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Home Repair


Philly puts $100M toward city's free home repair assistance program

Curbed PhillyCurbed Philly - May 18, 2017
Philly offers free home repair assistance programs to qualifying homeowners. But there's an incredibly long waiting list. Flickr user Jukie Bot. Now with fresh funding of $100 million, hundreds of Philly homeowners will finally receive free assistance ...  

Interior Design


Algorithim-Based Interior Design Not Far Off | Builder Magazine ...

Builder MagazineBuilder Magazine - May 16, 2017
Would you want your model homes to be outfitted via a computer? It may be the future of interior design. Engineers at software company Autodesk recently ...  

Decorating


3 Other Patches Were Made for Harper's Bazaar Jean Jacket Decorating Party Without Artists' Permission

JezebelJezebel - May 15, 2017
Last week, Jezebel reported on a jean jacket decorating party hosted by Harper's Bazaar, where celebrities like Olivia Wilde and Aurelie Bidermann affixed patches to jean jackets in celebration of generally empowering female camaraderie. But, the ...  

Wallpapering


Knife in car for papering kitchen
The Argus - May 11, 2017

He said: 'He still would have no reason to have the knife in the vehicle if he was going wallpapering at home. This was at half ten at night and he was the other side of the town to where he lives. It wasn't in his pocket and there was nothing else in ...  

Wainscoting


How to give a room with wainscoting a more informal look

Washington PostWashington Post - Apr 26, 2017
Tim Raymond wants to update the 14-by-17-foot living room of his McLean home but is struggling to put all of the pieces together. He wants a comfortable, traditional style for the space, which is used for entertaining, reading and relaxing. The ...  

Faux Painting


Salon NYC 2017: Muralists and faux-finish artists show off talents

NewsdayNewsday - Apr 13, 2017
She is known for her strié finishes (faux painting that creates a natural, fine-lined texture), as well as plasters layered to look like stone, marble or suede. One of her projects was a mural painted on a ceiling that displayed an ancient map with ...  

Faucets


Global Brass Faucets Market- LIXIL, Kohler, Grohe, Paini, Pfister, Hansgrohe

Journalism DayJournalism Day - May 19, 2017
Global Brass Faucets market Report offers decisive insights into the overall Brass Faucets industry along with the market dimensions and evaluation for the duration 2017 to 2022. The forenamed research study covers extensive analysis of various Brass ...  

Bathroom Renovation


ROI: Renovating a 1999 bathroom a good idea

The Journal News | LoHud.comThe Journal News | LoHud.com - Apr 25, 2017
ROI: Without a doubt, a beautiful bathroom renovation can only help the value and appeal of your home. “Bathrooms and kitchens are what help sell a house,” said Slavin. “And I would say that sellers would get back what they invest, if not more. It also ...  

Kitchen Design


Sharp design skills critical to compact kitchen

Chicago Daily HeraldChicago Daily Herald - May 14, 2017
Before you embark on any kitchen design, sit down and analyze those things that are most important to you, such as the minimum size of a range or cooktop. How many ovens do you want? Can you accept one oven and a combination convection/microwave ...  

Kitchen Makeover


A Pro Organizer Completely Transformed My Tiny Kitchen
GoodHousekeeping.com - Apr 25, 2017

Anyone who lives in New York City knows the first thing people ask about when they learn where you're from is "How big is your apartment?" "A little less than 500 square feet," I always reply. Then they'll ask: "How do you do it?" and I'll rattle off ...  

Wood Flooring


Structure fire at Mayes Wood Flooring in Beaumont

12newsnow.com12newsnow.com - May 19, 2017
BEAUMONT - Beaumont Fire Department responded to a call about a structure fire at Mayes Wood Flooring, located at 2544 Calder Avenue at approximately 8:00p.m Thursday. The Fire Department was forced to enter the building through the roof. The fire ...  

Vinyl Flooring


Vinyl flooring option debuts
McKnight's Long Term Care News - May 16, 2017

The 2.8 mm sheet vinyl flooring has a palette of 40 colors and designs that vary from neutrals to bright shades. Altro Orchestra coordinates with Altro Operetta and Altro Serenade, the company said, allowing different levels of thickness and sound ...  

Laminate Flooring


Wood and Laminate Flooring Sales Market Size, Share, Analysis ...

MilTechMilTech - May 16, 2017
The Global Wood and Laminate Flooring Sales Market Research Report 2017 renders deep perception of the key regional market status of the Wood and ...  

Hanging Wallpaper


Betty Heath: Mother's Day roses
Longmont Times-Call - May 14, 2017

When she wasn't working there, she was working at home. She was a bundle of energy who was always hanging wallpaper, painting a room, or sewing something she had seen in a department store window without ever using a pattern. But, she only made ...  

Plastering


Businessman goes viral after plastering very rude sign on his huge crane

The SunThe Sun - May 18, 2017
A BUSINESSMAN called Willie has found fame on the internet after plastering a very rude sign on his enormous…crane. Construction firm owner Willie Telford came up with the slogan “Willie's ma name, erecting's ma game” and put it on one of his 60ft ...  

