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  • How they renovate homes and stay married

    How they renovate homes and stay married
    Some married couples, Lord knows how, work together in business. Some couples, heaven help them, remodel together. Jennifer and Steve Clark, of Lafayette, Calif., somehow do both. The Clarks, who have been married seven years and have three kids, not...
  • Teens converge on Anne Arundel to fix homes, grow in faith

    Teens converge on Anne Arundel to fix homes, grow in faith
    For most of the summer, Nick Wiesing, 14, spends his time working on a farm near central New York. His new friend, Patrick Higgins, 18, would spend a typical week working at a senior living center or relaxing in the air conditioning at his house in...
  • Taking a pew to help preserve past

    Taking a pew to help preserve past
    The inside of the vacant Port Mesa church is in thrashed disarray. Broken-down doors, spilled roofing tar, shattered glass and trash are the evidence of vandals ravaging the former Westside Costa Mesa church and school from within. The walls where the...
  • Soleil Moon Frye announces she's pregnant with baby No. 3

    Soleil Moon Frye announces she's pregnant with baby No. 3
    Soleil Moon Frye is pregnant with baby No. 3. The former "Punky Brewster" star made the announcement Thursday on the "today" show before launching into a segment on "mom-preneurs," a.k.a. entrepreneur moms who have created their own successful...
  • Dream home: Renovated home gathers family to the farm

    Dream home: Renovated home gathers family to the farm
    When hearth and home — together with a growing family and an onsite family business — are at the center of day-to-day living, a small and dated one-story farmhouse in Ellicott City begins to burst at the seams. To keep their extended family...
  • Home Depot profit jumps 17% amid housing recovery

    The housing recovery and improving economy led Home Depot Inc., the nation's largest home improvement retailer, to post better-than-expected second-quarter earnings that jumped 17% over the same period last year. The Atlanta company reported Tuesday...
  • When it comes to home improvement, simple upgrades can pay off

    When it comes to home improvement, simple upgrades can pay off
    Pop quiz: What's the home-improvement project that comes closest to paying for itself when you sell? Not a snazzy new kitchen or bathroom. A lowly steel front door. So says Remodeling magazine in its annual survey breaking down the cost benefits of...
  • Staying safe with summer DIY projects

    Staying safe with summer DIY projects
    I have several summer home improvement projects on my list. Any tips on where to start and how to get everything done? Start with safety. After several eye injuries and a dislocated shoulder, Lou Manfredini, TV's 'Mr. Fix-It,' has become an advocate for...
  • Eric Z. Geiger, painter

    Eric Z. Geiger, a painter and home improvement worker, died Friday of injuries sustained in an Owings Mills motorcycle accident. The Eldersburg resident was 29. After the accident, which occurred on Dolfield Road in Owings Mills, Mr. Geiger was...
  • Two-story Colonial with custom touches for sale in Fallston

    Two-story Colonial with custom touches for sale in Fallston
    A two-story Colonial-style home set on almost 3 wooded acres in Fallston is currently on the market for $620,000. "This is a stunning home located at 3002 Sheffield Court. in Haddon Hurst, a community of 30 homes all situated on 2- to 3-acre lots," said...
  • $3 off admission at Fort Lauderdale Home and Remodeling Show

    $3 off admission at Fort Lauderdale Home and Remodeling Show
    Save $3 on $10 admission to the Fort Lauderdale Home and Remodeling Show at the Broward County Convention Center through Memorial Day. Buy an online ticket to save $3 off adult admission or print out a coupon to save $2 at the box office. The annual...