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3 hrs ago | I-Newswire.com

Home Remodeling Rivals Real Estate Market With Custom Tile Work

The leading indicator that the economy has started to recover is based on the number of new homes being built.

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7 hrs ago | 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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Fri Apr 18, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

AG: local contractor took money, never finished work

The New York Attorney General's Office is taking action against contractors who don't deliver, including the owner of JRJ Contracting in Western New York.

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Related Topix: Gasport, NY, Tonawanda, NY, Home, Weird

Examiner.com

Different ways to sharpen your home improvement skills

Many first-time homeowners find the number of home improvement projects that are necessary to be rather overwhelming.

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Roseville Review

The best home improvement for less than $5,000

Curious which home improvement costs less than $5,000, delivers the highest return on investment and has the maximum impact on curb appeal? A garage door replacement is one of the best value-returning home improvement investments, according to Remodeling Magazine's "2014 Cost vs. Value Report."

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The Nation

Ambitious expansion drive by Mega Home

Firm aims for 20 stores in five years, annual sales of Bt14 bn from 2015-2018; focus on Bangkok outskirts, upcountry Mega Home Centre, a subsidiary of Home Products Centre offering home and construction materials, has set an aggressive growth plan to increase its stores to 20 within five years, from just three currently.

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Related Topix: Thailand, World News, Home

Mortgage News

Top Home Improvement Projects for Spring

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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This Old House

How to Build a Cedar Compost Bench

Sign up today for our FREE e-mail newsletters and get helpful tips and timely article links delivered to your e-mail inbox.

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Related Topix: Home, Home Gardening, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

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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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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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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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

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