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NeighborWorks volunteers lend a helping hand with home repair ...

Scranton Times-TribuneScranton Times-Tribune - Jul 23, 2017
An NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll of 143 counties across the country that supported Barack Obama in 2012 and Donald Trump in 2016 includes Luzerne ...  

Interior Design

Keilhauer's Luno by EOOS Allows Multiple Functions and Postures

Interior DesignInterior Design - Jul 18, 2017
EOOS partners Martin Bergmann, Gernot Bohmann, and Harald Grundl conceived Luno, an oversize lounge chair for Keilhauer that allows for multiple functions and postures. “We lean back when relaxed. We lean in to show interest,” Bohmann explains.  


7 ways decorating is the best therapy: redesign your life and your home

NOLA.comNOLA.com - Jul 17, 2017
Rebecca West became a designer specializing in transitional spaces after life threw her a curve. Remodeling her space as she remodeled her life "got me through." Rebecca West became a designer specializing in transitional spaces after life threw her a ...  


Here's How: Typical wallpapering problems

Nueces County Record StarNueces County Record Star - Jul 8, 2017
Dear James: We decided to install wallpaper in our kitchen. It installed easily and looked great, but started coming loose in less than a year. Could it be from bad wallpaper or our application? — Sharyn K. Dear Sharyn: If the problems occurred in ...  


HOME PROFILE: A grand layout with fine details in Marblehead
Wicked Local North Andover - Jul 17, 2017

One bedroom, for example, has bead board wainscoting and an extra-wide double closet. Another one — this overlooks the front yard — is positively captivating with two skylights in the high angled ceiling. This has an extra-wide and extra-deep double ...  

Faux Painting

Sky's the limit on home ceiling options

Houston ChronicleHouston Chronicle - Jul 17, 2017
They work best in a square or square-ish room and often are finished with faux painting, brick or even stone. Anything rounded - groin or barrel vaults, or even domes - is labor intensive, even if their materials are inexpensive. Those finishes drive ...  


Southern Oregon Journal: Of faucets, drones and our independence
Mail Tribune - Jul 2, 2017

The steady, porcelain-eroding drip of the bathtub faucet was not about to right itself. No amount of iron will would improve the aspect of the poor, old thing. It had developed a steady rhythm no metronome could equal. There have been issues with this ...  

Bathroom Renovation

Senate president blasts Governor Justice over bathroom renovation 'bullsnot' remarks

West Virginia MetroNewsWest Virginia MetroNews - Jul 12, 2017
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Senate President Mitch Carmichael, who has been one of Gov. Jim Justice's strongest allies in the Legislature, now says he's fed up after a press release from the governor taking aim at a Senate project to upgrade restrooms.  

Kitchen Design

Kitchen design tips: Nate Berkus

IllinoisHomePage.netIllinoisHomePage.net - Jul 18, 2017
Nate Berkus, nationally recognized interior designer and best-selling author joins Alex to talk about his greatest and latest tips for your kitchen. It's no secret people like to update their kitchen — the hardest working room in the home, where ...  

Kitchen Makeover

This Small Kitchen Makeover Took Just 2 Weeks (No Reno Required!)

Architectural DigestArchitectural Digest - Jul 19, 2017
In cities, renovations are dictated not just by budget and imagination but also by inconvenient realities like building permits and (much-dreaded) co-op board approvals. In order to bypass the latter, CeCe Barfield Thompson set about updating the ...  

Wood Flooring

Consumer Reports takes a look at alternatives to wood flooring

WWMT-TVWWMT-TV - Jul 19, 2017
Consumer reports put faux wood flooring through their rigorous tests and delivered the results. When Rachel Trobman updated her guest room, she wanted the look of wood, and weighed the. options. "We knew the cost associated with wood, everything like ...  

Vinyl Flooring

Discover the vinyl flooring market

WhaTechWhaTech - Jul 19, 2017
Global Vinyl Flooring Industry Report provides detailed analysis of the market structure along with forecast of the various segments and sub-segments. It also provides insights about factors affecting the market growth. It includes country level ...  

Laminate Flooring

Carpet bankruptcy highlights shift in Dalton

WXIA-TVWXIA-TV - Jul 18, 2017
“The laminate flooring, the hard surfaces like ceramic and even sustainable flooring (like) cork, bamboo and some of the other products, people are seeing in addition to carpet and rugs,” said Dr. Marilyn Helms, business professor at Dalton State College.  

Hanging Wallpaper

Here's How: Typical wallpapering problems

Nueces County Record StarNueces County Record Star - Jul 8, 2017
The salesmen and sales literature make hanging wallpaper sound like a simpler task than it actually is. It is extremely important to follow all the manufacturer's installation instructions to the most minute detail. The first time you hang wallpaper ...  


