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Discount Tickets Now On Sale for The CA Boom Design Show
Wed, 17 Jun 2009, 15:31:36 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CA Boom Show Tickets went on sale last week on the show's Web site, $20/day in advance, compared with $25/day at the door. The show has grown exponentially in its complexity and 'hipness,' combining everything relating to contemporary and non-traditional design under one roof, including visits to never-before seen, stunning architectural home in the Los Angeles area.
Remodeling Project by Charlie Allen Restorations Wins 2009 CHC Historic Preservation Award
Tue, 02 Jun 2009, 13:42:43 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An 1870s Shingle Style home that was renovated and restored by Charlie Allen Restorations (CAR), the Cambridge, MA-firm specializing in remodeling period homes, has been awarded a Historic Preservation Award from the Cambridge Historical Commission (CHC). The Washington Avenue property is the fourth local remodeling project by Charlie Allen Restorations to be recognized by the CHC. The award was presented in a ceremony at the Old Cambridge Baptist Church on Thursday, May 21.
U.S. Home Remodeling Hits Bottom in First Quarter 2009: Starts Showing Signs of Recovery
Tue, 02 Jun 2009, 11:00:47 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Recent surveys and reports show a picture of the home remodeling industry that is a mixed bag of good news and bad according to home remodeling website RemodelorMove.com. The bad news, the most recent RemodelorMove Remodeling Permit Activity Report shows a 20 percent decline in the number of remodeling permits issued during the first quarter of 2009, compared to the same quarter in 2008. The survey of 5,000 homeowners considering remodeling is conducted semi-annually.
GerrityStone's Architectural Division Unveils its Platinum Collection, Changing the Way Clients Look at Granite Forever
Mon, 18 May 2009, 15:30:32 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WOBURN, Mass., May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GerrityStone, New England's premier interior and exterior custom stonework specialist, today unveiled its Platinum Collection - a distinctive and stunning line of one-of-kind stones handpicked from quarries around the world.
GerrityStone to Participate in 2009 Spring Home Design Seminar Series
Tue, 12 May 2009, 13:35:25 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WOBURN, Mass., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GerrityStone, New England's premier interior and exterior custom stonework specialist, is pleased to be participating in the upcoming Spring Home Seminar Series presented in conjunction with Design New England Magazine and Van Millwork. The series, offering practical advice for homeowners on how to design a dream home, takes place consecutive Thursdays from May 28th through June 25th.
Hospital Approved Residential Water Features Kill Harmful Airborne Bacteria
Thu, 16 Apr 2009, 17:14:31 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It first began as an idea to fight airborne germs and bacteria in hospitals and healthcare settings, and in fact, Accents in Water remains the only Hospital-Approved, clinically tested water features available in the world today. Then, general public settings like restaurants, office buildings, and hotels wanted them. So naturally, it was only a matter of time before custom interior designers and architects demanded these particular water features for their high-end residential clients.
CA Boom Design Show Descends on Beverly Hills in June - Features Best of Modern Design, Products, and Architecture Tours
Tue, 14 Apr 2009, 16:25:04 EST Edited by Carly Zander
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The CA Boom Design Show is North America's only multi-discipline non-traditional design trade fair exhibition combining the highest caliber of architects, designers and design manufacturers on the West Coast. The show brings together the best of modern and contemporary design and architecture in a unique exhibit, conference, and tour format.
Low Country Luxe's founder Natalie Evans Scheduled for In-store Appearance at Westend, a Luxury Home Gallery on March 19
Mon, 16 Mar 2009, 13:44:08 EST Edited by Carly Zander
COLUMBIA, S.C., March 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Natalie Evans, founder of the successful private lifestyle company, Low Country Luxe, will be part of an in-store appearance scheduled for Thursday, March 19, 4-8 p.m. at Westend, a luxury home gallery, 803 Meeting St. Low Country Luxe, founded in Autumn 2006, designs, develops and markets high-quality, luxury products that encapsulates the elegance and charm of the Low Country lifestyle.
Jocelyn Frederick Joins Tsoi/Kobus and Associates as Principal
Wed, 11 Mar 2009, 17:43:35 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tsoi/Kobus & Associates (TK&A) is pleased to announce that Jocelyn Frederick, AIA, ACHA, OAA, LEED AP has joined the firm as a Principal. In her new role, Frederick will lead TK&A's core national healthcare practice and enhance and extend its capabilities in planning and design for academic medical centers.
K. Powers and Company Introduces Style Moderne - A New Line of Contemporary Rugs
Thu, 05 Mar 2009, 14:45:48 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEEDHAM, Mass., March 5, 2009 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- K. Powers & Company, a leading provider of luxury carpet and rugs, is pleased to introduce Style Moderne - a new line of custom contemporary rugs inspired by Art Deco masters Jacques Emil Ruhlmann and Jean Michel Frank. This distinctive collection is exclusively designed and offered by K. Powers & Company - a leader in the resurgence of modernism in fine interior design.
Bokashicycle Delivers Safer and More Effective Alternative to Traditional Composting
Mon, 02 Mar 2009, 13:04:29 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SEATTLE, Wash., March 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To many, the idea of composting sounds like a positive environmental behavior, but according to Lawrence Green, M.D., Ph.D. and founder of Bokashicycle, it may be doing more harm than good. Bokashicycle is the totally natural way to reduce, reuse and recycle organic waste. It heals the planet by reducing greenhouse gases.
What's the 'Greenest' Outdoor Furniture? Adams Mfg. Finds Environment Advantages in Resin
Thu, 29 Jan 2009, 17:33:03 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PORTERSVILLE, Pa., Jan. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Concerned Americans want to be sure they're buying casual furniture that won't harm the environment, say the folks at Adams Manufacturing Corp. There are a lot of choices. Casual furniture is made out of steel, wrought iron, wood, and resin.
New Gate Opener Accessory a Revolution in Industry
Mon, 26 Jan 2009, 16:15:06 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ODESSA, Fla., Jan. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Estate Swing, products of which are found on GateCrafters.com, is releasing a revolution in gate opener accessories with the new Wireless Cellular GSM Telephone Intercom by Estate Swing. Like other telephone intercoms, the GSM Intercom will call a programmed number when the intercom button is pressed; unlike other telephone intercoms, the Estate Swing GSM Intercom is entirely wireless because it operates on a SIM card.
President-Elect Obama's Message of Believe in Yourself Resonates in New and Unique Room Decor for Children
Mon, 15 Dec 2008, 12:10:47 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PALESTINE, Texas, Dec. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- President-Elect Obama speaks of 'Change' and today more than ever our economy, and overwhelmed and stressful lives, need change. With determination Obama made history, being the first President-Elected African American, making what once seemed impossible possible. His powerful message of 'Believe in yourself' and 'Change' resonates in new and unique room decor called Motivating Decor, whose mission is to help children live their best life into adulthood.
Canines Battle Bed Bugs in New Business Venture
Tue, 09 Dec 2008, 18:35:58 EST Edited by Carly Zander
STRATFORD, Conn., Dec. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bed Bug Finders, LLC announces this week the launch of a new business serving Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York. It's a business that was created to help homeowners and businesses deal with the ever-growing bed bug population in North America. In New York City alone, in 2007, there were over 7,000 complaints filed with the New York City Department of Health.
BMD Modern Hoods: The Next Generation in Kitchen Ventilation
Mon, 08 Dec 2008, 18:00:07 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- They are not just another pretty face. BMD Modern Hoods announces their new line of contemporary kitchen range hoods - designed for residential use, but with commercial grade performance. With a powerful and sleek design, these kitchen range hoods deliver more than just visually stimulating designs, they deliver high functionality and quality performance.
New Design Service Gives Budget-Minded Homeowners Professional Room Makeovers
Mon, 01 Dec 2008, 10:52:24 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill, Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Home makeovers should not be limited to people with long purse strings. And, thanks to Refind Interiors, LLC, it's not. The company has launched a new design service - the room makeover service - which gives budget-minded homeowners and renters an affordable option for redecorating their current living spaces.
JBL Innovations Introduces Inexpensive Contraption That May Help Save Marriages
Tue, 11 Nov 2008, 12:13:08 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PAHRUMP, Nev., Nov. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new device from JBL Innovations called the Wallmarker may be the answer for couples who cannot hang pictures without arguing or calling a handyman. For couples who are not handy, just hanging a picture may require help from a handyman. Not anymore. A new, inexpensive product called The Wallmarker makes it easy for anyone to hang pictures straight every time.
Homeowners Test Their Survival Skills in New Online Video Game Homeowners' Revenge
Mon, 10 Nov 2008, 15:01:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- JAF Industries, creator of the E-Cap designed to protect exposed PVC pipes in the home, announces the release of a new online game that educates homeowners about the perils of nature and allows them to combat these issues through its new video game - Homeowners' Revenge.
