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Home Repair


Santa Rosa woman wins 'Today's Homeowner' home repair contest

Santa Rosa Press DemocratSanta Rosa Press Democrat - May 11, 2018
Becky West knows her good fortune. Her house is still standing after the October wildfires swallowed whole neighborhoods, leaving behind only charred debris and memories. It's for this reason West keeps her recent bit of good luck in perspective. A ...  

Interior Design


12 tips for DIY interior design

Times Herald-RecordTimes Herald-Record - May 20, 2018
For some folks, it's a dream — a house where “move-in-ready” means just that: Everything is perfect and the new homeowners don't have to lift a finger to design or decorate. And then there are the rest of us. We prefer to struggle with choosing ...  

Decorating


White has a place in decorating living spaces
The Columbus Dispatch - May 20, 2018

White walls? White furniture? White rugs? Why not? There was a time in home decor in which the color white was an ideal color for a formal living room. A white living room was typically a space that was seldom used and handled with great care. These ...  

Wallpapering


See Every Piece In The & Other Stories x House Of Hackney Collection

Vogue.co.ukVogue.co.uk - May 16, 2018
she says, speaking from experience. “I've personally transitioned from wearing black for a decade to embracing the other side,” she laughs. “But the thing is: colour and print bring you joy. Even if it's wallpapering a tiny downstairs loo in a bright ...  

Wainscoting


The wonders of wainscoting

Omaha World-HeraldOmaha World-Herald - May 21, 2018
Want to make a classy and creative statement on your walls that others won't regard as “off the wall”? Think wainscoting, a paneling tactic that can add elegance and esthetic charm to virtually any living space, say the experts. Nikki James, the Dallas ...  

Faux Painting


How to update the design of your bathroom with a refreshed vanity
Blasting News - May 16, 2018

Faux painting works well to hide uneven and old surfaces. By using faux art to paint one can achieve a truly unique artistic statement for a one-of-a-kind bathroom design. Easy to follow instructions for rendering a decorative piece can be found online ...  

Faucets


Global Brass Faucets Market 2018 | CAGR, SWOT Analysis, Survey, Growth, Economic Impact and Forecast to 2023

Business CourierBusiness Courier - May 21, 2018
The Global Brass Faucets Market Report By Marketdesk.org scrutinizes the overall market synopsis globally, their restraining factors, drivers, major challenges, opportunities, latest trends to stabilize the global Brass Faucets market situation, future ...  

Bathroom Renovation


Local Home Depot Helping Disabled Veteran With Bathroom ...

MyHighPlainsMyHighPlains - May 4, 2018
Local Effort Part of The Home Depot's Nationwide Commitment to Improving Homes and Lives of Veterans.  

Kitchen Design


GHBA Remodelers Council: The Top 6 unique kitchen design trends of 2018

Chron.comChron.com - May 13, 2018
The 2018 kitchen design trends prove that kitchens are beyond just a gathering point in your home — they are the epicenter. Here are some design trends that will likely set your space apart. Hidden range hoods: Many home owners prefer decorative range ...  

Kitchen Makeover


See this rental kitchen go from blah to beautiful — for only $200!

Today.comToday.com - May 15, 2018
Here's proof that a kitchen can look brand new for only $200. Mallory Nikolaus, of the site Classy Clutter, rented a sweet and cozy house in Mesa, Arizona. While the kitchen was certainly functional, it lacked style, so Nikolaus set about updating it ...  

Wood Flooring


Highlights from the Spring Parade of Homes in Lincoln
Lincoln Journal Star - May 13, 2018

Features: huge lot, covered front porch, split-bedroom design, simulated wood flooring, ceramic tile, vaulted ceilings, spacious dining/kitchen areas, center island, walk-in corner pantry, oversized windows in great room, double sinks, tile shower in ...  

Vinyl Flooring


Global Vinyl Flooring Market Summary 2018 – Armstrong and Tarkett and More
Expert Consulting - May 22, 2018

The research study on global Vinyl Flooring market 2018 presents an pervasive analysis of current Vinyl Flooring market size, drivers, trends, opportunities, challenges, as well as key Vinyl Flooring market segments. Further, it explains various ...  

Laminate Flooring


What you haven't been told about laminate flooring

Construction and Civil Engineering News (press release) (blog)Construction and Civil Engineering News (press release) (blog) - May 20, 2018
Laminate flooring simulates wood with a photographic applique layer under a clear protective layer. The inner core layer is usually composed of melamine resin and fiber board materials. Due to its attractiveness and affordability,Laminate has in recent ...  

Hanging Wallpaper


Defrocked priest was investigated in 2000 on sexual assault allegations

MLive.comMLive.com - May 10, 2018
After they looked at the work that needed to be done, the two men went to Liepert's nearby home, where the younger man inspected some hanging wallpaper the priest had asked him about fixing. Meanwhile, Leipert made conversation by asking the man ...  

Plastering


Jilted wife takes revenge on her 'cheating husband' by plastering ...

The SunThe Sun - May 16, 2018
A jilted wife in Scotland has taken revenge on her 'cheating husband' by mocking up a lost dog ad and detailing his bad behaviour.  

