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2 hrs ago | Mortgage News

Choosing the Right Fence: Height, Material, Design and More

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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7 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Scam Alert: Distraction Burglaries Targeting Long Island Homeowners

As burglars and scammers continue to try to take advantage of unsuspecting victims, it is important to know how to stay protected.

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11 hrs ago | Nashoba Publishing Online

A chat with Jane and Ray Jackson

But the storm soon abated and a sheltered welcome awaited a visitor on the Jacksons' front porch, along with hot coffee, blueberry scones and a view.

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16 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

How HGTV Canada built a specialty powerhouse

The straight-talking builder had worked as a contractor for decades before he wound up filling in behind the scenes on an HGTV Canada show.

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Related Topix: Home Building, Home, Canada's Handyman Challenge, Entertainment, Television, Canada

16 hrs ago | 24dash

Opinion: Where now for ECO?

July saw publication of its response to the consultation on the Energy Companies Obligation , confirming insulation funding cuts which will leave some 100,000 fewer properties receiving vital energy efficiency works.

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Related Topix: Home, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

News Talk Florida

Fun Labor Day Activity Suggestions

Labor Day is quickly approaching. For the next week we'll be sharing ideas on where to go, things to do, safety tips and much more regarding Labor Day.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Home

KTVK Phoenix

Unlicensed contractor arrested on fraud charges

Phoenix police have arrested an unlicensed contractor suspected of defrauding several citizens following a 17-month investigation.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Home

Ohio.com

'Ask This Old House' coming to N.E. Ohio

The PBS series Ask This Old House is coming to Northeast Ohio the week of Sept. 22 to offer on-camera advice to selected homeowners.

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Related Topix: This Old House, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Ask This Old House, Home

Lifehacker

What's the Best Way to Finance My Home Improvement Projects?

I'm going to pay for it all. Are the "zero percent interest" loans or credit card offers right for this? Or should I apply for a new home loan, like a home equity loan or line of credit? What's the difference between all of these financing options? -do cost a pretty penny, so most of us have to take out some sort of loan to pay for them.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Brown Deer

Milwaukee/NARI Members Put Interior Design Focus Squarely on Tile

The newest local trend in floor tile doesn't look like floor tile, which might floor some traditionalists.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Interior Design, Arts, Home, Mequon, WI

News Times

Every day, millions of Americans turn to their televisions to learn how to upgrade their bathroom or remodel their kitchen.

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Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, California, Journalism, University of Southern California, Home

Wed Aug 20, 2014

News Times

To love or list: remodeling shows spark ideas in Conn. homeowners

Homeowner Bonita Bell, left, worked closely with contractor Antony Criscuolo, of Easton, to extensively remodel the ground floor of her Fairfield home.

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Related Topix: Bell, CA, TV, Electronics, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, University of Southern California, Home

Boston.com

Globe: Home Improvement Spending On the Rise

Homeowners are finally getting around to those home remodeling projects they were forced to put off during the worst of the recession, according to The Boston Globe .

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Related Topix: Home, Harvard University, Massachusetts

LongIsland.com

Governor Cuomo Issues Consumer Alert on Potential Home Repair Scams...

August 19, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today issued a consumer alert warning homeowners to protect themselves against home repair scams, which may arise in the wake of the recent flooding that occurred on Long Island .

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Home

The Clifton Record Online

Seeking a reliable home improvement contractor

For most Texans, a home isn't just a place to live and raise a family - it's their most valuable financial asset.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Get decorating, remodeling advice at Southern Ideal Home Show

Trends at the Southern Ideal Home Show this year include white and light colors in the kitchen and bath cabinet category.

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Examiner.com

2014 Fall Southern Home & Garden Show

The Home Builders Association of Greenville will present the 6th Annual Fall Southern Home & Garden Show on September 19-21, 2014 at the TD Convention Center, 1 Exposition Drive, Greenville, SC 29607.

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Related Topix: Greenville, SC, Home Building, Home, Interior Design, Arts

Mortgage News

Protect Your Roof from Severe Summer Weather

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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Related Topix: Home, Natural Disasters, Hailstorm, Weather

TheStreet.com

Home Depot's Online Sales Sizzle

But another factor also propelled the company's results -- buying from mobile devices.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show Generating Business for South...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Category: Baystreet Newswire Company: Accesswire-MRM ID: 418860 Date: Monday, August 18, 2014 The Home Show is a Dynamic Marketplace Where Consumers of Home Improvements Meet Industry Businesses MIAMI BEACH, FL / ACCESSWIRE / August 18, 2014 / Home Show Management Corp, producer of the Miami Home Design and Remodeling ... (more)

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