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Home Improvement

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Home Depot says about 53 million email addresses stolen in breach

    Home Depot says about 53 million email addresses stolen in breach
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...