Top 10 Home Improvement Blogs

HomeImprovBlogs.jpgHome improvement blogs always inspire us to tackle projects in our own houses. The great blogs here provide a mixture of looks at real people’s houses, stylish products, and down-and-dirty DIY tips.

Charles & Hudson

Charles & Hudson covers home improvement tips and techniques
and features new tools and news from the home design industry. There
are extensive posts on home improvement for outdoor areas like decks,
along with advice on remodeling and reviews of tools. DIY City Guides spotlight great home improvement resources by city.

Remodelista

This blog features fabulous finds for the “considered home”; posts are searchable by room. “Steal this Look
posts help you recreate the stylish rooms found in the pages of
magazines and catalogs, and there’s an extensive, searchable
architect/designer directory.

The Ugly Duckling House

This blog is written by a young couple remodeling their old
house in Atlanta. Sarah writes, “In my attempts to DIY, there are an
endless number of moments where I am doing something for the first
time: caulking windows, patching large holes, painting ceilings, etc.,” and offers tips on all of the above.

Remodelaholic

Cassity is remodeling her family’s house on a $5,000 budget.
Tutorials cover topics like redoing old furniture and recovering lamp
shades.

  • http://profile.typepad.com/remodeling1 Remodeling

    Drats, the CalFinder Blog didn’t make it! Okay I’m biased but we have a great remodeling blog here: http://www.calfinder.com/blog

  • http://profile.typepad.com/michaeloloughlin Michael O’Loughlin

    This is a great list, but my favorite Home Improvement Blog is http://www.improvemyhomeandgarden.com. Good local as well as national information.
    And if you are looking for a green home blog, I would like to suggest http://www.betterlivingshow.org/EarthTalk.htm. But I may be a little biased on that one. :)

  • http://profile.typepad.com/sunnypritchard Sunny Pritchard

    Woooooooooohooooooooo Cassity and Sarah! Nice to see two of my regular stalks get such awesome recognition!

  • http://profile.typepad.com/benjager Ben Jager

    As a Handyman and Remodeling Contractor I have been in the business of getting homes ready for winter for several decades now and what I have seen is amazing.
    The homes that do regular maintenance and fall inspections last forever without major maintenance. But those who ignore will pay the price. The greatest repair costs come from water leaking in around window and door flashings. Typically a $7.00 tube of a silicone caulking can save thousands of dollars in repairs.
    Please visit my web site to see pictures. http://www.benshs.com
    Ben’s Handyman Service
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  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p0154327b6497970c me.yahoo.com/a/LIupczYH2IQOSwyAN7w1nVo_v0mveTb4GF5LNq0FZUA-

    When thinking about improving your home or you want to have an addition like that of fences or decks, it would be better to learn more about them and not just hire a contractor. In this way, home improvement blogs will be able to give your more ideas on what is best for your location and what is more practical.
    I for one reads and browses through different blogs related to home remodeling and look at given examples.
    In relation to this, I also read another article regarding contractors which I find informative:
    http://www.moneypit.com/article/choosing-remodeling-contractor-5-easy-tips

  • http://profile.typepad.com/jensenlee Jensen Lee

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  • http://profile.typepad.com/gleisner Tina Gleisner

    Wow, a very impressive list and some new favorites. Loved Sarah’s photos with arrows to explain stair terminology (Ugly Duckling House) and the laundry room story told by John at The Young Love House.

    Of course we’re all biased so if my new site isn’t ready yet, I do hope it makes your list next year … http://www.HomeTips4Women.com

  • http://profile.typepad.com/d95759351736997644 D

    Nice list…my wife and I just moved from Boston, MA and purchased a new house in Buffalo NY. We’ve been doing plenty of home improvements. She’s entered the blog world and writing about our fun adventures on her blog called Bunches Of Joy. She’s a very good writer (much better than me)…check us out if you have a chance. We’re bunches of fun I swear! :) http://www.bunchesofjoy.com

  • http://profile.typepad.com/adamwilliams Adam Williams

    Remodeling is very exciting as it means you have gotten to create the ambiance you have always sought after in your favorite places. There are a variety of expert companies that offer you various home improvement handyman services like handling land planning, finishing.

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  • http://profile.typepad.com/undakat Undakat Rathore

    This list is pretty well. These 10 blogs really belongs to be on the top of all home improvement blogs.The versatility of these blogs add values to readers.
    I also want to suggest one which impressed me a lot. It’s Becoming Home.The projects there are awesome.
    Also mine’s one: http://www.puttingonthefix.com

  • http://profile.typepad.com/d94166115191068429 D

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  • http://profile.typepad.com/d95580341120767755 D

    Learning more about how to maximize, improve or beautify our living spaces without spending much is indeed helpful to us. Others may not have the time to ask or browse at various portfolios of home improvement contractors (http://www.pcinova.com) because of their busy schedules but this is important so that we will not make any drastic decisions and we get to have exactly what we want our homes to look like after the renovation or remodeling has been completed.

