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2013-06-11 16:29:27

Residential design build firm in Northern Virginia among industry leaders in customer service, earning the award for five consecutive years. LORTON, Va., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Foster Remodeling Solutions, a residential design build contractor, has been recognized with the 2013 Guildmaster Award for exceptional customer service. The company received the honor from GuildQuality, an independent customer satisfaction survey company, for receiving high ratings from recent clients....

2013-06-06 23:38:31

Porch is disrupting the $500B home improvement and repair industry by allowing homeowners to browse projects their neighbors have done, see project costs, and find the professionals they have used and endorsed. For the first time, with the national Porch marketplace, homeowners are able to find trusted professionals specific to any home and any project-all for free. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Porch, a home improvement and repair marketplace, today announces a large seed round, its...

2013-06-05 12:25:13

ORLANDO, Fla., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) prediction of a busier than normal Atlantic Hurricane Season, experts say now is the time to make window protection a priority. According to a recent Harris Interactive Survey, 80% of those affected by Hurricane Sandy last October do not plan to install hurricane shutters or plywood over their windows this year. "The primary reason homeowners do not buy hurricane...

2013-06-04 23:24:15

Xool announces launch of its services for obtaining home improvement contractors. Xool is currently seeking contractors for the Philadelphia market. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Xool is a Philadelphia based startup company that provides e-commerce solution for home improvement contractor services. Xool differs from its competition by offering instantaneous information about home improvement contractors. Homeowners can put in their home improvement project, and can see the...

2013-05-29 23:20:52

BTD Wood Powder Coating, the premier provider of powder coated MDF for office furniture, announced plans to exhibit at NeoCon 2013 from June 10-12 in Chicago. Brainerd, MN (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 BTD Wood Powder Coating (http://www.btdwoodpowdercoating.com) is recognized as the premier provider and quality leader in powder coated wood for office furniture. From June 10-12 at The Merchandise Mart in Chicago, BTD will be showcasing their range of finish offerings at NeoCon 2013. NeoCon is an...

2013-05-28 16:23:45

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When most people dream about building or remodeling their homes, walls are usually the last thing on their minds. But walls and what they're made of are important, and National Gypsum is counting on award-winning interior designer Anitra Mecadon, host of DIY Network's Mega Dens, to help homeowners understand why using PURPLE® drywall at the beginning of a project provides performance, value and peace of mind that lasts. (Photo:...

2013-05-28 08:30:14

ORLANDO, Fla., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) prediction of a busier than normal Atlantic Hurricane Season, experts say now is the time to prepare and make window protection a priority. According to a Harris Interactive Survey from February of this year, those affected by Hurricane Sandy last October are actively taking steps to protect their homes this year. Unfortunately, as many as 93 percent of those not affected by severe...

2013-05-24 23:36:30

The Modular Building Institute will host a two-day Modular Construction Summit in Washington, D.C., June 27-28 to discuss topics in offsite construction, including green building, cost savings, accelerated construction, and the industry´s latest technological innovations. (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 The reality of an expedited schedule, lower costs and greater sustainability has made offsite construction a valued building solution for decades. As curiosity about this process grows to an...

2013-05-23 12:22:28

Protect your home, family with Briggs & Stratton Corporation standby generator systems and portable generators MILWAUKEE, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's hurricane season is predicted to be a busy one with above-average activity, according to a recent report released by Colorado State University. Sponsored by the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Preparedness Week aims to increase public awareness of emergency preparation and the upcoming season that runs from...

2013-05-21 23:24:35

Blast-One Industrial Solutions To Assist OEM, Shipyards, Steel Fabrication, and Machine & Equipment Refurbishing. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Ohio based Blast-One International recently opened its Blast-One Industrial Solutions (BIS) division centered in Burnsville, Minnesota. Blast-One Industrial Solutions (BIS) designs, manufactures, installs and commissions blast rooms, abrasive recycling equipment, abrasive recovery equipment, spray booths, dust collection systems, powder...