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* Home Improvement Collection
Home improvement articles for the hobbyists and the professional alike. Coverage includes architectural techniques, tool and material selection, and much more.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* Alternative Windows
44 sets of free illustrated instructions covering the making of bedding, blinds, curtains, cushions, ornamental trimmings, curtain tiebacks, window top treatments and finishing touches.
* Canterbury Homeshow
* eHow is an online community dedicated to providing the ability to research, share, and discuss solutions and tips for completing day-to-day tasks and projects. With more than 1.5 million articles and 150,000 high-quality videos, written and produced by experts.
* Floor Planner
Create and share interactive floor plans. Free user account required
* Home Safety
Find ideas to help you and the people you care about reduce the chance of being injured at home.
* IFixIt
iFixit is a global community of people helping each other repair things. Let's fix the world, one device at a time.
* New Zealand Home Shows
* Trendsideas