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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.
The DIY Network
"Home improvement how-to and remodeling projects."
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.
From How Stuff Works:
Please note: if you click on their print icon (at the bottom of each article), all content in that article displays on one page.
DIY Home Security Tools & Accessories
DIY Projects
Household Hints & Tips
Topics include Cleaning & Organizing; Insect Control.
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 Abitaz to Your New Home.
Energy Savings at Home
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.
HomeTips.com: Advice for Home Improvements and Repairs
Includes Buying Guides, Reports, Tips for Hiring Contractors and many other sections.
House Visual Dictionary
Colorful, labeled diagrams. Topics include Location, Elements of a House, Structure of a House, Heating, Air Conditioning, Plumbing, Electricity, House Furniture, and Do-It-Yourself. From the Merriam-Webster Visual Dictionary Online.
Organize & Maintain
Tips on when to fix it and when to replace it. From the National Association of Realtors.
Popular Mechanics: Home How-To
Home improvement articles, projects and plans, tool reviews, and more.
The Spruce: Make Your Best Home
"Offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home."
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
Quick tips for cleaning floors, carpets, walls, cabinets, 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 for Germ Hot Spots
After identifying the most germy items in the kitchen and the home, methods of cleaning are given. From the National Sanitation Foundation.
Uses & Tips for Vinegar
From the Vinegar Institute.

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