Thursday, May 16, 2013
Everything you need to know about painting your house: stripping, powerwashing, fixing damaged wood and choosing paint colors. Sponsored by Home Depot.
It’s that time of year again and you’re outside, enjoying your yard. Then you start nosing around—maybe you’re inspecting your plants, or reviewing the condition of your lawn or setting up your sprinklers—and before you know it, reality hits. You need to paint the house. A daunting task. An expensive task. A necessary task—because it's not just about how your house looks, it's about your home's value. Neglect is not an option. Take heart, however. Information and resources have never been more easily available to help you through this project. Know Your Options Your options are to either hire a contractor or paint it yourself. Hiring a contractor is an expensive option, but if it's in your budget and you do the necessary research to …
Monday, October 8, 2012
Sealing windows and adding insulation to your home can take as much as 30 percent off your heating bill, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
Time is money, the old adage goes, but so is a well-winterized house. Stopping air leakages can take as much as 30 percent off your heating bill, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Check out these three tips for closing up air leaks around your home: To learn about adding insulation to your home, check out the video above.
Friday, August 31, 2012
A roundup of unusual cop stories from Northeast Georgia.
Click on the links for more details: 1. A Stone Mountain-area man was taken to the cleaners by a bogus dry-cleaning business earlier this month (sorry, we couldn’t resist). The man responded to a special of “11 pieces for only $18.95,” according to a police report. He dropped off the clothes and paid the money, but when he returned to pick up his clothes six days later the building was deserted. 2. Really? Stealing paint? Home improvement must be pretty expensive. A Lawrenceville man was arrested on felony shoplifting charges after he was caught trying to steal several five-gallon cans of paint from a Johns Creek Home Depot. Apparently, he tried to wheel the paint out of the store in one of those shopping wagons when he was stopped by the …
Thursday, December 15, 2011
CBS News reports that a Norcross area man tried to shoplift from Home Depot. When he was caught, he rand with his daughter in a shopping cart.
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Thursday, December 15, 2011
A man in the Norcross area attempted to shoplift about $500 worth of copper wire from the Jimmy Carter Boulevard Home Depot. When he was busted by an employee, he took off with his daughter in a shopping cart, CBS Atlanta reports. A Home Depot employee spotting the shoplifting a first started chasing 29-year-old David Andrew Finn inside the store. When the employee caught up with the man, Finn allegedly bit the man's hand and kept hightailing it--pushing the 4-year-old in a shopping cart. Gwinnett Police officers caught up with him at the Pine View Townhomes nearby, according to the report. Finn grabbed his daughter out of the cart and attempted to keep running, but officers ordered him to put her down and subsequently tackled him. He …
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Businesses around your neighborhood are currently hiring.
You don't have to look far to find a job. Check out these options: NAPA is looking for a Machinist to join its team. Candidates must be able to lift heavy objects and work Saturdays. Apply for this position online. The Network, Inc is looking for a Web Developer. Pay ranges from $30 - $40 per hour. Candidates must be able to design interactive quizzes and games. Apply for this position online. A Senior Database Administrator is needed at Intuit. Candidates must have at least 5 years of database administration and experience in Oracle and SQL. Apply for this position online. U-Haul needs a Moonlighter to join its team. Candidates should be able to work with fork lifts and have a class B commercial driver’s license. Apply for this …