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3 hrs ago | This Old House

10 Secrets of Cottage Style

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7 hrs ago | Southern Living

7 Rules for a Smooth Bathroom Remodel

We've partnered with online home-improvement network Porch.com to give you the skinny on how to master your remodel.

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8 hrs ago | JD Supra

Store to Pay Up to $6.5 Million for Misclassifying Workers

A national home-improvement store recently agreed to pay thousands of California workers as much as $6.5 million for improperly labeling them independent contractors instead of employees.

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Related Topix: Home, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Tax, Healthcare Law

11 hrs ago | Boston.com

House Speaker DeLeo Defends $20 Million House Restoration Project

Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo is defending a proposal to spend $20 million on the restoration of the House chamber.

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14 hrs ago | Cruising World

Full Profile

Hi, I am Aaron Ollie working as a home remodeling contractor in Phoenix offering a wide range of remodeling services including Kitchen remodeling, stucco repair Phoenix AZ , bathroom remodeling and more.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Times-Tribune

More charges filed against accused contractor

Lackawanna County Detectives filed additional charges Tuesday against a Taylor contractor, after news reports of his arrest last week led authorities to 14 additional fraud victims.

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Related Topix: Lackawanna County, PA, Taylor, PA, Home

WauwatosaNOW.com

24th Annual Milwaukee/NARI Fall Home & Remodeling Show Scheduled

The 24th annual Milwaukee/NARI Fall Home & Remodeling Show will be held Fri., Sept.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Home Listing, Home, West Allis, WI

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

5 Things You Should Probably Pay Someone Else to Do

Whether it's a home improvement project, buying clothing or furniture at the consignment store and taking it from underwhelming to amazing, or even writing your own memoirs, it feels like an accomplishment when you see the finished product and say to yourself "hey, I did that."

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ContractsProf Blog

Pa. S. Ct.: Contract that is Unenforceable by Statute Does Not Preclude Claim for Quantum Meruit

The borderland between contract and quasi-contract can be murky. For example: when failure to comply with a statutory requirement makes a contract unenforceable, can a party still recover under a theory of quantum meruit? The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania recently addressed this question in the specific context of the state's Home Improvement ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home, Dauphin County, PA

Fine Homebuilding

Wood Walls - 3 Tips

There is just something about wood walls that everyone likes. Here in Austin, TX there were many houses built in the 1920-40a 2s that had wood walls without plaster.

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This Old House

A Busted Open, Brightened Up Kitchen

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Empire State News

Contractor sentenced to prison for defrauding homeowners

ALBANY A contractor who stole thousands of dollars from homeowners by taking their money but failing to complete work on their homes is heading to prison.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

24dash

Opinion: Green Deal or no Green Deal?

Last Tuesday, the government lowered the levels of funding available for households and housing providers to claim back for energy improvements to their homes.

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WISH-TV Indianapolis

UHS Way To Stow, Ribbons and Bows

Unique Home Solutions is Central Indiana's trusted home remodeling company, proud to have served over 25,000 satisfied customers in our 30 years in business.

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WFIE-TV Evansville

Police: Caretaker used credit info to make unauthorized purchases

A man hired to be a woman's caretaker is facing charges that he used her financial information to make thousands of dollars in purchases.

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Victorville Daily Press

State warns consumers about deceptive home improvement offers

The California Contractors State License Board urged consumers this week to be alert for home improvement offers by individuals who use unethical business practices to gain entry into their homes, and then use illegal, high-pressure sales or scare tactics to up-sell unneeded services or equipment.

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Related Topix: Home, Weather, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

KSL-TV

Sniffing out scammers: How to recognize flawed home improvement offers

Home improvement measures can be great methods for enhancing the overall value of your home, or to take advantage of a home equity line of credit opportunity.

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WFMD-AM Frederick

Job Hunt July 28, 2014

Frederick County Work Force Service's Latrice Lewis said her agency is committed to assisting job seekers find employment and there are several Hot Jobs that are available right now.

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Related Topix: Frederick County, MD, Home, Frederick, MD, Montgomery County, MD

News 4 Jax

Do I need a permit?

What could possibly go wrong with work not done to code ? Sometimes, nothing. But sometimes homeowners may encounter several issues when work isn't properly permitted such as leaks, electrical shorts that become fire hazards and windows too small to crawl through in the event of a blaze.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Vancouver Courier

Opinion: Please shut up about your home renovations

How do I put this delicately? It's bad enough when so many people go on about heritage this drizzled with artisanal that, or refer to green beans as haricot verts.

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