Category Archives: Remodel

Interior Redesigners team up with Habitat ReStores to create beautiful rooms

For shoppers who want to “go green,” save money and still create the “wow” factor when updating their homes, the growing relationship between Habitat for Humanity and Interior Redesign Industry Specialists could not have come at a better time. The … Continue reading

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DIY Design Bank Curates Basic Designs and Instructions for Building Simple Furniture

LIFEHACKER (May 25, 2011) – The DIY Furniture Design Bank is an online catalog of small furniture designs, laid out cleanly and simply enough for just about anyone to understand them. The instructions are short and tend to assume that whoever … Continue reading

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Portland’s Northwest Shingle Recyclers grind oil from shingles for reuse as asphalt for roads

OREGONIAN (April 18, 2011) – Your old roof is rich in oil. But until recently, when it came time for a new one, those drab asphalt shingles went to the landfill because there wasn’t a big market for recycling them. And … Continue reading

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Stuck Indoors? Try These Fun, Frugal And Eco-Friendly Home Redecorating Ideas!

GREEN EARTH BAMBOO (January 24, 2011) – In a fit of inspired cabin-fever madness, I decided that my house needed a spruce up last week.  Maybe I’ve been staring at the same four walls too long during this cold winter or … Continue reading

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Beat the Recession: 10 Ways to Trim Home Improvement Costs

SAYEDUCATE (January 17, 2011) – No matter what the economy is doing or whether home prices are sky high or have dropped dramatically, it’s still a good idea to look for ways of trimming home improvement costs. There are enough homeowner … Continue reading

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‘Extreme Makeover’: TV show arrives with help for Oregon School for the Deaf

THE OREGONIAN (September 6, 2010) – Students and their families from the Oregon School for the Deaf in Salem stand in front of the “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” bus after finding out Monday that their school will be getting a … Continue reading

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