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City's partnership with home repair service raises questions | WREG ...

wreg.comwreg.com - Jan 5, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — It seems a deal between the city of Memphis and a company that provides home repair plans is causing some serious confusion.  

Interior Design

Insider secrets to online interior design — and an awesomely eclectic home

Seattle TimesSeattle Times - Jan 5, 2018
Hayley Francis, Trend & Design manager for the online furnishings company The Mine, filled her own Craftsman home with an eclectic mix of family heirlooms, vintage pieces and online finds. (Steve Ringman/Steve Ringman). YOUR PLACE: A DIY Q&A with ...  


Grinch takes center stage in decorating displays in Keller

Fort Worth Star TelegramFort Worth Star Telegram - Jan 7, 2018
Next door neighbors took home first place and third place in the individual awards in the Keller Holiday Decorating Contest, with the Grinch featured prominently in displays around town with this year's theme of “Whoville.” First place went to 1405 ...  


Ask the Expert: Is wallpaper a practical way to decorate my home?

SILive.comSILive.com - Dec 29, 2017
When wallpapering a high traffic area like a hallway, entry foyer or mudroom, you should use vinyl paper that can be easily washed down. They look beautiful, they are durable and many of them are inexpensive. Varieties of wallpaper come prepasted or ...  


Craft cocktail bar opening in Mandan

Bismarck TribuneBismarck Tribune - Jan 8, 2018
Walking in will feel like walking into the 1800s, with woodwork, wainscoting, antique-style ceiling tiles and a vintage-style bar. Hours will be 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Kashey said the feedback has been positive and they hope the bar ...  

Faux Painting

Singer Ester Dean seeks $3.5 million for breezy Palos Verdes Estates villa

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times - Jan 10, 2018
Designer touches across the nearly 4,500-square-foot floor plan include custom silk wall coverings, faux painting walls and floors of maple hardwood and Travertine tile. Ester Dean's Mediterranean villa | Hot Property. The ocean-view villa in Malaga ...  


Delta to make faucets that work with Amazon Alexa

CNETCNET - Jan 5, 2018
Delta will create Wi-Fi-connected kitchen faucets that work with Alexa, Amazon's voice-activated digital assistant, the company announced ahead of the CES tech show next week. That means that you'll be able to use voice commands to do tasks like turn ...  

Bathroom Renovation

50 Upgrades Your Home Deserves in 2018

Architectural DigestArchitectural Digest - Dec 21, 2017
10. Reno the bathroom—but don't move the pipes. Here's the biggest way to drastically reduce your bathroom renovation costs. 11. Don't forget a shampoo nook while you're at it. This is the add-on that you should make sure to incorporate in any ...  

Kitchen Design

You're Going to Flip Over This LA Home Designed for Entertaining

Architectural DigestArchitectural Digest - Dec 25, 2017
"We trust your work—we're giving you creative freedom," is like music to the ears of a designer. And that's what Dorianne Passman and her mother, Thea Segal, of Thea Home, heard when the owners of a newly purchased Los Angeles residence came to them ...  

Kitchen Makeover

Midcentury kitchen makeover includes a must-have mudroom

Minneapolis Star TribuneMinneapolis Star Tribune - Dec 15, 2017
Midcentury kitchen makeover includes a must-have mudroom. A reconfigured kitchen doubles counter space, improves the work triangle and carves out a must-have mudroom. By Lynn Underwood Star Tribune. December 16, 2017 — 11:15am. Gallery Grid. Prev 1/6 ...  

Wood Flooring

Old trestle timbers survive in house flooring

Daily AstorianDaily Astorian - Jan 12, 2018
Tobey Parsons, owner of McGee Salvage, acquires reclaimed wood flooring from old gyms, houses and other structures. He was recently connected with Greg Morrill, general manager of marine contractor Bergerson Construction. Bergerson in 2016 was awarded ...  

Vinyl Flooring

$16.2 Billion Growth Opportunities for Vinyl Flooring in the Global ...

Last News 24GlobeNewswire (press release) - Jan 4, 2018
The global vinyl flooring market is expected to reach an estimated $16.2 billion by 2023, and it is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 4.4% from 2018 to 2023. The future of the global vinyl flooring market looks good with opportunities in residential and ...  

Laminate Flooring

Starter-project bungalow in Benson had plenty of deal-breakers at first sight, but pluses won out

Omaha World-HeraldOmaha World-Herald - Jan 8, 2018
Frost, for starters, would like to swap the laminate flooring for something more authentic to a 1920s home. The clawfoot bathtub won't budge. That's another item that sold them on the house. After its transformation, though, friends are encouraging ...  

Hanging Wallpaper

Ask the Expert: Is wallpaper a practical way to decorate my home?

SILive.comSILive.com - Dec 29, 2017
When considering hanging wallpaper, let your professional explain the best option for your walls. If adding wallpaper to your home is only a temporary design option, consider a strippable paper. It won't leave any residue when you are ready to make a ...  


Elderly man spotted plastering white supremacy posters in Princeton

The TabThe Tab - Dec 14, 2017
Princeton Public Safety reported that a man in his 50s or 60s was seen putting up a large sign reading "It's OK to be white" in large black text. A university affiliate waiting for the bus noticed the man on November 14, Princeton spokesperson Daniel ...  


