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  • August 15, 2023
Shop the Lowe's 4th of July sale for the best deals on tools, home improvement essentials and more.

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4th of July is the best time of year to enjoy BBQs and beach days, but it’s also the perfect time to score serious savings on all the tools, tech and home improvement essentials you need to spruce up your property this summer. With the Lowe’s 4th of July sale in full swing, today you can shop limited-time deals on lawn mowers, security cameras, power tools, patio furniture and more.

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  • August 14, 2023

Every episode of ABC’s blockbuster 1990s sitcom Home Improvement ended with a life lesson. For eight seasons and 203 episodes, Americans tuned in weekly by the tens of millions to watch Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor, wife Jill and their three sons wrestle with dilemmas typical of middle-class American households, only to discover solutions and restore peace in a tight 22 minutes.

“What a Drag,” a season seven entry that aired Feb. 24, 1998, focused a lens on eldest son Brad, played by Zachery Ty Bryan, as it’s discovered he stashed marijuana in the family’s backyard gazebo. When confronted, Brad

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  • August 12, 2023
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You’re ready to tackle your next home improvement project, and all you need is a contractor to take on the job. While it may be convenient to use the contractor who left a flyer at your door, homeowners should use caution when choosing a contractor to avoid getting caught in a scam.

Home improvement scams are on the rise—in 2021, the median loss from home improvement scams was $1,700. Scams also tend to increase following a weather event or during the warmer months. Before you sign any contracts or checks, keep these 10 common cons in mind to

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  • July 31, 2023

After the storms come the scammers. That’s the warning after major weather alerts and events from Bucks County Consumer Protection.

Scammers, known as “storm chasers,” to the county office, come to the region every summer and look to scam homeowners who have had their houses damaged by storms. As storm frequency and severity has increased in recent years, including confirmed tornados and impacts from tropical storms and hurricanes in Bucks, the county wants property owners on alert.

More: DA: Contractor took more than $200K from Bucks County homeowners, and there could be other victims

How home improvement scams work in

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  • July 29, 2023

New Haven, Conn., (WTNH) – The summer season is a great time to check out those home improvement projects you’ve been meaning to get to. CT Style’s Jillian Andrews recently spoke with Marci Katz, Vice President of Newpro Home Solutions, who shared her expert advice about roofing and knowing when your roof needs to be replaced.

Marci says, “I love talking about roofs because a roof can be up to 40% of a home’s exterior. So, replacing an old or damaged roof is one of the most important home improvement projects you can do. Your roof is what

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  • July 27, 2023
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Actor Zachery Ty Bryan attends P.S. ARTS and OneWest Bank’s Express Yourself 2016 at Barker Hangar on November 13, 2016 in Santa Monica, California.Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for P.S. ARTS

  • Former actor Zachery Ty Bryan is accused of pocketing $50,000 as part of a crypto scam.

  • The four people told The Hollywood Reporter that Bryan promised to invest their money.

  • However, they say they have yet to see a return.

Former “Home Improvement” star Zachery Ty Bryan is accused of taking people’s money as part of a cryptocurrency scam, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Bryan’s profile has resurfaced years after

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  • July 26, 2023

Guide to Homeownership | Presented by Wells Fargo

With recent news of Home Depot and Lowe’s earnings losses, we’re starting to see a downward trend in home improvement spending. But there’s no doubt the home services industry saw a strong 2022. According to Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies data, Americans spent close to $500 billion on home improvements in 2022, marking a decade of continuous growth within the industry.

However, with pent-up demand from the COVID-19 pandemic and increasing labor shortages across all sectors, many homeowners struggled to find professional help for their construction needs. This has left

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  • July 24, 2023
Snag competing Amazon Prime Day deals on home improvement items, appliances, outdoor tools and more at Lowe's.

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Amazon Prime Day deals are officially ending today, July 12, but Lowe’s is coming in hot with an incredible lineup of competing deals on tools, appliances and all the home improvement essentials you need this summer. With prices that rival Prime Day deals, we’re taking full advantage of this limited-time sale at Lowe’s. If you’re not sure where to start, we hunted down the best deals across all categories to help you shop smart.

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  • July 23, 2023

Concrete overflows a forming tube at the construction site of a new home Nathan and Kristyn Frazee planned to build near Warrensburg, Missouri.

Concrete overflows a forming tube at the construction site of a new home Nathan and Kristyn Frazee planned to build near Warrensburg, Missouri.

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Paying a contractor to do work on your home requires a lot of trust. Recently, a Warrensburg family had that trust broken after spending tens of thousands of dollars on construction work that didn’t deliver.

Kristyn and Nathan Frazee told The Star that they paid Eric Eberhart, a contractor with Clay County company JSE Construction, more than $28,000 for incomplete and poorly done work on their home.

The family took to Facebook in May

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  • July 21, 2023
Snag competing Amazon Prime Day deals on home improvement items, appliances, outdoor tools and more at Lowe's.

Snag competing Amazon Prime Day deals on home improvement items, appliances, outdoor tools and more at Lowe’s.

— Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us and our publishing partners a commission.

Amazon Prime Day deals are finally here and Lowe’s is coming in hot with an incredible lineup of competing deals on tools, appliances and all the home improvement essentials you need this summer. With prices that rival Prime Day deals, we’re taking full advantage of this limited-time Lowe’s sale. If you’re not sure where to start, we hunted down the

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