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Abbott announces home repair plan as Turner names recovery czar

Houston ChronicleHouston Chronicle - Sep 15, 2017
Abbott said details of the expedited home-repair initiative will be announced next week. He and FEMA regional administrator Tony Robinson said the goal is to speed up recovery payments to homeowners so they can get their residences repaired faster than ...  

Interior Design

Interior Design Students Featured in New CVA Exhibit

Brookdale Community College NewsroomBrookdale Community College Newsroom - Sep 15, 2017
More than 80 pieces of design work from nearly 50 Brookdale interior design students are now on display in the Center for Visual Arts (CVA) Gallery as part of a new Student Achievement Showcase, open to the public through Oct. 12. The exhibit features ...  


Falling for fall in decorating

The Herald BulletinThe Herald Bulletin - Sep 17, 2017
ALEXANDRIA — Fall is in the air, and with the changing of the seasons, thoughts turn to decorating the outdoors. “We do sell a lot of inside decorations, but I feel like a lot of our customers want to focus on their outside, like a wreath for their ...  


Takeaway's high hopes to improve

Blackpool GazetteBlackpool Gazette - Sep 12, 2017
Richard James, assistant manager at Shalimar Gardens, said: “It's had new wallpapering all the way through the hallways. The flooring's all been done. It's all been cleaned up and had wooden flooring put down. “The kitchen side of things has all been ...  


Part 8: Inside our newly renovated Ridgewood townhouse
Curbed NY - Sep 12, 2017

The wainscoting is painted Benjamin Moore's Brushed Aluminum. The vestibule's original details include the original wainscoting, which the owners had painted Benjamin Moore's Night Train in the Grand Entrance finish, plasterwork, decorative door and tile.  

Faux Painting

Prime property: Gated estate overlooks Jack Nicklaus Signature Course

Chron.comChron.com - Aug 25, 2017
The entry foyer leads to the formal living room that spans two stories and features floor-to-ceiling windows, intricate millwork, faux painting, a fireplace and an overlook to the second-floor balcony. The home also has a Tuscany-inspired temperature ...  


Shopping for Kitchen Faucets

New York TimesNew York Times - Sep 11, 2017
Faucets with separate controls for cold and hot water, she said, “look beautiful when you're doing a more traditional-style kitchen.” Just remember, she added, that they may not be as convenient as one with a single control lever, especially if you're ...  

Bathroom Renovation

5 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Bathroom Renovation

BobVila.comBobVila.com - Sep 18, 2017
5 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Bathroom Renovation. Is it time for a bathroom update? Read on for five questions you should ask yourself first to make the smartest remodeling decisions. By Glenda Taylor · BATHROOM · REMODELING · TILE · SEARS.  

Kitchen Design

What's Popular in Kitchen Design Right Now

Architectural DigestArchitectural Digest - Aug 14, 2017
Home builders see it all: our breakdowns over languishing permits, our desperation as we wash dishes in the bathtub . . . oh, and the rise and fall of design trends. Perhaps one year, everyone is ordering bronze faucets for their bathrooms, the next it ...  

Kitchen Makeover

Arlington kitchen makeover balances postmodern with traditional design

Fairfaxtimes.comFairfaxtimes.com - Sep 8, 2017
Dory Clemens at Foster Remodeling Solutions executed a comprehensive open kitchen plan in a 17-year-old Arlington home while staying entirely within the envelope of the existing structure. By removing a partial wall and counter extension sequestering ...  

Wood Flooring

For a Brighter Look, Paint Wood Flooring
Valley News - Sep 10, 2017

Years ago, my husband and I bought our first house in Upstate New York: a 1930s cottage with small rooms, low ceilings and mediocre wood floors. I knew that the best way to lighten up the rooms and make the whole house look bigger was to paint the ...  

Vinyl Flooring

Luxury Vinyl Flooring (LVT) Market by Challengers, Revenue, Cost Analysis, Price, Gross Margin and Top ...

TechnoPOW (blog)TechnoPOW (blog) - Sep 20, 2017
Global Luxury Vinyl Flooring (LVT) Market Research Report 2017 to 2022 provides a unique tool for evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities, and supporting strategic and tactical decision-making. This report recognizes that in this rapidly ...  

Laminate Flooring

Global Laminate Flooring Market 2017- Kastamonu Entegre ...

Reportage Stuff: Market News By Market.BizReportage Stuff: Market News By Market.Biz - Sep 15, 2017
The industry study on global Laminate Flooring market provides comprehensive review of ongoing market trends, drivers, opportunities, challenges and issues, ...  

Hanging Wallpaper

Tough Love

Outside MagazineOutside Magazine - Sep 14, 2017
The funny thing, though, is that paddling is easier than hanging wallpaper. Embrace this precious time. Be grateful for it. I speak in public about my travels, and after every presentation, at least one person approaches with a wistful look. I know ...  


Butting heads! The Block's foreman Keith Schleiger attacks Jason's plastering job after accusing him of CHEATING ...