The Classic Group of Lexington Presents a Workshop at the 12th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show
Wed, 05 Nov 2008, 13:32:44 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LEXINGTON, Mass., Nov. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Classic Group, Inc., architects and custom home builders located in Lexington, is pleased to announce company principal Phil Bates along with Jacqui Becker of Jacqueline Becker Fine Art Consulting Services and Doreen Le May Madden of Lux Lighting Design have been invited to present an educational seminar at the 12th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show on Friday, November 14th at 6:30 p.m.
Travel with Your Own Backrest and Body Pillow! The Curvy Pillow Co. Makes New Curvy Pillow Covers for Home and Away
Wed, 29 Oct 2008, 17:21:51 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Travel with a backrest or body pillow? Yes you can... with our Patent-Pending Curvy Transformational Pillow Covers...any bed pillows can be turned into a body pillow or backrest. The Curvy Pillow Company, a long established (since 1988) innovative designer of nature-inspired pillow products, now offers a way to turn ordinary, rectangular bed pillows into curvy, more comfortable, fully functional shapes.
Van Millwork Presents Third Annual Festival of Wreaths to Benefit The Room to Dream Foundation
Tue, 14 Oct 2008, 15:46:17 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEEDHAM, Mass., Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Van Millwork, New England's largest interior millwork specialist, is proud to host the third annual Festival of Wreaths which opens on Saturday, November 29 and continues through Saturday, December 13th. This open house fundraising event is bigger and better than ever with a new design competition element. The event takes place at the Van Millwork Showroom and benefits the Room to Dream Foundation.
Van Millwork Introduces New England Retailers to the Van Mantel Collection
Thu, 02 Oct 2008, 13:15:45 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BELLINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Van Millwork, a leading provider of fine cabinetry and architectural millwork, is pleased to bring to the retail market the Van Mantel Collection - 14 distinct traditional and contemporary mantel designs plus four adjustable mantel styles. The Van Mantel Collection complements Van Millwork's custom cabinetry, coffered ceilings, paneled walls and other elaborate architectural millwork products.
Chicago Faucets ECAST(TM) Line Allows California Schools to Immediately Address Latest Lead-Free Safety Standards for Drinking Water
Mon, 22 Sep 2008, 16:06:34 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
DES PLAINES, Ill. and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ongoing efforts by state legislators to provide the safest drinking water possible to the residents, and especially to the children of California, has resulted in the creation of California Assembly Bill 1953 (AB1953). Slated to take effect on January 1, 2010, this new bill requires residential and commercial faucets that dispense water for human consumption must not exceed a total weighted average of 0.25 percent maximum lead content.
Arclinea San Diego Wins Two National Design Awards
Wed, 03 Sep 2008, 11:00:51 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two residential kitchen remodels designed by Arclinea San Diego have won prestigious national design awards. The kitchen design firm has won a Grand Award in Remodeling magazine's 2008 Remodeling Design Awards, for their bold, contemporary design for an 1898 historic Victorian- and a Gold Award in the 2008 Qualified Remodeler Master Design Awards sponsored by Qualified Remodeler magazine, for their sleek, all-stainless steel design for a 1950s California ranch.
Van Millwork Presents Fall 2008 Home Design Series - Informative Seminars for New England Homeowners
Tue, 02 Sep 2008, 13:24:46 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEEDHAM, Mass., Sept. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Van Millwork, New England's leading millwork supplier and interior specialist, is pleased to present the fall Home Design Seminar Series - three (3) informational presentations by top experts in the home design and construction industries. Geared specifically for homeowners, this series is presented in conjunction with Design New England Magazine.
Museum of Robots in Second Life Introduces Real Life Housewares Line
Mon, 11 Aug 2008, 20:33:59 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Museum of Robots in Second Life debuts its line of real world housewares at the New York International Gift Fair. The line features plates and tableware with a robot motif and will be available for wholesale purchase. Virtual versions of the product will be available at the Museum's gift store in Second Life. (VIDEO - VNR)
Chrisicos Interiors Bathroom Project Featured in Distinctive Kitchens and Baths Magazine
Thu, 31 Jul 2008, 11:55:29 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chrisicos Interiors, a leading interior design company serving discerning clients throughout New England, is pleased to announce one of their projects is featured in the current bi-annual 2008 edition of the national shelter publication Distinctive Kitchens & Baths. The feature story is on a bathroom renovation in Boston, Massachusetts.
Rimadesio Introduces Abacus Closet System, Designed Entirely of Aluminum and Glass
Wed, 30 Jul 2008, 14:07:12 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., July 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rimadesio, the Italian manufacturer of luxury glass and aluminum passage doors, wall panels, and closet/shelving units, introduces Abacus, a dramatic and innovative walk-in closet system available exclusively in North America at Rimadesio Boston.
Chrisicos Interiors Recognized by the 2008 ReBrand 100 Global Awards
Thu, 24 Jul 2008, 16:23:07 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., July 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chrisicos Interiors, a leading interior design company serving discerning clients throughout New England, is pleased to be honored with Notable Recognition in the fourth annual ReBrand 100 Global Awards competition. This distinction is for Chrisicos' rebranding campaign, designed and implemented by JDCommunications, Inc. and Lauziere Design.
E-Cap from JAF Industries Can Save Homeowners Thousands of Dollars on a $10 Purchase
Tue, 15 Jul 2008, 10:08:41 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., July 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Atop your roof are up to half-a-dozen vent pipes, each one open to rain, dust, debris, insects, birds, and nocturnal animals, but a new inexpensive product has arrived to provide protection. It's the E-Cap from JAF Industries. (VIDEO - VNR)
JBL Innovations Introduces $3.00 Contraption That Makes It Possible to See Picture Placement Without Hammering Nails
Mon, 14 Jul 2008, 14:15:48 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PAHRUMP, Nev., July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Throw away the laser! The Wallmarker eliminates the need for meticulous measuring and guesswork while hanging pictures. The Wallmarker, a patented product, will save time and money. It is designed to make it easy to hang pictures precisely without having to measure or put multiple holes in the wall. It can also be used multiple times.
High Gas Prices Cause People to Opt for 'Staycations' and Invest in Home
Thu, 03 Jul 2008, 10:34:22 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PRINCETON, N.J., July 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What's a staycation you ask? It's a vacation spent at home, and more and more people are re-discovering the advantages to staying at home to renew and restore the senses while padding the pocketbook. And, Patio World Home & Hearth is working to ensure people maximize their staycations.
Jamaica Cottage Shop Inc. Donates Shed to Women's Crisis Center
Mon, 30 Jun 2008, 13:47:38 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BRATTLEBORO, Vt., June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. will work with the women's crisis center to donate an 8x10 Vermonter, one of their most popular designs, which the women will use for storage of donated goods outside their facility.
Arclinea Boston Wins 2008 Chrysalis Award for Best Kitchen Remodel
Mon, 23 Jun 2008, 12:17:04 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A North Kingstown, Rhode Island kitchen designed by Arclinea Boston has won a Chrysalis Award for Best Kitchen Remodel in the Northeastern United States. 'To win an award in this highly competitive category is quite an achievement,' says Ken Kanline, director of the Chrysalis Awards.
Environmentally Friendly Light Shield(TM) Safely Repels Dangerous Summer Mosquitoes
Fri, 20 Jun 2008, 13:45:40 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PROVO, Utah, June 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lumos Inc. announces the launch of Light Shield(TM), the first, light-based mosquito abatement device that repels mosquitoes from illuminated areas without chemicals or other expensive equipment. Its low-energy consumption and chemical-free composition make it an environmentally-friendly product that really works.
The Best Value for Summer - Stock Up on Adams Mfg's Resin Furniture
Wed, 28 May 2008, 19:03:21 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PORTERSVILLE, Pa., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the price of oil going up, smart consumers are buying resin furniture now, says Adams Mfg. Corp. While stacking chairs are always a good value, next year the price of resin furniture will increase.
JBL Innovations Makes it Easy for Anyone to Hang and Align Pictures
Wed, 28 May 2008, 13:30:57 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
PAHRUMP, Nev., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hanging pictures can cause headaches and if not done properly can cause unsightly holes and misaligned lines. No worries. JBL Innovations has designed a piece of hardware - the Wallmarker - that makes it easy for anyone to hang pictures without the use of a tape measure; no assembly required.
New Garage Solves Storage Problems
Wed, 21 May 2008, 10:18:59 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y., May 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Architect Donald J. Berg, author of 15 books on building and landscaping, has just designed plans for a new expandable garage to help solve home storage problems. The Oakville Garage Plans can be downloaded for free. 'Are there too many cars and bikes in your driveway and too many boxes in your attic?' asks Berg. 'Build the Oakville Garage to add value to your home and solve your storage problems once and for all.'
