Here are the sites and friend links that I will recommend for you to check out.

Houzz – is the new way to design your home. Browse 20 million interior design photos, home decor, decorating ideas and home professionals online.

Porch – the home services platform, connects homeowners with quality home improvement, repair and maintenance professionals.

Three Best Rated – Find top 3 local businesses, professionals, restaurants, health care providers, etc. Expert recommended using reviews, reputation, complaints, nearness, ratings, cost, history & 50+ other checkpoints.

NARI Remodeling Done Right – The National Association of the Remodeling Industry, or NARI, is the medium for business development, a platform for advocacy and the principal source for industry intelligence. NARI connects homeowners with its professional members and provides tips and tricks so that the consumer has a positive remodeling experience.

HGTV – Help you transform your home with pictures and inspiration for interior design, home decor, landscape design, remodeling and entertaining ideas.

House Beautiful – Get the latest home decor inspiration and news from the editors of House Beautiful Magazine.

Lowe’s DIY Projects and Ideas – Browse their resources for DIY projects that you can complete yourself. Get inspiration and ideas for home projects to build, remodel or decorate.

Better Homes & Gardens – Get decorating ideas and DIY projects for your home, easy recipes, entertaining ideas, and comprehensive information about plants from their Plant Encyclopedia.

This Old House – How-to and DIY expert advice from one of America’s most trusted home improvement brand.

Hometalk – The world’s largest online community of home and garden DIYers, where you can find tons of how-to’s, ideas and advice to create the home you love.

Twin City Security in Houston – offers locally owned and managed, private security services for businesses, governments and events customized for each client.

Twin City Security in Denver – Denver Security Company – Denver Security Guard Services

Swkong.com – a good old directory that offers free submissions and has easy acceptance unlike DMOZ

Viesearch – Life powered search – another good old directory that offers free and paid submission options.