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Home Repair


Caddo residents out thousands of dollars in home repair scam

KXII-TVKXII-TV - Jun 21, 2017
Horner's imperfections around her home in Caddo include an unleveled kitchen and bathroom, and she said she hired Tommy Boswell back in December to fix these problems. "They were here for about three days, did some sort of level but didn't get the ...  

Interior Design


Circles and spheres: the latest craze in interior design

Mason City Globe GazetteMason City Globe Gazette - Jun 17, 2017
Have you noticed how popular circular shapes have become in interior design? Just think about it: suspended lanterns, braided rattan balls, luminous garlands with rounded bulbs, decorative orbs made of stainless steel, glass or wood—they're popping up ...  

Decorating


At Home: Marble leads latest decorating trends

Topeka Capital JournalTopeka Capital Journal - Jun 16, 2017
Though black has long been a decorating darling, designers are now recruiting deep blues for their go-to power hue. It's a bit more approachable than pure black, and it has a lovely nautical vibe when used in conjunction with materials like rope, brass ...  

Wallpapering


Mertie E. Caddy

Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription) - Jun 21, 2017
She enjoyed reading, sewing and crocheting, wallpapering, caning chairs, and canning from Ted's vegetable garden, and traveling with her husband's 456th World War II bomb group reunions to Italy, Hawaii and across America. They also traveled with the ...  

Wainscoting


Wallpapered wainscoting

Daily HeraldDaily Herald - Jun 12, 2017
Board and batten wainscoting, bead board and even shiplap have all been extremely popular farmhouse design styles that add depth, dimension and beauty to a plain wall, especially when accented with two-toned paint. One new idea for dressing up ...  

Faux Painting


Lockerly's Rose Hill named to historic registry

The Union-RecorderThe Union-Recorder - May 19, 2017
There's a lot of faux painting upstairs on the baseboards, the stair risers, and around the door and window frames, and all of that is still original to the house.” Although Rose Hill still bears the obvious signs of an historic, antebellum home, the ...  

Faucets


How to Make Money from Bitcoin Faucets

The Mac ObserverThe Mac Observer - Jun 15, 2017
Bitcoin faucets pay out a few satoshis when you load a page full of ads, roll a random number generator (on a page full of ads), or do some other game (on a page full of ads). Bitcoin faucets won't make you rich, but they're a great way to get involved ...  

Bathroom Renovation


Bathroom renovation picks up pink theme

Toronto StarToronto Star - May 27, 2017
Bathroom renovation picks up pink theme. Designer Tiffany Pratt turns her bathroom into a visual buffet, featuring the colour scheme from her kitchen makeover. Detailed, hand-painted floor tiles combined with a hand-screened wallpaper in Tiffany Pratt ...  

Kitchen Design


This Kitchen Design Idea Is Subtle but Stunning

Architectural DigestArchitectural Digest - Jun 9, 2017
We've recently noticed a new kitchen design idea that falls into this subtle but stunning category: custom cabinet reveals, the unexpected strips placed between the countertop and the doors for a little extra something. Whether the edging is a color ...  

Kitchen Makeover


High-end designer tips for a budget-friendly kitchen makeover

NewsdayNewsday - Jun 16, 2017
High-end designer tips for a budget-friendly kitchen makeover. Updated June 16, 2017 4:28 PM By Kristin Taveira Special to Newsday. Reprints + -. Kitchen designer Michael Rosenberg, a partner in the Massapequa-based Showcase Kitchens South, ...  

Wood Flooring


Nordic Homeworx: Wood Flooring Trends in 2017
PR Newswire (press release) - Jun 20, 2017

Though investing in a high-quality natural wood flooring in Dubai will most likely have a high initial price, it will surely cost you less over time. This is due to the fact that much like most high-end brands - more research has been done into the ...  

Vinyl Flooring


7 home improvement hacks for kitchen, bath

Times Herald-RecordTimes Herald-Record - Jun 17, 2017
... newbies and old timers alike: Install an imaginative, practical backsplash. Some of the best are also amazingly low budget and simple to put together. Why not experiment with a backsplash crafted of stainless steel tile, sheet vinyl flooring, or ...  

Laminate Flooring


Remodeling Your Kitchen? The Most Popular Appliances, Finishes, and Flooring

Realtor.com NewsRealtor.com News - May 19, 2017
Laminate flooring, at 32%, and ceramic and stone tiles, at 31%, both often designed to look like wood, were neck and neck for most popular materials underfoot, followed by actual wood, at 18%. "Wood has that timeless feel," says H-Millard. But ...  

Hanging Wallpaper


Valaria Gallon, 93
The Free Press Standard - May 23, 2017

Outside employment included elder care, household cleaning, hanging wallpaper throughout four counties, janitorial work at the Lee Local Elementary School, driving the Remedial Reading van and teaching assistant for Carrollton Exempted Village Schools ...  

Plastering


Mets Continue To Troll Duda By Plastering Face All Over Computer ...

FanRag Sports (blog)FanRag Sports (blog) - Jun 16, 2017
New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda smashes baseballs for a living but the gentle giant is a quiet presence off the baseball field...  

