One excellent place to research for information about home maintenance and improvement is the internet. You can learn about many do-it-yourself projects from this resource. I offer one  word of caution. If a project seems like it is over your head, it just might be. So, getting some professional advice as to the difficulty of a particular activity is a good idea.

DIY projects can be energizing and satisfying, just make sure you understand your limitations. You can save quite a few dollars with a DIY project and generate feelings of pride by successfully completing the project. 

So, with the above caution in mind, here are some great Internet sources for maintenance and home improvements. Look for more resources like this in future articles.

https://www.todayshomeowner.com/

todayshomeowner.com is a great place to find easily accessible and understandable information when it comes to home inspections. Through this site, there are many resources including video tutorials, radio sessions and forums where people can ask questions. There are also available resources such as paperback guides available for sale on this site. todayshomeowner.com is essentially a one-stop shop for finding information you need regarding your home and improvements you can make.

https://www.house-improvements.com/forums/

house-improvements.com is an excellent place for people who have questions when it comes to home improvements. There are many pages of topics such as kitchen, bathroom, exterior and electrical. These pages are open discussions for people who have specific questions about an aspect of their home. Along with these forums, this site also offers video tutorials and articles on miscellaneous home improvements. house-improvements.com is a great resource for people who have specific questions about their home.

https://charlesandhudson.com/

If you are looking for a place to find great recommendations when it comes to tools, trucks, gear and workwear, charlesandhudson.com is an excellent place to go. This home improvement site is all about making sure the products you use are the best for you. The mission at charlesandhudson.com is to provide information on the best tools, workwear, trucks etcetera. Along with these great resources they provide on products, charlesandhudson.com also offers a how-to section on their site. They offer how-to instructions on things such as how to make an emergency hurricane kit and how to build a backyard privacy fence.

https://www.informedinspection.com/walk-through-inspection.html

Informed Inspection, Inc. is a Gainesville & Trenton based home inspection service. On their Inspection site there is a low cost (1/3 to 1/6 the cost of a regular home inspection) Walk Through Inspection service where a Florida Licensed Contractor and Home Inspector inspects the state of your home with you along.  Both your home’s positives and negatives are examined. You take notes and discuss the issues found.  In this way, you can prioritize your projects, discuss alternatives for addressing them, and know you are dealing with the most important needs first.  On Informed Inspection’s website you will find a “Trusted Resources” page.
https://www.informedinspection.com/trusted-resources.html. This page provides resources that you can count on to give you reliable, quality, information, products and services for a variety of things needed by homeowners. An Informed Decision is the Best Decision.    
This page provides resources that you can count on to give you reliable, quality, information, products and services for a variety of things needed by homeowners. An Informed Decision is the Best Decision.

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blake@greenbergcommunications.com