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Archive for October, 2012

Sandy Rebuilding Rally: Construction, Home Improvement Stocks Rise

Sandy Rebuilding Rally: Construction, Home Improvement Stocks RiseNews from Fox Business: While the East Coast attempts to clean up from Hurricane Sandy, the super storm is already proving to be a boon for the stock prices of companies that could benefit from the massive rebuilding efforts. Shares of construction and home-improvement stocks like Owens Corning [...]

Even without wins, KU football shows home improvement

Even without wins, KU football shows home improvementNews from Kansas City Star: By RUSTIN DODD The Kansas City Star By RUSTIN DODD The Kansas City Star Updated: 2012-10-30T22:26:12Z Lawrence Peart Kansas running back Tony Pierson evades Texas safety Quandre Diggs during the second half of NCAA football game, Saturday, Oct. 27,2 012, in Lawrence, Kansas. [...]

Kitchen remodeling: Homeowner gets a lot from small house

Kitchen remodeling: Homeowner gets a lot from small houseNews from Indianapolis Star: Reset your password Enter your email and we will send you a link to reset your password. Email Reset my password Cancel OK Resend Email You must have browser cookies enabled to view our site. It’s possible that your browser cookies are turned [...]

Hurricane Sandy puts online home improvement merchants to the test

Hurricane Sandy puts online home improvement merchants to the testNews from InternetRetailer.com: As Hurricane Sandy bears down on the Northeast, online retailer Power Equipment Direct reports a record sales day Friday for such items as generators, chain saws and sump pumps. Lowes.com has stopped taking orders for portable generators, but continues to ship other products [...]

Discover luxury with a bathroom re-design; let Dillard Kitchen and Bath show you

Discover luxury with a bathroom re-design; let Dillard Kitchen and Bath show youNews from LubbockOnline.com: The renovation market has seen a drastic shift in the past few years. No longer is the bathroom a cold and quiet room hidden away in your home. Today, homeowners are discovering the beauty, style and luxury their bathroom can [...]

Interiors: Remodeling for the holidays? Don’t go crazy

Interiors: Remodeling for the holidays? Don’t go crazyNews from HollandSentinel.com: Are you gearing up for the fun, hectic, exciting, loving, partying, giving, family gathering season we are entering?    You might be ready, but is your house? If you are expecting to host parties and expecting to invite guests overnight, perhaps it’s time to give your [...]

Home improvement services available for rural county residents

Home improvement services available for rural county residentsNews from Evening Observer: Home improvement and repair services are available through Chautauqua Opportunities Inc. for county residents living outside city limits who meet income guidelines. The Housing Preservation Grant is sponsored by the USDA Rural Development Department to support homeowners living in rural America. Eligible projects include [...]

Angie’s List: Avoiding Home Improvement Project Delays

Angie’s List: Avoiding Home Improvement Project DelaysNews from CBS Local: By Jim Donovan PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – When you get involved with any home improvement project it’s important to remember good planning is key to a smooth experience because any delays could end up costing time and money. If you want to be sure your home [...]

Distressed properties boost remodeling industry

Distressed properties boost remodeling industryNews from Chicago Tribune: The fixing up of distressed properties for resale, rent or residing in is doing more than helping neighborhoods recover and look prettier than they did in the depths of the housing crisis. The activity is proving to be a huge shot in the arm for the nation’s [...]

Are Home Improvement Retailers Hammering Out Enough Value?

Are Home Improvement Retailers Hammering Out Enough Value?News from NASDAQ: Submitted by Morgan Smith as part of our contributors program . With the real estate market still in a state of flux, many homeowners have decided to stay put and expand or improve on their current residence – and this has so far been good [...]