Fall-Winter Home Improvement 2008

16 Stories • Available July 2008
On The Sunny Side

On The Sunny Side

may be bright idea whose time has come By Paul R. Huard Copley News Service Thinking about going solar so you can save money and save the planet at the same time? The option is available to have a h

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Clean Sweep

Clean Sweep

place care to protect hearth and home By Tom Roebuck Copley News Service The family-room fireplace is a natural gathering place during the winter months. The soft, flickering light of the flames has

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Hot Showers For Everyone

Hot Showers For Everyone

y bills, no wasted water? Tanks a lot! By Frank Wagner Copley News Service One strategy to lower your hot water bill might be to sing shorter songs in the shower. But a more far-reaching method is to

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Disposing Of E-waste

Disposing Of E-waste

y ways to get rid of home electronics By Paul R. Huard Copley News Service Mention a computer-caused threat to millions and the first thing that comes to mind is the latest computer virus. Think agai

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Stop That Drip!

Stop That Drip!

cet is just money down the drain By Paul R. Huard Copley News Service Drip, drip, drip, drip, drip - that leaky faucet is more than a nuisance in the night. It costs you money and wastes resources. W

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Power Broker

Power Broker

y, conserving energy is in your hands By Ven Griva Copley News Service Sure, we all should do our part to save the planet, but the best reason to make your home more energy efficient is to save somet

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Color Codes

Color Codes

to choosing just the right scheme By Diane Schlindwein Copley News Service With cooler weather bringing people indoors and the holidays just around the corner, many folks are ready to spruce up their

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Timeless Tile

Timeless Tile

y styles, the choices will floor you By Diane Schlindwein Copley News Service When it's time to remodel or build, many homeowners are turning to tile to cover not only floors, but other surfaces, too

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Eco-friendly Accent

Eco-friendly Accent

cycled materials put choices on the carpet By Chandra Orr Copley News Service Whether framing a seating area or accenting the master suite at the foot of the bed, area rugs are a natural choice for p

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Updating On A Dime

Updating On A Dime

r kitchen makeover can have a major payoff By Maggie Reed Copley News Service With walls to rebuild, counters to replace, pipes to plumb, cupboards to convert, appliances to update, windows to dress

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Architectural Detail

Architectural Detail

n room a classic look with molding and trim By Vicky Katz Whitaker Copley News Service Simple, budget-friendly trims like crown molding, chair rails and decorative beams can add style and increase th

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Focal Point

Focal Point

ash adds visual interest to the kitchen By Vicky Katz Whitaker Copley News Service Whether it's made of ceramic, glass, brick, stone or metal, a new, eye-catching backsplash can perk up any kitchen.

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Safe At Home

Safe At Home

fortress with a few new security gadgets By Tim Torres Copley News Service Your home is your castle. And with some common sense and a few new security gadgets thrown in, you'll soon have a castle kee

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Getting Organized

Getting Organized

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Getting Organized

Getting Organized

GHT Soak in mood-changing color with chromatherapy systems By Linda Pescatore Copley News Service Don't be fooled. The alluringly colorful liquid coming out of the latest faucets and filling the late

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Fall-winter Home Improvement 2008

Fall-winter Home Improvement 2008

ends for home improvement and style By Cathy Lubenski Copley News Service SKIN CARE IN THE SHOWER For many people, it's a nighttime, morning, anytime ritual: Slather on lotion to keep your body moist

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Home Facts 1

Home Facts 1

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Home Facts 2

Home Facts 2

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Home Facts 3

Home Facts 3

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