Yourself projects.
Do-It-Yourself Decorating
From Better Homes & Gardens.
Do It Yourself Resources
Collection of links to internet sites from Autoshop to Your New Home.
Energy Star: Home Improvement Tips
From U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
Home Improvement
"Need help with your home improvement project? HGTV experts demonstrate basic home repairs and how-to projects."
Home Improvement: How-To's and Quick Tips
Topics include: Decoration, Electrical, Interiors, Mold Removal, Painting, Plumbing, Saving Energy, Seasonal Tasks. From BobVila.com.
Home Maintenance & Repair
Full text articles on topics of home maintenance and repair. Includes information on stains, cleaning, minor household fixes, etc.
HomeTips.com: Advice for Home Improvements and Repairs
Includes Buying Guides, Reports, Tips for Hiring Contractors and many other sections.
Popular Mechanics: Home How-To
Home improvement articles, projects and plans, tool reviews, and more.
Wired How-to Wiki
Home technology building projects and repairs.

Housekeeping, Cleaning, Housework
Better Homes and Gardens Tools and Guides
Includes meal planners, calorie charts, room arrangers and more.
Cleaning Tips
Tips for cleaning grout, mini-blinds, wood floors, carpet spots, walls, cabinets, fireplace hearths, odor removal and more. From the Merry Maids.
Natural Home Cleaning Recipes
Find recipes for making your own cleaner such things as an all-purpose cleaner, dishwashing liquid, dishwasher detergent, oven cleaner, microwave cleaner, kitchen floor cleaner, appliance cleaner, bathroom disinfectant spray, tub and tile cleaner, toilet bowl cleaner, mirror cleaner, fabric softener, dryer sheets, and laundry detergent. Archived website at Archive.org.
Home Cleaning Tips
Topics include bedbugs, how bleach works, tips for cleaning metal and much more. From TLC (The Learning Channel).
Home Cleaning Tips
The International Executive Housekeepers Association has compiled helpful tips about housekeeping concerns. Executive housekeepers are professionals that oversee housekeeping at hotels, hospitals, assisted living centers, schools, college dorms and other public places.
Room by Room House Cleaning Tips
Heloise "very best cleaning shortcuts" arranged by room and also for saving time and her "Golden Rules of Order". From Good Housekeeping Magazine.

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