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Page 5 of Home and Garden News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



New Online Directory Connects Professional Carpet Cleaners with Customers

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new online directory – RugCleaningCompanies.com – has assembled what it believes to be the best rug cleaning carpet services in New York.

Griffin Pest Solutions Named A Top 100 Company

KALAMAZOO, Mich., June 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalamazoo-based Griffin Pest Solutions ranked 79th on the 2015 Pest Control Technology magazine Top 100 List, an annual compilation of the leading pest management companies in the United States. The list was included in the magazine’s May issue.

Lumber Liquidators’ Laminate Flooring Installers Urged to Contact Weitz and Luxenberg

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lumber Liquidators’ Chinese-made laminate flooring has dangerously high levels of formaldehyde, a toxin so harmful that Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. filed a class action lawsuit in March against the company on behalf of consumers who installed this highly toxic flooring in their homes.

DECRA Shingle XD Next Addition to Residential Renovations Metal Roof Line-Up

TOLEDO, Ohio, May 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Residential Renovations, leading exterior remodeler and certified metal roofer in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan, is pleased to announce DECRA’s Shake XD, a stone coated steel roofing panel, will be the next metal roof showcased in their energy efficient roof line-up.

American Roofing and Building Supply Sustains Wind and Hail Damage

METAIRIE, La., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Monday brought some reports of more hail near the Louie Armstrong International Airport and the reports of hail and high winds reaching 111 MPH extended from the airport to the causeway bridge, just east of the city limits,’ says Michael Sims Sr., of American Roofing and Building Supply.

A Healthier Home, Hendersonville, N.C., Announces Expansion of Services, Area

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., April 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Homeowners with serious health concerns can now get the intervention expertise they need, thanks to new EnviroVention(TM) services from Rick Bayless’ A Healthier Home, western North Carolina’s leading environmental home inspection provider.

One-Inch Hail Hammers Homes on Mississippi Gulf Coast

BILOXI, Miss., April 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On April 15, near golf-ball-sized hail was reported from Slidell, La. to Biloxi, Mississippi. David Wallen, Branch Manager for Murphy’s Roofing Supply in Biloxi, said, ‘The hail that hammered the area north of I-10 from Slidell to Ocean Springs is something that is becoming a far too common occurrence in spring and early summer storms.’

1-2 Inch Hail Hammers Homes in Southeast Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS, La., April 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On a day already associated with bad imagery, April 15 – golf ball sized hail was reported near New Orleans, La. Melissa Henriquez, exterior design specialist with American Roofing and Building Supply in Metairie, La., said, ‘The golf ball sized hail that hammered the area in Garyville, LaPlace and larger hail that battered Kenner, Metairie and New Orleans is something that is becoming a far too common occurrence in spring and early summer storms.’

Weitz and Luxenberg Brings Class Action Against Lumber Liquidators

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., on Wednesday filed a class action lawsuit seeking to make Lumber Liquidators, Inc., pay restitution to consumers who purchased from the home-improvements retailer certain brands of laminate flooring found to emit high levels of health-harming formaldehyde, the law firm announced.

Cabin Kings Partners with Jamaica Cottage Shop to Showcase Sugar Shack

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., March 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cabin Kings of the popular National Geographic reality TV program, ‘Building Wild,’ have joined forces with Jamaica Cottage Shop to build one of their 20 x 30 rough cut timber frame cabin kits – also known as the sugar shack. The show is expected to air on April 7.

Weitz & Luxenberg Probes Lumber Liquidators Toxic Flooring Claims

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A ’60 Minutes’ expose this week of Lumber Liquidators, alleging the home-improvements corporation made profits by selling laminate flooring that emits harmful levels of formaldehyde, prompted Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. to announce today it is investigating claims from consumers who purchased the hazardous Chinese-made product.

Pre-fab Cabin Kits Are Designed Around Century-Old Construction Techniques

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., Feb. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc., values tradition. As a result, its pre-fabricated cabins, tiny houses and storage shed kits are designed to be constructed based on techniques learned from previous generations.

American Roofing Supply to display at International Roofing Exposition in New Orleans

METAIRIE, La., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Roofing Supply will be the only family owned roofing supply company from the greater New Orleans area to have an exhibition booth at the International Roofing Exposition held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center February 24-26, 2015.

Economic Recovery Contributes to Increase in Renovations: Bathrooms and Kitchens Remain Favorite Remodeling Projects

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The latest US Remodeling Sentiment Report from Remodel or Move indicated that the continued economic recovery has favorably affected homeowners. Homeowner respondents report their average home equity is now over $165,000, up from $115,000 in 2013, which combined with continued low interest rates and pent-up demand for home repair and improvements, is fueling growth.

Investment in Attic Insulation Brings a Proven Return, says Local Roofing Expert

SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Everyone wants a good return on an investment, and one sure bet is to add new attic insulation to your home, advises Aaron Zarling, general manager of Eco Roof Service in the Seattle area. ‘Whether you are installing a new roof or simply want to upgrade your home’s attic insulation, this investment has a proven track record, with no risk.’