Lockdown Co. Wins Disney's iParenting Award for Home Safety
Tue, 20 May 2008, 19:45:21 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ANAHEIM, Calif., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lockdown Co. is excited to announce that, after undergoing extensive testing, their Steelcore Spa Security Safety Straps won the iParenting Media Award for the 2008 Excellent Products Call. iParenting.com is a Disney Internet Group media property, and a premier media site focused on parents. The company operates iParenting Media Awards, a premier product evaluation and testing service.
Are Green Toilets Going Mainstream?
Wed, 14 May 2008, 08:39:45 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
FRESNO, Ohio, May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just a few years ago, if you mentioned composting toilets, people would go, 'A what toilet...?!?' You either quickly changed the subject, or went into an ever-lasting explanation about what it is, how it works and especially why on earth anybody would want to have a toilet that doesn't flush. 'Things are changing,' says Peter Andersson, President of BioLet USA.
Brighten Up Your Yard with Resin Furniture
Mon, 05 May 2008, 14:18:54 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
PORTERSVILLE, Pa., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stacking resin chairs and tables from Adams Mfg have many advantages over other, more expensive options for the patio. They're strong, comfortable, and easy to store when they're not being used. And, they are all 100-percent recyclable. Now, with bright new colors and styles to choose from, they are the best option for the porch, patio, or deck.
May is Prime Time to Plant Home Vineyard
Mon, 05 May 2008, 09:31:41 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
JEFFERSON VALLEY, N.Y., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For those dreaming of installing a small vineyard at their home, Vinescapes Inc. announces May is rush time. Plants must be in the ground before June 2, which makes this the busiest time of the year for the home vineyard industry. Those who miss this crucial window can prepare the vineyard this season by installing the trellising, testing and amending the soil.
Van Millwork Presents Home Design Series
Tue, 29 Apr 2008, 18:50:12 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
NEEDHAM, Mass., April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Van Millwork, New England's leading millwork supplier and interior specialist, is pleased to present The Home Design Seminar Series - three informational presentations by top experts in the home design, construction and landscape design industries. Geared specifically for homeowners, this series is presented in conjunction with Design New England Magazine.
Arclinea San Diego Wins National Honors in Kitchen + Bath Business Design Awards
Tue, 29 Apr 2008, 15:25:01 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea San Diego, and its full-service kitchen design showroom, has won a national design award by Nielsen's Kitchen and Bath Business (K+BB) magazine in the publication's annual awards program. In evaluating new showrooms from around the country for design excellence, the magazine selected Arclinea San Diego as one of the nation's best, awarding the firm its 'K+BB 2007 Design Awards, Merit Award.'
DIY: Inexpensive Contraption May Help Save Marriages
Mon, 28 Apr 2008, 20:45:09 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
PAHRUMP, Nev., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new device from JBL Innovations called the Wallmarker may be the answer for couples who cannot hang pictures without arguing or calling a handyman. For couples who are not handy, just hanging a picture may require help from a handyman. Not anymore. A new, inexpensive product called The Wallmarker makes it easy for anyone to hang pictures straight every time.
Stacking Chairs - They Aren't Just for Summer Any More
Mon, 28 Apr 2008, 17:09:19 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
PORTERSVILLE, Pa., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adams Manufacturing announces a new use for resin. Many buyers purchase the classic stacking resin chairs to use during the summer. It's important to remember that stacking chairs can be used all year around. Stacking chairs come out of closets, garages, and basements for all kinds of gatherings, even in the dead of winter.
Arclinea Boston Wins Watermark Award for Contemporary Kitchens Designed for Multi-Unit Condominium Development
Wed, 23 Apr 2008, 08:32:40 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., April 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston, the Italian kitchen design showroom, has won a Watermark Grand Award for kitchens it designed for D4, the luxury condominium development in Boston's South End. Produced by BUILDER and Custom Home magazines, the Watermark Awards honor excellence in kitchen and bath design. Jurors for this year's competition reviewed nearly 150 entries.
There Are All Kinds of Resin Furniture - Which One Works Best for You?
Mon, 21 Apr 2008, 14:02:11 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
PORTERSVILLE, Pa., April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adams Mfg Corp asks, 'Which colors are best?' For the big, comfortable resin chaise lounges, white is the best color. Dark colors absorb heat more quickly, and can be uncomfortable to use on sunny days. Anyone who's sat on a hot chaise lounge while wearing a bathing suit will insist that their chaise lounges be white and only white.
Gerald Pomeroy Selected to Participate in Boston Design Center Dream Home 2008
Thu, 17 Apr 2008, 11:11:34 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gerald Pomeroy of the award-winning firm Gerald Pomeroy Design Group, is one of the distinguished designers featured in the Boston Design Center (BDC) Dream Home 2008. Mr. Pomeroy is designing the Dining Room.
Natural Salt Crystal Lamps Gain in Popularity with Holistic Crowd
Tue, 08 Apr 2008, 08:52:53 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Himalayan Salt Shop announced today that 2007 fourth quarter sales of its Himalayan Salt Crystal Lamps have doubled from the previous year. Coverage of these lamps in the November 2007 issue of Woman's World magazine and the December 2007 issue of Harper's Bazaar magazine helped fuel the increase in revenue.
Educational Wildfire Resource Empowers Homeowners and Aids Firefighters
Fri, 04 Apr 2008, 09:00:55 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
GRANITE BAY, Calif., April 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prepare Stay Defend (PSD), a California non-profit organization, has launched a web site that empowers homeowners against wildfires; they are the first organization of its kind to support homeowners, nationwide, through their educational web site and on-line fire training.
How to Select the Best Resin Chair
Tue, 01 Apr 2008, 13:44:17 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
PORTERSVILLE, Pa., April 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adams Manufacturing has discovered that many consumers want to know more about which resin chair is best for them. Basically, all stacking resin chairs come in three sizes. The smallest are called low-backs. They're the most economical. They're usually about 31 inches high at the back, and they weigh about five pounds.
Air Quality Company Provides Free Furnace Testing and Inspection to Ensure Safe Air
Tue, 18 Mar 2008, 08:31:06 GMT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
CHICAGO, Ill., March 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Having healthy air in a home or workplace should not be a luxury, but a necessity. That's why a new web site, SafeHVAC.com(TM), is offering free furnace tests and inspections to demonstrate not only how to improve air quality, but overall health. Home and business owners fill out a simple online form and are instantly registered for a free test; it's that simple.
Gorell Receives Energy Star Award for Fifth Consecutive Year
Thu, 06 Mar 2008, 10:35:19 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
INDIANA, Pa., March 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gorell Windows & Doors has again been recognized as the only window manufacturer in the country to receive the prestigious ENERGY STAR(R) Partner of the Year 'Sustained Excellence' Award. Gorell received the award for the third consecutive year - from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency.
Photographic Fine Art Lamps Feature New Environmentally Responsible LED Lighting
Tue, 26 Feb 2008, 07:16:51 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
CARPINTERIA, Calif., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Holland Scott Gallery today announces the debut of the Environmentally Responsible Green Energy Fine Art Lamps. These lamps combine energy-efficiency technology with fine-art design.
The Only Security Product That Secures Spa Covers, Saving Children's Lives and Protecting Property and Privacy
Wed, 30 Jan 2008, 17:49:18 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lockdown Co., announces Patented Steelcore Spa Straps, made with an innovative cut-resistant material SEW (Steel Encased Webbing). The only spa cover security device strong and secure enough to stop all unauthorized access by anyone of any age. Besides saving lives, and ensuring privacy, they are the only spa straps that secure spa covers in high winds.
For Second Year in a Row, Kitchen Design Firm Arclinea Boston Named #1 by Local Citysearch Users
Wed, 30 Jan 2008, 12:45:42 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass. - Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston, the area's premier contemporary custom kitchen design firm, has been voted best in the 'Home Decor' category by visitors to Citysearch.com's Boston website for the second year in a row. Arclinea Boston is the flagship U.S. showroom for the Italian manufacturer of exceptionally functional contemporary kitchens.
CA BOOM V: The West Coast Design Show - Media Overview and Calendar Listing
Thu, 24 Jan 2008, 14:58:55 GMT Edited by Debra Tone
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Highly anticipated annual design show in Southern California hosts largest event to date in March 2008. CA BOOM V features new modern kitchen and bath section, industry-leader prefab exhibition, design + architecture home tours and unprecedented panel discussions.
Perfect Climate Control Puts Money in the Pocket and Heat in the Home
Wed, 23 Jan 2008, 10:52:42 GMT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With oil prices spiraling out of control, people are seeking ways to save money while still staying warm this winter. Perfect Climate Control, a smart energy green company, has the answer. On January 2, 2008, oil broke the $100 mark. As of December 31, 2007, home heating oil cost $3.54 per gallon in New York City.
