Subject Guides: Home Improvement

Books & Videos You May Borrow
621 Wiring & Electronics
643.3 Kitchens
643.52 Baths
643.7 Home Improvement
684.1 Furniture & Storage Projects
690's Floors & Walls
690.184 Decks & Fences
693 Concrete & Masonry
695 Roofing
696.1 Plumbing 697 Heating & Cooling
698 Paint & Wallpaper

Reference Room Materials
Ref. 621.319 Massachusetts Electrical Code
Ref. 643.7 Exterior Home Improvement Costs
Ref. 643.7 Interior Home Improvement Costs
Ref. 643.7 Means Repair & Remodeling Cost Data
Ref. 692 Means Building Construction Cost Data

Library Databases
Home Improvement Reference Center Provides information about do-it-yourself home projects, as well as tips for working with different tools and hiring contractors.

For other current articles on Home Improvement, try General Reference Center , an index to magazines and newspaper articles. Type in the topic you are looking for (such as "quilting" or "origami"). Some of these articles will be available on screen; some are in magazines here at the library; others can be sent for if you have time to wait. Be sure to print out all of the information about any articles you want help finding.

Better Homes & Gardens Home Improvement


This Old House

Search Engines
Try and YouTube also has many instructional videos.
Magazines & Magazine Articles

Architectural Digest
Better Homes & Gardens
Classic American Homes
Country Living
Design Times
Family Handyman
Fine Homebuilding
Fine Woodworking
House Beautiful
Martha Stewart Living
Metropolitan Home
Old House Interiors
This Old House
Todayís Homeowner
Traditional Home
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