Local Roofer Explains Importance of Identifying Storm Damage Early

SEATTLE, Wash., Dec. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘After a storm hits your area with high winds, rain, ice, or snow, it’s important to check your roof for possible damage. Catching a problem early, before it gets worse and more costly to fix, is a priority for homeowners,’ said roofing expert Aaron Zarling, the manager of Eco Roof Service in Seattle.

New ‘Peon’ Device Makes Water from Thin Air; Feeding Plants in an Innovative New Conservation Effort

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While Peon may look like an inconspicuous little plastic frog, he is about to make a vital contribution to global conservation efforts, by watering plants using water – well – out of thin air. It’s all thanks to Canada’s Waterator Industries Inc., who are pioneering a new use for Atmospheric Water Generation. With less than 3 percent of the world’s water being drinkable, the device will save the precious stuff coming out of taps from being used for a non-consumable purpose.

Host of hit TV Show ‘Hoarders’ Makes Special Appearance with Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TV Star and lead expert of the hit cable television show ‘Hoarders,’ Cory Chalmers, will be making a special guest appearance at his newest Steri-Clean franchise. This franchise owned by Chapin Fowler is hosting the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting on Friday November 14 at 4:30 p.m. held at the chamber office at One Capitol Mall, suite 300 Sacramento.

App Assists in Designing Efficient, Safe LED Landscape Lighting Systems and Correcting Improper Installations

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla., Oct. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Earth Conscious Apps today announced the release of Landscape Lighting Toolkit for Android and iOS mobile devices. Landscape Lighting Toolkit is a collection of electrical calculators and tutorials that assist landscape lighting designers and DIY enthusiasts in creating efficient outdoor LED and halogen lighting systems at lower installation costs while increasing long-term safety. Landscape Lighting Toolkit is also effective at troubleshooting issues in existing installations.

Firetainment to Unveil New Fire Tables at International Furniture Expo

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Firetainment, a leading manufacturer of fire pit tables, will debut three new fire table designs at the 2014 International Casual Furniture and Accessories Market in Chicago, Sept. 16 – 19. These new additions to the Firetainment product line will be on display at trade show booth 7-2019.

Discount Appliances Come to St. Charles, Missouri

ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RK Home Enterprises today announced the opening of their second discount appliance store location in the St. Louis area. The new location is at 2231 North 3rd Street in St. Charles at the former location of Premium Appliances and Repair. The new location will provide customers access to a full suite of top name brand home appliances at discounts of 20 percent to 70 percent off retail prices.

Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership to feature Garden Debut The Rising Sun Redbud PP21451

PARK HILL, Okla., June 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two hundred The Rising Sun(TM) Redbuds PP21451, from Greenleaf Nursery and Garden Debut(R), are to be planted in the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Living Legacy Tree Planting Project. The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership will host a Living Legacy Tree Planting Project ceremony on Sunday, June 29 at 2:30 p.m., at Oatlands Historic House and Gardens in Leesburg, Va., to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

Contemporary Artist John Waguespack Launches Kickstarter for Upcycled Home Goods Line

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Contemporary San Francisco artist John Waguespack today announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for his latest inspiration, Salvador’s Garden upcycled home goods line. The product line includes pillows and blankets – all made from an amazing textile of 100 percent post consumer recycled plastic bottles. The beautiful snow-white fabrics reminded John of a portrait of Dali he painted, which ultimately presented the perfect medium on which to share this new series.

Aqua Explorers Inc. Announces Release of New Book: ‘How to Make Your Home Flood Safe’ by Capt. Dan Berg

NEW YORK, N.Y., May. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capt. Dan Berg, a waterfront homeowner for close to 30 years, announced today the launch of his new book, the first of its kind, regarding home safety, the protection from natural disasters and mitigation to prevent future damage. ‘How To Make Your Home Flood Safe’ (ISBN: 978-1494923754) is the complete homeowners guide to protecting, rebuilding, or lifting your home to prevent future flood damage.

Spring and Summer Cleaning Tips for the Kitchen by Northstar Appliance Repair Palm Beach Gardens

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., May 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Show your appliances some much needed attention with these spring cleaning suggestions from Northstar Appliance Repair Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Use these homemade remedies to clean your kitchen and have it smelling fresh.

Consumer Demand for Tiny Houses Drives Vermont Company to Redesign Product Offerings

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., Feb. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. announced this week the launch of its new website, dynamically designed to showcase its post and beam tiny house kits, cabins, sheds and cottages.

Classic Gardens brings out the ‘Landscape Impossible’ in Colorado

MONUMENT, Colo., Jan. 31, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Classic Gardens Inc., in Monument, Colorado, has recently been credited for taking the missions that many other landscapers simply cannot accept. As a landscape specialist in Colorado, the company has been asked to take care of and – in some cases – fix some pretty ‘impossible’ situations for some of the largest and most intricate landscaping scenarios in Colorado – one of America’s most outdoor and scenic-oriented states.

