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56 min ago | The Times

Jeb Breithaupt: Don't let your remodeling project turn into horror story

It seems like anyone who owns a home and has ever hired a contractor to work on it has a terrifying tale to tell about the experience.

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5 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Launch Announcement: Mike Ditka to Keynote at the Chicago-Located 2nd ...

A Chicago restaurateur and founder of The Mike Ditka Foundation, which raises funds for Misericordia and pediatric AIDS research programs, Ditka is a renowned motivational speaker.

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Related Topix: Rosemont, IL, Home

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Investor's Business Daily

Investor's Corner: 200-Day Line, Last Line Of Defense

They ask: Is the stock finding support at this closely watched level? Or is it starting to live below the line, mired in a correction? Sometimes it's also a good idea to watch the 200-day moving average.

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ABC News

Lowe's Settles EPA Lead Paint Violations By Its Contractors

Home improvement giant Lowe's Companies Inc. has agreed to pay $500,000 after federal investigators found its home renovation contractors in nine states had violated safety standards for lead paint.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Home

Examiner.com

EPA and DOJ fine Lowe's $500,000 for lead paint removal violations

The Department of Justice and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a settlement with Lowe's Home Centers that includes a $500,000 fine.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, US News, Home

The Orlando Sentinel

'Ask This Old House': Orlando questions attract show

A crew from PBS' 'Ask This Old House' films on the roof of the Orlando home owned by Benjamin Kennington.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Orlando Travel, Home, University of Florida, Lake Buena Vista, FL, Entertainment

ABC News

Lowe's Agrees to Minimize Lead Dust

The Justice Department says that Lowe's Home Centers has agreed to settle violations of federal requirements that call for its contractors to minimize lead dust from home renovations.

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Business Journal

Survey: After a strong start, home remodeling spending to ease

Solid growth is expected in the home remodeling market this year, but momentum should begin to moderate in the fourth quarter, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity index released Thursday by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University.

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Related Topix: Home, Harvard University

Business Journal

Survey: After a strong start, home remodeling spending to ease

Momentum in the home remodeling market should begin to moderate in the fourth quarter, according to a Harvard University survey.

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Related Topix: Home, Harvard University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KISU-TV Pocatello

Ask This Old House

Host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscape contractor Roger Cook and guest experts make personal HOUSE calls, guiding viewers through home improvement techniques.

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Mortgage News

Don't DIY - These Five Remodeling Projects Need a Pro's Touch

The Home Improvement Research Institute recently surveyed homeowners and renters planning a remodeling project.

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Kirkland Reporter

City cuts 70 feet off tree, Kirkland residents upset

A large cottonwood in the middle of the Kirkland Highlands neighborhood was hacked by 70 feet on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Kirkland, WA, Home

This Old House

All About Pro-Style Ranges

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Home Channel News

Mystery men of research: contractors

The home improvement marketing industry may think it knows contractors. And opinions differ on the best ways to study their purchasing habits.

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Related Topix: Home, Media, PA

ABC 27

Owners of home remodeling company wanted on theft charges

County detectives are looking for 47-year-old David Allen Henson and 49-year-old Elizabeth M. Lambert, co-owners of David's Painting and Home Remodeling in Dauphin.

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Related Topix: Home, Dauphin, PA, Prison, Dauphin County, PA

Examiner.com

'Catch a Contractor' nab one for 'Lather, Rinse, Deceit' on Spike

On Sunday night's episode of "Catch a Contractor," comedian Adam Carolla and his team of private investigator Alison Bedell and her husband Skip, a licensed home-improvement contractor, are going after the worst contractors in America.

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Almanac

Wednesday: Carriage house restoration plan on Atherton council agenda

Plans for a $2.5 million renovation of the carriage house in Holbrook-Palmer Park will be presented to the Atherton City Council at its regular meeting on Wednesday, April 16, at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at 94 Ashfield Road.

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Related Topix: Atherton, CA, Home, Woodside, CA

KION 46

Dear Jon: Save yourself inspection fee from water district

If you're doing any home remodeling this spring you should be aware that your water faucets, shower heads and toilets need to be compliant with the water district's codes.

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Current in Carmel

Column: Total remodel of ranch-style home

EXISTING HOME: This home located in the 96th Street and College Avenue area was built in 1998 but had been unoccupied for a few years.

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This Old House

How to Hang a Collection

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