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Home Improvement

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  • Gloucester Housing Partnership provides home repairs for low-income families

    Gloucester Housing Partnership provides home repairs for low-income families
    This season the Gloucester Housing Partnership renovated the bathroom of Raegan Stokes, a 12-year-old girl with cerebral palsy, using a donation from the Daily Press-Ferguson Holiday Fund. "She is a sweet little girl," said Marsha Germek, project...
  • 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 Depot profit rises despite data breach

    Home Depot's third-quarter profit rose 14% as sales climbed in the U.S., suggesting that a huge data breach announced two months ago has not shaken the faith of customers. The nation's biggest home improvement retailer stuck to its outlook for all of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Historic West End House Sells For Well Below List Price, Gets New Life As Home

    Historic West End House Sells For Well Below List Price, Gets New Life As Home
    HARTFORD — High hopes for renovations to the historic Elisha Wadsworth House have been matched by architecturally accurate work outside and what amounts to a brand new, upscale home inside. But the oldest house in the city's West End fell short in...
  • UMD renovation funds could be better spent on academics

    UMD renovation funds could be better spent on academics
    We feel nothing but pride for our alma mater, the University of Maryland. Terps have raised high the black and gold not just on the field, but in boardrooms, laboratories and in school, too. However, a recent proposal to spend $155 million of state,...
  • The unhandy man tackles the DIY store

    Sue can always find some silly excuse to go to the building supply store. Like: If we don't fix the leak in the roof, the living room ceiling will collapse. If we don't replace the three missing risers on the front porch steps, someone will trip, break a...
  • Tinley Park sees uptick in residential development

    Tinley Park sees uptick in residential development
    A small residential development proposed for south of downtown Tinley Park could be among approximately 20 home-building projects officially considered, approved or begun in 2014. Assistant Village Manager Mike Mertens acknowledges 20 is a far cry...
  • Dryer vent clog could leave clothes wet

    Q: We moved into our home two years ago and brought our dryer from our previous home (which worked fine there). But I noticed my clothes were not getting dry at the new house and I had to restart it numerous times. They were eventually hot by the end of...
  • Wethersfield Seeks Grant For Improvements To Solomon Welles House

    WETHERSFIELD -- The town will seek a $500,000 state grant to pave the parking lot of the municipally owned Solomon Welles House and make repairs and improvements to the historic home. "This is really a soup-to-nuts upgrade of the house," Town Manager...