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Home Improvement

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  • Partnership affords chance to rebuild

    Partnership affords chance to rebuild
    Thanks to a partnership with Rebuilding Together Broward County Inc., one low-income neighborhood in Pompano Beach will get a significant upgrade. City Commissioners recently approved a $50,000 grant to the county nonprofit, which will select a...
  • It's Freebie Friday! $5 off at Publix, $20 off at Macy's and $1 popcorn at AMC

    It's Freebie Friday! $5 off at Publix, $20 off at Macy's and $1 popcorn at AMC
    It's a balmy 70 degrees this morning and it's time for another fabulous freebie free-for-all! My cool roundup of deals include a discount on admission to the Fort Lauder Home and Remodeling Show, a $5-off coupon for frozen foods at Target and Publix, a...
  • Make home projects a family affair

    Make home projects a family affair
    Tackling home improvement projects with kids in tow can be challenging. But if kids are old enough, moms and dads can enlist their youngsters' help when working on projects around the house. Not only can adults keep closer tabs on kids' activities, but...
  • Lead paint is still a threat, but it shouldn't be

    Lead paint is still a threat, but it shouldn't be
    If you or someone you know is planning work on a pre-1978 home, please make time to take precautions against the possibility of lead poisoning. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that about 500,000 U.S children ages 1 to 5 have...
  • After razing of historic homes, Delray looks for remedies

    After razing of historic homes, Delray looks for remedies
    Two historic homes in Delray Beach have been lost forever. The houses — one in the 200 block of the Old School Square Historic District, the other nicknamed the Water House due to its close proximity to the Intracoastal — were demolished...
  • Robot sales clerk? 'OSHbot' to debut in San Jose

    Lowe’s Companies Inc. thinks it knows how to make your shopping experience easier: robots. This holiday season, the home improvement company is introducing two robots at a San Jose Orchard Supply Hardware store. The so-called OSHbots will help...
  • Living Smart: Why should you care about the skilled trade shortage?

    It's a fact that I'm not handy. When I need something done at home, I use the proven service providers I found on the list that bears my name. I'm grateful for the skilled professionals who use their hands and their heads to solve our home maintenance...
  • 4 Home-Selling Myths Debunked

    4 Home-Selling Myths Debunked
    When you know the realities, selling or buying your first home becomes a lot easier. The process of buying and selling homes can seem mysterious to many novices. Even if well-meaning friends and family members offer advice from all sides, many first-...
  • Home Improvements: What's a Good Investment?

    Home Improvements: What's a Good Investment?
    Knowing which home improvements give a higher return can help boost your home’s value and save you time and money. You want to invest in your home – wisely. So how do you decide where to put your money? Improvement projects don’t...
  • Fort Lauderdale home show starts Oct. 17

    Fort Lauderdale home show starts Oct. 17
    The fall edition of the Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show kicks off Friday at the Broward County Convention Center. The home show will feature thousands of products and services available to homeowners for decorating, remodeling and...
  • Remodeling advice from the Kitchen Design Center of Maryland

    Bill Collins knows that kitchen remodeling is likely one of the most expensive investments his clients will make in home improvement.  Therefore, his first task as a designer is to talk to homeowners about their options and to guide them through...