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Stories with subject: Home design
  • Lowe's agrees to minimize lead dust, pay fine 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:04 pm
  • ST. LOUIS - Lowe's Home Centers has agreed to pay a $500,000 federal penalty in settling claims that its contractors in at least nine states broke environmental rules for addressing lead paint dust during home renovation projects, two federal agencies announced Thursday.

  • Invention loves collaboration at Milan show 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 1:00 pm
  • MILAN - Collaboration drove invention during Milan's annual International Furniture Show and collateral design week events, yielding the promise of homes without mobile phone chargers, and with more ergonomic seating, table settings fit for Italy's most demanding chefs and sculptures that double as furniture.

  • Volunteers give ill boy dream bedroom makeover 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 11:06 am
  • GREENWICH, Connecticut - Seven-year-old Zach Libow excitedly ran up and down the stairs at his Crescent Road home on a recent Saturday, checking on the progress of his new bedroom.

  • Maine home for special needs adults gets $30K 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 3:56 pm
  • AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine Gov. Paul LePage is giving $30,000 from his contingency fund to help renovate a home for young adults with special needs.

  • U of I's Alma Mater will soon head back to campus 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 11:55 am
  • URBANA, Illinois - The University of Illinois' Alma Mater sculpture will return to campus next week after a year and a half away.

  • Volunteers help renovate Korean War veteran's home 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 10:11 am
  • MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Lindsey Kirksey lived in the back room of his aging home. Down and out, his roof was falling in, the plumbing needed work and the walls, repaired.

  • W.Va. home to help transition from foster care 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 9:20 am
  • WHEELING, West Virginia - Responding to a need in the community, Crittenton Services officials are preparing to open a transitional living residence in Wheeling for young women on the cusp of independence.

  • Community rallies around family of slain Utah girl 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 6:20 pm
  • WEST JORDAN, Utah - For the past 21 months, Brad and Kathy Newbold have leaned on each other, one relying on the other to pick them up when they're down.

  • Recovery program for addicts getting new look 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 11:10 am
  • SULLIVAN, Indiana - A sign in the Luke House dining room reads, "With God, all things are possible."