Many readers have called during the last two months inquiring as to the status of HomeTech Information Systems. After trying to reach our contacts at HomeTech, we have finally heard that the company is now under the management of HomeTech Publishing. The website is up and running again, and we have been told that an update for HomeTech Advantage software users is scheduled for January 2011. For more information, go to (Editor’s note: Long-time REMODELING columnist Walt Stoeppelwerth was associated with HomeTech, and the company also supplies cost data for our annual Cost vs. Value Report. )