Whether you’ve owned a home for 30 years or are a recent first-time homebuyer, chances are you’ll turn to the web to find tips and tricks on home improvement projects both inside and out.
We thought we would make it easy for you. We’ve scoured the internet to help you find some of the most useful websites for homeowners out there. DIY projects, interior design, gardens and exterior, and home repair tips that are sure to keep you busy.
Here’s our list of 8 useful websites for homeowners to bookmark to bring out the best in their home.
Do It Yourself (DIY) Projects
Complete with a list of more than 100 DIY upgrades for under $100, This Old House is a great website for homeowners featuring projects that won’t break the bank.
Invest a little and get big improvements in how your home looks and feels. Not to mention all of the fun you will have completing the project.
Lifehack, known for their witty insights in all aspects of life, also has a great page for homeowners and renters called Lifehack Home.
One of their DIY lists, “30 Awesome DIY Projects that You’ve Never Heard Of,” has received more than 67,000 shares on Social Media – proving that they are no amateurs when it comes to homeowner DIY.
Tagged as the largest online collection of home improvement and interior design ideas, this “Library of Interiors” has designs for every room in the house and for every budget size.
Their tagline: “Create the home you’ve always wanted.”
A website for all of the little things and small touches in your home that need finishing. Curtain ends, door knockers, and making the most of small closest areas are just some of the ideas addressed on the Design\Milk website.
They also cover the latest trends in the homeowner sphere and even have tips on a “modern Brazilian apartment for a young couple.”
Now who doesn’t need that advice?
Exterior and Gardens
We would be remiss if we did not mention Better Homes and Gardens in this article at least once.
Known for their down-to-earth home and garden improvement ideas, BHG also delivers fun ideas for your exterior and gardens that covers everything from flowers to landscape projects.
Start here before you embark on your next home exterior or garden project.
Maybe the most comprehensive gardening resource on the web, Garden Design Magazine has something for every garden enthusiast.
Design ideas, finding your garden style, regional gardens, how-to projects, and so much more.
Not sure where to start? Check out Garden Design Magazine’s Guide on Planning Your Garden.”
Home Repairs and Know-How
Porch is a great website that “makes it east to maintain your home by connecting you with the right pro.”
Because let’s be honest, not everyone is a home repair and home improvement expert. Porch allows you to search professionals in your area depending on what type of project it is. Plumbing, cleaning, lawn care… you name it.
A great “self help” website with advice on just about everything you would ever need to fix in your home.
The best part is if you can’t figure it out yourself they also have a large network of professionals that can help. You can even request free estimates directly from their website.
Spring is just around the corner and it’s always fun to spruce up your home for warm season ahead.
Start with the websites above for tips and we wish you the best in your home improvement projects this year.