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Vancouver takes applications for home repair loans
The Columbian - Nov 29, 2018

The city of Vancouver is accepting applications for housing repair loans of up to $25,000 to qualified low-income homeowners to help with basic home repairs. The loans are available to homeowners who earn up to 80 percent of the area median income.  

Interior Design

Amavida unveils contemporary interior design

Naples Daily NewsNaples Daily News - Dec 1, 2018
"Amavida is not the typical retirement community of yesteryear,” said Heather Battey, Amavida executive director. “It was important to have the interior design match the fresh, vibrant lifestyle residents can experience at Amavida. We're really ...  




Paul Bianchina, Wainscoting offers a classic way to enhance a room
NewsOK.com - Nov 24, 2018

Traditionally, wainscoting was done with wood, usually some type of tongue-and-groove paneling or more ornate designs of wood panels, and then topped off with a molding called a wainscot cap. The wood extended up about 3 to 5 feet, and in times past it ...  

Faux Painting


Bathtub Faucets Market 2018 Growth by Opportunities, Application, Driver, Current Trends and Forecast by 2025

Fracture Compound (blog)Fracture Compound (blog) - Dec 2, 2018
Bathtub Faucets market research report is a particular study of the current scenario of the market, which covers several market dynamics. The Bathtub Faucets market research report is a resource, which provides current as well as future technical and ...  

Bathroom Renovation

Kitchen Design

Kitchen Makeover

See this before and after kitchen makeover for under $250
Today.com - Oct 31, 2018

Have you ever considered painting a space in your home bright, almost electric, blue? If your answer is no, this kitchen makeover may make you reconsider. Erica Prince, an artist based in Brooklyn, New York, is best known for her versatile ceramics, so ...  

Wood Flooring

Vinyl Flooring

Laminate Flooring

Hanging Wallpaper


Spraying and Plastering Machines Market : With top Countries data, Share, Growth By Key players, Application, Driver ...

The West Chronicle (press release) (blog)The West Chronicle (press release) (blog) - Nov 27, 2018
Spraying and Plastering Machines market 2018 Research report contains a qualified and in-depth examination of Spraying and Plastering Machines Market. At first, the report provides overview of Product Specification, technology, product type and ...  


UPDATE 1-UK's Travis Perkins to sell plumbing and heating division

euronewsReuters - Dec 4, 2018
(Adds detail). LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Travis Perkins, Britain's largest building materials group, plans to sell its plumbing and heating division, and said it could divest its Wickes home improvement chain in the future. The group, which operates ...  



Record-setting flood year in South Dakota raising interest in tiling fields

Grand Forks HeraldGrand Forks Herald - Dec 3, 2018
After a rainy summer and fall, interest in drain tile has risen, according to one of the leading tile installation companies in South Dakota. But the number of actual drainage projects hasn't yet increased for local farmers despite coming off the ...  


View striking examples of brickwork via our Pinterest board

DezeenDezeen - Nov 18, 2018
Fiona Hartley | -182866 seconds ago Leave a comment. We've updated our Pinterest board dedicated to brickwork, including a family home in Surat with a red rippling facade and five affordable houses for Argentinian teachers. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›.  


Professor Hammer's Metalworking Tips

Hot Rod NetworkHot Rod Network - Nov 23, 2018
Q. I have some good size oil canning in my hood—or dents, depending on who you talk to. The peak is also bowed. I had one hood worked on, but they only made it worse; they heat shrank and chased the oil canning all over. I'm trying to do the bodywork ...  



5 tips for starting a carpentry business

woodworkingnetwork.comwoodworkingnetwork.com - Nov 28, 2018
If you're in the carpentry industry, or in any trade really, you will have to rely a lot on commission based work. You essentially have to make your own luck, especially if you're in charge of the business yourself. The jobs won't come to you at first ...  


Chapel construction delayed by winter weather, masonry

Hillsdale CollegianHillsdale Collegian - Nov 29, 2018
“There's a lot of masonry work, and the masons who can do this quality of work are limited. Buildings never seem to be early, and with ones like this, if they're 10 percent late, that's pretty good. It won't be done before the seniors go away. That's ...  

Outdoor Lighting




Hala Wardé dismissed as architect of planned Beirut Museum of Art

Art NewspaperArt Newspaper - Nov 27, 2018
Hala Wardé, the architect commissioned to design the private, non-profit Beirut Museum of Art (BeMA), has been dismissed. The French-Lebanese architect, who played a key role in building Jean Nouvel's Louvre Abu Dhabi, won an architectural competition ...  

Interior Designer

Interior designer daughter helps mom lighten up her home

Houston ChronicleHouston Chronicle - Nov 30, 2018
Everywhere Annie White looked, all she saw was brown: brown floor, brown cabinets, brown furniture. She'd been telling her daughter — interior designer Nikole Starr of Nikole Starr Interiors in Richmond — that she wanted some new things, and after ...  

Lighting Engineer


FM WorldFM World - Nov 16, 2018
Too many operatives in charge of building design and smart lighting do not put users first, a lighting engineer told the Lux Live show in London this week. Craig Casey, a senior building engineer from Lutron Electronics, told delegates at the biggest ...  


Retired plasterer turned 'art master'
ITV News - Nov 9, 2018

Some of us have tried painting by numbers, other's perhaps copying Picasso's work - but one man from Kent has gone several steps further. Yes, retired plasterer Ron Scutt was so inspired by his heroes he's begun producing new work in the style of art's ...  


It's no longer a hassle to find a plumber London

Augusta Free PressAugusta Free Press - Nov 25, 2018
You probably have the basic tools to help you with minor plumbing issues. However, you might not be that handy and dealing with these minor issues might only lead to bigger problems. In this case, it is essential that you find an expert plumber to help ...  

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