Monthly Archives: August 2014

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Saturday, June 28, 2014 2:31 AM PDT A More Efficient Approach To Cooling And Heating (NAPSI)According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 50 percent of an average U.S. homes energy bill can be linked directly to cooling and heating costs, which amounts to approximately $1,100 per year, depending on location. Saturday, June 28, 2014 2:31 AM PDT Help For Household Water Well Owners (NAPSI)Theres good news for household water well owners who want to care for their wells and their water. They now have unprecedented help with access to 15 online lessons, eight webinars and much moreall free. http://www.reedleyexponent.com/articles/2014/06/26/ara/home_improvement/

Home Improvement Website Names 30 Best New Jersey Garden Centers | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

The article is available on Essex Home Improvements’ website as a resource for New Jersey homeowners looking for home improvement, gardening and landscaping options. More than 1,000 NJ nurseries and garden centers were evaluated by Essex Home Improvements to find the top 30. The article includes descriptions, photos and details about each of the garden centers, including “Special Services” and “That Little Bit Extra.” According to a company spokesperson, “The 30 best garden and landscape centers in New Jersey have three things in common: superior selection, expertise and service. http://www.virtual-strategy.com/2014/06/24/home-improvement-website-names-30-best-new-jersey-garden-centers

Lowe’s Holoroom V Star Trek Holodeck – Business Insider

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Here, for comparison, is the Star Trek Holodeck: YouTube Once the Holodeck is programmed, it creates the illusion of an entire environment seen in 3D: Star Trek: The Next Generation However, the Lowe’s Holoroom’s similarities end there. Lowe’s 20-by-20-foot rooms will be equipped with iPads that have apps allowing customers to create virtual models of rooms in their homes, which can then be furnished with virtual Lowe’s products. Customers can see how the planned room will look through the iPad screen as they move the screen around the room like a viewfinder. Here’s how it looks: YouTube/Lowe’s Home Improvement So … http://www.businessinsider.com/lowes-holoroom-v-star-trek-holodeck-2014-6

Extreme fasteners perfect for easy home improvement: Achieve a beautiful abode – National interior decorating | Examiner.com

Ceramic tile fix: Simple and budget friendly home improvement for the abode

For objects up to three pounds.” Mount pictures and decor easily to the walls. Attach small under cabinets touch lights. Keep the kitchen accessories easily in reach for quick use. Perfect to keep flashlights ready for an emergency. http://www.examiner.com/article/extreme-fasteners-perfect-for-easy-home-improvement-achieve-a-beautiful-abode

How to add value with summer home improvements

If you are unsure what is best for your dishwasher, consult with an appliance repair person. Repair or Replace? Dishwashers can last up to 13 years. Generally, if a repair will cost more than half the cost of the new appliance and the unit is more than six or seven years old, it might be time to buy new. http://www.wndu.com/news/specialreports/headlines/Tips-for-summer-home-improvement-264021361.html

Meredith & Net2tv To Launch “better Homes And Gardens” Streaming Television Show – Yahoo Finance

Top 500 U.S. E-Retailers – Express Inc.’s web sales rise 3% in Q2 – Internet Retailer

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Merediths National Media Group reaches 100 million unduplicated American women, including 60 percent of millennial women. Meredith is the leader in creating content across media platforms in key consumer interest areas such as food, home, parenthood and health through well-known brands such as Better Homes and Gardens, Parents and Allrecipes. The National Media Group features robust brand licensing activities, including over 3,000 SKUs of branded products at 4,000 Walmart stores across the U.S. Meredith Xcelerated Marketing provides expertise in digital, mobile, social, health, and analytics for many of the nations top companies and brands. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/meredith-net2tv-launch-better-homes-144600085.html

Home Prices in 20 U.S. Cities Rose in June at a Slower Pace – Yahoo Finance

cities rose at a slower pace in the year ended in June as declining affordability and weak wage gains kept appreciation in check. The S&P/Case-Shiller index of property values increased 8.1 percent from June 2013, the smallest 12-month gain since January 2013, the group reported today in New York. More from Bloomberg.com: Islamic State Now Resembles the Taliban With Oil Fields Price gains are slowing as more houses are coming up for sale and investors retreat to the sidelines. That, combined with an improving job market, could put homeownership within reach of more Americans grappling with disappointing wage growth and strict lending rules. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/home-prices-20-u-cities-131121339.html

