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Home Improvement

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  • Lowe's CEO: Any overseas expansion would come through acquisitions

    If North Carolina-based Lowe's Inc. decides to expand overseas, chief executive Robert Niblock said the home improvement company will look to do so by buying existing firms, rather than muscling in with more Lowe's stores. Niblock wouldn't comment on a...
  • Lowe's expects pickup in home improvement spending

    (Reuters) - Lowe's Cos Inc , the No. 2 U.S. home improvement products retailer, echoed larger rival Home Depot Inc in anticipating higher spending on renovations in the second half of the year as the U.S. housing market showed signs of a recovery. Lowe's...
  • Volunteer group helps with much-needed home repairs

    EULESS, Texas Anna Maria Sanchez likes to keep her home painted and yard neatly kept, but the tasks became too much for her. Sanchez, 75, a cancer survivor who also has other health problems, worked all her life and never thought of asking for help. But...
  • Home Depot says U.S. housing recovery to boost sales in second half

    (Reuters) - Home Depot Inc said it expected same-store sales to grow faster in the second half of the year as customers renovate homes with big-ticket purchases such as wood and laminate flooring in a recovering U.S. housing market. Shares of the world's...
  • Family tours house renovated by LeBron's foundation

    Family tours house renovated by LeBron's foundation
    Mariah Riley was beaming. The 11-year-old had just finished touring her family's home, newly renovated in a construction blitz spearheaded by the LeBron James Family Foundation and the TV show Rehab Addict. What did she like best? Her bedroom, of...
  • Village helps seniors fix up their homes

    Wellington is pooling its resources to help residents age 62 and older whose homes need some aesthetic help with the Senior Home Repair Program, which allows eligible seniors to receive up to $7,500 toward qualified improvements. These improvements...
  • Marcie Geffner: How much equity can you cash out of home?

    Home equity loans are back. The opportunity to get a cash-out refinance, home equity loan or home equity line of credit is once again alive and well. But how much equity can or should you extract from your home? Home equity options aren't as...
  • Lehigh County board approves Cedarbrook union contract, drops capital funding

    Lehigh County commissioners Wednesday lambasted the county administration's plan for turning around Cedarbrook nursing home as weak and undeveloped. The criticism came as commissioners were asked to approve a new contract with the nursing home's union...
  • Apopka, Mainland to host nationally ranked American Heritage

    Apopka, Mainland to host nationally ranked American Heritage
    Plantation American Heritage, which ran roughshod over Class 5A football competition last season, will bring its stockpile of talent into the Sentinel's coverage area twice this fall. The Stallions, No. 6 in MaxPreps' preseason national rankings, will...
  • Committee agrees on impervious surface rule

     Committee agrees on impervious surface rule
    Elmhurst Development, Planning and Zoning Committee members, who have been discussing possible limits on impervious surfaces in residential construction since July of last year, this week agreed on an allowable percentage of lot coverage, but asked...
  • Menards battle over, neighbors begin working with village

     Menards battle over, neighbors begin working with village
    The battle to prevent a Menards store from coming to Vernon Hills has ended and formerly combative residents now have moved to working with the village to deal with issues related to having a "big box" neighbor. Plans call for a 223,775-square-foot...