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Archive for July, 2011

Maximize your home’s value

Maximize your home’s value News from Sioux City Journal: Because of the economy, many homeowners are staying in their home and putting their efforts into improving the value of their property. They can maximize the value of their home and make it more comfortable and functional at the same time by remodeling their kitchen or [...]

City recommends residents reduce water use to save on bills

City recommends residents reduce water use to save on bills News from Colusa County Sun Herald: WATER SAVING TIPS: Indoors • Replace pre-1992 toilets with high-efficiency toilets, which can save up to 22,000 gallons of water annually. • Shorten showers by one minute every day to save more than 900 gallons of water annually. • [...]

your chance to design a Homearama home

your chance to design a Homearama home News from The Virginian-Pilot: Ever offered unsolicited comments and suggestions while visiting Homearama, the Tidewater Builders Association’s showcase of custom homes? Now’s your chance to have your say before one of the homes is complete, plus maybe snag some free tickets to this autumn’s show at The Riverfront [...]

Corral de Tierra Marketplace opens after long remodel

Corral de Tierra Marketplace opens after long remodel News from The Salinas Californian: Lonnie Wigham, left, and Nanci Linares stand in the produce section of their newly opened Corral de Tierra Marketplace. / ROBERT WALCH Written by Robert WalchFor Off 68 DETAILS Corral de Tierra Marketplace, 2 Corral de Tierra Road (at Highway 68). Hours: [...]

Ron Arad Will Award the Winner of Jump the Gap at Roca London Gallery

Ron Arad Will Award the Winner of Jump the Gap at Roca London Gallery News from Sacramento Bee: BARCELONA, July 28, 2011 – /PRNewswire/ – Ron Arad, chairman of the judging panel, will award the prize to the winner in early November in London, at the new Roca London Gallery designed by Zaha Hadid The 4th edition of the competition has set [...]

Know the best dollar-for-dollar improvements

Know the best dollar-for-dollar improvements News from NorthJersey.com: RUTHERFORD — Though it would be nice to get one dollar back when selling for each dollar invested in renovations, many improvements return less than the amount invested, according to ERA Justin Realty in Rutherford. In a recent Cost Versus Value Report, published by the National Association [...]

Demand strong for firm’s wares

Demand strong for firm’s wares News from Fort Wayne Journal Gazette: FORT WAYNE – An official with the Indiana chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry says an Iowa firm is in the right business. R3 Composites Corp. of Muscatine, Iowa, is a plastics company that manufactures bathroom fixtures that eventually find themselves [...]

Interior design news & notes: Bathroom makeovers and upgrades; design tips …

Interior design news & notes: Bathroom makeovers and upgrades; design tips … News from OregonLive.com:BATHROOM MAKEOVERS: Just about every bathroom in need of a makeover is represented in This Old House’s story on the best bathroom remodels of 2011. Unfortunately, so many of the photos are not taken — or at least don’t appear to [...]

Notes from a Renovation: Bathroom Makeover

Notes from a Renovation: Bathroom Makeover News from DIY Life:This guest bathroom renovation took a weekend and totaled $ 1,000 (all fixtures included). Here’s the scoop straight from the handy homeowner, Michael Phillipou. Michael Phillipou Overall, how much did the renovation come to?We spent roughly $ 1k on the renovation. The expenses were: A new [...]

Making a splash

Making a splash News from Yorkshire Post: By Jamie Hempsall Published on Mon Jul 25 00:00:00 BST 2011 Bathroom design has come a long way in recent years. Cutting-edge finishes are no longer the preserve of the rich. High street retailers now include incredible designs to challenge those of bathroom gurus such as Philippe [...]

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