Home Improvement | RSS News Feed
Home Improvement - Latest News
Kelly Fox: Many planning home improvement projects to save money
Source: AAA. 65: Percentage of U.S. homeowners who plan a home improvement project to save money, according to a Coinstar survey. 70: Percentage of DIYers who will create a budget and use cash on hand to pay for projects. 30: Percentage who say they’ve ... read more
Can Home Depot Survive a Market Downturn?
With home sales, employment, and residential construction plummeting, spending on home improvement collapsed from a $900 billion annual pace in early 2006 to just $370 billion by late 2010. In response, Home Depot's sales shrank from a high of $79 ... read more
Home Depot Building For The Long Haul
We've been terribly wrong about the resilience of the home-improvement retailing industry through the course of this multi-year bull market. Perhaps it was the credit crunch and the collapse in the housing market during the past decade that has acted as an ... read more
Looking for another news?
All about improvements
The throw from home plate went into center field ... For both teams, it was about improvement. read more
Report: Improvements to veterans home could cost $265M
SPRINGFIELD — With six weeks left in the spring legislative session, a draft report maintains that improvements at the Quincy Veteran's home could cost about $265 million. The report was put forward to a joint hearing of the Illinois House and Senate on ... read more
Home and garden experts on hand at Expo New Mexico event this weekend
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – If you live in the Duke City and you're looking for your next home improvement project, Expo New Mexico is the place to be this weekend. That's where the 25th annual Home and Garden Show kicked off Saturday, featuring over 300 ... read more
Notebook: Huskers now look toward offseason work; tackling improvement; O'Brien at game
Tackling the tackling issue: Chinander didn't mince words when talking about the improvement the Huskers made in tackling ... giving head man Frost his moment in front of his home-state fans. But that doesn't mean they didn't take time to take things ... read more
Competition motivates home improvement, survey finds
If you think you’re the only one who does yardwork after a nudge from neighborly competition, think again. A study conducted last month by Wakefield Research and shared by Home Depot for their Spring Black Friday sale found that 53 percent of Americans ... read more
Michelle Singletary: Thinking of cashing in your home's equity? Here's something you should know.
And by “substantially” improve, the IRS means you are making capital improvements that add to the value of your home, such as adding a bedroom or upgrading a bathroom. Q: Will loan applicants be required to prove the money is being used for building or ... read more
The Home Depot, Inc.: Buying E-Commerce At Ground Level
This Black Friday, the home improvement chain, which has over 2,200 stores across the U.S., saw mobile traffic outpace desktop traffic, said Prat Vemana, vp of online for Home Depot, declining to disclose specific sales numbers. Meanwhile, Forrester found ... read more