Things are Looking Up in the Remodeling Industry

Local home renovating and remodeling on the rise
The sound of hammers could be a sign of a local economic turnaround. Certain home construction projects are on the rise in the Chippewa Valley.
Remodeling projects are making a comeback
With the economy improving and retailers and contractors still offering good deals, many Southern Californians are sprucing up their homes’ appearance and value.
Spring Boosts Home Depot, Lowe’s
Spring is usually the best time of the year for home-improvement retailers Home Depot Inc. and Lowe’s Cos., and this spring their sales finally appear to be blooming after three years of withering trends.
The Smartest Home Renovations Are the Least Visible
Homeowners are spending more than they did last year on renovations. But trophies of the housing boom–granite countertops, bamboo floors–have been supplanted by utilitarian improvements such as insulation.

The Treehouse Goes Upscale
Looking for a retreat from the daily grind, but don’t want to leave home?
Consider a haven in the sky.

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Timothy Dahl

Timothy Dahl

Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.
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