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2 hrs ago | Hayfield Herald

Publisher's Column As Shakespeare said, All's well that ends well

Watching a construction worker sawing the sidewalk on Dodge Center's Main Street this past week reminded me of one of the more unpleasant home remodeling experiences I've ever had.

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Related Topix: Dodge Center, MN, Home, Home Listing, Sleepy Eye, MN

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Monitor

House remodelling considerations

There are times when a home owner deems it necessary to make alterations to their houses, This makes them carry out their activities in and around the house with a redefined dimension of living the occupation of the house a whole new and exciting experience.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

Newsday

To his neighbors, suspect was a 'good guy' who liked to hunt and 'knew everybody'

John Bittrolff, 48, of Manorville, was arrested on Monday, July 21, 2014, and faces charges of second-degree murder in connection with the beating and strangulation deaths of two women more than 20 years ago, police said.

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Related Topix: Manorville, NY, Home

Mortgage News

3 Must-Have Greenery Elements for a Refreshing Yard

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.

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Related Topix: Home, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Home Gardening

Times News

Carbon contractor sentenced to prison

A Carbon County home improvement contractor was sentenced to a prison term in Chester County recently for not finishing work he was hired to do.

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Related Topix: Home, Carbon County, PA, Lansford, PA

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Home Remodeling Contractor S.J. Janis Company, Inc. Earns Three NARI Certifications

Wauwatosa, WI Joe Klein, director of design, Nathan Wachtl, senior design consultant, and Cory White, project manager with S.J. Janis Company, Inc., a Wauwatosa home remodeler and full-service design firm, each earned new certifications from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry .

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Related Topix: Home, Wauwatosa, WI, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

This Old House

How to Clear Poison Ivy

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Related Topix: Home

Mon Jul 21, 2014

JD Supra

Arizona District Court Rejects Joint Employer Arguments in...

A month ago we discussed the Ninth Circuit's decision in Ruiz v. Affinity Logistics Corp., Case No.

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Related Topix: Home, Law, Employment / Labor Law

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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BroadwayWorld.com

DIY Network's SLEDGEHAMMER to Debut 8/6

Popular DIY Network host and licensed contractor Jason Cameron helps homeowners smash their way to gorgeous new spaces by wrecking and remodeling their worst rooms in DIY Network's newest series, Sledgehammer.

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SBWire

Utah Basement Kitchen and Bath Publishes ROI Figures for Home Improvement Projects

According to Bankrate.com, home owners frequently choose bathroom and kitchen remodels for their home improvement projects along with remodeling and room additions, such as the finishing of a basement.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Home

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

The Reasoning Behind Homeowners Insurance

Having homeowners insurance is requisite to owning a home. Just like insurance on your car or your health, there is that sad, expensive truth that though you you will not use this insurance most of the time, you will still have to pay for it every month.

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Related Topix: Home

Turnto10.com

Home improvements that really pay off

Despite what you see on TV and what the conventional wisdom says, most of the home improvement projects with the greatest return on investment are unglamorous.

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Related Topix: Home Listing

The Columbus Dispatch

Whitehall pitches in for home face-lifts

Robert Miller, 65, power-washes the gutters of his Whitehall home. Miller and his wife are among the residents awarded grants from a new city home-improvement program.

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Related Topix: Whitehall, OH, Home

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WXLO-FM Worcester

"Weird Al" Yankovic Gets "Handy" in Iggy Azalea Parody

"Weird Al" Yankovic 's eight day marathon of videos continued today with the release of his newest song parody: " Handy ," a take-off on Iggy Azalea 's "Fancy."

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Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Home

Sentinel & Enterprise

Tips on choosing a solar contractor

* Ask for references from previous customers. Call, and if possible, visit one or more of the contractor's previous installations.

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Related Topix: Home, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, East Moriches, NY, Moriches, NY

Philly.com

New regulatory unit aimed at shady contractors

The form asked if he'd ever been convicted of fraud, theft, or deception. Did he commit crimes as a home-improvement contractor? Were civil judgments filed against him? Bucks County roofer Steve Dunner wrote "no" to each question on the Pennsylvania contractor registration form.

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Related Topix: Home, Bucks County, PA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Delaware County, PA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

This Old House

The Mosquito, in Close-Up

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Cal Coast News

Atascadero non-licensed home remodeling sting nets 12

Twelve local home remodelers were among 94 statewide who face charges of contracting without a license after they were snared in a statewide undercover sting conducted this week, according to the California Contractors State License Board .

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Related Topix: Atascadero, CA, Home, Imperial County, CA

The Press-Enterprise

CoronaREGION: Sting nabs contractors without a license

Contractors State License Board officials arrest a man in Corona during the agency's statewide undercover sting July 15-16, 2014.

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