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  • Haunted Library

    This addition to your library is sure to get some shrieks (or laughs). As unsuspecting folks walk by these “books” a motion sensor causes the center book to slide back and…

  • Victorian Restoration

    If you’ve got a Victorian-era home that needs restoration or you are just curious as to what defines a Victorian and what it takes to return them to their former glory,…

  • The Top 10 Home Improvement Movies

    ***UPDATE*** ServiceMagic has challenged this list with a Top 10 list of their own. We’ve matched up these lists and proven ours is still the best! Check out our reviews and…

  • More DIY Videos

    DIY videos are available online from AOL, Easy2DIY, Expert Village , and the venerable YouTube. But not so new entrant VideoJug has upgraded and focused their DIY channel to include some…

  • The Shelter Life Backhouse Project

    Our friend and neighbor, Alex Bandon is a senior editor at This Old House and is also the voice behind The Shelter Life. She recently completed her backhouse renovation project which…

  • House to Home

    Shelterrific has turned us onto another great site called House to Home out of the UK. They are published by IPC Media which is a part of the Time Inc. family…

  • Rate My Space

    Shelter website redesigns continue to rollout and HGTV.com is just the latest. The clean and easy to navigate site has a feature that is particularly interesting called Rate My Space. It…

  • House Restoration Tips

    Check out the Country Living 2007 House of the Year. It’s an 1890’s farmhouse in the Dutch country of southeastern Pennsylvania. During the restoration they incorporated many different techniques that you…

  • Green Building 101 from Inhabitat

    Time for a lesson in Green Building from Inhabitat. Read on for one of the best online tutorials of green building from a site that is “devoted to the future of…