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Remodeling

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Whether you buy a turn-key home or one that's in need of a little tender loving care, every owner will add bits and pieces to make their new house into their new home.

April 16, 2014 2:48 pm

Deciding when to repair, replace evolves over time

Owning a home is a true labor of love. There are always chores and jobs on the “to do” list. Some of us enjoy puttering around our house to make sure that the filters are changed, the windows are washed and the faucets aren’t leaking. What has become harder to figure out is whether something…

April 15, 2014 12:00 am
Murphy beds make a multipurpose room a guest room

Murphy beds make a multipurpose room a guest room

The clients came to interior designer Laura Casey with a space dilemma: They did not want to give up the guest room in their suburban home, yet they needed a place for their child to play.

April 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Long-Term Winners when it comes to Remodeling ROI

If you’re planning to invest time and money into your home this spring with a few improvements and upgrades, it’s important to consider what the return on that investment will be if and when it comes time to sell.

April 15, 2014 12:00 am

Cool decks: Pergolas provide shade

After a long, cooped-up winter, nearly everyone yearns to be outside.

April 15, 2014 12:00 am
15 common interior design and decorating mistakes

15 common interior design and decorating mistakes

Designers see many of the same decorating don'ts over and over in people's homes. The mistakes often stem from a fear of making a design mistake in the first place. We consulted with designers in the American Society of Interior Designers Missouri East chapter to find out how to prevent deco…

April 04, 2014 3:55 pm

Transitional kitchen design popularity growing

The popularity of transitional kitchen design is growing, said Barbara Biernat, owner of Barbara B Builder LLC.

April 04, 2014 1:36 pm
Sellers should consider 'bang for the buck' in remodeling plans

Sellers should consider 'bang for the buck' in remodeling plans

Sparkling new kitchens and spa-like master bathrooms still sell homes, but homeowners looking for the best return on investment should more often consider minor updates that won’t break the bank, real estate experts say.

April 04, 2014 12:20 pm

10 ways to update your home's curb appeal

Curb appeal is a home’s sex appeal.

April 04, 2014 12:01 pm

Adding to your house shouldn't drain your pocketbook

When it comes to building a house, one of the goals of new homeowner is to find ways to stretch a dollar. And no one knows that rule better than the volunteers at Habitat for Humanity.

April 04, 2014 11:42 am
Library remodeling continues

Library remodeling continues

As part of the ongoing work at the central library in the Lake County Public Library system, the former children's room will house meeting rooms.

November 27, 2012 12:00 am
The Lake County Home and Lifestyles Show offers products and services for homeowners

The Lake County Home and Lifestyles Show offers products and services for homeowners

This year's Lake County Home and Lifestyles Show, March 24 and 25, showcases every service and product you could want for your home — whether you're doing small home improvement jobs, remodeling, renovating or buying a new house, said Vicky Gadd, executive officer of the Home Builders Associ…

March 14, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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Lake County Public Library Main Branch remodeling project

Lake County Public Library Main Branch remodeling project

Remodeling work continues on the Lake County Public Library central branch in Merrillville.

November 29, 2011 6:00 pm
Lake County Public Library Main Branch remodeling project

Lake County Public Library Main Branch remodeling project

The future talking books area for the visually impaired is being used as a temporary storage room for microfiche during the remodeling of the Lake County Public Library central branch in Merrillville.

November 29, 2011 6:00 pm
Lake County Public Library Main Branch remodeling project

Lake County Public Library Main Branch remodeling project

Work continues on the exterior of the Lake County Public Library central branch in Merrillville.

November 29, 2011 6:00 pm
Lake County Public Library Main Branch remodeling project

Lake County Public Library Main Branch remodeling project

Work continues on the Lake County Public Library central branch remodeling project in Merrillville. This will be the book sale room when completed.

November 29, 2011 6:00 pm
How to boost your kitchen's style

How to boost your kitchen's style

It doesn't take tens of thousands of dollars to get a new look. You can make small changes that can make a big style difference in what for many is the most-used room in the house.

November 29, 2011 8:00 am
12 ways to boost your kitchen's style

12 ways to boost your kitchen's style

These days, most of us don't have the $20,000 to $40,000 needed for a complete kitchen remodel. But it doesn't take that much to get a new look. You can make small changes that can make a big style difference in what for many is the most-used room in the house.

November 23, 2011 4:00 pm
Suncrest moves into new Hobart home

Suncrest moves into new Hobart home

HOBART | Suncrest Christian Church/Hobart recently moved into its newly remodeled building at 625 Lake St.

October 08, 2011 12:00 am
At Home: Design for a new generation

At Home: Design for a new generation

Don't be mistaken. Despite what rumors may be out there, I am not Cathy Crafty. I don't sew, or scrapbook, or distress my own furniture, or make silk purses from sows' ears.

September 08, 2011 12:00 am
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