Plumbing


Soffits are gone, plumbing up to code

Quad City TimesQuad City Times - May 13, 2018
Editor's note: This is the third in a series of stories about Alma and David Gaul's kitchen remodeling project. As I drove to work Monday, I thought about the color of stain I had chosen for the cabinets and whether I had made a mistake. When I looked ...  

Shelving


Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Shelving Pitt Series Makes Sense, So Now Let's Stop Talking About It

State College NewsState College News - May 14, 2018
This past week I spent a lot of time in a car over a 30 or so hour span. A drive to Philly, then to DC before heading back to State College. I've had worse drives (hello Northwestern) but by the time it was all done I was ready to sit on the couch and ...  

Tiling


PSA: It's Time to Stop Tiling Your Images on Instagram

FstoppersFstoppers - May 18, 2018
You're scrolling through your Instagram feed when you see it: the disembodied hand or indiscernible part of a skyline. It's not a mistake, you've just discovered the Instagram #setofthree. For those not in the know, the #setofthree and its variants ...  

Brickwork


Chamber of Commerce Seeks Quotes on Masonry/Brickwork Project

The Weekly VillagerThe Weekly Villager - Apr 26, 2018
A digital sign will be installed on the corner of State Route 82 and State Route 88. OUPS has marked off the area (not utilities present). The Garrettsville Area Chamber of Commerce is requesting quotes to remove concrete, install footers, install ...  

Metalworking


Metalworking Fluids Market for Removal, Forming, Protecting and Treating Applications

Expert ConsultingExclusive Reportage - May 14, 2018
Metalworking fluids are also known as cutting fluids. They are used as coolant and lubricants in metalworking processes such as machining and fabrications. They are different types of metalworking fluids employed in different applications such as metal ...  

Brazing


A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO THE Global Brazing Alloys MARKET: 2018-2025

City CouncilorBittStreet - May 15, 2018
This report by Questale covers the current market size of the Global Brazing Alloys market and its growth rates based on 5 years history data along with company profile of major market players and manufacturers. The in-depth information by segments of ...  

Carpentry


BSC Carpentry students show off recently completed home

KFYR-TVKFYR-TV - May 12, 2018
BISMARCK, N.D. - Hundreds of students at Bismarck State College are celebrating graduation this weekend. It also marks a big occasion for the school's carpentry program. Students in the class have finished building a home, and are showing it off to the ...  

Masonry


Birdsboro Elementary Center masonry work could cost nearly $2 million

Reading EagleReading Eagle - May 16, 2018
Proposed masonry work at Birdsboro Elementary Center would carry a price tag of about $1.9 million, the Daniel Boone School Board has learned. The school is scheduled to be closed at the end of the school year and currently only houses fifth-graders.  

Outdoor Lighting


WHY YOU SHOULD INSTALL OUTDOOR LIGHTING
Sioux City Journal - May 11, 2018

Outdoor lighting is an easy and inexpensive way to raise the profile and value of your home by making it look beautiful at all times of the day. According to this article from MSN, exterior lighting on a home can add up to 20% to the perceived value of ...  

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


WOW House: Cobb Mansion Has 21 Acres, 5 Fireplaces

Patch.comPatch.com - May 21, 2018
Exceptional Brick Home; 5 Fireplaces. 2-Story Vaulted Foyer, Oversized Family Rm-19-ft Trey Ceiling, Chef's Kitchen, Grand Dining Space, Large Screened Porch. Master enSuite on Main, Elevator to All 3 Levels. 5 Add'l Bedrooms, 5 Full Baths, 2 Half ...  

Architect


Architect discusses blending new with old

Northwest Georgia NewsNorthwest Georgia News - May 13, 2018
What track should Rome take to focus on both sustainability and economic development when it comes to preserving the historic integrity of downtown Rome? Architect Mark Cochran told members of both the Downtown Development Authority and Rome ...  

Interior Designer


Marietta Interior Designer Lori May creates an efficient space for one busy family

MDJOnline.comMDJOnline.com - May 18, 2018
Four years ago, with two young children and the excitement of starting anew, Kelly Adkins and her husband, Brandon, purchased their first home together. For almost a year, the couple attempted to decorate the new space themselves in their spare time.  

Lighting Engineer


Going Against The Tide: Jake Dyson, Chief Lighting Engineer, Dyson

EntrepreneurEntrepreneur - Apr 23, 2018
For someone whose last name is a celebrated technology brand, I was pleasantly surprised to note that Jake Dyson had no airs about him when I met the man during his visit to the UAE in late February. Over the course of our conversation, he didn't talk ...  

Plasterer


Cork plasterer celebrates €30000 win from €3 Lotto scratch card

Irish MirrorIrish Mirror - May 10, 2018
Cork plasterer celebrates €30,000 win from €3 Lotto scratch card. The 32-year-old couldn't contain his excitement as he collected the prize today. Share. By. Anita McSorley. 17:20, 10 MAY 2018. News. Simon O'Leary from Ballincollig, Co Cork celebrates ...  

Plumber


Plumber: Kitchen and bath colors that stay in style

WV NewsWV News - May 20, 2018
Q: Dear Ed: We're building a new small home, and it will be our last house. The kitchen is right next to our downstairs bathroom and I would like the plumbing fixture colors in the bathroom to match the kitchen sink. We have no plans to remodel this ...  

 
 
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