When Remodeling Denver Homeowners Say 'I'll Do It Myself'
Tue, 22 Jan 2008, 09:33:41 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
DENVER, Colo. - Jan. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Denver area homeowners break with the pack when it comes to remodeling, according to the Remodeling Sentiment Report, a semi-annual survey of 5,000 U.S. homeowners sponsored by Frontrangeremodeling. The most recent survey reveals that remodeling plans are of a similar scope and cost as in previous years, but now homeowners are taking additional steps to reduce costs.
Bathroom by Charlie Allen Restorations Named Best of 2007 by Boston Globe Magazine
Tue, 08 Jan 2008, 10:26:34 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A master bathroom designed and built by Charlie Allen Restorations for an 1853 Greek Revival home in Cambridge has been named 'Bathroom of the Year' in Boston Globe Magazine's 'Dream Home 2007' competition. The new bathroom was praised for its imaginative use of space and light, and a classically styled yet high tech design.
Hot New Year Clutter Clearing Tips from Space Clearing Expert Christan Hummel
Wed, 02 Jan 2008, 10:57:31 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
OCEANSIDE, Calif. - Jan. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Space Clearing expert Christan Hummel says that sometimes clearing away the energetic clutter lingering in one's house or office can produce major even dramatic improvements in the environment you live in. Drawing on an aspect of feng shui known as space clearing, Hummel describes personal and social examples of how space clearing can remove the hidden clutter that drains energy by blocking the invisible life energy flowing through a living space known in China as Ch'i which is the foundation of the science of feng shui.
Smart Components(TM) from Style Crest(R) Offer Advanced Technology and Superior Efficiency in Manufactured Housing Heating and Air Conditioning
Tue, 27 Nov 2007, 11:23:44 GMT Edited by Debra Tone
FREMONT, Ohio - Nov. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Style Crest, Inc. has combined state-of-the-art technology and superior product engineering to produce the industry benchmark in manufactured home HVAC equipment. In addition to an extensive range of HVAC products, the Smart Components line includes 13 SEER air conditioning condensers with Micro Channel technology.
Arclinea Boston Wins Two Gold Awards at 2007 Prism Awards
Wed, 31 Oct 2007, 10:43:55 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass. - Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston is the winner of two 2007 PRISM Gold Awards, for Best Remodeling of a Kitchen Over $100,000 and Best Remodeling of a Kitchen $50,000 - $100,000. Presented by the Builders Association of Greater Boston (BAGB) on Wednesday, October 24 at the Park Plaza Hotel, the PRISM Awards honor exceptional building, design, sales, and marketing.
MODA CUCINA to Continue Manufacturing Luxury Kitchens in Boston
Mon, 22 Oct 2007, 23:39:00 GMT Edited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass. - Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Moda Cucina will continue to manufacture its nationally recognized luxury kitchens and custom furniture designs in its Hyde Park's Westinghouse Plaza facility for another eight years. Moda Cucina designs, manufactures, and installs custom kitchens and woodwork for luxury residential clients.
CADFORCE, Inc. Announces Hiring of Former RTKL Principal and National Quality Expert
Mon, 22 Oct 2007, 22:30:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CADFORCE, the Los Angeles-based global leader in outsourced architectural services, today announced the hiring of Cliff Moser, AIA, MSQA-LEED(R) AP as Vice President of Architecture. Moser, a licensed architect with over 30 years of architecture and construction experience, is an authority on quality control and is the author of numerous articles and whitepapers.
New Gorell Hurricane Window Named 'Most Innovative Window'
Fri, 19 Oct 2007, 15:30:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
INDIANA, Pa. - Oct. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gorell's new Armor Max Plus(TM) hurricane window was awarded a Crystal Achievement Award in the 'Most Innovative Window' category by Window & Door magazine. Armor Max Plus(TM) windows are designed to protect homeowners and their homes from airborne debris during hurricane-strength storms and other forms of violent weather.
New Specially Designed Hurricane Windows Offer Maximum Protection, Energy Efficiency and More
Tue, 02 Oct 2007, 23:01:00 GMT Edited by Debra Tone
INDIANA, Pa. - Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gorell Windows & Doors has introduced an all-new line of hurricane windows that is especially designed to protect homeowners and their homes from airborne debris during hurricane-strength storms and other forms of violent weather. The new series, called Armor Max Plus(TM), is made in the U.S. and includes a double-hung model with tilt-in sash, a two-lite lift-out slider and a picture window.
Jacob Holtz Company Acquires Table Shox(R)
Tue, 02 Oct 2007, 21:34:00 GMT Edited by Debra Tone
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jacob Holtz Company has acquired the product line Table Shox(R) from Fundamental Design, Inc., a British Columbia Corporation. Table Shox is an automatic, self-adjusting, hydraulic glide that replaces manual table glides
CADFORCE, Inc. Bolsters BIM and Green Capabilities With Hiring of International AEC Technology Expert
Mon, 01 Oct 2007, 17:28:00 GMT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CADFORCE, the Los Angeles-based global leader in outsourced architectural services, today announced the hiring of David Gerber, Ph.D., as Vice President of Innovation. Dr. Gerber is a specialist in architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) technology.
Consumers Seeking Home Improvements Can Research and Screen Contractors through Unique Web Site
Mon, 24 Sep 2007, 20:15:00 GMT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
PALM BEACH, Fla. - Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Finding the right contractor can be a daunting experience and a new web site, YourContractorDirect.com, makes the process more streamlined; it connects consumers with local contractors. In lieu of today's shaky real estate economy, many homeowners are choosing to remodel and renovate their existing homes rather than selling in a slow-moving market.
Advantage Trim and Lumber Announces the Release of Tigerwood Decking
Tue, 18 Sep 2007, 18:05:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Sept. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Advantage Trim & Lumber today announced the release of Tigerwood Decking to finally give homeowners a low maintenance and long life deck material at a cheaper price than other hardwoods like Ipe. Tigerwood Decking gives homeowners an exotic hardwood deck that will last 25 years or longer.
Century 21 Department Store Makes Fashion History and Extends Hours Until Midnight August 2nd
Mon, 30 Jul 2007, 19:21:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - July 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everyone knows Century 21 Department Stores has 'Fashion worth fighting for.' On August 2nd, Century 21 Department Store's Manhattan location only will be extending its store hours and staying open until Midnight to give all their loyal customers a chance to shop for their favorite fashion - without the fight.
Recent FCC Ruling May Leave Consumers Exposed
Wed, 25 Jul 2007, 17:41:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
IRVING, Texas - July 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- More than one million consumers in the United States may be impacted when cellular carriers are no longer required to provide Advanced Mobile Phone System (AMPS) service to more than 26 million alarm systems. Because of the potential impact to security systems that rely on AMPS technology, the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) is urging consumers to contact their alarm company to ensure continued response to intrusion, fire and/or medical alert alarms.
Entrepreneur Launches Memory Foam Mattress Outlet for 'The Masses'
Tue, 17 Jul 2007, 19:00:00 GMT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - July 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Himself a victim of forking over thousands for a so-called 'space-age' memory foam mattress, web entrepreneur and president of Memorlux.com, Sarkis Chakarian claims to have unveiled what he calls 'a marketing scam of global proportions.' His mission, in his own words, is to expose the myths surrounding the memory foam industry.
Plumbing Enlightenment, Inc. Gives Contractors Ability to Outsource Estimating Services
Wed, 11 Jul 2007, 21:30:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
CLEVELAND, Ohio - July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Plumbing Enlightenment, Inc., the newest member of the Enlightenment family of businesses, announces a new company that provides a plumbing outsource estimating service to contractors. Plumbing Enlightenment, Inc. understands the challenge and cost involved in finding a skilled individual to fill the position of a full-time estimator.
Southern Staircase acquires Stair Parts, Incorporated
Fri, 22 Jun 2007, 14:44:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
ALPHARETTA, Ga. - June 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Southern Staircase, a leading manufacturer of pre-assembled staircase systems, recently announced the purchase of Stair Parts, Incorporated, or SPI, of Adairsville, Ga. SPI manufactures wooden staircase components such as newels, balusters and stair treads. The sale was announced on May 10th.
Arclinea Boston Kitchens Featured on Three National Magazine Covers
Tue, 19 Jun 2007, 21:45:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
BOSTON, Mass. - June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A kitchen designed by Arclinea Boston has been named winner of Boston Magazine's Home & Garden 2007 Dream Kitchen Awards in the contemporary category. The Cambridge space was recognized for offering all of the accouterments of the professional kitchen as well as a smart and flexible modern design seamlessly integrated into a traditional, historic home.
Wishrooms.com Reaches 1,000 Products Offered Milestone
Thu, 07 Jun 2007, 16:30:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - June 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two years ago while designing a new bedroom for her soon to be toddler son, Misti Norusis struggled with finding just the right furniture pieces to compliment her son's personality. Out of this experience, Misti founded Wishrooms.com to offer unique children's bedroom and playroom furniture at affordable prices.