  • http://profile.typepad.com/danielortiz1 Daniel Ortiz

    Awesome! I got more information from your blog. And it is really helpful. Brisbane Patios

  • http://profile.typepad.com/fascia Taylor Fascia

    What a great list, had not heard of 6 of them thanks http://www.taylorfascia.co.nz

  • http://profile.typepad.com/shimp Justin Shimp

    This is an impressive list! I visited them all and found them quite valuable. I would add that https://www.floorstoyourhome.com/ offers awesome advice on discount flooring options for those interested in remodeling on the cheap.

  • http://profile.typepad.com/govindsharma1 Govind Sharma

    Excellent list. To decorate home and improve it, is not quite easy task. But many people have passion about it. They feel happy to do it and its my pleasure to meet them. Excellent Blog “The Ugly Duckling House”
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  • http://profile.typepad.com/d101583492220491532 D

    Excellent list here, 2 of my favorites are on here. I reviewed all of them and they all provide great tips! http://how-to-remove-wallpaper.com

  • http://profile.typepad.com/larryralph Larry Ralph

    Great List, but a waterproofing and foundation repair blog to check out is http://basementsolutions.blogspot.com. It has tips for homeowners about their basements, crawl spaces, and foundations.

    Larry
    http://www.crawlspacecompany.com

  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p010536b4102d970c Laurie Dunlop

    I would like to add one of my favorites, a home improvement blog, http://www.caseremodeling.com/blog, by Case Remodeling.

  • http://profile.typepad.com/livermoreebanks Laura Livermore-Ebanks

    If you are looking to get work done on your home dont be caught out by dodgy tradesmen, this site has a list of vetted and approved ones :) http://www.myredlandroof.co.uk/who-are-the-redland-select-members

  • http://profile.typepad.com/davidschnider David Schnider

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  • http://profile.typepad.com/ohfscratch OHFScratch

    Good list.

    I’ll also add my own…

    http://www.OurHomefromScratch.com

  • http://profile.typepad.com/d101159496139577099 D

    I can’t believe the MyMove blog (http://www.mymove.com/blog) didn’t make it. I know that it’s mostly just for people who are moving, but I discovered it during my move in Novemeber and it really has a ton of good stuff

  • http://profile.typepad.com/d101588654987712268 A Facebook User

    Great site. Try http://www.charlotte-garagedoors.com/blog for tips on garage door repair and maintenance.

  • http://profile.typepad.com/jamesmarvel James Marvel

    If you are health conscious, in the process of remodeling your kitchen, and are installing a new sink, I would highly suggest considering installing an undersink water filter with its own on-tap faucet. It can be routed to your refrigerator as well for clean ice. It is a great investment in health, easy to install, and has a much higher output than the refrigerator dispensor.I recently remodeled and added an undersink waterchef filter. They are built well, the faucet is very attractive,
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  • http://profile.typepad.com/d99919104482187021 D

    Knowing what you want your home to look like after your home improvement can give your contractor ideas about the cost and materials to be used. It is not wise to eagerly start on a project without consulting the experts (http://www.zcustomhomes.com ) or reading magazines and browsing through informative blog sites like the ones given above.

  • http://profile.typepad.com/d95579739904644875 Tammy

    So pretty. When we redid our kitchen 10 years ago, I agonized over tile for the backsplash. Picked a very nice, yet boring tile. Would love to change it!

  • http://profile.typepad.com/aansystone Aansystone

    nice list of blogs, specially for those who love to DIY. BTW, Charles and Hudson are my favorite.

    ~Aansy http://handyable.com

  • http://profile.typepad.com/aydenwilliam William Ayden

    Nice! Interesting detail that I have been looking for on the Internet and that I found in your post. You made my day ;-)

  • http://profile.typepad.com/michaelluckado Michael Luckado

    Interesting idea for a post. You can definitely save money by acting as the general contractor for your project. Some people call this an owner builder. If you are looking for help to do this, check out our site at Armchair Builder.

    http://blog.armchairbuilder.com/2012/03/12/can-you-build-your-own-home/

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  • http://profile.typepad.com/d99930768574813965 Henry

    This blog is very much interesting for the both Remodeling contractors and customers. For much more development of your business can also check out this link.

    http://www.hirecontractor.com/.

  • http://profile.typepad.com/emilygagne Emily Gagne

    Great list of home improvement blogs. http://totalcontractingsolutions.com also contains a nice home improvement and remodeling blog section on their website.

