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Home Renovations & Remodeling (01)

HomeGuide123 is Your Authority Site for Everything You Need to Know About Home Building and Renovation
Visitors to HomeGuide123 will be impressed by the number of topics covered in the collection of articles posted on this informative site. Whether you are looking for information about home maintenance, financing, decorating, or green living, you will find it here. Other topics covered include kitchen and bathroom renovations, pools, plumbing, siding, windows, sunrooms, pests and termites, cable and satellite TV, flooring, and more. When you are ready to sell your home, be sure to check out the series of articles on the subject of home selling. If you are interested in finding a mortgage lender, building contractor, real estate agent, or home security company, you can answer a few basic questions and get the name of a service provider in your area.

Join in the Discussion About Cabinet and Workbench Choices at GarageJournal.com
If you need information about cabinets, workstations, or workbenches, check out this discussion forum at GarageJournal.com. Read the informative posts, ask questions or give advice to people who want to build or buy a workbench for their garage or workshop.

Tips for Homeowners Looking at Roofing Companies
Consumers who are looking at roofing companies may not know what kinds of questions to ask to ensure that they are hiring a reputable firm. Visitors to the site will also find out what types of events constitute a red flag that means they should walk away without agreeing to hire a particular contractor. Customers living in California will benefit the most from this information, but the general tips for hiring roofing contractors also applies to people living in other areas.

Home Improvement Tips from a Female Point of View
If you're a woman with an "Anything you can do I can do better" mentality, this is the site for you—MrsFixit.com features quick tips and tricks for a wide variety of household projects and repairs. You'll find quick links to do-it-yourself solutions for bathroom, electrical, floor and ceiling repairs and renovations, Mrs. Fixit's television schedule, a section to ask Mrs. Fixit a home repair question, and special offers on organizational gadgets that help keep your house in order.

Need Bathroom Renovation Advice? Visit Bathroom Key Before You Call a Building Contractor
If you are thinking about renovating your bathroom, be sure to visit Bathroom Key first. You will find helpful information about designing, bathtubs, showers, and fixtures. Be sure to check out the tips for creating a stylish bathroom, general bathroom maintenance, how to make the most of your limited storage space in the bathroom, and how to remodel the master bathroom. If you are ready to start looking for a building contractor, you can request a quote from a pre-screened contractor in your area.

Remodeling Tips with the Environment in Mind
GreenandSave.com is an excellent resource for anyone interested in a remodeling project—and geared toward those with an environmental conscience. There's a list of the Top 10 Remodeling and Renovation "action" items any homeowner can consider and their prospective Return On Investment. For example, installing a programmable thermostat can cost $115, but will save remodelers $180 a year&151;a 156 percent ROI over the course of just 10 years. There's also a links to sections on "green" remodeling for kitchens, bathrooms and basements, appliances, energy saving ideas, environmentally safe HVAC options, and a photo gallery.