Summer is Just around the Corner - So are Thieves; NBFAA Offers Tips for Home Security
Thu, 10 May 2007, 04:25:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
IRVING, Texas - May 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nearly every 15 seconds a burglary is committed in the United States, and the busiest burglar season is summer. So before you pack that suitcase, board the family pet and say goodbye to everyday chores, make sure you've planned ways to keep your home and valuables safe. To help with that planning, the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) offers these tips.
Study Concludes Indoor Water Fountain Cleans Air Better Than Most Air Cleaners
Tue, 08 May 2007, 14:30:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Accents In Water, an Englewood based manufacturing company, invested in a study to see if any health benefits would result from having an indoor water feature. The study's conclusion is surprising. It shows water features cleaning air better than most air cleaners.
Know Mold Corporation Introduces New Product to Protect Builders and Homeowners
Tue, 01 May 2007, 14:26:00 GMT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
CHICAGO, Ill. - May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While mold damage continues to be a growing problem, the Know Mold Corporation, an Illinois-based corporation, is taking a proactive role by offering a new product - KnowMold(TM) - to prevent mold before it becomes a pest. According to a study conducted by the University of Arizona, mold is present in every home; Illinois has the highest count of mold spores in the nation.
Merger Creates Opening for New President-Elect at Association of Closet and Storage Professionals
Wed, 11 Apr 2007, 17:00:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
WHEATON, Ill. - Apr. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACSP members Mike Carson (President of Closet Works, Chicago) and Steven Mann, (President of Crowne Closets, Las Vegas) have announced the merger of their businesses. The Association of Closet and Storage Professionals (ACSP) bylaws allow for only one member from a company to sit on the board. Since both principals hold offices, Steven Mann has respectfully resigned as President-Elect. The ACSP has announced Diana Augspurger of Creative Storage, Buffalo New York as President-Elect to replace Steven Mann.
CA Boom 4: The West Coast Independent Design Show Showcases Cutting-Edge Green Products and Homes
Tue, 27 Mar 2007, 23:23:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California has always been a leader in the environmental movement, having pushed the development and sales of electric and hybrid cars, solar power and the use of recycled materials. Californians now want to take that green consciousness home. CA Boom 4 offers one venue where over 100+ exhibitors, many of whom will feature ecologically friendly products, will showcase their wares.
New Aspirating Smoke Detection Technology in USA is in a 'Class' by Itself
Fri, 23 Mar 2007, 13:35:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
PORTLAND, Ore. - Mar. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AirSense Technology, leading manufacturer of aspirating smoke detection systems, introduces to the North American market patented artificial intelligence (AI) technology for Aspirating Smoke Detectors. The unique technology employed in the AirSense Stratos Series Aspirating Smoke Detection System uses relative sensitivity to establish appropriate alarm thresholds.
CA Boom 4: The West Coast Independent Design Show Adds a New Area - the 'Modern Parenting' Zone
Mon, 19 Mar 2007, 18:00:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Mar. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Recognizing that good design need not stop at the door to the kid's room, the CA Boom design show will for the first time ever include a 'Modern Parenting Zone,' a new and exciting display of the latest in modern design for babies, kids, and contemporary parents.
Arclinea Boston Voted Best in Boston by Local Citysearch.com Users - Receives Perfect Rating of 10.0
Wed, 07 Mar 2007, 18:30:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
BOSTON, Mass. - Mar. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston, the first flagship showroom in the U.S. for the Italian contemporary kitchen manufacturer Arclinea, has been ranked #1 by visitors to the Citysearch.com Boston website, receiving a 10.0 rating from voters.
The Elysee Collection says 'Buon giorno' with Collezione Contessa
Tue, 06 Mar 2007, 23:00:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Mar. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Known for its exquisite French antique reproductions, The Elysee Collection is saying 'Buon giorno' with its latest offering, Collezione Contessa, a group of about 20 pieces inspired by traditional Italian living and the rustic beauty of the Tuscan countryside.
Local Vermont Shed Company to Offer Dealer Wholesale Program
Fri, 09 Feb 2007, 18:00:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
JAMAICA, Vt. - Feb. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. announced today that it will be offering its wooden post and beam shed kits to retailers nationwide as part of a new wholesale program. The program is designed to make their New England style buildings more readily available to consumers outside the northeast.
CA Boom 4's Prefab Zone to Bring Modernist Prefab Manufacturers and Would-Be Buyers Under One Roof
Fri, 02 Feb 2007, 22:15:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Feb. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For decades, prefab homes were supposed to be the next big thing - never mind that they were found primarily on the pages of design magazines or in architects' sketchbooks. What a difference a year makes. 'Modernist Prefab' is no longer a concept but is now a reality.
The People Have Spoken! TMS Architects Wins NH AIA People's Choice Award
Thu, 01 Feb 2007, 21:30:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TMS Architects are proud to announce that the firm was a recent recipient of a prestigious People's Choice Award presented by the NH Chapter of the American Institute of Architects in association with its annual awards program. The award was presented for a private residence designed by TMS principal William Soupcoff located in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.
CA Boom 4: The West Coast Independent Design Show Moves to Larger Site in March 2007
Fri, 26 Jan 2007, 15:12:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Jan. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the past three years, the annual CA Boom Design Show has been a must-attend event for both the design trade and savvy consumers of good design. This year, CA Boom 4 will showcase an impressive line-up of fine furniture designers, architects and furniture manufacturers, many of whom will be bringing products that are World, North American or West Coast debuts.
TMS Architects Build for the Future
Tue, 23 Jan 2007, 20:41:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- John W. Merkle, AIA and William H. Soupcoff, AIA of TMS Architects are pleased to announce that two of the firm's project architects, Shannon C. Alther, AIA and Robert J. Carty, AIA have been made partners in the 23-year-old firm.
The Storage and Organization Industry Organizes Itself with New Association
Mon, 15 Jan 2007, 21:42:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
WHEATON, Ill. - Jan. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The residential and commercial storage and organization industry has a new advocate. The Association of Closet and Storage Professionals is the new voice of this booming segment of the cabinet trades. Supported nationally, the ACSP is dedicated to creating industry standards, certification, and building consumer awareness of the professional standards of the field.
CADFORCE, Inc. Announces Additions to Management Team
Wed, 10 Jan 2007, 19:13:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Jan. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CADFORCE, the Los Angeles-based global leader in outsourced architectural services, today announced that it has added three new people to its management team. They are Paul Fielding, Ph.D., Chief Operating Officer; Jeffrey Matzek, AIA, Vice President of Quality; and Catrina Gregory, Vice President of Client Care.
Oxygenics(R) Showerheads Now Sold in Target Stores Nationwide
Thu, 04 Jan 2007, 17:27:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
MODESTO, Calif. - Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Now, it's easier than ever get your hands on your very own Oxygenics showerhead! In one of the most exciting developments of the year, ETL(R) is proud to announce that Oxygenics is now available in all Target stores nationwide and online at Target.com.
Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. to Offer Free Set of Shed Plans
Fri, 03 Nov 2006, 16:07:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
JAMAICA, Vt. - Nov. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For a limited time Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. is offering a free set of step by step plans for an 8x10 post and beam shed to anyone who signs up for the Funky Chicken Newsletter. The offer can be found on the website and the wooden cottage plans are made available for immediate download after the subscription is confirmed.
Arclinea Boston Wins Two Qualified Remodeler Master Design Awards
Tue, 31 Oct 2006, 20:40:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
BOSTON, Mass. - Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston was a multiple award winner at the 2006 Qualified Remodeler Master Design awards held on Wednesday, October 18 at the Peninsula Hotel in Chicago. A kitchen in Weston, Massachusetts was named Silver Award winner in the Kitchens Over $100,000 category, while the model kitchen for the 360 Newbury condominium development, located in Boston's Back Bay, won the Silver Award for Kitchens $50,000 to $100,000.
A New Stationary Swimming System is Winner of the 2006 Outstanding Product Award
Mon, 28 Aug 2006, 22:55:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN ANTONIO, Tex. - Aug. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The HomeSwimmer, a new, portable, stationary-swimming system developed by San Antonio-based HomeSwimmer Ltd., has received yet another recognition - the iParenting Media's 2006 Outstanding Product Award. This award is one in a line of many.
Masters of South Texas to Participate in World Swimming Competition with Hand from HomeSwimmer, Nike
Fri, 04 Aug 2006, 16:12:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN ANTONIO, TX - Aug. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- San Antonio-based HomeSwimmer Ltd, creator of a new, portable stationary swimming system, has agreed to co-sponsor Masters of South Texas, MOST's participation in the XI Fina Masters World Championship to be held at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, August 3rd through the 17th.
Arclinea Boston Named Best Kitchen Designer in Boston Magazine's Best of Boston 2006 Issue
Thu, 03 Aug 2006, 22:04:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
BOSTON, MA - Aug. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston, the kitchen design firm located at 10 St. James Avenue in the Design District, has been named Boston's Best Kitchen Designer in Boston Magazine's Best of Boston 2006 issue.
