Home improvement and renovate plans can be a blessing and a curse for homeowners, especially for the first timers. Most first-time homeowners get too excited and renovate their homes whenever they get the chance. While there is literally no harm in renovating, except on a financial context, it can be counter-productive because you are risking the overall quality of your home. The endless drilling on the foundations, constant application and reapplication of the drywalls, and even refurnishing the wooden floors, can take its toll on your home.

Luckily, there are certain books and resources where you can find all the latest information about home improvement. I am pretty sure that you may or may not have even heard that such books exist. Although the Internet is a good place to scour for home improvement and home buying tips, nothing beats having to read a good old book. This is because there are some important pieces of information that are not listed on the Internet, but can be found in the pages of a book. Before you decide to shop for the perfect bed frames or wallpaper, you need to check out some books first.

Whether you are going for eBooks or hardbound books, here are some awesome book titles about home improvement.

1.)    The First-Time Homeowner’s Survival Guide: A Crash Course in Dealing with Repairs, Renovations, Property Tax Issues, and Other Potential Disasters by Sid Davis:

This book covers every worry and that has plagued every new homeowner. Writer Sid Davis has provided the solutions to these countless worries that we homeowners face on a daily, or lifetime, basis. Topics such as improved roofing, sidings, and walkways, repairing the appliances and fixtures, refinancing tips and tricks, and even reducing your homeowner maintenance costs.

2.)    The Essential Guide for First-Time Homeowners: Maximize Your Investment & Enjoy Your New Home (USA Today/Nolo Series) by Ilona Bray J.D.:

this is a book meant for homeowners between the ages of 20 and 30 who are still challenged by its physical demands. This is like a Q&A book where your questions about the costs for home improvement, decorating, remodelling, refinancing, and a whole lot more are answered.

3.)    Build It Right! What to Look for in Your New Home by Myron E. Ferguson:

This is a book that will help you narrow down your standards and qualities in looking for a new home. While this book is about home buying and planning, you can still pick up a couple of important information about how to plan to rebuild or remodel your home.

These books should be able to give you a solid background on what to do and what not to do when you’re out doing home improvement tasks. After all, you can afford to buy books, but you cannot afford to make a mistake when you’re fixing or remodelling your home.