Habitat for Humanity

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Going to Extremes

Like many home improvement companies, All County Exteriors in Lakewood, N.J., participates in community causes. These include the American Cancer Society, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and Parents of Autistic Children. The company has also participated in 25 Habitat for Humanity building projects. "We're a benevolent company," is how vice president of operations Ross Marzarella explains it. More

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Incorporating Deconstruction into Your Business

Jonathan Mills, owner of Mills Builders in Sacramento, Calif., says, “We tear down... More

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Cooking up New Clients

A remodeled kitchen, a local chef, and several bottles of wine, that's Anne and... More

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The virtue of going non-profit

For about 30 years, I was a general contractor/remodeler who had worked through... More

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Remodeling with absent owners

Not many people could buy a house 1,300 miles away, hire a design/build firm, then... More

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Giving Thanks and More

At this time of reflecting on what we have, we remember Linda Case, a Remodeling... More

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Playhouse project

By working 10-hour days Monday through Thursday so they could donate Fridays, the crew of Morris Builders in Rockford, Mich., built an 8-by-10-foot playhouse, auctioned off with eight others that were also donated to Habitat for Humanity. Owners Kirk and Joy Morris are rightly proud of their contribution. But for Morris, the biggest benefit was seeing Kirk and their employees having fun and connecting as they worked together, "and getting as creative as you wanted to," she says. More

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Habitat Home Repair

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro (N.C.) is securing funding to add home repair work to its services for low-income residents, the Greensboro News Record reported. "There's obviously a need for these kinds of repairs," the News Record quotes Bob Kelley, the affiliate's executive director, as saying, "and there's nobody else in the community doing it right now." More

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