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Home for the Ages

To download a PDF of this story, click here. To download the Aging in Place Selling Guide, visit hardwareretailing.com/aging-in-place.  Popular Trends and Projects for Aging-in-Place Remodeling By Renee Changnon rchangnon@nrha.org and Sara Logel slogel@nrha.org Baby boomers currently make up more than one-fourth of the U.S. population, and every …

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The Newest Color? Minion Yellow

There’s a new color ready to jump from the movie theater screen onto products available for purchase. It’s called Minion Yellow. The Pantone Color Institute® recently released Minion Yellow, which is the first new color coming from the company in three years. Pantone is known …

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Welcome to the Neighborhood: Moving and Redoing

As the DIY trend continues to grow, new homebuyers are visiting your stores and tackling projects on their own. In fact, according to the National Association of Realtors, over half of homebuyers completed a home improvement project within three months …

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Hot Trends in the Kitchen Category

Kitchen upgrades drifted to the back burner for many homeowners during the recession years, but a growing number of consumers can now afford the extra home improvement projects. One-third of more than 3,500 respondents to a Houzz survey say they finally have …

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Homeowners Seek a Healthy Living Space

Recently, green practices and making a home more efficient and environmentally friendly have become important to consumers. However, how many of them actually feel that they live in a healthy environment? Houzz, called the “Wikipedia of exterior and interior design” by CNN, surveyed more than 800 …

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Post-Recession Remodeling Growth

The number of housing starts is steadily increasing and home improvement remodeling is on the rise, according to an article from the Wall Street Journal. With these two factors slowly improving, the economy is making strides toward pre-recession levels. The Bureau …

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Paint Companies Select Color of the Year

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With 2014 coming to a close, upcoming trends for 2015 are being showcased. Paint companies are picking their 2015 color of the year, predicting which color will make its way into homes across America. Benjamin Moore picked Guilford Green, a …

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Demand for Fencing on the Rise

With the uptick in housing starts and remodeling, the demand for fencing is increasing. According to a recent Freedonia Group press release, “Demand for fencing in the U.S. is forecast to expand 7 percent per year to $9 billion in …

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