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Following is a list of links that we like.  As always, if you want to see something on the site or want a link to your site, drop us a line. 

Contractor Referral
HandyManOnline Find a contractor and get a repair cost estimate.

Tools and Hardware
Kitchen Cabinet Kitchen cabinet hardware online.
THOR Roofing Tools THOR (T-he H-elper O-f R-oofers).
The Tool Barn The coolest hand tools on the Net!
Tool Place   Great deals on nail guns, miter saws and more.

Information and Resources
Start Remodeling Home Improvement and Do-It-Yourself Resource Center.
Backyard Gardener Home Improvement and Do-It-Yourself Resource Center.
Basement Ideas Really great ideas on what to do with your basement.
FastFacts FastFacts - Home Repair Stuff.
FreeInfoNet   Free Info Net Home & Garden.
Heart & Home Search Directory   Excellent collection of links from alternate building to simple living.
Conservatories Online   The Premier online place for people interested in sunrooms and conservatories.   Great collection of links and articles on Home Inspection and Home Repair.
101 Home Improvement Links   Cool list of home improvement resources.
Woodworkers Auction   Online exchange for woodworkers. Good resource for home improvement - good hardware tables.
Toiletology Everything about how toilets work and how to fix them.  Highly recommended.
Half-assed Handyman   Humorous home improvement.
Owner Builder   Home building consumer's guide.
RemodelOnline   Do It Yourself Remodeling Guides.
BuildFind Construction Industry Search Engine.
WorldWideLearn World Wide Online Learning - A vast suite of subjects including Home Improvement Links.
Paint Quality Institute Paining information and educational resource.
All Around the House   Home Inspection Information Resource.
Home Services Network   Home improvement information, guides and comparisons of products.
Walkers Remodeling Reference Book A comprehensive book approaches remodeling step by step.
Association of Restorers Goldmine of information from furniture restoration to pottery.
It's A Wonder-Faux Life   Learn Faux finishing from Steve Austin, a California artist, instructor and contractor with 20 years experience.


ITW Brands Manufacturer of highly-engineered tools and fasteners.
California Redwood Association   California Redwood Association (CRA).  Great web site for idea-starting, how-to and specification information about redwood products and projects -- FREE plans for decking, fencing, siding and paneling.
FloorsTransformed   Full of how-to & articles on ceramic tiles. Great alternative to contact paper.
Aquatherm Industries   Download Your FREE Interactive Guide To Energy Efficient Pool Heating!
Acorn Oak Furniture Top-quality hand-crafted Solid Oak furniture from Oregon.
Natural Tree Furniture   Free form Stick and Twig furnishings - Environmentally Responsible Designs.
Cedar Log Home by B&H   "Life-Styles in Solid Cedar."

Distributors and Resellers

Decora-Home Window blinds (cellular, wood, pleated, aluminum and more) from Decora-Home. Neutral global marketplace for marble, granite and natural stone   Very nice lighting store.
Atlas Homewares Decorative hardware for your home.

Decorating your special space.
Hardwood Face plates   Very nice custom hardwood switch and face plates.
Mydrybasement     Great site and book on fixing common wet-basement problems.
Fixing Appliances Help fixing your appliances.
Garagenous Zone   Need to organize your garage?  This site (and book) is it!
Andersen Windows Makes all kinds of windows.
Pella Windows   Makes quality windows also.
Efficient Windows Collaboration All about benefits of efficient windows
LeadSafeUSA Facts about lead in and around the home.
United States Gypsum Manufacturers drywall, cement board, plaster, ceiling tiles, etc.
Integrity Bathtub refinishing Refinishing materials for tubs and counter tops
Owens-Corning Great resource for insulation info


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