About.com – Akin to Wikipedia, except that About.com has articles that compare multiple subjects at once – like this article about different exterior home siding options. It’s a great place to start your research.
DIY Network – This is a FANTASTIC website with so many helpful tips and instructional videos on how to do just about any kind of project yourself.
Floor Planner – My newest, most favorite FREE tool on the web. For anyone planning out a new space, reconfiguring a remodel, or simply inspired to move furniture around, I recommend checking out floorplanner.com. And you can pay for a membership to create multiple projects too.
Home Improvement Online – A really comprehensive site full of resources and articles all about home improvement.
House in Progress – An informative and humorous blog about a Chicago bungalow remodel.
Marvin Windows and Doors – Great company with beautiful, practical and energy efficient options.
Real Simple – A fantastic resource for pretty much anything and everything, always. The Home & Organizing section has helpful tips for record keeping, cleaning, storage, home improvement, green living and more.