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    Home improvements are basically adding or renovating things in your home.Make sure that you have the basics covered, you know what you want, you can afford to have it done, and it’s going to be finished in a set amount of time.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003406335574 Beatriz

    (Hardcover) This book has useful step by step info in many areas but mseiss important areas. For example, want to know how to replace an alcove tub, install new tile? Covers the tub to some extent. Then goes to installing panels around the tub. If you want steps for installing the tub, installing cement board, then the tile, this is not the book you need. Purchased a Plumbing book by BD. It has the very same pages and photos / steps.

  • http://www.bedstoreuk.co.uk/ Beds Liverpool

    Thanks for putting this great list together for us! Some really interesting bloggers included here :)

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    This is a nice post in an interesting line of content, great way of bring this topic to discussion.

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    Thanks for sharing some interesting stuff.

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    nice post!

  • http://www.installbrickweb.com Allen Andersen

    We just installed thin brick to our kitchen. We used Brickweb that we bought from Lowes. It was quick and easy to install and cut easily with a tile saw. I would recommend going to http://www.installbrickweb.com and choosing your color. We ordered it through the commercial desk at Lowes.
    Allen

  • http://www.forrestanderson.net/ Plumber Phoenix AZ

    This is a great list, thank you for sharing. I like to find new information and love new DIY ideas!

  • http://move-to.com.au move to Brisbane

    I’m going in my new home after some days. Your home improvement blogs will be very helpful for me. I’ll follow the tips mentioned here to decorate my new home. I was looking for such list since a long time and at last I found it here.

  • http://move-to.com.au Brisbane movers

    I like Covering the bathroom with tile , i think it is a fun way to decorate. But what is better wall color Our tile is cream, the cup is also cream. Pink is the color of toilet paper holder.

  • http://www.bizzibid.com Bizzibid

    Since this post I have become a big fan of the remodelaholic blog!

  • http://www.napervilleilremodeling.com/blog/ SteveC

    It’s great to see this list. I have a client who supplies me with useful information to post on his blog. In due time, maybe he can make it on a list like this too. Since I screen his posts to make sure us homeowners can understand the material, I know it meets the homeowner usefulness test.

  • http://acrepairwestpalmbeach.com/hvac-company-lake-worth-corridor/ HVAC Company Lake Worth Corridor FL

    This blog is awesome. I have never seen any blog like this before. I will be visiting this blog more often.

  • http://16aane.com/ Real Estate India

    Nice Blog on Home Improvement……..

    Thanks for Sharing !!

  • http://dgdoors.com/default.asp David Raymond

    Many people are surprised to learn that garage door replacement is a terrific home improvement investment. According to Remodeling magazine, homeowners who replace a garage door can realize a surprising 84 percent return on investment (ROI). That’s a better ROI than a bathroom or kitchen remodel can generate, at least in terms of national averages. I try to tell everyone I can, one of the most cost effective ways to improve your home’s efficiency and beauty is to upgrade the garage door. Check out the blog at http://dgdoors.com/default.asp, they have alot of good info on designer doors.

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    wow what a great list..Remodeling is the best option that we take with the out of style home faster in the world.Everyone want their home is different from the other one so the competition is high.Remodeling of home,Remodeling of kitchen and Remodeling of bathroom is know common to all.Some think why we not take to before so don’t wait if you really wanna to change it.
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  • MattC

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    Thanks for sharing. It’s always interesting to see the latest in innovations and designs. Always remember safety comes first with any diy project!

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    Thanks for sharing the list of blogs. Very nice idea for home renovations plan.

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    Good points. I write about home improvement and I want to contribute one relevant content to your site if you allow me. If interested then send me your guidelines which i need to follow. Thanks

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    Thanks for posting this! It really helps in my search for home improvement blogs!

  • http://www.katypatio.com/outdoor-kitchen Trishia

    nice list of helpful blogs,I surely will have this list as my reference when thinking of renovating our house.

  • http://www.katyhomeremodelingservices.com/ Katyhome

    I had been a reader of Remodelista since last year and I must admit they had an updated and very interesting article about home decor and home improvement.Never heard of others.

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    I’m interested in Home improvement blogs or site were I can get some ideas about on how to remodeling our home. Thanks for sharing and it looks likes they are good blogs.

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    Thanks for this list. Some of these home improvement blogs would not have been the easiest to find searching online.

  • john cartner

    Atlanta is a city of Georgia state in USA.Home is a permanent or temporary residence.Home improvement tells us that how will be the interior and exterior design of our home and how many rooms,kitchen,toilets,bathroom and whatever.Wood Home is very beautiful.

  • john cartner

    Home Remodeling is also known as home renovation or home improvement which are process to addition extra building materials to home.When we have home remodeling then this improvement also include lawns,garden and structure.

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    One of the best online home improvement site .

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    Home Remodeling is not easy process because firstly home is created in very difficulties and again home improvement is very difficult. Home improvement is again taking re-process of kitchen, bathroom, basement, interior and exterior painting, and so on. Home is our ambition.

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