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  • Delray Beach receives grant to hurricane retrofit homes

     
    With $150,000 from Florida???s Division of Emergency Management, the city of Delray Beach will provide hurricane-proof improvements for about 20 homes in need of work. The grant came from the Florida???s Residential Construction Mitigation Program, which gets
  • Avoid contractor fraud: do the homework before home improvement

     
    The National Center for Home Improvement Fraud?? will hold a free??workshop, ???How to Protect Yourself from Home Repair Contractor Fraud,??? on Oct. 20 at the Central Broward Regional Park.?? Open to the public and hosted by Broward County Commissioner...

    Flood designation troubles homeowner

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: Our son bought a home about 10 years ago in Ohio. He made extensive renovations to the home in 2010. Around that time, he found out from his neighbor that his house is located in a special flood hazard area. The...

    Ask Amy: Repairing this home calls for stealthy DIY

    Ask Amy: Repairing this home calls for stealthy DIY
    Dear Amy: I have been married to a great guy for over 40 years. We are both retired. We have a lovely home and he has done a lot of the repairs and remodeling. I am proud of what he has done. I have dealt with an issue all our married life and I would...

    Mid-century modern style hot in homes

    Mid-century modern style hot in homes
    Back at the turn of this century, whenever I heard the phrase "mid-century modern," which was rare, I was puzzled. What's modern about a style that started before I was born and that came of age alongside "Leave it to Beaver"? But now, when I hear the...