Let’s face it, if home improvement and DIY were always easy, we all wouldn’t have much to talk (or laugh. . . or cry) about. Somehow houses have a way of taking seemingly simple and mundane tasks like basic maintenance and contorting them into complex, interlinked projects that eventually result in a home repair to-do list that dwarfs War and Peace. Thankfully, there is help. To paraphrase Mark Twain, “the reports of the death of printing are exaggerated.” Yes, it seems not only are there several great how-to, home improvement and DIY magazines on the market, but they all still appear to be surviving in this digital age. Of course all of them have a web presence as well. As tech oriented as I am, I still find a good old magazine to be a great way to get home improvement inspiration, tips, tool reviews and expert opinion. Here’s our top six list of magazines every HomeFixated homeowner should subscribe to. Read More
Mike Holmes, the star of HGTV’s Holmes and Homes and Holmes Inspection, has been bringing his twenty years of construction, renovation and contracting experience to home owners since 2001. When not showing home owners what to look out for when buying, updating and fixing their houses (and doing the fixes himself), he’s put his muscle to work in New Orleans, helping to rebuild homes there to help residents affected by Katrina.
Now the bane of crooked contractors, the avenger of bad home renovation and defender of the screwed-over now has a magazine of his own. Read More