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2 hrs ago | Herald Gazette
Are you finding yourself looking at home improvement projects that will need to be done but know that the project won't happen until this winter or 2015? Then this is the time to start planning and talking with the trade services that you will need. Make the calls, set the appointments for the estimates, review your finances, review your calendar, review the contractor references....then make the commitment to schedule the job.
4 hrs ago | Re/code
With a lot of startups tackling home remodeling - Houzz, Thumbtack and Pro.com among them - it's a pretty good sign of support to get Lowe's, the big box home improvement store, to lead your $27.6 million Series A funding round. That's what happened to Seattle-based Porch.com , which aggregates project data so would-be remodelers can do research.
9 hrs ago | Shields Gazette
A FLAGSHIP home-improvement scheme on housing estates across South Tyneside is back on track after a new contractor has been appointed. The Gentoo Group will carry out upgrades on 700 council homes on three borough estates after South Tyneside Council ended its deal with its former contractor Mitie earlier this year.
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How can you prepare for a healthier, energy-efficient, and money-saving winter? Take care of your HVAC ductwork by cleaning, repairing, and insulating it as necessary. Proper attention to... How can you prepare for a healthier, energy-efficient, and money-saving winter? Take care of your HVAC ductwork by cleaning, repairing, and insulating it as necessary.
Customers interested in ceramic furniture and accessories can shop the collection on Burke Decor's online retail store. Today Emissary Home and Garden embodies passion with a refreshing direction and continues to bring the best variety of high quality decorative accessories for today's market.
You may think you're jazzing up your home with that new, unconventional paint job - but it could hurt you in the long wrong. Many homeowners undertake renovations in the fall before winter sets in.
A Dallas Township man is facing fraud charges after he allegedly tore out a bathroom at a Kingston home and failed to complete the job. Raed "Ray" Hamad, 50, of Lincoln Street, is facing a felony count of home-improvement fraud after failing to refund the money or get the job done, according to Luzerne County detectives.
Habitat for Humanity volunteers, Jim Nuehring and Jamie Calderwood work to remove a set of cabinets from the kitchen of Mike and Heather Mundell of Vacaville. The Mundells are remodeling their kitchen and donated their old appliances and cabintets to Habitat for Humanity.
All the Do-It-Yourself information you need for your home repairs: easy to search through, even easier to use. The editors at Cool Springs Press know a thing or two about DIY home improvement and maintenance; we've been writing about it for the past quarter-century, and we have more than a few bestsellers under our tool belts.
Sam Franklin's Sept. 4 letter concerning improving waste services, especially regarding discarded paint, made me recall a service in Warsaw, Ind.
This is a guest post from Andrea Davis. Davis is the editor of HomeAdvisor , an online service that connects homeowners with home improvement professionals in their area for free, ensuring quick and reliable contractor services at reasonable prices.
A Department of Veterans Affairs employee who remodeled her home using taxpayer dollars was sentenced to four years of probation after pleading guilty to one count of theft in federal court. Venita Godfrey-Scott of New Haven, Conn., was a supervisor in the facilities management department of the VA's medical center in West Haven, making her responsible for minor construction and repair projects at the facility, according to the VA inspector general's office, which circulated an announcement of her sentencing Monday.
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. In this special episode, the guys make several important improvements.
Tom Hawkes, owner of masonry business Endurance Stone, recently sent along a photo showcasing the beauty of stonework. He suggests home owners who want to remodel should consider natural stone because it is "the product of choice for aesthetic and enduring properties."
A rental house in Ann Arbor's Lower Burns Park neighborhood has found new life as a single-family home after an energy-efficient remodel. The home on Montclair Place was originally constructed in 1927.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:37 am
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