Half the battle of being successful in an industry is simply knowing where to look to find out what you need to know to solve any problem presented to you. With smart phones and the internet, accessing information is easier than ever, but there is a lot of bad information out there and finding a resource that is both helpful and trustworthy can be quite a challenge. This week, we’re exploring the resources our home improvement professionals use in their every day life, to find out where the experts turn when they need a little advice themselves.

Why We’re Asking

Even the most seasoned expert sometimes comes across a problem he or she isn’t sure how to solve, and has to turn to the wisdom of the collective community. We know there are many resources out there that our experts make great use of in their businesses, and we want to know what they are. Who do the experts go to, to make sure they can do their jobs with efficiency and accuracy?

So tell us, experts:

What are your favorite home improvement resources?

Who do you turn to when you’re stumped by a project?

Are there any popular apps or websites that you like? How about ones you don’t like?

Where do you find specialty materials? Are there any companies you recommend for hard-to-find tools or supplies?

With so much information in the world, it can be hard to find the resources that are really worth your time. We look forward to hearing about what works for you!

Experts, post your answers in the comment field below!