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Research Tools


Not sure where to start? EBSCOHost instantly searches multiple resources for your use.

NewsBank Leisure-D.I.Y
Find recent articles and publications from around the United States about a variety of fun activities, including upcoming D.I.Y projects and hobbies.

A research, identification, and pricing tool for antique lovers, collectors, dealers, appraisers and anyone in between.


Better Homes & Gardens
Home improvement help, recipes, gardening, decorating ideas, and more.

DIY Decorating
Detailed instructions for DIY projects in every area of the home.

Do It Yourself
Provides DIY help for many household, cleaning, improvement, and other projects, as well as successful projects from other users from around the world.

Energy Home Improvement
Creative projects and ways to improve the energy efficiency of your home.

Home & Garden TV (HGTV)
Expert advice and inspiration for improving your living spaces.

Houzz Interior Design Ideas App
Redesign your rooms and get interior design inspiration on your tablet or smartphone.

Sherwin-Williams ColorSnap App
Match your photo colors on your smartphone to paint colors from Sherwin-Williams.

This Old House
See step-by-step video and printable instructions for projects around the home and garden.

Getting Started

Licking County provides excellent resources for D.I.Y projects around the home and garden. We recommend searching our research tools, local resources, and checking out materials to get started.


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