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Finding A Local Contractor Is Made Easy With
Have you ever found yourself stranded in the middle of an ill-conceived do-it-yourself building or remodeling project? Or do you sometimes catch yourself staring at a wall, wondering if you should just paint or take it down altogether? Don't take it on all on your own—especially when you've got a resource like this web site at your fingertips. In addition to offering visitors a matching service with local contractors and free estimates for building projects, there are a number of articles offering tips on any renovation project you can imagine, from basements to bathrooms, kitchens to attics, lighting to landscaping. You can also sign up for a monthly e-mail alert full of the latest in tips and trends for the home.

You Can Construct Your Own Built-in Fire Pit for Your Patio
When you are looking for a way to create a focal point in your backyard decor, consider adding a built-in fire pit to your patio area. The materials listed in this article include retaining wall stone for the main portion of the fire pit. Discover what the most challenging part of this kind of DIY project is, and get suggestions for the best place to position your fire pit. You will also discover the right technique for measuring the area for your fire pit and the best technique for positioning the stones next to your retaining wall. Lava rock can be used to add interest to your fire pit, and you will also find suggestions that will help you make your fire pit complement your existing patio area features.

FixChicks Help You Choose a Roofer
Do you need to find a professional roofer? The FixChicks website offers valuable tips to homeowners who are in the market for a roofing repair or a new roof. Find out why it's important not to base the buying decision on price alone and the benefits of hiring a local firm to do the work. References and proof of insurance for all roofers offering estimates is also covered here.

The Latest In Remodeling News Can Be Found On
Here's the site to visit if you're looking for up-to-date news on remodeling—the editors at have developed a vast clearinghouse of data related to home renovation. You'll find a news section with the latest national headlines, a blogroll complete with articles on renovation-related topics such as making the decision to remodel or move, "green" renovation, and getting a return on your landscaping dollar, and links to remodelers in major cities such as Seattle, Los Angeles, New York and Chicago.

Take The Stress Out Of Kitchen Construction and Remodeling With
If kitchen remodeling is just a pipe dream, and the prospect of actually making the project a reality is just too daunting, the editors at want to help. This site offers easy-to-digest information on getting started and why it's important to seek specialized contractors for a kitchen job. Or maybe remodeling is too big a job and you'd just like to update the look of your kitchen—there's links to articles on kitchen cabinet refacing, too. And after your done and can call yourself an expert, wants your tips to include on it's site!

Tool Around For Construction Techniques At
Here's a great site for the do-it-yourselfer who would like to learn more about basic construction and carpentry, with detailed sections complete with schematics on topics such as footing form construction, floor framing, exterior wall framing, a wide variety of framing techniques, scaffold construction, tile flooring and gypsum board finish. Looking for blueprints? Here's the site to visit—there's double-wide modular and mini-modular options. They'll even teach you how to construct a sawhorse!

The DIY Doctor Covers Home Improvement From A To Z
This site for UK residents offers hundred of tips for just about any question a home remodeler may have—from boxing in a boiler to repointing brickwork. There are also helpful links to locating a professional, as well as a tool store and bookstore for the home renovator. Need to talk yourself through a construction project? Register for the site forum and soon you'll be blogging with other do-it-yourselfers who can help you through your latest problem.


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