Home Improvement and Remodeling Service Industry Score Below Average in the Planese Inc. U.S. Customer Satisfaction Survey

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Planese Inc. released a summary of its Consumer Satisfaction Survey this week. Local Retailers are the best at meeting the needs of their customers – and grocery stores offer the most predictable consumer experience. The report was compiled from a survey of U.S. homeowners to determine their level of satisfaction with purchases of goods and services in 11 key industries.

Plants Show very Heavy Increase in Growth and Production with Live-Silver

POMONA, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marvin Robey, spokesman for Live-Silver, announced today that tests made by Live-Silver of Pomona, Calif. indicate plants grown hydroponically, as well as in soil, indicate annual plants grow to twice the height and width of control plants when 2 percent of Live-Silver’s new supercharged colloidal silver is added to the standard nutrients.

Kawasaki Engine and Power Products Division Names Seasoned Executive to Head OEM Sales Activities

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Engine and Power Products Division of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. today announced the promotion of Timothy J. Malinowski to the position of senior sales manager-OEM sales. The promotion is effective immediately.

Designer Donna Terry Launches Boston Design and Interiors, Inc.: Boston Interior Design Firm Transforms Drawing Room in Famous Glen Magna Estate

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning interior designer Donna Terry recently launched Boston Design and Interiors, Inc., located at 75 Arlington Street, Boston, MA. The company provides discriminating clients with a full range of interior design services, from single room remodeling and decorating to extensive multi-tiered design projects for estates.

1-800-HOARDERS.com Announce Their 3rd Annual Free Home Cleaning Event!

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., Oct. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Steri-Clean, Inc. and 1-800-HOARDERS.com are pleased to announce their annual ‘Happy HOARDidays’ event will kick off its third year of cleaning two California hoarding/cluttered homes absolutely free, just in time for Christmas!

Wealth Effect, Homeowners Excited About Remodeling Again: Planese Fall 2013 Nationwide Remodeling Survey Findings

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Planese, Inc. announced today that homeowners across the country are now willing to spend 30 percent of the value of their home when they remodel; remodeling expense as a percentage of home value has been trending upward since 2007. Consumers also plan to use materials that are more expensive and spend an average of $102,000 to improve their homes.

Historic Tour Homes, Entertainment, Gift Ideas and More at Ohio Hometown Celebration

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Sept. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Downtown Tipp City Partnership would like day-trippers to discover a Currier and Ives-style hometown holiday celebration when they visit Tipp City, Ohio on December 7, 2013. This year’s annual Christmas In The Village and Holiday Home Tour boasts six historic tour homes, each with its own decorative accents and each featuring an ‘over the top’ tabletop, created by ASID- and DSID-certified designers.

Planese Releases Remodeling Sentiment Report for Northern California

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Planese, Inc. has announced the Northern California findings from its Fall 2013 US Remodeling Sentiment Report. This release will coincide with the three-day Home and Garden Show at the Santa Clara Convention Center that starts on Friday, Sept. 13. This forward-looking report, based on data from Planese’s survey of 2,000 homeowners nationwide, has documented trends in the home improvement industry since 2005.

Planese Remodeling Sentiment Report for Kansas City – Local Homeowners Have More Equity, Feel Secure

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Planese, Inc. has announced the Kansas City findings from its Fall 2013 remodeling sentiment report. This release will coincide with the Home Show Fall Edition at the Overland Park Convention Center that starts Friday, Sept. 6. This forward-looking report, based on data from Planese’s survey of 2,000 homeowners, analyzes and documents trends in the home improvement industry.

Vermont Company offers a chance to win a Free Brand New Shed

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., July 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There’s hope for ‘ugly shed’ owners. Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. is hosting its first-ever ‘Ugly Shed’ contest where the owner of the ugliest shed will win a beautiful new wooden shed. And, it’s free to enter.

Buyer Beware – Not all Bed Bug Heat Treatment Systems are the Same

STRATFORD, Conn., July 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In its 5th year of business and hundreds of bed bug inspections performed, Bed Bug Finders LLC announces a service option for eradication of bed bugs by means of a unique heat treatment process.

Is the LED replacement bulb already outdated? asks LumeVi Lighting

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Until the advent of CFL’s and now LED’s, lighting your room was simple. Just screw in a bulb and when it burned out screw a new one in. It would have been nice if the incandescent bulb had had a longer service life then they did, but hey they were cheap and simple. Now, especially with the disappointing performance of CFL’s, there’s good reason to feel intimidated by the purchase of an LED light bulb, says LumeVi Lighting.

PowerGuard Launches Solar Panel Warranty Verification Portal

IRVINE, Calif., June 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services today announced the launch of their Solar Panel Program Warranty Verification Portal, accessible from their Web site at powerguardins.com or directly at PowerguardSNVerify.com.