A well-planned home improvement project is a more worry-free and enjoyable experience—and much more likely to give you the home you envision. Here are just a few reliable resources we recommend to help you ensure a successful project.
Houzz is an online community that offers a huge variety of decorating and remodeling ideas by designers, individuals and contractors.
National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) offers a step-by-step introduction to the remodeling process, free downloads and answers to frequently asked questions.
America Sides with Vinyl, the home of the Vinyl Siding Institute, features certified siding and installer information along with free design downloads and siding design photos.
Better Business Bureau can help you locate accredited contractors in your area, and includes detailed ratings and reviews.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provides information about financing home improvements and steps you can take to reduce energy use.