Home Improvement Information

Home Improvement Information

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How to Buy a Home with Good Feng Shui

Buying a home is usually a stressful experience. So much rides on a new home because this is where you relax, have fun, sleep, eat; in short, it's the place central to your life.

Breaking Away from White Wall Paint

Paint is one of the most affordable and easiest ways to change a room. But choosing the right paint colors for your home can seem like an overwhelming task.

Get Rid Of Air Pollution In Your Home With House Plants

Do you know that formaldehyde, a colorless, pungent-smelling gas can cause severe health effects to us? Sources of formaldehyde are:- environmental tobacco smoke and combustion sources (burning wood, kerosene and by automobiles) preservatives in some paints, cosmetics and coating finish used to coat paper products pressed wood products and furniture made with these pressed wood products certain insulation materials such as urea-formaldehyde foam insulation (UFFI) and fiberglass insulation durable press drapes, other textiles, and glues. Wow! Looking at the list, there must be plenty of formaldehyde in our homes! The scary part is formaldehyde can cause watery eyes, burning sensations in the eyes and throat, nausea, and difficulty in breathing when exposed at elevated levels.

How To Ward Off House Thief

To most of us, security at home is very important. Ever experienced coming home one night and found your belongings scattered around? Or maybe you heard funny noises while you were sleeping and wondered if it was some thieves in your house? Would you like to worry less and enjoy your home better? Well, besides house alarm or sealing up your house with grills and locks, why not place an interesting home decor, which will help to ward off house thieves? Chinese culture believes that by placing umbrellas in the lobby or at the front of the house, your house can be prevented from being the thief's target.

Your Candles Are Killing You and Your Furniture - Substitute It!

Even though most of the houses are well lighted with electric powered lights, we can't escape using candles at home. Whether it is for a romantic candlelit dinner, for festive season such as Deepavali or Christmas or as back up when electricity cuts off, we know that candles are useful for every household.

Warm & Toasty Outdoors with Patio Heaters

The Heat is On with Patio Heaters Any outdoor lover will tell you that the right patio heater will allow you to extend your love of the open-air life all year round. A 15-20 foot circle of heat can easily increase the outside temperature by 10-25 degrees Fahrenheit and that makes all the difference between having to stay inside and eating out.

Color Help: Many Factors Affect Color Preference

Understanding color psychology helps home makers choose colors for home decorating.Color affects human beings every day of their lives, even during their very earliest childhood.

Selecting Color Schemes

Choosing a color scheme for a room can be a daunting task at times, especially if nothing about the room initially jumps out at you. If you find yourself without a particular color preference for a room, you might begin by picking color combinations that are inspired by a favorite fabric pattern.

Colors: Their Connotations and Perceived Meanings

Throughout the ages, colors have been used to evoke certain emotions, and an examination of the history of color offers fascinating insights into the human condition, as well as showing how different cultures have developed different attitudes about color. Here are a few examples of what various colors have come to represent over the years:RedRed has traditionally been associated with courage and love in Western culture, but in China, red is the color of happiness and good fortune.

Research Concerning Color in Homes and Workplaces

Over the years, many studies have been done in countries around the world to try to discover how human color preferences affect the choices we make in decorating our homes and workplaces, and one dominant fact has consistently emerged: our choice of colors seems to be based largely on the intended use of the space, whether it's in our homes or at our places of business. Here are a few of the findings from various studies:A Japanese study found that people prefer warm colors in the interiors of their homes, which was mirrored by a study in England, although the English were a bit more eclectic, preferring warm colors in their bedrooms and neutral colors in their living rooms.

How To Completely Rehab Your Home In 10 Days!

This report is about taking a house and restoring it to an aesthetically pleasing dwelling that has reclaimed it's functional utility. In effect, it is the anti-aging medication for bricks and mortar.

New Construction Windows Or Replacement Windows? Which Is Right For You?

Hello, my name is John Rocco.I grew up around the window and door business.

Which Type of Radiant Floor Heating is Best For Me?

If you are looking to warm your floors with a radiant heat system, and have typed "radiant heat system" into a search engine, you might find yourself scratching your head at this point. There are dozens of products available to purchase, and there are even more companies telling you that their product is the best.

5 Steps for Creating a Garage You Can Love - and Use

A major US corporation recently launched a new line of products it hopes will create a $650 million retail business - appliances and storage devices designed to appeal to the 65 million garage owners in the U.S! According to a 1994 study by the U.

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Advice for customers of shuttered home improvement business ...
Youngstown Vindicator
Anyone impacted by the shuttering of Energy Wise Home Improvements, a local contracting firm that surprised customers by going out of business, should ...

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The Newburgh Press

Credit Suisse cautious on home improvement retailers
Seeking Alpha
Credit Suisse reels in expectations on Home Depot (NYSE:HD) and Lowe's (NYSE:LOW) on its view that upside potential is limited for both home improvement chains. Analyst Seth Sigman lowers the price target on Home Depot to $204 from $222 and ...
Lowe's and Home Depot Can't Ride the Housing Market Much Higher, Analyst SaysBarron's
Better Buy: The Home Depot, Inc. vs. Lowe'sMotley Fool
Credit Suisse Downgrades Home Depot, Lowe's On Reduced Upside ProjectionsBenzinga
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Retired Army veteran gets home improvement
BUFORD, Wyo. (KGWN) - The Home Depot Foundation and American Legion Post 109 teamed up to improve the accessibility of a disabled Army veteran's home Wednesday. Stephen Maguire is a retired U.S. Army Captain who was blinded in combat 49 ...

Canton Repository

Canton council postpones 'indefinitely' home improvement grant proposal
Canton Repository
CANTON City Council on Monday withdrew an ordinance to fund exterior home improvements through the Community Building Partnership. Councilman John Mariol II, D-7, had proposed a citywide grant program using $200,000 from the neighborhood fund, ...

The Advocate

Home improvement: St. Michael hosts powerful Plaquemine in latest 6-4A challenge
The Advocate
Plaquemine's Paul Distefano and St. Michael's Joey Sanchez both want to see their teams improve. Just what that means and how it unfolds is the key storyline as St. Michael (4-3, 1-1) hosts Plaquemine (5-2, 2-0) in a District 6-4A football game set for ...

WTAE Pittsburgh

Home improvement company says it's out of business; customers out thousands of dollars
WTAE Pittsburgh
Dozens of residents in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia received the same grim announcement from Energy Wise Home Improvement in a letter: Going out of business. The notice made stomachs turn, tempers flare and anxiety set in, because all of those ...

Local home improvement company leaves customers “high and dry,” BBB says
Youngstown Vindicator
BBB, Ohio AG receive dozens of calls over abrupt closure of Energy Wise Home Improvements. By Jordyn Grzelewski · jgrzelewski@vindy.com. YOUNGSTOWN. The local chapter of the Better Business Bureau said a local contractor is leaving customers ...


Home improvement programs could cost you in the future
Two housing programs open for applications are helping families improve their homes in the short term but you may be paying for the improvements down the line. Whether its a leaky roof, or a full rehab for your home right now the City of San Antonio is ...

WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

Blend Extra: Fall Home Improvement Projects
WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
'Tis the season for home improvements. From renovations, to decorating and DIY projects, home improvement expert Brian Kelsey shares his fall checklist and appliance-must haves to get your home ready for the fall season! Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, ...

Mosaic Launches New Point of Sale App, Enabling Home Improvement Contractors to Provide Simple, Attractive ...
PR Newswire (press release)
OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Making the modern home possible by providing financing to homeowners for home improvement projects, Mosaic announced today the launch of its new point of sale app that allows professional home ...

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