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Home Improvement

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  • Two Broward cities offer homeowner loan programs

    Two Broward cities offer homeowner loan programs
    Two Broward County cities – Tamarac and Pompano Beach --now offer residents a chance to get a state-backed loan to improve the energy efficiency or hurricane resistence of their properties. The loans are easy to get for qualified homeowners up-to-...
  • In West Friendship, a perfect family space — and lots of it

    In West Friendship, a perfect family space — and lots of it
    Megan McSally and her fiance, Joe Marino, had one very important reason for moving into their 4,800-square foot Colonial-style home on an acre in West Friendship — the two have a combined seven children. "It was important for all of the children...
  • Signed contracts to buy homes rise 0.8 percent in November

    The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rose modestly in November as a strengthening economy helped nudge some would-be homebuyers. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index...
  • Napa's surprise fault line triggers earthquake study of the region

    Napa's surprise fault line triggers earthquake study of the region
    When a magnitude-6.0 earthquake hit California's wine country this summer, scientists rushed to California Highway Patrol helicopters to survey the scene. The results were surprising. The earthquake tore up to the surface, producing a 9-mile-long scar...
  • Man's arm injury takes quite a turn 51 years later

    CREVE COEUR, Mo. Unlike the times Betty Lampitt gave birth, on Wednesday morning she was the one praying the rosary in a corner of the waiting room. It was just an outpatient surgery procedure. And she said her husband of nearly 50 years was quite...
  • Plans Made To Convert Simsbury's Ensign House To Apartments

    SIMSBURY — The historic Joseph R. Ensign House could get $2.25 million in renovations under plans to turn the century-old building into apartments. The house, a three-story, Renaissance Revival structure in the center of town, was acquired by...
  • AFC First Financial Corp. provides funding to home energy program

    Home energy program receives funds AFC First Financial Corporation, an energy efficiency lending and program management company, and SunGen Capital Management, an energy project finance and investment management firm, have completed the first funding...
  • Drug Bust In Parking Lot Of Home Improvement Store

    Drug Bust In Parking Lot Of Home Improvement Store
    SOUTH WINDSOR — A man who police said sold heroin to an undercover officer in the parking lot of a home improvement store faces four sets of drug charges. Jose "Angel" Colon, 38, of Bushnell Street in Hartford was charged Friday with three...
  • Troubleshooting a 3-way switch is easy with a multimeter

    Troubleshooting a 3-way switch is easy with a multimeter
    DEAR TIM: Well, now I've done it. My newlywed wife has lost all confidence in my home improvement skills. She wanted me to install a dimmer switch in our dining room and now the chandelier only works half the time. There are two switches in the room...
  • Tips: Your fall home maintenance checklist

    Fall maintenance tips will save homeowners money. "There are many simple maintenance to dos that, when completed provide considerable cost savings for home owners," said Chris Hall, RepairClinic.com co-founder and president. "Properly maintaining a...
  • Home-focused holiday suggestions

    For holiday inspiration, your house can be a both a source of gift ideas and a festive seasonal beacon. If you or someone you know lacks essential home maintenance and repair supplies, this is a great time to ask for, or give, a toolbox stocked with...