My top ten favorite residential remodeling websites:
- This Old House – They long ago stopped being about old houses only. Lots of great ideas and presented in a way that earns your trust. The TV show is still great too.
- Remodeling – Includes best practices, information on home performance, green building and design/build, and their informative annual Cost vs. Value report of typical home renovation projects.
- Finehomebuilding – The foremost building ‘how to” bible. Also check out their Gallery of project photos for ideas.
- Boston Magazine - Boston Home – Local news and information including the Best of Boston listings. # HGTV.com – Plenty of decorating, design and home living ideas. Our generations’ Better Homes and Gardens.
- Buildinggreen.com – The original green magazine and website by green guru Alex Wilson
- Buildingscience.com – Building science by the master - Joe Lstiburek
- Energy Star Homes – Great source for information on how to make your home more energy efficient and how to qualify for energy related tax credits.
- The Warren Group – Source of information about your town, the town you may want to live in and the value of your home
- Building Materials Resource Center– A great place to donate and recycle the stuff you don’t want anymore but would be useful to someone else