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Archive for March, 2012

Home Improvement: Eco-friendly trends on the Outer Cape

Home Improvement: Eco-friendly trends on the Outer CapeNews from Wicked Local: As the price of gasoline keeps rising and we become more and more aware of dwindling supplies of fossil fuels, “green” construction for homes, schools and businesses is gaining in popularity. And, though initial expenses for eco-friendly building materials — insulation, flooring, trim and [...]

Designed for Living: Remodeling a kitchen

Designed for Living: Remodeling a kitchenNews from NorthJersey.com: The Designer: Sharon L. Sherman, ASID, Thyme & Place Design, Wyckoff (thymeandplacedesign.com) PHOTO BY PETER RYMWID ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY Designer Sharon L. Sherman reconfigured this kitchen to give it more natural light and storage and a better ‘traffic pattern.’ The Challenge: This kitchen has three doorways, one on [...]

Home Front: news from the home improvement community

Home Front: news from the home improvement communityNews from Naples Daily News: Fiberglass doors in hardwood grains Therma-Tru Corp. has introduced the Fiber-Classic Mahogany Collection three-panel style door. They have 17 decorative glass options, four privacy options in the doorlites (chord, chinchilla, rainglass and granite), clear Low-E and clear glass. “The Energy Star qualified doors [...]

Phoenix Kitchen Remodeling Company, Republic West Remodeling, Begins High-End …

Phoenix Kitchen Remodeling Company, Republic West Remodeling, Begins High-End …News from Virtual-Strategy Magazine: The timeline for the project is one month with completion scheduled for April 20, 2012. The project budget is just under $ 100,000. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 29, 2012 Phoenix kitchen remodeling company, Republic West Remodeling, announced it has started construction on [...]

Watagua man charged with home improvement fraud in Sullivan County

Watagua man charged with home improvement fraud in Sullivan CountyNews from Kingsport Times News: Watagua man charged with home improvement fraud in Sullivan County Published March 29th, 2012 1:51 pm   A Watagua man has been charged by police after allegedly fleecing two Sullivan County residents of more than $ 9,000, accepting advanced payment for [...]

Home Improvement Market Floats These Stocks

Home Improvement Market Floats These StocksNews from DailyFinance: It’s officially spring, the time of year that homeowners typically start thinking about sprucing up their houses with a fresh coat of paint, new decks or patios, or even new kitchen cabinets. As the economy has begun its slow ascent from the doldrums and unemployment eases, the [...]

Angie’s List: Home Remodeling Tips

Angie’s List: Home Remodeling TipsNews from CBS Local: By Jim Donovan PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — This time of year many people are thinking of doing some remodeling. Updating things like your kitchen or bathroom can actually be a smart investment. But in this week’s Angie’s List, Jim Donovan shows you why you need to be smart [...]

Selling

SellingNews from Home Improvement – San Angelo Standard Times: It’s not just the overall average size of the new American homes that are shrinking – down to 2,377 square feet last year from 2,438 square feet the year before, according to the National Association of Home Builders – but the stuff that goes in it, [...]

Whatcom remodeling company adds handyman services

Whatcom remodeling company adds handyman servicesNews from Bellingham Herald: Whatcom County’s Hudson Remodeling recently started a professional handyman service division for residents looking for reliable help with home maintenance and repair projects. Operating as a residential remodeling company since 1993, Hudson has done a variety of projects, including home additions, renovated kitchens and updated bathrooms. [...]

Pottery Barn Series Features DIY Home Improvement

Pottery Barn Series Features DIY Home ImprovementNews from Patch.com: It’s spring. Flowers are blooming and parties are being planned. Budding flowers and warmer weather usher in the perfect time for home entertaining. Perhaps second only to the holiday season, this time of year features many festive occasions, including bridal showers, Easter brunch, Passover, graduations and [...]