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(BPT) - Nearly 150 days separate the last day of the winter holidays from the first unofficial day of summer – Memorial Day. After holiday decorations get packed away, and winter sets in, it’s not uncommon to experience a touch – or more – of winter boredom.
Of all the household chores and repairs I’ve had to face on my own in Dustin’s absences, the one that I still feared the most, until last week, was using Great Stuff Foam.
It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas in Central Texas. Several upcoming events in Harker Heights and Nolanville are bound to spread holiday cheer and get residents in the holiday spirit.
(BPT) - While vinyl siding has historically been the most-used siding material in the U.S., its continuing advancements are allowing even more choice when it comes to two critical qualities desired by homeowners: outstanding curb appeal and low maintenance.
(Family Features) As America's economy strengthens, remodeling and home renovations are on the rise. "Homeowners are looking for ways to update their current homes, rather than buying a new property," said Sarah Reep, director of designer relations and education at KraftMaid Cabinetry. "From simply adding a new faucet to completely gutting a bathroom, there are many ways to revitalize any home." For homeowners seeking inspiration for their bathroom renovation, here are the top trends to know:
If you poke your head into a home decor store these days, you’ll probably notice that it’s a jungle out there — in more ways than one.
Copperas Cove Economic Development Corporation will spend about $42,000 lighting the Narrows Business and Technology Park.
(BPT) - While homeowners generally spend more time entertaining guests indoors, the exterior of your home makes the first impression. When it is time for home improvements, the exterior of the home may be forgotten or ignored. Painting, updating furniture and replacing flooring inside are all important, but the exterior of your house deserves some tender love and care as well.
Although I take a certain amount of comfort from statistics that show major declines in most types of crime throughout the U.S., I also know that burglaries have increased in areas surrounding my neighborhood over the last few years.
WASHINGTON — Employers shrugged off a partial government shutdown in October and added a robust 204,000 non-farm jobs, the government said Friday in a much-better-than-expected report that also saw the jobless rate tick up slightly, to 7.3 percent.
(BPT) - Your backyard is a space where you enjoy quality time with your family – from running around with your kids in the fall leaves to playing catch with your furry friend in the snow. It’s a place to escape, but remember accidents can happen anywhere at any time, and just like you childproof your house, you need to ensure your backyard is safe as well.
(BPT) - There are seemingly endless options through which homeowners must navigate when buying a new garage door: the style, materials and accessories, just to name a few. But perhaps the most important feature that should top the garage door consumer’s list is energy efficiency.
HARKER HEIGHTS — The City Council paved the way for the construction of more duplexes and multi-family housing Tuesday with the approval of several rezoning ordinance requests from Chris Douse of Rock Creek Investments LLC.
(BPT) - Ever purchased a great-looking faucet only to find you can’t easily turn it on with one hand? Or discovered that you can’t stand to sit for more than a few minutes on that new sofa that looked so great in the showroom? If so, you have experienced comfort and practicality sacrificed on the altar of aesthetics.
WASHINGTON — The Defense Department on Thursday welcomed back thousands of civilians furloughed during the government shutdown as senior officials acknowledged they are now planning for a degree of fiscal retrenchment the Pentagon has long sought to avoid.
If you’re warm to the idea of keeping your house comfy, but cool to the thought of wasting energy dollars, check your insulation.
(NewsUSA) - It's a routine homeowners know they're supposed to perform twice a year. But when one of those times for checking the health of their roof happens to coincide with the start of sharply colder weather -- if not worse surprises from Mother Nature -- well, who wants to be outside climbing a ladder for a bird's-eye view?
(BPT) - Allergy season is behind us and before flu season strikes, now is the time for consumers to clean out their medicine cabinet and brush up on medication consumption and storage tips. A recent data brief from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals that almost 50 percent of Americans take at least one prescription drug per month.
(NewsUSA) - People throughout the U.S. have set their sights on becoming more environmentally friendly -- especially when it comes to their homes.
GATESVILLE — After 10 years of dreaming, planning and building, a Gatesville couple has opened the area’s first gastropub — a casual, comfortable restaurant and bar serving upscale food and beverages.
(BPT) - Super storms like Sandy, major floods in Colorado and other natural disasters remind us of the devastating impact a long-term power outage can have on a community. But it doesn’t take a major disaster to take down the power – and make life difficult – for days. A basic winter storm with heavy snow and ice can do the trick, too.
WASHINGTON — House Republicans rallied behind their right wing Friday to launch a full-scale assault on President Barack Obama’s health-care initiative, setting up a protracted confrontation with Democrats that risks shutting down the government in just 10 days.
(BPT) - With the leaves continuing to fall, now is a great time to tackle home improvement projects that will add value and beauty to your home. A quick review of your exterior trim is a perfect place to start.
GATESVILLE — Rodney Bond enjoys bringing new life to old things. That’s why he is working to put five old Airstream travel trailers back on the road.
(NewsUSA) - Turn Off Your AC, Turn On Your Fan to Save Trillions of Kilowatt Hours
The Citizens for Soldiers club will have its monthly meeting and workday from noon to 3:30 p.m. Monday at the Belton Senior Activity Center, 842 S. Mitchell St., Belton.