Home Improvement: Interior

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Houzz Interior Design Ideas
The New York Times put this app first on its list of "best apps for home improvement" and if you spend a bit of time with it you will see why. Browse photos by room, style or location and save to make ideas easier to search, save, and share.  Requires Android 2.2 and up. 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.

Better Homes and Gardens
This online magazine provides information about remodelling, plumbing, wiring, carpentry, interior designing and more.

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.

DIY Network
This fully searchable site is filled with inspiration and project ideas from the DIY Network shows.
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 - Interior Improvement
Plan your interior renovations from the attic to the basement and everything inbetween!

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

Electrical Safety Authority
Hiring a licensed electrical contractor is smart, safe and a legal requirement in Canada. Check out this site for your electrical safety needs as well as a list of licensed electricians in your area.

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.
Information and inspiration for your ideal kitchen including forums, quick links, photo galleries and more.

London Fire Services
Find fire safety tips and information about fire extinguishers, smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors for your home.

Helps you locate user manuals, how-to-guides, installation instructions, and tutorials for thousands of manufacturers and products.

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