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Rebuilding Together of St. Joseph County chooses neighborhoods for home repair program

WSBT-TVWSBT-TV - Sep 19, 2018
Rebuilding Together of St. Joseph County has chosen the neighborhoods for its 2019 home repair program. It will help parts of the LaSalle Park, Kennedy Park and LaSalle area neighborhoods on South Bend's west side. Rebuilding Together expects to ...  

Interior Design


Interior Design Homes Fall 2018

Interior DesignInterior Design - Sep 19, 2018
Interior Design Homes Fall 2018. September 19, 2018. By Interior Design Staff. Featured projects, walk-throughs, products, news, and more from the Fall 2018 issue of Interior Design Homes. Submit your best products and projects to the 2018 Best of Year ...  

Decorating


Room to grow: 7 tips to consider when decorating a baby's nursery

Omaha World-HeraldOmaha World-Herald - Sep 18, 2018
Have fun decorating, to a point. Remember, this is a space for sleeping. Bold patterns and vibrant colors everywhere in the room will make both of you crazy in a short amount of time. Give your child's eyes a rest with solid curtains, bedspread or walls.  

Wallpapering


Donald McLennan, 85

The Laconia Daily SunThe Laconia Daily Sun - Sep 12, 2018
Don was self-employed and the owner of the Don McLennan Painting and Wallpapering Company, working out of the Stoneham, Massachusetts, area. He worked at his trade for many years and would later retire in 2007 and settled in Laconia with his wife ...  

Wainscoting


Utsav Indian Cuisine, Wethersfield

Hartford CourantHartford Courant - Sep 19, 2018
The restaurant is larger than the original, and gaudier. A serpentine entry walkway, with dazzling chrome railings, winds past splashing fountains and pools filled with koi fish. Lighting in the bar pulses pink and green. The dining room's wainscoting ...  

Faux Painting


Restored east side Victorian filled with a mix of antique and modern

Milwaukee Journal SentinelMilwaukee Journal Sentinel - Sep 6, 2018
They were all faux-grained. I like the look of a little bit of wood mixed with the painted wood trim. Neu: It took them six months to finish the doors. They couldn't get the primer off under the faux painting. With all the doors off, living here was ...  

Faucets


Burglars picky about their bathroom faucets

The Citizen.comThe Citizen.com - Sep 19, 2018
A handful of thefts occurred across Fayette County during the period of Sept. 8-14. A report of five homes under construction entered in a new subdivision along MacDuff Parkway in Peachtree City was made on Sept. 11. The only items stolen were the ...  

Bathroom Renovation


This Funky Pink Bathroom Is in the Most Unlikely Home

Architectural DigestArchitectural Digest - Sep 6, 2018
Inside a meticulously restored 19th-century terrace house in Melbourne sits this curvaceous bathroom splashed with various shades of pink. That's a crazy contrast—or is it? In fact, it takes no time at all for the architect, Thomas Mckenzie, director ...  

Kitchen Design


Rustic Kitchen Design

nshoremag.comnshoremag.com - Sep 11, 2018
Rustic Kitchen Design. Holly Gagne turns an ordinary kitchen into a pristine melding of new and old, woven together with exquisitely worn barnyard. Mary Grauerholz September 11, 2018. Homeowners who love old wood know the treasures that even the ...  

Kitchen Makeover


A Kitchen Makeover That Embraces Its '90s Vibes

Architectural DigestArchitectural Digest - Aug 28, 2018
A bunch of major cultural touchstones can be tracked back to the 1990s—shout out to boy bands, Friends, and Harry Potter—but of course, with the good comes the bad. Think cookie-cutter homes that resemble white boxes and the popularity of garish, ...  

Wood Flooring


Go XL for fall flooring projects

Fenton Tri County TimesFenton Tri County Times - Sep 24, 2018
The latest trend in flooring is the new Paramount Flooring “Lakeshore XL” engineered wood flooring, said Mike Jordan of Lil' House of Carpet in Fenton. The planks at 7.5 inches wide and 72 inches long, are wider and longer for a distinctive look. Once ...  

Vinyl Flooring


Luxury Vinyl Flooring (LVT) Market Is Projected to Grow at a CAGR of 11.8% from 2018
Digital Journal - Sep 21, 2018

QY Research has published the new industry research of the “Global Luxury Vinyl Flooring (LVT) Market” The report focuses on Global major leading players with information such as company profiles, product picture, future road map, opportunities and ...  

Laminate Flooring


Laminate Flooring Market Outlook 2023: Top Companies, Trends And Future Prospects Details For Business ...

Redfield Herald (press release) (blog)Redfield Herald (press release) (blog) - Sep 19, 2018
Laminate Flooring Market report presents an all-inclusive study of the market by analysing the key development trends, driving forces, restraints, opportunities, and future potential in details. The report then analyses company profiles and the growth ...  

Hanging Wallpaper


The secret to hanging wallpaper

TheChronicleHerald.caTheChronicleHerald.ca - Aug 24, 2018
Would you love to cover the walls of a room with some beautiful wallpaper, but you're worried about hanging it? It is true that this type of wall covering requires a special technique — and lots of care. Here are a few tips for hanging wallpaper like ...  

Plastering


Spraying and Plastering Machines Market 2021: Trends and Growth ...
marketresearchday.com - Sep 18, 2018

Global Spraying and Plastering Machines Market Research Report 2017 assists overall Spraying and Plastering Machines details including latest trends, ...  