Patented Steelcore Security Spa Straps Could Save Lives
Fri, 28 Jul 2006, 21:02:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
ANAHEIM, CA - July 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kids and water can be a dangerous mix, and spas are a common cause of summer drowning events. Safety spa covers are required to have locks to protect children aged 0-5; because they are only for small children, spa cover manufacturers use small plastic buckles that lock with a small plastic key that are sewn to the spa cover. The plastic locking buckles are easily broken and standard webbing straps are easily cut. In contrast, Steelcore's new, patented security spa straps available at steelcore.net/spa make spas childproof for any age and prevent any unwanted access by children or adults.
Dana Harrison Selected as Chief Technology Officer for Near Future
Thu, 13 Jul 2006, 22:37:00 GMT Edited by Carly M. Zander
DALLAS, TX - July 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Near Future, LLC, a Dallas based design and installation firm specializing in combining state-of-the-art technology with high-end style announced today the appointment of its new Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Dana Harrison.
Pioneers of Aspirated Smoke Detection (ASD) Leap Ahead with Third Generation Technology
Wed, 12 Jul 2006, 20:25:00 GMT Edited by Carly M. Zander
BOSTON, MA - July 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- imRAC, manufacturers and global pioneers of Very Early Smoke Detection, introduce Monitair, 3rd Generation (3G) Aspirated Smoke Detection (ASD). Monitair's advanced technology is setting a new standard by seeing light like it's never been seen before!
Life Becomes Art: DNA 11 Introduces Personalized Artwork from Fingerprint Images
Mon, 10 Jul 2006, 19:41:00 GMT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
MIAMI, FL - July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DNA 11, the creators of nationally-acclaimed DNA artwork, are proud to announce an innovative, second-generation product of fingerprint art.
Largest Sports Industry Start-Up Competition Selects HomeSwimmer's Portable Stationary Swimming System as Finalist
Fri, 16 Jun 2006, 15:49:00 GMT Edited by Carly M. Zander
SAN ANTONIO, TX - June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HomeSwimmer, Ltd., a San Antonio-based company, is the creator of a new, portable stationary swimming system that has been selected to be a finalist in ISPO's BrandNew Award of Germany.
Emergency Preparedness Finally Made Easy - User-friendly Home Inventory Guide Brings Simplicity to Record-keeping
Wed, 10 May 2006, 05:42:00 GMT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LAS VEGAS, NV - May 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Ultimate Home Inventory Guide by Gail Barrick (ISBN 09767962-1-X) debuts on bookshelves this week, offering an easy way to save valuable information about personal belongings. The Guide addresses the critical need to have serial numbers and receipts within quick reach after an unexpected loss.
UltiMount(TM) Coastal Post Mount Meets AC174, Works with Most Post Systems and Withstands Harsh Environments
Thu, 06 Apr 2006, 17:36:00 GMT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
YOUNGSTOWN, OH - Apr. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- American Way Manufacturing introduces a universal post mount for decking that meets AC174 performance guidelines and is engineered for long-life in harsh environments. Meeting AC174 is assurance that UltiMount(TM) Coastal post mounts conform to structural load ratings and deflection performance criteria of applicable building codes and testing methods for guardrail/handrail strength.
Plangarden Launches First Web-Based Vegetable Garden Design Application
Wed, 05 Apr 2006, 23:00:00 GMT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
HALF MOON BAY, CA - Apr. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Plangarden launches the first vegetable garden design application that runs on the Web. Vegetable gardeners can easily and quickly create a visual layout of their garden and populate it with vegetables. And because Plangarden.com is a Web-based application, users can choose to make their 'virtual gardens' viewable to others in the Plangarden community to exchange gardening advice.
Arclinea Boston Winner of Recent Kitchen Design Awards
Tue, 28 Mar 2006, 16:37:00 GMT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BOSTON, MA - Mar. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Three Massachusetts kitchens designed by Arclinea Boston have been named winners in recent design contests. The kitchens, in Cambridge, Lincoln, and Chestnut Hill, demonstrate Arclinea's commitment to superior functionality and meticulous design, customized in each case to meet individual client needs and to complement adjacent living areas and the architecture of the larger home.
The 2006 Luxury Living Awards Winners Announced
Thu, 23 Mar 2006, 01:15:00 GMT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BOSTON, MA - Mar. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The winners of the 2nd annual Luxury Living Awards were announced Thursday, March 16th at a gala event at Westin Copley Place, produced by HomeWorks Sourcebook. Over 370 attendees, including design professionals, homeowners, and the media, were on hand to congratulate this year's exceptionally beautiful winning projects.
Spring House Painting? Think Historic Colors
Mon, 27 Feb 2006, 06:30 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ANN ARBOR, MI - Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Each spring millions of Americans set about updating their home's exterior with a new coat of paint. According to color specialist Robert Schweitzer they should strongly consider historic colors. Many homes are either blandly or badly colored, thereby ignoring the architectural features or hiding them in a monochrome scheme of white or taupe, says Schweitzer, author of 'Bungalow Colors' (ISBN: 1-58685-130-6) and owner of Historic Color Consulting.
CADFORCE Secures $1.7 Million in Series A Funding Led By Santa Barbara-Based Venture Capital Firm, Rincon Venture Partners
Wed, 15 Feb 2006, 08:35 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CADFORCE, Inc., a Los Angeles-based provider of outsourced CAD drafting services for architects and homebuilders, has secured a $1.7 million Series A round of financing led by Rincon Venture Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm, based in Santa Barbara, CA. The Series A round also included members of Southern California's Tech Coast Angels, and a handful of other industry insiders. Douglas Webster, Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions at MCI, and Jim Andelman, General Partner at Rincon Venture Partners, will join Robert Vanech, Chief Executive Officer of CADFORCE, on the Board.
Enterprising Mom Builds a Thriving Business with Her Solution For Beautifying Basement Poles
Mon, 28 Nov 2005, 06:24 EST Edited by Beverly West
DETROIT, MI - Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pole-Wrap, Inc., the best solution for finishing basement poles, today announced that sales have increased ten-fold in just two years, proving that old adage that when it comes to most things, including concealing unsightly basement poles, mom really does know best.
Jamaica Cottage Shop Inc. Launches New Garbage Shed
Fri, 18 Nov 2005, 03:26 EST Edited by Beverly West
BURLINGTON, VT - Nov. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc., a premier builder of fine garden buildings based in Jamaica, Vermont, today announced the launch of the 2x4 Garbage Shed, an attractive and versatile cottage that is the perfect size for two fatty garbage cans.
Arclinea Boston Wins Gold Award at 2005 Prism Awards
Mon, 14 Nov 2005, 01:01 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, MA - Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston received the Gold Award for Best Remodeling of a Kitchen Over $100,000 at the 2005 Builders Association of Greater Boston PRISM Awards, held on Thursday, October 27, at the Park Plaza Hotel. The kitchen - known as the 'Arlington Chef's Dream Kitchen' - was designed by Arclinea Boston project manager Mercedes Farrando in collaboration with the Arlington-based architecture firm Feinmann Inc.
New Children's Book by Julie Akerson Chicos Will Bring Children on an Endearing Journey of Self-Worth
Wed, 2 Nov 2005, 02:21 EST Edited by Beverly West
BOSTON, MA - Nov. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Julie Akerson Chicos today announced the publication of her new book, 'The Life of Riley the Cat' (ISBN: 1412058589), a picture book from Trafford Publishing designed to help kids learn self esteem, tolerance and responsibility.
Unique Home Design Trend Becoming Popular in the U.S.
Thu, 10 Nov 2005, 04:34 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A unique product from Japan has recently become very popular with new home builders in the United States, says Rain Chains Direct. Called 'rain chains,' these copper gutter products replace the traditional downspout on a household gutter with a series of copper cups. Although they have been around for hundreds of years in Japan, an sold in U.S. for over five years, the product has only recently been thrust into the public awareness by television shows such as 'Monster House.'
Use Of NASA Technology From Tech Traders, Inc. Can Save Homeowners 20% Or More On Heating Costs This Winter
Thu, 27 Oct 2005, 04:30 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
FEDERAL WAY, WA - Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Energy rates are predicted to rise 75% for heating oil and 35% for natural gas this winter and these hefty increases are taking a toll on the American pocketbook. The average homeowner can now use NASA developed insulating technology to help keep those costs down with INSULADD(R) from Tech Traders, Inc. of Vero Beach, Florida. This effective product transforms everyday house paint into energy saving insulation with the stroke of a brush.
