Home Improvement Magazines, Books and More

Available through the Explora experience for public libraries and schools, Home Improvement Source is a DIY database of full-text content from leading home improvement magazines and reference books, plus a collection of images not found anywhere else online. Patrons can quickly find the information they need by conducting keyword searches and browsing by category.

Subject Categories Include:

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

Home Improvement Reference eBook Collection

The Home Improvement Reference eBook Collection is offered as a companion to Home Improvement Source, containing reference books from top educational publishers and presses. This encompasses a broad range of information on home improvement and repair projects, covering a wealth of categories related to gardening, design, painting and decorating, woodworking and more.