Books and Home Renovation Shows

I am trying to get ideas for exterior/interior home renovation. What books, magazines and tv shows do you all suggest?
So far my personal favorites are Flip This House and Flip That House.
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BettyM wrote:

Look at This Old House - tho in the last 10 years they do major remodels, still they are quite good telling what's out there. Also Hometime, which is usually better for modest incomes.
I also like Debbie Travis - Painted House (?), look at HGTV.com or DIYNET.com, you should find her shows.
As far as books. Depends on what you want to do - kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms,etc. Sunset has a great set of books for each room.
Good luck - money and time is all you need!
MJ Wallace
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For magazines, try:
*This Old House (best general, all-around) *Fine Homebuilding (the most technical, good if you're doing work yourself) *Inspired House is good for design, colors, products.
I get all three and are very happy with them.
For shows, Hometime is good normal home-owner projects, but very basic. This Old House is good, but the projects these days are huge and materials a bit unrealistic for folks with normal budgets. But the advice is sound. In general, watching HGTV can also give you a lot of ideas---mostly design, colors, etc.

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