Rauner: State will replace Quincy vets home's plumbing

The State Journal-RegisterThe State Journal-Register - Jan 10, 2018
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner emerged Wednesday from a weeklong stay at a military veterans' home beset by a deadly Legionnaires' outbreak and announced the state will replace the plumbing at the sprawling, 130-year-old site. The first-term Republican ...  


Deion Sanders Denies Shelving Florida Recruits At All-America ...

DeadspinDeadspin - Jan 5, 2018
Deion Sanders serves as one of the coaches at an annual high school football All-America game, though it seems that not all of his players were pleased with the (mostly ceremonial) job he did. Dual-threat quarterback Emory Jones, ranked as the fourth ...  


Michael Wolfe Presents: Why Iteration Space Tiling?

insideHPCinsideHPC - Dec 28, 2017
In this Invited Talk from SC17, Michael Wolfe from NVIDIA presents: Why Iteration Space Tiling? The talk is based on his noted paper, which won the SC17 Test of Time Award. “Tiling subdivides the multidimensional iteration space of a nested loop into ...  


Epsom Church Street incident: Shocking images capture scene in ...

Get SurreyGet Surrey - Jan 5, 2018
Three people were hurt after loose masonry and brickwork fell from a building in Church Street on Thursday afternoon (January 4)  


Metalworking Fluids Market Analysis, Trends and Future Outlook, Size, Forecasts to 2024
The Daily Telescope - Jan 4, 2018

Also sometimes termed as cutting fluids, metalworking fluids are used as lubricants and coolants fabrication, machining, and other metalworking processes. Among the consumers, the growing inclination toward synthetic fluids that contain lubricants is a ...  


Brazing Alloys Market Size,Share,Demand and Forecasts Report till 2025

Otaku ReportsOtaku Reports - Jan 11, 2018
Global Brazing Alloys Market Professional Survey Report 2018 presents an in-depth assessment of the Brazing Alloys including enabling technologies, key trends, market drivers, challenges, standardization, regulatory landscape, deployment models ...  


Whittier Tech Carpentry, Masonry Students Build New School Baseball Dugouts

WHAV NewsWHAV News - Jan 10, 2018
Juniors Kyle McCoy of Newburyport and Kayla MacNeill of Salisbury lay bricks for the dugout's block walls. (Photo courtesy of Whittier Tech). Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School's junior varsity baseball team is one step closer to its ...  


New Escambia County pilot program trains students for lucrative masonry jobs

Pensacola News JournalPensacola News Journal - Dec 25, 2017
Seeking to fill a shortfall of masons in the Pensacola region, Escambia County officials expect to launch a new pilot program in January to train students in the trade, ensuring more jobs in bricklaying and other types of stonework go to locals ...  

Outdoor Lighting

Even when it's not the holiday season, outdoor lighting is on the rise ...

PRIPRI - Dec 27, 2017
'Tis the season for garish holiday displays. But outdoor lighting is a year-long phenomenon, and it might be having unintended consequences.  


Stairbuilders convene at mysterious staircase

woodworkingnetwork.comwoodworkingnetwork.com - Sep 13, 2017
The SMA was founded in 1988 and is the only organization in the United States that represents dedicated professionals in the stairbuilding industry. The SMA provides educational opportunities for its members, architects, builders and building officials ...  


Rebates offered to replace fireplaces with cleaner devices

East Bay TimesEast Bay Times - Jan 12, 2018
Rebates to replace wood-burning fireplaces and stoves with cleaner devices are being offered by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. (File photo). By Denis Cuff | dcuff@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group. January 12, 2018 at 6:45 am. A ...  


Sean Kirst: To best restore Hotel Niagara, an architect needs your help

Buffalo NewsBuffalo News - Jan 13, 2018
In a way, the Hotel Niagara as it appeared in its heyday still exists. Talk to Deb Sticht, or Paul Verciglio, or Carolyn Mancuso, and they can close their eyes and take you through it as it was, step by step. Follow their memories, push through the ...  

Interior Designer

Around and About: Interior designer offers tips during Lauritzen luncheon

Omaha World-HeraldOmaha World-Herald - Dec 31, 2017
Atlanta interior designer Danielle Rollins, center, spoke at the Dec. 7 Lauritzen Gardens benefit. She is flanked by Sarah Yale, left, and Cindy Bay. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. Holiday Soirée was the theme for Deck the Holidays, the ...  

Lighting Engineer

Intelligent Lighting Services Choose MDG for Legally Blonde – The Musical

EtNow.comEtNow.com - Jan 9, 2018
Responsible for the smooth running of the technology on tour is the team from Intelligent Lighting Services Ltd (ILS), led by lighting engineer and company founder, Paul Gould. As part of the tour's lighting inventory Gould's team supplied two MDG ATMe ...  


Gainsborough plasterer swindled £18000 from 'honest and hardworking tax payers'

LincolnshireLiveLincolnshireLive - Jan 6, 2018
Get Daily updates directly to your inbox. + Subscribe. Thank you for subscribing! Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email. A plasterer from Gainsborough who 'thought he could get away with using the tax system as his own personal bank account ...  


Local plumber ratings help you choose a reliable plumber before you need one

KOMO NewsKOMO News - Jan 9, 2018
The only time most people call a plumber is when they have a plumbing emergency. But that can be risky if you don't already know of a good plumber with reasonable fees. "You can get some sense of how much a plumber's going to charge for work by just ...  

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