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Archive for October, 2012

Post-Hurricane Sandy Safety Tips

Post-Hurricane Sandy Safety TipsNews from Patch.com: Though Hurricane Sandy has passed, downed live wires are still present and hazardous water may be standing, so the folks at The Family Handyman have compiled a list of tips to avoid danger: – Check on your backup water supply: A water heater holds enough drinking and cooking water [...]

This Could Be the World’s Most Awkward Bathroom

This Could Be the World’s Most Awkward BathroomNews from The Atlantic Cities: Pop a squat for this week’s uncomfortable edition of Toilet Tuesday: IS THIS PLANET EARTH’S STRANGEST TOILET CONFIGURATION? A week ago, Simon Landau was eating at an Indian restaurant in northwest D.C. when he decided to use the bathroom. He walked into the [...]

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 [...]

Another Alaska village says good riddance to the honey bucket

Another Alaska village says good riddance to the honey bucketNews from Alaska Dispatch: Alaska militiaman sentenced to 5 years on weapons charges Alaska couple admits plot to kill federal judge, IRS agent … Read the full article . Related News: Restaurant, School InspectionsNews from Patch.com: Editor’s Note: the following statements and notes were made in [...]

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

Interiors: Remodeling for the holidays? Don’t go crazyNews from Galesburg Register-Mail: 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 [...]

How to build a beautiful bathroom

How to build a beautiful bathroomNews from Boston Globe: If your bathroom is more a sore spot than a sanctuary, you’re not alone. Bathrooms have replaced kitchens as the most remodeled room in the home — their smaller footprint and lack of pricey appliances make for a less expensive project. But baths are still a [...]

The Bathroom Makeover: Contemporary Hotel Bathroom Designs

The Bathroom Makeover: Contemporary Hotel Bathroom DesignsNews from LifeGoesStrong: The next time you check in at a luxury hotel or resort, you may notice a bathroom makeover when entering your room. Hotel bathrooms are getting bigger, bolder and more luxurious than ever before. Life Goes Strong spoke to architect Gene Kaufman about trends in hotel [...]

Slash the cost of remodeling

Slash the cost of remodelingNews from MSN Money: Recently I talked with a woman whose contractor husband frequently encounters resistance to his bids. No doubt a lot of contractors get the same reaction. The fact is (a) insurance and equipment aren’t cheap and (b) he and his crew are entitled to a living wage. But [...]

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

Interiors: Remodeling for the holidays? Don’t go crazyNews from Steuben Courier: 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 [...]

Renovations that Yield the Best Return on Investment

Renovations that Yield the Best Return on InvestmentNews from U.S. News & World Report: Will this renovation pay off? That’s the question on the mind of every homeowner who’s thinking about undertaking a project to bolster their home’s resale value. And in today’s tight housing market, the answer to that question may even determine whether [...]

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