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1 hr ago | News Times

To love or list: remodeling shows spark ideas in Conn. homeowners

Homeowner Bonita Bell, left, worked closely with contractor Antony Criscuolo, of Easton, to extensively remodel the ground floor of her Fairfield home.

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Related Topix: Bell, CA, TV, Electronics, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, University of Southern California, Home

7 hrs ago | Boston.com

Globe: Home Improvement Spending On the Rise

Homeowners are finally getting around to those home remodeling projects they were forced to put off during the worst of the recession, according to The Boston Globe .

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Related Topix: Home, Harvard University, Massachusetts

12 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Governor Cuomo Issues Consumer Alert on Potential Home Repair Scams...

August 19, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today issued a consumer alert warning homeowners to protect themselves against home repair scams, which may arise in the wake of the recent flooding that occurred on Long Island .

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Home

16 hrs ago | The Clifton Record Online

Seeking a reliable home improvement contractor

For most Texans, a home isn't just a place to live and raise a family - it's their most valuable financial asset.

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Related Topix: Home

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Get decorating, remodeling advice at Southern Ideal Home Show

Trends at the Southern Ideal Home Show this year include white and light colors in the kitchen and bath cabinet category.

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Related Topix: Home

Examiner.com

2014 Fall Southern Home & Garden Show

The Home Builders Association of Greenville will present the 6th Annual Fall Southern Home & Garden Show on September 19-21, 2014 at the TD Convention Center, 1 Exposition Drive, Greenville, SC 29607.

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Related Topix: Greenville, SC, Home Building, Home, Interior Design, Arts

Mortgage News

Protect Your Roof from Severe Summer Weather

The following guest post is from Contractor Connection , a national leader in providing trustworthy, top-quality professionals for your home improvement or repair project.

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Related Topix: Home, Natural Disasters, Hailstorm, Weather

TheStreet.com

Home Depot's Online Sales Sizzle

But another factor also propelled the company's results -- buying from mobile devices.

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Related Topix: Home

Customer Interaction Solutions

Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show Generating Business for South...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Category: Baystreet Newswire Company: Accesswire-MRM ID: 418860 Date: Monday, August 18, 2014 The Home Show is a Dynamic Marketplace Where Consumers of Home Improvements Meet Industry Businesses MIAMI BEACH, FL / ACCESSWIRE / August 18, 2014 / Home Show Management Corp, producer of the Miami Home Design and Remodeling ... (more)

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Related Topix: Miami-Beach, FL, Home

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Mortgage News

Four Ways that DIY'ers Can Avoid Home Renovation Mishaps

From television shows that teach people how to do various projects to the proliferation of home improvement stores with their endless aisles of products beckoning us to give them a try, the do-it-yourself lifestyle has really taken off.

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Related Topix: Home, Arts, Painting

This Old House

10 Fun Furniture Makeovers

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Related Topix: Home

The News Tribune

New remodeling tour focuses on upscale projects

What do you get when you spend $600,000 on a remodeling job? For starters, an addition that doubles the size of the existing home.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

Sun Aug 17, 2014

KISU-TV Pocatello

This Old House

America's favorite home improvement series, the Emmy Award-winning THIS OLD HOUSE, with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscape contractor Roger Cook and master carpenter Norm Abram.

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Related Topix: This Old House, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Home

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Daily Mail

Make sure your home's value keeps climbing: We reveal the cost...

The recent surge in house prices has led to a boom in DIY, with two thirds of us spending money on home improvements in order to push up property values, compared to just one in six two years ago.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Home improvement done smartly

Roofing is a job that does not require a license from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

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Related Topix: Home, South-Plains, TX, Lubbock, TX, Levelland, TX

Examiner.com

Goodbye granite countertops

It is good news for the environment that home sellers are now being told by realtors to forget changing their formica countertops to granite and replacing their oak cabinets with high-end cherry to make their homes more saleable.

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Related Topix: Home, Italy, World News

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Bee

Theater offers free screening of lead-poisoning documentary by Portland activist

The Clinton Street Theater is offering a free showing of Sellwood resident Tamara Rubin's documentary on the hazards of lead pollution in homes.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Theater, Arts, Sellwood (Portland, OR), Home

The Paramus Post

Cryan, Eustace, Lagana & Sumter Bill to Increase Home Elevation Standards Becomes Law

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Joseph Cryan, Tim Eustace, Joseph Lagana and Shavonda E. Sumter that would increase standards for contractors working on home elevations was signed into law on Friday.

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Related Topix: Home, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Passaic, NJ

River Hills

Milwaukee/NARI Members Reveal Methods for Maximizing Space and Storage in Various Areas of Your Home

Finding the best way to maximize space and storage in a home requires planning and creativity according to members of the Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Council, Inc., the area's leading home improvement and remodeling industry resource for 52 years.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Nigel Bennett, Home, Wauwatosa, WI

Chron

Mortgage: Home equity loans, HELOCs make comeback

Home equity loans and lines of credit are making a comeback. Not long ago, homeowners who had some equity often used cash-out refinances to pay for home remodeling, to consolidate debt or pay for a child's school tuition.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

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