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Automotive Repair Database

The Auto Repair Reference Center database from Ebsco offers car repair information and diagrams for major domestic and imported models, in some cases as far back as 1945.

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Home Improvement Reference Center

 

The Home Improvement Reference Center guides you step-by-step through many popular home repair and remodeling projects. This "how-to" database may encourage the true beginner to get started and help the best "do-it-yourselfer" do even better. TRUMBULL RESIDENTS LOG IN HERE WITH YOUR LIBRARY CARD BARCODE TO USE THIS DATABASE FROM HOME

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

 

As its name suggests, this database provides detailed maintenance and repair information for most types of small engines, including lawnmowers, motorcycles, generators and boat motors. TRUMBULL RESIDENTS LOG IN HERE WITH YOUR LIBRARY CARD BARCODE TO USE THIS DATABASE FROM HOME.

Free Internet Links You Might Want to Try
Natural Handyman This website is a "feast of home repair help, humor and encouragement with hundreds of original do-it-yourself articles, contests, selected links, bookshop and free newsletter." Their main goal is to help as many people as possible get the home repair help they need.
Hammerzone Projects, opinions and "rants". A mostly amateur approach to home maintenance and repair. (Some of the "hints" on this site are not terribly helpful; just remember "Measure twice, cut once" and "Lefty loosey, righty tighty" and you'll be fine.)
HGTV Home decor, remodeling, gardening, crafts, and other creative ideas from Home and Garden Television.
Hometime From basement waterproofing to chimney repair, and out to the garden! This is the website of the highly informative PBS series.
Remodel Online With over half a million pages worth of information, this is the largest home improvement and do-it-yourself site on the Internet. Build, plant, design and shop here.

 


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