DIY - Do It Yourself resources for military families

Help and advice for home improvement and repairs

Ana White Homemaker
Information and resources dedicated to enabling just about anyone to build simple stylish furniture on a budget. Featuring hundreds of free step-by-step furniture plans and thousands of readers submitted photos, is helping tens of thousands better their homes on a budget.

Ana White, a homemaker and mother from remote Alaska, designs and posts free step-by-step furniture plans several times each week, featuring simple designs, standard materials, and fresh modern styles. All of Ana's plans are completely free. 

Appliance 411
If you're looking for unbiassed and helpful tips about home appliances, you've come to the right place. We've gathered the most frequently requested information about major appliances and designed our website around it.

Be Jane
If you're like many of us, the idea of taking on home improvement projects might seem beyond your realm. You may have convinced yourself that you don't have the skills, you're not physically able, or that home improvement is just too scary. Well, we're here to let you know that you can change your home on your own. You can take on any home improvement task, and you can turn the house you live in into a home you'll love. 

Ladies, you don’t have to be a Jack to be a Jack of all trades. You can Be Jane.

And once you tackle home improvement, then life improvement and even world improvement are just around the corner.

That’s right. At Be Jane, we believe that when women gain the confidence to enhance their homes, they also become inspired to remodel their lives and from there impact the lives of those around them.   

That’s why Be Jane is more than just the women’s home improvement community. We’re the women’s home power portal!

DIY Network
DIY Network, from the makers of HGTV and Food Network, is the go-to destination for rip-up, knock-out home improvement television. DIY Network's programs and experts answer the most sought-after questions and offer creative projects for do-it-yourself enthusiasts. One of the fastest growing digital networks and currently in more than 56 million homes, DIY Network's programming covers a broad range of categories, including home improvement and landscaping. 

Do It Yourself is the leading independent home improvement and home repair website. It has been repeatedly honored among the Best on the Web, and was named "One of the Top 50 Sites in the World" by Time Magazine. In addition to its extraordinarily broad list of topics, it operates the most active home improvement forums on the Internet, enabling consumers to get personalized advice from professionals in over 100 subjects.

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No matter what's on your list, eHow can help. With more than 30 categories that cover just about everything, eHow is your one-stop online resource for life's challenges. Professionals in every field come together to offer expert advice, backed by the additional support of a can-do eHow community. Together, they've created a library of accomplishments online–and it's available to you anytime, anywhere.

Family Handyman
The Family Handyman is the DIYers best friend, offering a variety of print and digital resources for do-it-yourself homeowners. Our forte is accurate and complete how-to instructions for improving homes, yards and vehicles. We publish The Family Handyman magazine, the oldest and largest publication for DIYers, and a variety of newsstand publications in addition to this web site.

Instructables is the Biggest How To and DIY community where people make and share inspiring, entertaining, and useful projects, recipes, and hacks.

Magnolia Network
Embrace your creativity and try something new with expert-led video courses covering skills in the home, kitchen, garden, arts, and more.

Military OneSource
Military OneSource has a Home Improvement Reference Center. Log in, then go to the Online Libraries; located the Home Improvement Reference Center which offers: A-Z topics, decorating, electrical, maintenance, outdoor, plumbing, remodeling, and woodworking.

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