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Hire a Helper: Handy Expands Retail Partnerships

By Joseph Pisani | Jan 8
These days, lots of customers don't want to just buy sell TVs and sofas. They also want someone to come over to hang up the flat screen or put the furniture together.

Tips to Avoid Common Home Improvement Scams

By Justin Lavelle | Aug 5
Summer is in full swing and so is home improvement season. But beware: Nto every contractor is on the up and up and if you're not careful, you may find yourself falling victim to a home improvement scam.

If You Build It, They Will Stay: Boomers Remodel Their Homes

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Apr 7
The small businesses that dominate the home remodeling industry are expecting robust growth in the next few years, thanks partly to baby boomers who want to remain in their homes.

'Big Beach Builds' Premiers on DIY

By EDGE | Mar 10
Dated beach homes transform into dream retreats when contractor and fifth-generation builder Marnie Oursler renovates properties in the coastal communities near Bethany Beach, Del., in DIY Network's "Big Beach Builds."

Wayfair Teams with to Offer Home-Improvement Help

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Apr 19
Wayfair, one of the largest online destinations for all things home, has teamed up with to connect shoppers with professionals offering a variety of services, from installing a light fixture to assembling a bookcase.

How to Make Sure Your Green Home Upgrades Pay Off

Dec 1
Investing in making your home more energy efficient can help the environment, lower your utility bills and possibly help you fetch a higher sale price.

Ideal Home Show Chicago to Feature Ahmed Hassan

By Matthew Wexler | Jan 14
Home is where the heart is. Or in this case, it's where top designers descend on The Windy City for the inaugural Ideal Home Show Chicago, featuring TV personality Ahmed Hassan.

Giving the Gift of Zen

By Andy Smith | Dec 12
For those of us with too much stuff and too little space, this season the best gift we can ask Santa for might be the "Gift of Zen" - cleaning, organizing, Feng Shui and other services to help turn our cluttered nests iinto peaceful, livable spaces.

A Home Full of Hope: Bobby Berk

By Jill Gleeson | Nov 27
Entrepreneur and home design guru gives new meaning to the word 'Thanksgiving' and offers inspiration for LGBT youth looking for a glimmer of hope this holiday season.

What's Old Is New Again: Charlie Allen Renovations

By Jill Gleeson | Oct 31
Have you purchased an old-timer house dating back more than a century? While it may have plenty of charm, it's also likely in need of a thoughtful renovation to maximize its use for the 21st century. Fortunately, we've got just the solution.

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