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Archive for August, 2011

Snap: grocers, home improvement busy post-Irene

Snap: grocers, home improvement busy post-IreneNews from Forbes: NEW YORK — Grocers and home improvement retailers are some of the companies that may see continued business growth in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene’s departure, an analyst said Tuesday. As Irene aimed for the East Coast, consumers ran out to pick up emergency supplies like [...]

New home improvement chain Masters planning a price war

New home improvement chain Masters planning a price warNews from Herald Sun: Home improvement chain Masters is planning an agressive marketing campaign. Source: Herald Sun NEW home improvement heavyweight Masters is plotting a price war on everything from hammers and spanners to chandeliers and designer kitchens for a slice of the $ 42 billion market. [...]

Tulsa Public Schools use funds for remodeling

Tulsa Public Schools use funds for remodelingNews from Tulsa World: It’s the view from the back of the school, at 1740 N. Harvard Ave., that has everyone from parents and prekindergarten teachers to the principal and cafeteria manager more excited than ever for a new academic year. Where nine classroom trailers were once lined up [...]

MyReviewsNow Shop At Home Unveils Versatile Home Improvement Sealant

MyReviewsNow Shop At Home Unveils Versatile Home Improvement SealantNews from AZoBuild: By Joel Scanlon Flex Seal is a rubber sealant maintained in a liquid state. After a simple shake of the container, the seal can be sprayed over the target site and then allowed to dry. Its liquid state enables it to enter deeply into [...]

Industrial touches, wood inspire kitchen remodel

Industrial touches, wood inspire kitchen remodelNews from Kansas City Star: By SARA NOBLE Special to The Star Roy Inman New kitchen chairs and a bench give the existing table a whole new look. The only thing better than a kitchen well done is a client who loves it. It’s kind of cheating since I was [...]

Time For Home Improvement

Time For Home ImprovementNews from Yahoo! Cricket: India’s domestic cricket is full of misplaced priorities and redundant ideas. The England defeat offers a chance to analyse its failings.   Much has been spoken about India’s terrible trounce in England – right from the lack of preparedness, poor planning to crammed schedule, everything has been meticulously [...]

Stuck between a sink and a hard place

Stuck between a sink and a hard placeNews from The Seattle Times: Plumber: Stuck between a sink and a hard place Q: I have an old cast-iron kitchen sink that needs to be replaced. It is octagonal and the manufacturer has discontinued this model. I looked into spray-coating and was advised that I would not [...]

New hardware chain to escalate home improvement wars

New hardware chain to escalate home improvement warsNews from Herald Sun: Masters is the new combatant in the DIY wars.   Source: HWT Image Library VICTORIA’s billion-dollar home improvement industry war will ignite when new hardware chain Masters unveils its first line of attack against retail giant Bunnings. Customer call buttons will be among the [...]

Ask the Plumber: Stuck between a sink and a hard place

Ask the Plumber: Stuck between a sink and a hard placeNews from Corning Leader: Q: I have an old cast-iron kitchen sink that needs to be replaced. It is octagonal, and the manufacturer has discontinued this model. I looked into spray-coating and was advised that I would not be happy with the results for kitchen [...]

Hurricane Irene causes run on local hardware, home-improvement stores.

Hurricane Irene causes run on local hardware, home-improvement stores.News from CBS 21:Area residents are rushing local home improvement stores in the area in preparation for Hurricane Irene. Bob Resch, of Bombergers Store in Lititz reports that the store is completely sold out of generators, and is taking a waiting list for rental generators.. “Residents are [...]