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How to Frame and Install a Partition Wall

Creating rooms starts with building walls the right way. By Timothy Dahl Dec 27, 2016 Remodeling a home usually consists of removing and building walls. These are both jobs that a motivated DIYer can take on and save some money in the process. Building a wall starts with assembling and installing the frame, which are [...]

The 10 Best Home Makeovers of 2016

2016 may very well be remembered as the year of dramatic reveals. As it winds down, let’s take a moment to admire the most eye-popping before-and-after decorating moments of the past 12 months. Each one of these astounding room makeovers offers plenty of tips, encouragement, and inspiration for those of us hoping to refresh our [...]

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How to Prep Your Home for Winter

Published Jan 20 2016 11:09 AM EST weather.com Winter weather can wreak havoc on your home. Rather than stand by and let it happen, get ahead of things by prepping your home from the inside-out so that when the snow starts falling and the temperatures start dropping, you can breathe easy knowing your house is [...]

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Hail Storms Cause Damage Along Front Range

July 29, 2016 4:50 PM By Jennifer Brice LITTLETON, Colo. (CBS4)– Parts of the Front Range were pummeled with hail Thursday that caused damage from Littleton to Colorado Springs. A viewer sent CBS4 video from a Walmart in Colorado Springs that shows people taking cover and rushing from the store as water poured through the [...]

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Tips for Cleaning Your Gutters

September 24, 2015 By: Jen Kincaid Gutters do an important job, directing water away from the perimeter of your house. If your gutters are clogged with debris or not in operative shape, however, they may not function properly. Regular maintenance may help keep your gutters functioning properly, prevent water damage and keep your home looking nice. Why [...]

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- New Data Says Pets Start Nearly 1,000 Fires Each Year - New York – July 12, 2010 – An estimated 500,000 pets are affected annually by home fires, however, nearly 1,000 house fires each year are accidentally started by the homeowners’ pets, according to a new data analysis by the National Fire Protection Association. [...]

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Jul 28, 11:30 AM EDT BY MARIA CHENG AP MEDICAL WRITER LONDON (AP) -- If you spend all day sitting, then you might want to schedule some time for a brisk walk - just make sure you can spare at least an hour. Scientists analyzing data from more than 1 million people found that it [...]

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Father of the Safe Room

Innovation keeping people safe during tornadoes To many he’s the Father of the Safe Room. To his friends, he is simply Ernie. And Ernie is a pretty unassuming guy. Humble is probably the best word for it. Beginnings On the evening of May 11, 1970, an off-duty police officer sat in his car watching an ominous cloud [...]

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Delaware firefighters land in Colorado to aid in wildland fire battles

By KIERAN NICHOLSON | knicholson@denverpost.com PUBLISHED: July 25, 2016 at 9:21 pm | UPDATED: July 25, 2016 at 9:34 pm From left, Spencer Valenti of Dover, Daryl Trotman of Milford, and Zachary Brown of Harbeson load their gear on the bus before departing on the crew’s trip to Denver to fight wildfires in the West. [...]

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Marketing Secrets of Large Commercial Losses Workshop or How Not to Buy the Store for $6.5 MILLION!

  Published on July 15, 2016 Jim ThompsonFollowJim Thompson Commercial Disaster Restoration Consultant, Weapons of Mass Destruction Disaster Site Worker Trainer Just how bad can a restoration company screw up a commercial loss?   In over 30 years in the restoration industry, this one tops it all as far as a screwed up job.  Today, [...]

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