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Archive for November, 2011

Is It Time to Revive Your Big Home Improvement Plan?

Is It Time to Revive Your Big Home Improvement Plan?News from DailyFinance: I’ll go out on a limb and predict that there’s a home improvement project that you’ve been burning to do. Whether it’s a matter of finally giving your kitchen the granite countertops that you’ve always wanted, resurfacing your scratched-up swimming pool, or converting [...]

Struggling Housing Market Leads To Remodeling Boom

Struggling Housing Market Leads To Remodeling BoomNews from 10TV: Recent trends show that the decline in the housing market has resulted in big success for the remodeling market. Lee Ann and Matt Dunlap tried to sell their home last winter. They would find houses that they liked, but they all needed improvements, 10TV’s Andrea Cambern [...]

Thousands of volunteers leave Joplin house with signatures

Thousands of volunteers leave Joplin house with signaturesNews from Joplin Globe: JOPLIN, Mo. — Inside the ravaged shell of a house at 2502 S. Joplin Ave., a treasure awaits: Signatures and messages from thousands of volunteers adorn the walls, ceiling and just about every other place in the house that took a direct hit in [...]

My Place: Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home has the classic hallmarks

My Place: Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home has the classic hallmarksNews from Kalamazoo Gazette – MLive.com: David H. Curl | Special to the GazetteFurniture was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, as well. KALAMAZOO — Curtis and Kathy Curtis-Smith lived only a few blocks from the Frank Lloyd Wright house in the Parkwyn Village neighborhood. They admired [...]

Home Improvement: Fresh paint can be a difference-maker when selling your home

Home Improvement: Fresh paint can be a difference-maker when selling your homeNews from The Rock River Times: By Paint Quality Institute Unless you’ve been living on a desert island, you know how tough it is to sell a home these days. In some neighborhoods, “For Sale” signs are as common as mailboxes. And the challenge [...]

River Oaks Remodeling changes name to Currier Kitchens and Baths

River Oaks Remodeling changes name to Currier Kitchens and BathsNews from Blockshopper: To honor its past and the late founder of the company, River Oaks Remodeling has made the decision to change its name back to the original moniker of Currier Kitchens and Baths. Ted Currier II passed away in 2010, he is the father [...]

Plan now for home improvement throughout the year

Plan now for home improvement throughout the yearNews from Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Nov. 23, 2011 | (ARA) – If you’ve finished making your holiday gift list, don’t put the pen and paper away just yet. While the holidays take up a lot of attention right now, it’s also a great time to look a bit [...]

Burglar steels copper from historic Cornwall house

Burglar steels copper from historic Cornwall houseNews from Rutland Herald: Burglar steels copper from historic Cornwall house By Lucia SuarezSTAFF WRITER – Published: November 26, 2011 CORNWALL — A homeowner here told police that a burglar broke in the door to the farmhouse he was remodeling, stealing approximately $ 20 worth of copper. James Apgar, [...]

Threatening letters containing white powder sent to 13 home improvement stores …

Threatening letters containing white powder sent to 13 home improvement stores …News from Pioneer Press: The Home Depot in Woodbury was one of 13 stores to receive threatening letters containing a nontoxic white powder substance in recent days, according to the FBI. The agency is investigating the mailings, which occurred between Dec. 31 and last [...]

Cape’s Harrison-Huhn house may become coffee shop, apartments

Cape’s Harrison-Huhn house may become coffee shop, apartmentsNews from Southeast Missourian: Kevin Priester is remodeling the historic Harrison-Huhn house, which he recently purchased. The house at 340 S. Lorimier St. was built in 1905.(Kristin Eberts) [Order this photo] A Cape Girardeau historical landmark is off the housing market and being rehabilitated by a new owner. [...]