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‘ask This Old House’ Is Coming To Cleveland And Wants To Hear Your Home Improvement Questions | Cleveland.com

Pictured from L to R: Landscape contractor Roger Cook, host Kevin O’Connor, heating and plumbing expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva.Matt Kalinowski CLEVELAND, Ohio — The television series ” Ask This Old House” is looking for homeowners to feature in an on-camera house call when the show comes to Cleveland in September. Got questions on plumbing, carpentry, landscaping or electrical? Send in your home improvement questions to thisoldhouse.com/ askaquestion , and the experts on “Ask This Old House” may show up at your house to answer your question and record a segment for the show. http://www.cleveland.com/insideout/index.ssf/2014/08/post_152.html

Why Home Depot (HD) Stock Continues to Surge Today – TheStreet

The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has exceeded that of the S&P 500 and the Specialty Retail industry average. The net income increased by 12.5% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, going from $1,226.00 million to $1,379.00 million. The company’s current return on equity greatly increased when compared to its ROE from the same quarter one year prior. This is a signal of significant strength within the corporation. Compared to other companies in the Specialty Retail industry and the overall market, HOME DEPOT INC’s return on equity significantly exceeds that of both the industry average and the S&P 500. http://www.thestreet.com/story/12850260/1/why-home-depot-hd-stock-continues-to-surge-today.html?cm_ven=RSSFeed

Home Depot Rides High On Improved Housing Market; Investors Encouraged By Results – Yahoo Finance

Rising home prices have encouraged customers to spend more on renovations. U.S. homebuilder sentiment rose to its highest level since January due to improved labor market conditions and historically low mortgage rates. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/home-depot-rides-high-improved-144634598.html

Tuesday Sector Leaders: Real Estate, Home Furnishings & Improvement Stocks – NASDAQ.com

Tuesday Sector Leaders: Real Estate, Home Furnishings & Improvement Stocks

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Tiny Home Repair – Blogs – Wayne Independent – Honesdale, Pa

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Look here for cheap and time-efficient … X Home Improvement Home improvement tips from Networx.com, a website where real people give unpretentious home & garden advice and share their experiences so that you can deal with your own house with more fun and less anxiety. Look here for cheap and time-efficient ideas (because we also don’t have time to sew our own drapes), real stories about great, imperfect homes and gardens, and funny writers who don’t take themselves too seriously. Recent Posts http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140816/BLOGS/308169999/-1/News

Hornish Hoping To Finally Win In His Home State – Yahoo Sports

4 Bizarre Bee Problems You Should Learn to Fix – Blogs – Hope Star – Hope, AR

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One of Hornish’s chief adversaries figures to be series points leader Chase Elliott , who has never driven at Mid-Ohio. He watched videos and memorized notes from last year’s race provided by driver Ron Fellows, with whom he has studied the nuances of road courses. View gallery Chase Elliott walks in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Nationwide Childr Even though he finished fourth at Road America and sixth last week at Watkins Glen on road courses, Elliott hasn’t been pleased with his efforts. But he is hoping that he’s getting the hang of the quick braking, rapid acceleration and sharp turns that are required on such a layout. http://sports.yahoo.com/news/hornish-hoping-finally-win-home-212640031–nascar.html

4 Bizarre Bee Problems You Should Learn to Fix About this blog By Anu Jameson Home improvement tips from Networx.com, a website where real people give unpretentious home & garden advice and share their experiences so that you can deal with your own house with more fun and less anxiety. Look here for cheap and time-efficient … X Home Improvement Home improvement tips from Networx.com, a website where real people give unpretentious home & garden advice and share their experiences so that you can deal with your own house with more fun and less anxiety. http://www.hopestar.com/article/20140814/BLOGS/308149993/-1/News