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Home Improvement

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  • Exterior replacement projects offer best bang for buck

    Exterior replacement projects offer best bang for buck
    Remodeling a home this year may not pack quite the punch it has during the past few years. While costs for the work have continued to increase, the payback in terms of home appreciation isn't as great, according to real estate agents who helped...
  • Flood designation troubles homeowner

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: Our son bought a home about 10 years ago in Ohio. He made extensive renovations to the home in 2010. Around that time, he found out from his neighbor that his house is located in a special flood hazard area. The...
  • Meals on Wheels delivers food, friendship

    Meals on Wheels delivers food, friendship
    CHULUOTA — Pauline Brooks knows how to scrimp and save. A daughter of the Depression and a breast-cancer survivor, the 87-year-old Chuluota resident reminds visitors to turn off the lights and freezes food she doesn't eat. "I get by on what I...
  • 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...
  • Causeway Lumber Co. still building after 75 years

    Causeway Lumber Co. still building after 75 years
    It doesn't take long after stepping into Scott Whiddon's office to realize that Causeway Lumber Co. is an old family business. Walls and tables surrounding Whiddon's desk in the middle of the room are filled with color and black-and-white photos of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Man rescued after building collapse near Camden Yards

    Man rescued after building collapse near Camden Yards
    A man working inside a rowhouse near Camden Yards was trapped under tons of debris for several hours Monday after the back of the building collapsed, Baltimore fire officials said. Rescue workers pulled the victim — who suffered life-threatening...
  • The 6 Best Time-Tested Remodeling Projects -- and the Worst

    The 6 Best Time-Tested Remodeling Projects -- and the Worst
    Best Remodeling Projects for Long-Term Payback Although kitchens and bathrooms always steal the spotlight in a home remodel, they aren’t necessarily the ones that have the highest return on investment when you sell your home. A new steel front...