Rowe Pottery Works Unveils 2005 Limited Edition Collection
Thu, 29 Sep 2005, 04:40 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
CAMBRIDGE, WI - September 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rowe Pottery Works of Cambridge, Wis., has unveiled its 2005 Limited Edition Collection during a special ceremony at the Rowe Pottery Works company store in Cambridge. The three-piece collection includes the Gioioso Bowl, Abbondonza Pitcher and the Sterlizia Vase. Each piece of the Limited Edition will be numbered. As an added bonus, members of the design team will also sign the first 100 sets.
Every Day is Spa Day with The Art of the Spa Engagement Calendar
Wed, 28 Sep 2005, 06:49 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
CINCINNATI, OH - September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the publication of 'The Art of the Spa - Spas of the World 2006 Engagement Calendar' was announced. 'The Art of the Spa Engagement Calendar,' by international spa expert Candace Silvasy, and published by Andrews McMeel Publishing, is the first calendar ever to be entirely devoted to spas.
Satin Sheet-A-Gram's Satin Sheet Gift Sets Send a Message of Love and Caring
Thu, 11 Aug 2005, 12:13 EDT Edited by Beverly West
PHILADELPHIA, PA - August 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Satin Sheet-A-Gram today announced the launch of their new twist on the time-honored candy gram; satin sheet gift sets that say 'I love you' with a good night's sleep. Unlike sweets that cause weight gain or flowers that die within days of being received, a Satin Sheet-A-Gram(R) is a healthy, restorative, enduring, and luxurious reminder of love, caring, celebration, or romance.
New Floors That Creak and Look Like Those From an Old Southern Mansion for 'The Sanctuary' at Kiawah Island, S.C.
Tue, 9 Aug 2005, 10:37 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
VENTURA, Calif. and KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - August 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Patina Old World Floors was instructed by their client to create floors to look like they came from an old Southern mansion and creak like such old floors should. By using old world hand finishing methods coupled with modern technology, they did exactly that for the new 5 star luxury resort, 'The Sanctuary' at Kiawah Island, S.C. that opened in the second half of 2004.
Rowe Pottery Introduces Provincialware Line of Pottery
Mon, 1 Aug 2005, 07:41 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
CAMBRIDGE, WI - August 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rowe Pottery Works today introduced its newest line of pottery, called Provincialware. This decorative yet functional pottery is described in terms of simple elegance. These honey-colored pieces start with simple floral patterns that weave through the collection, becoming more ornate as they flourish on increasingly larger pieces of the collection. There are 34 pieces in this collection including mixing bowls, canisters, pitchers and mugs.
Southern Gourmet, Kitchen & Bath Show
Tue, 26 Jul 2005, 10:41 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
ATLANTA, GA - July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 2005 Southern Gourmet, Kitchen & Bath Show (SGKB) will heat things up in Atlanta! SGKB showcases the latest products and cutting-edge design ideas of the kitchen and bath in the South. This can't-miss event features an impressive array of product displays and demonstrations, development courses, stage presentations and the opportunity to learn more than ever.
Arclinea Boston Kitchens Installed in Much Anticipated New Residential Developments
Fri, 24 Jun 2005, 10:32 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, Mass. - June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston (www.arclineaboston.com), the first flagship showroom in the United States for kitchens designed and coordinated by the acclaimed Italian architect Antonio Citterio, will provide custom designer kitchens for three upcoming condominium developments throughout Boston, including Yoo D4 by Starck in the South End, 360 Newbury in the Back Bay, and First+First in South Boston.
Research Reveals Builders Don't Listen - Help is on the Way!
Tue, 7 Jun 2005, 12:05 EST Edited by Carly Zander
DELAVAN, WI - June 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stebnitz Builders, a family-owned design-build home remodeling company, announced today that it has implemented a methodology called 'Procedural Listening,' which is a proprietary discipline that ensures all client communication is documented and passed throughout the entire organization.
Hangman Products Announces Two New Products: The Safety Rail and the Universal Hanger
Mon, 16 May 2005, 12:09 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hangman Products is pleased to announce two new products, The Safety Rail and the Universal Hanger. The Hangman Products Safety Rail prevents items on shelves from rolling or sliding off. Protect household items or store stock from damage or loss due to earthquakes or carelessness. You can use it in the pantry, on pull out shelves or as a shoe retainer.
Arclinea Boston Wins 'Best In Show' at Luxury Living Awards
Wed, 20 Apr 2005, 10:16 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, MA -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston and Feinmann, Inc. were presented with the 'Best in Show' award at the first annual Luxury Living Awards in Boston on April 6, for their design of a spectacular kitchen in Arlington, Massachusetts, referred to as the 'Arlington Chef's Dream Kitchen.'
Arclinea Boston Named 'Best of the New' by Boston Globe Magazine
Tue, 19 Apr 2005, 10:12 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, MA -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a special issue of The Boston Globe Magazine, celebrating 'all that is great and new in our city and our suburbs,' Arclinea Boston (www.arclineaboston.com) has been named 'Best of the New.'
Water Features Become Available to 17 Million More Gardeners
Mon, 21 Mar 2005, 06:14 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
DENVER, CO /Send2Press Newswire/ -- As a reaction to growing interest in water features, Outdoor Seasons has announced its revolutionary H2Oasis planter fountain kits. The number of Americans who own water features has tripled from 2 to 6 million in the past three years, but to date only homes with large outside areas could accommodate a water garden. Now with the H2Oasis kit, anyone with a small patio, deck or balcony can have a water garden.
Mr. Service Home and Repair Announces New Unlimited Home Service Package Which Includes Plumbing, Electric, and A/C Services
Thu, 10 Mar 2005, 05:35 EST Edited by Beverly West
MIAMI, FL /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Mr. Service Home and Repair Corp. (www.mrserviceonline.com), a Miami-based company, which has been developing and delivering high quality outsourced property maintenance solutions for residential property owners since 1998, today announced their new Gold Card membership package which includes unlimited plumbing, electric and A/C service for one low membership fee of $199 a year.
Help for Garage Builders
Thu, 6 Jan 2005, 03:07 EST By Christopher Laird Simmons
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Architect Donald J. Berg, the author of many books on historic architecture, has just published a Web site about some of today's most popular buildings. It's called aBetterGarage.com, and it's an extensive directory of garage building plans, kits, products and services.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons
New Product Provides Home Sellers Control Over Use of Key When Agents Utilize Lockbox for Access
Innovative Design Provides Greater Privacy and Security for Sellers
PHOENIX, Ariz. - December 8, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- A new product, designed for use with real estate lockboxes, will go a long way toward helping sellers ease their worries about agents having access to a key to their home. The developer, Ribet LLC (www.gotalockbox.com), identifies the product as a "L.I.F.E." Sentinel System(tm) an acronym for Lockbox Intervention Forbids Entry. This device is easily placed on the shackle of the lockbox by the resident as needed.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons
FDA Approves HealthStep Bathroom Device
SEATTLE, Wash. - December 8, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Ginacor, Inc. (www.ginacor.com) received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to market its HealthStep(tm) bathroom device as an aid to effective bowel elimination. The patent-pending HealthStep(tm) helps anyone eliminate more easily, especially those who suffer from constipation, hemorrhoids, bloating and other more serious bowel disorders.
By News Article Editor: Carly Zander
CADFORCE Shares Secrets of Outsourced Drafting at 2004 AIA Conference
MARINA DEL REY, Calif. - September 9, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- CADFORCE
(www.cadforce.net), the market leader in outsourced drafting services, will host
Outsourcing 101 - A Crash Course, at the 2004 AIA Desert Practice Conference.
Controversial yet wildly popular, outsourcing has become a major topic in both the
design industry and national news.
By News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Best Buy and RCA Team Up at Long Beach DLexpo to Offer Real-World Home Theater Solutions
TUSTIN, Calif. - Aug. 2, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Leading electronics retailer Best
Buy and RCA are teaming up to offer real-world experience at the first Digital Lifestyle
Symposium in Long Beach August 14 - 15, 2004.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Simple Color Changes Can Dramatically Impact a Home's Exterior - The Color People Offers Advice to Boost A Home's Personality with Paint
DENVER, Co. - June 29, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- As Americans spend billions of dollars
annually renovating their homes, one of the least expensive improvements is often overlooked
in the process. But a new paint scheme on a home's exterior can do more for the money than
almost any other upgrade, says James Martin, president of the architectural color consulting
firm, The Color People.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Inventor Phillip Hollins Announces 21st Century Patio Umbrella That Brings the Comforts of Home, Poolside
LOS ANGELES, CA - June 28, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Cebu-Sunrise-Sunset-
Enterprises (www.csse-invent.com) today announced Phillip Hollins' latest
invention, a patio and pool umbrella which transforms a patio into an outside
room, bringing all of the comfort and convenience of the indoors, into the
News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Exterior Home Painting Season Begins - The Color People Offer Tips to Find the Perfect Color Scheme
DENVER, CO - May 17, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- People planning to paint their
home's exterior are often overwhelmed by the color options available today. "But the
process shouldn't be daunting if you take a systematic approach," says James Martin,
president of the architectural color consulting firm The Color People.
