Resources for planning your next renovation


Looking for tips, resources, or inspiration for planning your next renovation? Here are some online resources we compiled to help you on your next home remodeling journey.


Access to Houzz is available both from their website as well as a free app for iPad and iPhone and Android devices. Photos are browsable by style, room, and location, and your favorites can be easily saved for later viewing. Check out our blog posts on how to use Houzz for inspiration and planning and using the Houzz mobile app.


HGTV broadcasts a variety of how-to shows with a focus on home improvement, gardening, craft and remodeling. Here are some of their onlnie planning guides that we think are worth checking out:

This Old House

Advice on home improvement, remodeling, upgrades, tools, and products. Ideas, photos, how-to videos, step-by-step projects and more.

Better Home and Gardens

Ideas and improvement projects for your home and garden plus recipes and entertaining ideas.


The suite of free project estimators from ImproveNet provide a simple interface for calculating project details and cost (to include materials and labor).

House Logic

HouseLogic provides smart advice about home improvement and home ownership to help you enhance your home’s value and your enjoyment of it.

The Kitchn

A satellite site of Apartment Therapy, The Kitchn inspires cooks and nourishing homes through daily recipes, tips, kitchen tours, how-tos, news, product reviews, giveaways, and cooking contests.

Home Remodeling Boards on Pinterest

A melting pot for all things visual, Pinterest boards are a must-see for home design ideas. Here are a couple choice home remodeling boards (plus our own) to follow:


For home design inspiration, follow these Instagram accounts to help kick-start your imagination. For more rabbit holes of inspiration, explore hashtags such as #remodeling, #interiors, #renovation, and #homeimprovement.

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