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Evictions for remodeling: 'Comes down to money'
The reason listed on both sets of notices: Remodeling. Residents are quick to acknowledge there are problems with the properties ... challenge for local organizations designed to help people avoid homelessness. "Any time you have an entire apartment ... read more
Does your bathtub need a makeover? How to find the best option for you
“Humidity is harmful to the process, so it’s best to avoid tub refinishings ... you are basically just covering up a problem that will resurface again soon enough," said Dean F. Rascoe, sales and marketing director at remodeling company G.M. Roth. read more
Ask Angie's List: How should I budget for big projects?
A contingency budget for unforeseen problems will ... But if you pay for a big remodeling job that enhances your enjoyment of the home and improves your experience, it's money well spent. Paul F. P. Pogue is a reporter for Angie's List, a trusted provider ... read more
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Most Common Home Improvement Hazards—and How to Avoid Getting Hurt
“The most common mistake DIY-ers can make is to jump into a project without the skills and knowledge needed to complete it accurately and safely,” says Angie ... to prevent an injury: Remember, a saw can cut wood or metal, so it will have no problem ... read more
Ask Angie: How to fix discolored grout
Dear Angie: In the process of a home remodel, I've noticed the grout in my new bathroom ... There's a good chance the grout for your project wasn't properly mixed. Fortunately, the problem can be fixed with no damage to your tile. Essentially, your choices ... read more
Home Remodeling Projects To Do This Summer
Summer is a great time to hit the beach, fire up the grill and tackle some outdoor home remodeling projects ... keep the sun from overheating your home's interior in the summer and prevent warm air from escaping in the winter months. read more
8 Ways to Keep Remodeling Costs Under Control
Homeowners who start a remodel unprepared often get stuck partway through the project, unable to finish. As a result, they can become trapped in a torn-up, unfinished house that is almost impossible to sell. So what can you do to avoid the financial perils ... read more
Novel molecular target to prevent scarring of the lung blood vessels identified
"Our work identifies as a novel molecular target to prevent fibrosis ... contributes to this problem. At the heart of the research team's findings is NEDD9, which their data suggest mediates fibrotic vascular remodeling. The authors note that this has ... read more
Device attaches to damaged heart, enabling delivery of multiple therapy doses
In response to scarring, the heart will remodel to compensate ... has to be limited to avoid toxic side effects and often only a small amount reaches the damaged heart tissue. "From a pharmacological point-of-view, it's a big problem that you're injecting ... read more