| Dec 14, 2014
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...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 1:21 PM
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...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 10:08 AM
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...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 10:18 AM
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...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 8:36 AM
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...
| Dec 8, 2014
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...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Home Depot Inc, the world's largest home improvement chain, said hackers stole about 53 million email addresses in addition to customer data for 56 million payment cards previously disclosed by the retailer.
The company, which confirmed the breach in...
| Nov 18, 2014
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...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 3:31 PM
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...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 11:16 AM
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...