Plumbing


Advance Plumbing grows Midtown operation with fixture-filled showroom

Crain's Detroit BusinessCrain's Detroit Business - Sep 21, 2018
Nearly century-old Advance Plumbing & Heating Supply Co. is expanding its Midtown operation with a new showroom behind a renovated historic facade. The fourth-generation family plumbing distributor will host a grand opening Tuesday to be attended by ...  

Shelving


Pencils, shelving, wiggly chairs: What Colorado teachers bought for their classrooms — and why

Chalkbeat ColoradoChalkbeat Colorado - Sep 19, 2018
The rugs and bean bag chairs, the workboxes full of hands-on learning games, the file folders that help her track student progress — all came out of special education teacher Laura Keathley's own pocket.  

Tiling


AgweekTV: Field Tiling

AG WeekAG Week - Sep 4, 2018
Field Drainage Inc. has been tiling fields in the Red River Valley for four decades and has helped hundreds of farmers grow better crops. The Determan family has been tiling fields for 40 years. Jess Determan's parents Del and Cindy started Field ...  

Brickwork


Pensioner who caught thieves on his CCTV FINED £2000 for cameras 'damaging brickwork'

Express.co.ukExpress.co.uk - Sep 24, 2018
Len James, 77, set up the surveillance to monitor the front and back of the block of flats he lives in. The retired plumber has caught burglars, thieves and believed it deterred drug crime on his estate in Battersea, south west London. However, Mr ...  

Metalworking


InventHelp Inventor Develops Temperature-Controlled Metalworking Tool (KOC-770)
Benzinga - Sep 17, 2018

17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- An inventor from Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, has developed the patent pending HOT DOLLY, a metalworking tool that has a precise temperature control feature for the purpose of repairing dented or warped aluminum ...  

Brazing


Temperature Profiler Evaluates Aluminum Vacuum Brazing Furnaces
Sensors Online - Sep 19, 2018

Fluke Process Instruments' Datapaq Furnace Tracker is a dedicated temperature profiler for aluminum vacuum brazing furnaces. The system automatically generates CQI-9 and AMS 2750E reports and is designed for frequent use, even during normal ...  

Carpentry


SLCC bringing carpentry program to St. Martinville campus

KATC Lafayette NewsKATC Lafayette News - Sep 14, 2018
ST. MARTINVILLE, La. –South Louisiana Community College is answering a call from industry and offering a Carpentry program at its St. Martinville Campus this Fall. SLCC's Corporate College will offer the non-credit program at the Evangeline Campus.  

Masonry


Masonry: The bones of landscape design

Total Landscape CareTotal Landscape Care - Sep 6, 2018
Masonry, like many areas in the green industry, requires a certain level of craftsmanship and physical strength. For the masons who perform these tasks day in and day out, the job can prove difficult but rewarding. Tom Wilhelm, senior designer with a ...  

Outdoor Lighting


Automate outdoor lighting with three Philips LED Dusk To Dawn Bulbs for $18

Android CentralAndroid Central - Sep 17, 2018
Amazon has the three-pack of Philips LED Dusk-to-Dawn A19 Frosted Light Bulbs on sale for just $17.51 today. This deal marks the lowest price ever for this set of bulbs which regularly sells for $27. The Philips Dusk To Dawn bulb automatically turns ...  

Stairbuilding


Experts consider miracle stairs in Santa Fe's Loretto Chapel

Santa Fe New MexicanSanta Fe New Mexican - Apr 28, 2018
Stairbuilding is what those who belong to the Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association do, but even the most analytical and skeptical were left to wonder exactly how the 33 helix-shaped steps of the “Miraculous Staircase” were designed. “You get ...  

Fireplaces


10 Modern Fireplaces That'll Give You All The Cozy Feels

HouseBeautiful.comHouseBeautiful.com - Sep 12, 2018
A fireplace should be cozy, so you might be inclined to stay away from a modern design for fear it'll look too cold and stark—but that's a serious misconception. Sure, it can definitely read that, and if that's what you're going for, more power to you ...  

Architect


Brad Pitt's Foundation Sues Architect Over Defects in 'Katrina' Houses

Insurance JournalInsurance Journal - Sep 24, 2018
Actor Brad Pitt's foundation has sued a New Orleans architect, saying defective design work led to leaks and other flaws in homes built for residents of an area that was among the hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina. The lawsuit says damages caused by ...  

Interior Designer


The HCD 10: Jocelyn Stroupe, Interior Designer

Healthcare DesignHealthcare Design - Sep 21, 2018
CHID, EDAC, IIDA, ASID, principal, director of health interiors. CannonDesign (Chicago). Mission statement: “Working through complex challenges and putting all the pieces together into one cohesive project—that's what I really love about designing in ...  

Lighting Engineer


Energy Matters: Let there be light
Laboratory Equipment - Sep 19, 2018

Give lighting its due during design, and include the lighting engineer as a core member of the team from the project outset. Model, model, model. Impacts and contributions of ambient and artificial light must be analyzed. Use an integrated team ...  

Plasterer


Updated: Defending champ Senior runs past Rustlers

Great Falls TribuneGreat Falls Tribune - Sep 15, 2018
Plasterer connected with four different receivers for touchdowns, three of them coming in the third quarter when the Broncs broke away from a 7-7 halftime deadlock. Plasterer, a 6-3, 200-pound slinger, fired TD tosses to Nick Eliason (16 yards) and ...  

Plumber


Olympia house fire was triggered by plumber using open flame

The OlympianThe Olympian - Sep 23, 2018
Fire damaged an Olympia house Friday after a plumbing contractor used an open flame to solder a copper pipe, according to the Olympia Fire Department. Damages were estimated at $80,000. Residents of the house were able to get out of the house, but two ...  

 
 
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