Daily MailDaily Mail - Aug 16, 2017
The Block's foreman Keith Schleiger is a stickler for rules and correct protocol on the reality show's building site. And on Wednesday night's episode, Keith butted heads with Victorian contestant Jason after accusing him of cheating during week three ...  


Home Plumbing Projects You Can Totally Handle Yourself « CBS ...

CBS Los AngelesCBS Los Angeles - Sep 18, 2017
There's plenty of things that could go wrong when it comes to plumbing, from leaky pipes to running toilets to dripping faucets. Luckily, there's a few issues you ...  


Shelving and furniture company leases 20000-square-foot warehouse in Birmingham

AL.comAL.com - Sep 11, 2017
A specialized furniture provider has signed a lease for 20,000 square feet of office and warehouse space in east Birmingham at 1870 Woodlands Industrial Drive. HL Coshatt Company (COSHATT) provides fixtures, shelving, furniture and other equipment to ...  


VR Tiling Technology Is Changing the Game in Virtual Reality Video
CED - Aug 21, 2017

Yet, from a technical perspective VR has not been practicable until recently because it required very high bandwidth (at least 15 Mbps to 20 Mbps) while providing poor video quality. However, a state-of-the-art technology called VR tiling resolves ...  


Kentucky-Based Chocolate Maker Begins Esersky's Renovations
Valley News - Sep 10, 2017

The cleaned brick will be “tuckpointed,” which is described as using two colors of mortar in the brickwork, one of which matches the bricks, giving the appearance that fine joints have been made, according to the application on file with city when the ...  


Gardner Business Index: Metalworking August 2017 – 54.7

Modern Machine Shop (blog)Modern Machine Shop (blog) - Sep 10, 2017
Registering 54.7 for August, the Gardner Business Index (GBI): Metalworking fell slightly from July, lowering the year-to-date average index value to 55.5. For the year-to-date and 12-month periods, the index is up 5 points and 6 points, respectively.  


Tour Edge Exotics CBX fairway wood continues "combo-brazing" tradition of speed, low-spin and weight savings

GolfDigest.comGolfDigest.com - Sep 7, 2017
The Tour Edge Exotics line initially grew from a surprisingly powerful fairway wood introduced in 2004 and known as the CB for “Combo-Brazing” (see below). The term referred to a unique, distance-boosting process in which the titanium cup face was ...  


Carpentry program at Rubenstein Center builds pavilion at TVEMS

The Parsons AdvocateThe Parsons Advocate - Sep 13, 2017
The greenhouse will be completed next week after students at the Rubenstein Center install plastic covering. The carpentry program is one of three career and technical programs at the center. Travis Hamrick heads the carpentry program. Hamrick learned ...  


Masonry repair work to be done at county
Star News - Sep 12, 2017

The 2017 facade repair project is intended to replace a 1993 addition's masonry flashing (thin pieces of impervious material installed to prevent water from getting into a structure) and wall deficiencies found throughout various areas of the ...  

Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor Illumination
Greenville Journal - Sep 20, 2017

Not too long ago, residential outdoor lighting consisted of floodlights and the occasional lantern, both primarily used as safety measures: to illuminate dark spaces around homes or yards or to light up walking paths. One of the ways they've done this ...  



Warming up in Philly: Fireplaces in million-dollar homes

Philly.comPhilly.com - Sep 12, 2017
It's also fireplace season (and campfire and fire pit season, but we'll leave those for another day). These three million-dollar stunners in Philadelphia feature several of the most impressive fireplaces we can find on the market. Expand icon ...  


Coach, Husband, Architect, Father. One Title Was a Fake.

New York TimesNew York Times - Sep 11, 2017
Paul J. Newman forged signatures and used a phony stamp to work on hundreds of construction projects in several New York counties for years.  

Interior Designer

A French Interior Designer Tries His Hand at Furniture

New York TimesNew York Times - Sep 7, 2017
The renowned French interior designer Pierre Yovanovitch has launched his debut furniture collection and opened his first public exhibition in the United States under the name “Oops,” of all monikers. He explains that word was his response when the R ...  

Lighting Engineer

U2 and Pink Floyd lighting engineer 'was beaten by his wife when he came back from tour after she stopped attacking ...

Daily MailDaily Mail - Sep 8, 2017
A lighting engineer for Pink Floyd was also hit, punched and kicked by his wife when he returned home from tours, a court heard today. Susan Wynne-Willson, 69, allegedly abused three of her children - Poppy, Rosa and Daniel - while husband Peter was ...  


Plasterer, 35, arrested after crossbow bolt was fired on to the pitch at The Oval cricket ground tells police 'he is ...

The SunThe Sun - Sep 3, 2017
The plasterer was quizzed over attempted GBH after walking into Brixton nick, South London, at 2am on Saturday. He said: “I told police I'd finished work at 4pm and my girlfriend asked me to pick up some food on the way home. "I don't have a crossbow.  


It Turns Out That Mario Is No Longer A Plumber

ForbesForbes - Sep 8, 2017
And the game's stage was a construction site, so we made him into basically a carpenter. With 1983's Mario Bros., we brought in Luigi and a lot of the game was played underground so we made him to fit that setting and, we decided he could be a plumber.  

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