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The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook Building design and home remodeling has been influenced by epidemics over history. In the 1800s, cholera necessitated plumbing and sewer systems to provide clean drinking water and removal of waste. Tuberculosis was the world’s most infectious disease until it was discovered that sunshine and fresh air helped people recover. Building innovations included stronger…

Remodeling Corner

  Janet Cook Falls are the leading cause of accidental death for seniors. One out of three adults will fall each year, and the longer it takes one to get help determines their ability to survive and recover. Here are some valuable tips when remodeling to consider for increased safety and fall prevention. Home Remodeling…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook Since 2003, Remodeling Magazine has been annually gathering data of remodeling projects across the United States to generate national and regional remodeling cost averages with realtors’ input of the increase in home resale value average rate of return. This information is compiled and generates the Cost versus Value Report. It is valuable if…

The Remodeling Corner – June 2014

Must-have features in the 2014 home Janet Cook When my nieces and nephew were still at the age that they didn’t mind tagging along with their parents, my sister loved going to tour the latest model homes on Saturdays. She was mainly interested in decorating ideas. There were those, however, who wanted to know what…