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Secure your home with right hardware

Secure your home with right hardwareNews from AZ Central.com: For years, we have been advised to install deadbolt locks on all outside doors to keep intruders out of our homes. Great advice, but times have changed. Right now, the hot trend in burglaries is lock-bumping, a technique widely explained in videos on YouTube, in fact. [...]

Home repair: Special hardware affixes grab bars to fiberglass

Home repair: Special hardware affixes grab bars to fiberglassNews from Chicago Daily Herald: Q. My elderly mother is coming to live with us. We have a beautiful, sunny bedroom with private bath for her, and the bathtub/shower unit is fiberglass. We asked a handyman to install grab bars, but he said he couldn’t because the [...]

Tools stolen from Habitat for Humanity house

Tools stolen from Habitat for Humanity houseNews from Oneida Dispatch: By CAITLIN TRAYNORDispatch Staff WriterTwitter.com/DispatchCaitlin BRIDGEPORT — Volunteers renovating a Habitat for Humanity house in Bridgeport are discouraged after burglars broke in and stole their tools. Sometime between Tuesday afternoon when volunteers left the Hamilton Brown Road home and when they returned Wednesday, the house [...]

Tools stolen from build site of Shayna Conway home

Tools stolen from build site of Shayna Conway homeNews from Journal Pioneer: MERMAID – Thieves have stolen $ 3,000 worth of tools from the construction site of a home being built to support the lone survivor of a tragic murder-suicide in Alberta. Scott Conway, father of Shayna Conway, recently travelled from Ontario to P.E.I. to [...]

cintrifuse will offer developing startups room and tools to grow in cincinnati

cintrifuse will offer developing startups room and tools to grow in cincinnatiNews from hivelocitymedia: Related Images When The Brandery launched in 2010, it put Cincinnati on the start-up map in a new way. Now a new initiative aims to put The Brandery, CincyTech and other start-up minded folks under the same roof with the goal [...]

Heirlooms, gardening tools among items stolen from Aurora family

Heirlooms, gardening tools among items stolen from Aurora familyNews from Chicago Tribune: July 23, 2012|By Clifford Ward | Special to the Tribune Heirlooms, gardening tools among items stolen from Aurora family (Tribune…) The Stapleton family left Aurora for a new life in Kansas, but their memories of the old neighborhood are far from fond after [...]

Frenchtown store’s next proprietor learning from hardware guru

Frenchtown store’s next proprietor learning from hardware guruNews from Hunterdon County Democrat – NJ.com: Rick Epstein / Hunterdon County Democrat Frenchtown hardware store getting new owner gallery (17 photos) FRENCHTOWN — “I need something to hold two pipes together. I call it a T-clamp. It’d be about two inches wide and have a flange over [...]

New homeowner should start with simple tools

New homeowner should start with simple toolsNews from STLtoday.com: Q • I’m just about to purchase my first home and want to be able to make minor repairs on my own. I don’t want to spend a fortune on tools. Can you recommend which ones I should invest in? — D.R., Alton Congratulations on your [...]

Fan Mail from the Congress on New Tools for Citizens Interaction Article

Fan Mail from the Congress on New Tools for Citizens Interaction ArticleNews from Techzone360: All of us who write for a living love to get reactions from our readers. For one thing, it means we have them. Plus, good or bad, it also means that we have done our job of not just informing but of [...]

House of the Week, 8 Avalon Place, Cumberland, $599000

House of the Week, 8 Avalon Place, Cumberland, $ 599000News from The Providence Journal: This large home built in 1993, sits at the end of a wooded cul-de-sac in Cumberland. Lots of large windows supply the natural light and pleasant views. Photo: Glenn Osmundson/The Providence Journal …………… continues on The Providence Journal … Read the [...]