Meet the guerrilla artist plastering a liberal metropolis with pro-Trump posters

Washington PostWashington Post - Jul 2, 2017
Look, it's Sabo, the conservative guerrilla artist of Los Angeles. A rare sighting. Sort of. He was spotted this week smothering rent-a-bike baskets with Make America Great Again stickers in one of the most liberal cities in the country. On a wall ...  


bluefrog Plumbing + Drain opens first Florida location in Fort Lauderdale
Contractor Mag - Jul 19, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. — bluefrog Plumbing + Drain, a national plumbing franchise network, is opening its first Florida location in Fort Lauderdale to serve residents in Palm Beach and Broward Counties. The new bluefrog location is scheduled to open in ...  


The best storage shelves you can buy

Business InsiderBusiness Insider - Jul 21, 2017
Keeping your house organized isn't easy. Storage shelving can help turn a nightmare into an organized dream. These are the best storage shelves you can buy.  


Pentagon Tiling Proof Solves Century-Old Math Problem

Quanta MagazineQuanta Magazine - Jul 11, 2017
In his new computer-assisted proof, Rao identified 371 possible scenarios for how corners of pentagons might come together in a tiling, and then he checked them all. In the end, his algorithm determined that only the 15 known pentagon families can do it.  


Exposed brickwork, beanbags, decals: Is the look of the hipster office finally over?

Irish TimesIrish Times - Jun 25, 2017
For years, the tech worker's cool surroundings were as much a part of a company's lure as its generous remuneration packages. But, as brightly coloured furniture and zany decals became commonplace, with banks and accountancy firms buying into the exact ...  


Metalworking Distributor JPW Industries To Be Privately Acquired

Nashville Business JournalIndustrial Distribution - Jul 20, 2017
LA VERGNE, TN — JPW Industries Inc, a Tenex Capital Management portfolio company headquartered in La Vergne, TN, announced Wednesday it has reached an agreement to be acquired by funds managed by Gamut Capital Management of New York.  


Global Brazing Materials Market 2017 – Lucas-Milhaupt, Prince & Izant, Umicore and Voestalpine Bhler Welding
The Important Events 24 - Jul 19, 2017

The report about Global Brazing Materials Market 2017 constitute of pervasive fundamental research along with structured analysis of qualitative as well as quantitative facet by assorted industry connoisseurs and main opinion leaders to gain a profound ...  


New career center will train students for fields like carpentry, health sciences

NOLA.comNOLA.com - Jul 23, 2017
Students from New Orleans schools would be bused to the center where they can train in stations with the materials and equipment needed to gain experience in careers like carpentry or medical assistance. These stations will also have computer ...  


Masonry companies having hard time filling positions

The Denver ChannelThe Denver Channel - Jul 17, 2017
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment is projecting positions in masonry to grow by six percent in two years, outpacing the growth for all ...  

Outdoor Lighting

Is your outdoor lighting too loud?

Aitkin Independent AgeAitkin Independent Age - Jul 13, 2017
Sitting at Carol Jacobs' dining room table, one can see an expansive view of Mille Lacs Lake from her large windows. Her house sits along the shoreline near ...  



When cold weather returns, cozy up by these patio fireplaces (Best ...

cleveland.comcleveland.com - Jul 23, 2017
Greater Cleveland patios don't have to be off-limits on a cool day or chilly nights. Many offer fireplaces to keep you warm and toasty and allow you to enjoy the ...  


Astoria recognizes former library director, prominent architect
Daily Astorian - Jul 18, 2017

The city also honored Ebba Wicks Brown, who in 1942 was the second woman in Oregon to become a licensed architect by examination. Wicks Brown was born in Astoria in 1914 to a prominent local architect and graduated from Astoria High School in 1932 ...  

Interior Designer

Interior Designer Crush: Denise McGaha

StyleBlueprint (blog)StyleBlueprint (blog) - Jul 20, 2017
“Go big or go home” is this interior designer's mantra, so is it any surprise that she's from Texas? Denise McGaha may be based in Dallas, but her colorful, sophisticated designs are often spotted nationwide, in designer showhouses as far-ranging as ...  

Lighting Engineer

Thrilling school performance as audience taken back to prohibition era

Herald SeriesHerald Series - Jul 19, 2017
"Ethan Vass was a gypsy violinist and boxing coach Cagey Joe and Sebastian Lawton brought the house down as the ventriloquist's dummy." Adding a touch of professional magic to the performance was Jack Linaker of JL Lighting, a lighting engineer to ...  


Plasterer fights for life after seven storey fall

Mackay Daily MercuryMackay Daily Mercury - Jul 10, 2017
DEVELOPERS have shut down a Gold Coast construction site until later in the week following a workplace incident that has left a man clinging to life. A 37-year-old plasterer fell from the seventh floor at the Aura Varsity Lakes Apartments on Lakefront ...  


Plumber digging on Amelia Island finds century-old glass bottles ...

ActionNewsJax.comActionNewsJax.com - Jul 17, 2017
Jimmy Thompson, with Dave Turner Plumbing, said he was working on an Amelia Island home that is being remodeled when he found seven bottles buried 4 ...  

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