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By: Kevin Ahern on April 5th, 2016

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Home Remodeling Influencers To Start Following in 2016


If you're thinking about remodeling your home in 2016, now is the time to start researching useful websites where you can learn tips and tricks for your home improvement projects.

This post explores the most influential remodeling and interior design sites on the web. Whether you're looking for inspiration, a helpful tutorial or beautiful pictures of how other people have tackled their remodeling projects, these websites show it all.

2016 Home Remodeling Influencers To Start Following


Houzz is basically always in the top results for Google searches relating to interior design. Houzz is primarily popular because of its beautiful images of home interiors, but pictures aren't the only reason that homeowners come back to the Houzz website time and again. Houzz serves as a huge directory of interior designers and local craftsmen. Houzz is useful for homeowners seeking contractors, interior designers and inspiration.


Dwell is both a website and a magazine of the same name. Like Houzz, Dwell may be best known for its images of fabulous home interiors. Dwell's aesthetic skews modernist and minimalist, so if you like traditional decor, Dwell is not for you. However, if you like modern design principals and flawless photography of home interiors, check out Dwell. As a side note, Dwell has a store where you can buy many of the products you see online. If you're serious about renovating your home this year, Dwell is a helpful resource.

DIY Network

If you're hoping to remodel your home personally this year, DIY Network is filled with tutorials that range from remodeling to reorganizing. It's tutorials are highly accessible, written so that even beginner homeowners can tackle complex projects. DIY Network also posts videos online so that homeowners can view the tutorials in live action demonstrations.

Family Handyman

Like Dwell, Family Handyman is both a website and a print magazine. Content from Family Handyman is available in print for those who wish to receive the publication, and it's also available in digital content for people seeking information online. Any homeowner seeking a little guidance on a basic remodeling task can find tutorials, step-by-step instructions and pictures on Family Handyman. Family Handyman can get a little more in-depth in its tutorials than DIY Network, for people who need extra guidance on their remodeling projects.

This Old House

This Old House is a juggernaut in the world of home improvement, home remodeling and homeownership. The television series airs on PBS and first aired over 35 years ago. In terms of reputation and name recognition, This Old House is top-notch. If you've never browsed the This Old House website or seen an episode, now is the time. You can spend hours watching TOH reruns and reading the tutorials.

For more information about getting started with your upcoming home renovation projects, talk to a reputable contractor in your area. Litchfield Builders has been New Haven's premier general contractor for over 25 years. Call us today at 203-772-2453.spring-home-remodeling-in-connecticut-litchfield-builders-guide