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Lochinvar Recalls Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Risk

The recalled boiler's flue grommet can deteriorate and dislodge during sue and... More

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Financing--It's Back

More money, new lenders, and relaxed credit standards revitalize the once-flagging market for home improvement financing. More

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Adding Salespeople? Make Sure You Do These 3 Things

These days of growth make it likely you're either hiring salespeople or thinking of doing so. But before you do, REMODELING consultant Victoria Downing says that you first must make certain you have a system in place to help that new hire excel. Here's what to do. More

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Drop the Discounts: Freebies Drive Up Value of Services

How about throwing in a free half-bath with that new kitchen? According to new research, consumers see items given away for free as being more valuable than those offered at a deep discount, particularly when paired with something seen as a luxury. More

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Finger-Pointing: Preventing Table-Saw Amputations

There are technologies available that prevent table-saw accidents. Yes, they add to the cost of the tool. But having the technology makes far more sense than not having it. More

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Abating Chinese Drywall

The National Association of Home Builders and the Consumer Product Safety Commission have opposing views about dealing with wiring contaminated by the drywall. More

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