News Article Editor: Christopher L. Simmons
Cramer's Home Center Opens Oak Harbor Location
OAK HARBOR, WA - April 29, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Cramer's Home Center, a Washington State based
retail furniture chain, announced today they are purchasing the Oak Harbor Furniture store. The new
location will be the fifth store in the highly successful chain, joining locations in Omak, Cle Elum,
Ellensburg, and Yakima. The Oak Harbor Furniture Store has been operating for 54 years. Cramer's will
assume operations May 1, 2004.
News Article Editor: Christopher L. Simmons
Styer & Associates Brings Historic Residence To Life On The Park
Amy Styer designs one-of-a-kind residence on Washington Square Park
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - April 28, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Styer & Associates, Inc.
(www.styerassociates.com) brings one of the most unique residences in the country to one of
America's most historic locations, Washington Square Park in Philadelphia. This wonderful
residence is located on the Historic Mile of Philadelphia, footsteps away from the Tomb of the
Unknown Soldier, numerous 19th century residences, and a Victorian-style Athenaeum (one of
many National Historic Landmarks on the park).
News Article Editor: Christopher L. Simmons
HSK&I Announces Groundbreaking for Capitol Hill Tower
Bethesda, MD - April 7, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- SK&I Architectural Design Group, LLC (SK&I)
announces the groundbreaking for Capitol Hill Towers, located at New Jersey Avenue and L Streets,
S.E.. The Owner and Developer, Valhal Corp., hosts a groundbreaking ceremony today, April 7, 2004.
The project is a thirteen (13) story high-rise residential building that will be approximately
315,000 gross square feet. There will be 374 rental units and 15 unit types in this upscale
News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Gorell Enterprises Named 2004 National Energy Star Partner Of The Year
INDIANA, PA - March 18, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Gorell Enterprises has been named the 2004 ENERGY STAR
Partner of the Year by the Department of Energy and the EPA. This prestigious award, given annually to just
one window manufacturer in the country, was given to Gorell for its outstanding contributions to reducing
greenhouse gas emissions by making and promoting energy-efficient products. A partner in the program since
1999, Gorell is being honored for its leadership in manufacturing and promoting windows and doors that earn
the ENERGY STAR label.
News Article Editor: Carly Zander
The Color People Offer Tips to Boost A Home's Sale Price with Color
Attractive Exterior Paint Schemes Can Increase A Home's Value and Hasten Its Sale
DENVER, CO - March 10, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Updating a home's exterior with a fresh and attractive palette
of color is one of the single best ways to boost a home's sales price and hasten its sale, according to James
Martin, president of the Denver-based architectural color consulting firm The Color People (www.colorpeople.com).
[Business & Technology News Editor: Carly Zander]
AAA Screening Service Launches Contractor Screening Service(sm) to Protect Consumers from Home Improvement Fraud
MISSION, KS - February 6, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Today, AAA Screening Service, Inc. announced
the availability of Contractor Search Reports(sm) that offers a quick, convenient way for consumers
to protect their family and home during home improvement projects. Reports help ensure protection
from such items as criminals, sex offenders, inexperienced workers, liabilities, liens, fraud and
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[Business & Technology News Editor: Carly Zander]
Oregon Floral Farms, a USDA Certified Organic Producer of Annual and Perennial Cut Flowers Begins Shipping Directly From Their Farm Beginning Spring 2004
Willamette Valley, OR - Jan. 6, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Oregon Floral Farms (www.oregonfloralfarms.com) today announced a new line of "Organic Bouquets," which will be available to wholesale customers in Spring 2004. The Organic Bouquets will provide a new option to natural/organic retail marketplaces seeking to provide floral bouquets for environmentally conscious consumers. The Organic Bouquet flowers are grown, harvested and prepared without the use of synthetic fertilizers or chemicals, and are selected for compatibility with the farm's local environment.
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[Business News Editor: Beverly West, Associate Editor]
Brown Safe Mfg's Gem Safe Holiday Package Allows Discerning Shoppers to Give the Gift of Customized Security
SAN DIEGO, CA - Dec. 12, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Brown Safe
Manufacturing (www.brownsafe.com) the preeminent builder of innovative
safes and vaults, is offering a Gem Safe Gift Package for the Holidays
that lets recipients personally design their own gem safe. Arriving in
an elegant case, and beautifully gift wrapped, the gift packet includes
everything necessary to create a personalized safe that meets the unique
security requirements and aesthetic needs of each individual client.
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[Business News Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior Editor]
Accents in Water Artfully Integrates Serenity of Water into a Healthy Choice
ENGLEWOOD, CO - Dec. 1, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- After ten years of
creating large, stainless steel, glass, copper and marble water features
for major corporations and large medical facilities throughout the U.S.,
Accents in Water (www.accentsinwater.com) is pleased to announce
smaller, affordable water features, suitable for any size office. The
self-contained units can be located anywhere there is electrical power.
Accents in Water's creations purify the air and create tranquility in
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[Business News Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior Editor]
BECK OFFICE FURNITURE TRANSFORMS COMPANY WITH MAJOR OVERHAUL OF SHOWROOMS, LOCATIONS AND SERVICES
Company Opens new location in Bermuda, Launches new Home Office Division
in New York
NEW YORK, NY - (Send2Press Newswire) - Nov. 5, 2003 -- Beck Office
Furniture, Inc. today announced a company
restructuring to better serve its core customer base of small to medium
businesses through the consolidation of select showrooms, an upgraded
online Virtual Showroom, a new home office division and new
International office in Bermuda. A $500,000 marketing campaign will
begin January 1st to promote the transformation of the 50-year old
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[Business News Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior Editor]
DANGEROUS FIRE RETARDANT CHEMICALS NOT USED IN LIFEKIND ORGANIC MATTRESSES
Natural Fibers Like Untreated Wool Are An Alternative To PBDE Fire
SACRAMENTO, CA - Sept. 22, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Studies presented
by the Environment California Research and Policy Center earlier this year
have linked PBDE fire retardants (polybrominated diphenyl ether) to
learning disorders and ADHD in children, and to disruption of thyroid
hormone balance, as well as a host of other environmental concerns. By
using wool, which is naturally flame-resistant, and natural fibers like
certified organic cotton, Lifekind Products, Inc. is
able to manufacture a chemical free alternative mattress.
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[Business News Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior Editor]
RARELY-EXHIBITED ASIAN FINE ART COMES TO THE U.S.
Goo San Sui Imports Ancient Treasures of the National Palace Museum
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - August 11, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- While many
aspects of Asian Culture have made their way into the heart of Western
Civilization - the food, the tea, the pottery, the films, the fabric -
Westerners have not traditionally had the opportunity to feast their eyes
on Ancient Asian Fine Art. This is an Art far different from those scroll
paintings abundantly found on the streets of any major urban Chinatown.
Now, Goo San Sui, Inc. (www.goosansui.com) and the National Palace Museum
(Taipei) have collaborated to introduce exactingly reproduced Ancient
Chinese Scroll Paintings to the U.S.
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[Edited by Carly Zander, Assoc. News Editor]
AMERICAN REKRETE WATERLESS CONCRETE CLEANER IS A NEW SOLUTION FOR ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY MANAGEMENT OF CONCRETE SURFACES
System Safely and Effectively Digests Petroleum Stains on Concrete
BALTIMORE, MD - June 18, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- American ReKrete
today introduced American ReKrete Waterless Concrete
Cleaner, an enzyme-based formula that safely and effectively digests
petroleum-based stains from deep inside the porous surface of concrete leaving
concrete looking new.
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[Edited by Carly Zander, Assoc. News Editor]
COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL INTERIOR DECORATION, AND FULL SCOPE OF RE-DESIGN AND FENG SHUI FIRM NOW IN TOWN
From the Mediterranean, through the Caribbean and the Floridian Atlantic to the
South California Pacific, Bringing a Good Mix of Services From Coast to Coast.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - May 7th 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Ellypses Corporation
announces its relocation from Miami, Florida, to the Southern California market,
offering a fresh "scenery effect" approach directly to consumers of the
thousands of available units in town.
BECK OFFICE FURNITURE ACQUIRES TWO COMPANIES IN MARYLAND AS PART OF THEIR NATIONAL ACQUISITION AND EXPANSION PLAN
Founded in Long Island in 1957, Beck Continues to Expand Space Planning Services
and Additional Private Label Brand Showrooms through Acquisitions
NEW YORK, NY - Feb. 3, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Beck Office Furniture, Inc. today announced the acquisition of American Space
Planners of Owings Mill, MD, and Advanced Office Furniture, of Laurel, MD. These
locations add substantially to Beck's existing large, fully stocked, New York
showrooms in Huntington Station, Mineola, Rockville Centre, Ronkonkoma, and
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