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Home Improvement: Exterior

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Home Design 3D
This app is fun and easy to use. You can lay out your whole house room by room or move walls and staircases and re-design
the exterior of your house. Works with iPod, iPad, iTouch. Free.



Canadian Home Workshop
The Do-It-Yourself magazine for Canadians has articles and information about home improvements as well as an online forum and an "ask a pro" section.
Hints and tips on everything around the home and garden including home security and safety, utilities and personal finance. ‘Household and Cleaning’ has pages for stain removal, pet care, emergency preparedness and closet organization. Sign up for a free newsletter or join a Question & Answer forum.

Do It Yourself: Exteriors
This site provides information on roofing, gutters and drainage as well as plans and advice for building garages, decks, pools and more!

Do It Yourself Network
This fully searchable site is filled with inspiration and project ideas from the DIY Network shows.

Step by step instructions on just about everything from family and food to home renovations.

Household Products Database
A site for identifying the chemical content (and potential hazardous health effects) of products used around your home. “Find a product” organizes the site into categories including Inside the Home, Landscape/Yard, Arts & Crafts and even Pet Care.

Julian Cassell's DIY Blog
Discover home improvement and repair guides and instructions from one of the UK's most well-known DIY experts.

Renovate with confidence by selecting a contractor that meets the criteria established by the London Home Builders Association.

Building Permits
A Guide from the City of London that lists projects which do or do not require a permit, and provides application and plan templates with a description of the process.