Plumbing


Speakman Announces Exclusive Plumbing Design Partnership with Clodagh​

The Wholesaler NewsThe Wholesaler News - May 17, 2017
"Clodagh and Speakman are a perfect design marriage of accessible luxury plumbing products for the home and hotel. We share a belief that the combination of beauty and function can transform people's daily lives," said Kristin Barclay, vice president ...  

Shelving


Senators raise alarms about shelving retirement advice rule

ReutersReuters - May 19, 2017
Senators raise alarms about shelving retirement advice rule. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) speaks to reporters on following a policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., May 9, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein. WASHINGTON Three U.S. ...  

Tiling


Does tiling pay?

Wallace's FarmerWallace's Farmer - Apr 20, 2017
Installing drainage tile in a field can make things look better. Wet spots disappear. Crops grow greener, healthier. But does it really pay? Will a tile drainage system put dollars and cents in your pocket? Charles Brown, an Iowa State University ...  

Brickwork


Eating Out: Brickwork could do with a bit of building up

the Irish Newsthe Irish News - Apr 22, 2017
LOCATION, location, location. Despite what Phil and Kirstie might tell you, it's not the only thing that matters. Granted it's important, but there are plenty of other factors that count towards success, whether you're talking house, restaurant ...  

Metalworking


Metalworking company breaks ground on 15-acre complex in ...

Community Impact NewspaperCommunity Impact Newspaper - May 12, 2017
Metalworking company Tool-Flo Manufacturing Inc., which manufactures tools for the aerospace, medical, automotive, and oil and gas industries, broke ground ...  

Brazing


How Inductive Brazing Processes are Being Made Faster, More Precise and Economical

AZoMAZoM - May 3, 2017
There are numerous brazing processes in industrial production. Mostly in the automotive industries and electro technical industry, this thermal process is extensively used. However, the technologies that are used are just as many as the applications in ...  

Carpentry


Fire science, carpentry students partner to build new fire training equipment

WBAYWBAY - May 11, 2017
That's when he called in help from students in the carpentry program across campus. "Jeff kind of gave me lead on it, so we kind of put our heads together and went from there, kind of designed it as we went along," says NWTC carpentry student Ethan King.  

Masonry


Masonry Co. Fired Workers Over Union Support: NLRB Judge ...
Law360 (subscription) - May 11, 2017

A National Labor Relations Board judge found Wednesday that Florida's Advanced Masonry Associates LLC fired two workers in violation of the National Labor ...  

Outdoor Lighting


Living Green: Let the sun power your outdoor lighting

Reading EagleReading Eagle - May 14, 2017
Living Green: Let the sun power your outdoor lighting. Sunday May 14, 2017 12:01 AM. By Molly Bilinski. Solar lights are a great way to illuminate yards at night without adding a penny to the electric bill, but just like real estate, the mantra is ...  

Stairbuilding


Stone steps

YouTubeYouTube - Feb 7, 2013
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Fireplaces


Yacht club claims adjacent hotel is ruining its fireplaces | New York ...

New York PostNew York Post - May 20, 2017
Members of the exclusive New York Yacht Club are suing the city because they're unable to use what they call their “spectacular fireplaces.” The landmark...  

Architect


Remembering EG Hamilton, the architect who made Dallas

Dallas NewsDallas News - May 12, 2017
Unless you are an architect, E.G. Hamilton is probably not a familiar name. But the architect, who died last week at age 97, belongs on the very short list of figures who have shaped not just the physical city of Dallas — in bricks and mortar and ...  

Interior Designer


West Hollywood duplex is twice as nice for interior designer

Pueblo ChieftainPueblo Chieftain - May 19, 2017
LOS ANGELES -- When Los Angeles interior designer Tommy Chambers decided to tackle a full-scale renovation project in West Hollywood, he was faced with an uncompromising client: Himself. "I wanted to give myself what I had been giving my clients all ...  

Lighting Engineer


Notre Dame Prep lights in compliance, city awaits final paperwork

Scottsdale IndependentScottsdale Independent - May 3, 2017
A conversation between staff and the school's lighting engineer where the engineer insisted the school could not meet the exact light levels of the previously approved lights because the new system perform in a different manner. This caused city staff ...  

Plasterer


Female plasterer, 25, claims Wickes worker 'left her speechless with ...

The SunThe Sun - Apr 7, 2017
A WOMAN planning a DIY plastering job says she was left speechless when told by a Wickes worker: “I hope you're getting your husband to do it for you”.  

Plumber


Can A Girl Become A Plumber? At Northeast the Answer Is Yes

Patch.comPatch.com - May 12, 2017
Inside Northeast Metro Tech's plumbing and pipe fitting shop, groups of students cluster around workstations, waiting for the morning's assignment. With a quick glance around the room, they might be missed -- but upon closer look, two faces stand out.  

 
 
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