Resources for Homeowners

Whether you are planning a do-it-yourself project for your home or seeking to hire a contractor for major home repairs, this section is full of helpful advice for the novice and information you need to know before entering into a contract for home improvements. Don't miss the "Homeowner's Checklist for Home Maintenance" under the Guide to Easy Home Repairs section.

Tips for Hiring a Contractor 
If you are considering hiring a contractor for your home improvements, read these helpful tips before signing that repair contract.

Guide to Easy Home Repairs 
Doing preventative maintenance on your home can save you from expensive and serious repairs later. But, it's not always easy to know what to do or why it's important.

Links & Who to Call
A list of contacts is provided to assist you in making informed decisions when hiring a contractor for home repairs.

Cleaning on a Shoestring
This housekeeping booklet provides recipes for making your own cleaning products to save you money. Helpful cleaning tips and advice on how to safely store your cleaning products is also provided.