Plumbing


How Anbang Could Clog China's Financial Plumbing

Wall Street Journal (subscription)Wall Street Journal (subscription) - Jun 16, 2017
China's decision to detain the chairman of Anbang Insurance Group, one of the country's most acquisitive companies, is stunning in itself. The knock-on effects on the Chinese financial system could deepen the drama. The initial focus since Wu Xiaohui's ...  

Shelving


Stretched police shelving other inquiries to focus on terrorism, says Met chief

The GuardianThe Guardian - Jun 21, 2017
Stretched police shelving other inquiries to focus on terrorism, says Met chief. Cressida Dick says officers are unable to dedicate as much resource to gathering intelligence to prevent future attacks. Cressida Dick said officers from other departments ...  

Tiling


Just Add Power Brings 'World's First' 4K Network Video Tiler to ...

Commercial IntegratorCommercial Integrator - Jun 5, 2017
AV over IP provider Just Add Power's 3G+4+ Tiling Transmitter is world's first 4K network video tiler on display at InfoComm 2017.  

Brickwork


HOPE Crew helps repair historic Chatham Manor brickwork

Fredericksburg.comFredericksburg.com - Jun 15, 2017
National Park Service Fredericksburg Superintendent Kirsten Talken–Spaulding talks with Ananda Duplessis about working with the HOPE program, in which locals are doing preservation work at Chatham Manor in Stafford. HOPE. Buy Now. SUZANNE ...  

Metalworking


Amerimold: A Microcosm of Current Metalworking Technology
MFRTech (press release) - Jun 23, 2017

In fact, I went looking for product news and application insights that would be of interest to the metalworking industry at large. There was plenty to see. Almost all of the emerging developments and key trends in metalworking technology were ...  

Brazing


Improving Casing Integrity by Induction Brazing of Casing Connections

Journal of Petroleum TechnologyJournal of Petroleum Technology - Jun 1, 2017
Brazing technology allows metallurgical joining of dissimilar materials by use of a filler material. In this paper, brazing technology applied to casing connections is presented. The brazing process, or temperature/torque/time (TTT) process, is ...  

Carpentry


Minnesota West, partners to bring back carpentry program
Daily Globe - Jun 23, 2017

PIPESTONE — Minnesota West Community and Technical College announces the re-introduction of the carpentry program to Minnesota West, Pipestone campus with the collaboration of the Pipestone City Economic Development Authority and Pipestone ...  

Masonry


Masonry crew uncovers 87-year-old time capsule in cemetery gate column

Walla Walla Union-BulletinWalla Walla Union-Bulletin - Jun 20, 2017
joked Mark Houk of Houk Masonry on June 12, as his crew set to dismantling a damaged sandstone pillar that marks the entrance to Mountain View Cemetery, 2120 S. Second Ave. He and his crew, Brian Jaekel, Earl Porter and Donnie Lackey, didn't find ...  

Outdoor Lighting


Crystorama unveiling outdoor lighting at Lightovation

Home Accents TodayHome Accents Today - Jun 8, 2017
“As a designer, it's been a challenge to find outdoor lighting fixtures that are as stylish and as dynamic as the indoor fixtures I offer clients,” Langdon said. “This was my inspiration to create my outdoor Crystorama lighting. I'm thrilled to be able ...  

Stairbuilding


Fireplaces


South End Greek revival comes with 15 rooms, seven fireplaces

Curbed BostonCurbed Boston - Jun 21, 2017
The townhouse clearly retains some of that Victorian charm in the form of said marble fireplaces (six of which work), the moldings, and touches such as a dumbwaiter. There are modern dashes, too, not least much of the kitchen, which the Sprogis & Neale ...  

Architect


Not My Job: We Quiz GM's Chief Technological Architect On Chevy ...

NPRNPR - Jun 17, 2017
We recorded our show in Detroit this week, so we've invited Andrew Farah, Chief Technological Officer at General Motors, to play our quiz. We'll play a game ...  

Interior Designer


Interior Designer Crush: Margaret Mitchell
StyleBlueprint (blog) - Jun 19, 2017

Margaret Mitchell takes pride in the fact that her designs don't have a signature look, but rather reflect the lives of the people who call it home. She's rooted in practicality, believes in meaningful beauty and can transform a thrift shop find into a ...  

Lighting Engineer


City Makes Moves To Tackle Dark Skies Ordinance In Earnest
Malibu Times - Jun 14, 2017

The meeting was attended by Pete Strasser, technical advisor to the Dark-Sky Association and lighting engineer Jim Benya, as well as officials from Malibu City Council and Planning Commission. No one who came to speak Wednesday was in opposition to ...  

Plasterer


Plasterer threatened to hire £10000 hitman to assassinate his ex

WalesOnlineWalesOnline - Jun 16, 2017
A plasterer threatened to hire a hitman for £10,000 and have his ex-girlfriend killed, a court heard. Nathan Turner, 27, was sentenced at Cardiff Crown Court on Friday after pleading guilty to twice breaching a restraining order preventing him from ...  

Plumber


Pierre plumber accused of child rape reaches plea agreement
The Daily Progress - Jun 13, 2017

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A Pierre man accused of raping a teenage girl in a home where he had done plumbing work has reached a plea deal with prosecutors. Thirty-two-year-old David Timmons in February 2016 pleaded not guilty to rape-related counts that ...  

 
 
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