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Home Improvement Source

Using Home Improvement Source

Looking to install a new door, fix a leaky faucet, or spruce up your garden? Home Improvement Source, is a database from EBSCO containing thousands of articles from leading home improvement magazines and reference books, plus a collection of home repair images not found anywhere else online. Quickly find the information you need by conducting keyword searches or browsing projects from A-to-Z or by category. 


• Electrical • Flooring, Walls and Ceilings • Gardening • Green Design • Interiors and Design • Kitchens and Bathrooms • Maintenance • Outdoor • Painting and Decorating • Plumbing • Remodeling • Tiles, Masonry and Stonework • Vacation Homes • Woodworking • Workshop Reference


From the homepage of Home Improvement Source database, you can input your search into the box at the top of the page, or scroll down to browse by category.



You can click the category boxes and they will open new options as you narrow down to the exact topic you're seeking. Here's what that will look like as you reach the final results.

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