Garrison leaders engage with the South Lieber Heights community during a walk through City Hall | article

garrison commander, along with the mayor of the municipality and the sponsor of the unit; representative of the Housing Department of the Public Works Directorate; and Balfour Beatty Communities — Fort Leonard Wood’s housing partner — speak with South Lieber Heights Community resident Brianna Dylla during a walk around City Hall Tuesday night. (Photo Credit: … Read more

4 outdoor home improvement projects to tackle this summer – Pasadena Weekendr

When you think of summer cleaning, you probably picture decluttering and deep cleaning your indoor spaces. However, your outdoor areas need just as much attention as the interiors of your home to prepare them for the warmer months. You can save yourself some headaches later by investing time in a few chores around your outdoor … Read more

These 8 areas in the home improvement industry need new blood – Bob Vila

Photo: istockphoto.com Opportunities abound It’s a great time to find a job. The economic recovery and demand for housing have created a hot home construction market, and contractors, remodelers and others in the industry are looking to hire people to fill key positions. While ForConstructionPros reports that ongoing labor shortages could slow remodeling and construction … Read more

Can I renovate a bathroom myself?

Renovating a bathroom is one of the most popular home improvement projects. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most expensive — it easily gets into the high five-figure range — and it’s only getting more expensive: The average spend on major remodels for both small and large bathrooms has increased by as much as $20, … Read more

Ask Eli: ideas for lowering your interest rate | ARLnow

This regular sponsored Q&A column is written by Eli Tucker, an Arlington-based real estate agent and Arlington resident. Please email him your questions for response in future columns. For video summaries of some articles, see the Ask Eli, Live With Jean playlist on YouTube. Enjoy! Question: Are there any good ways to lower my interest … Read more