Home renovation

The Average American Tries a Home Improvement Project Himself for That Many Hours Before Giving Up and Hiring a Professional

Struggling to recreate what you saw on Pinterest? You’re not alone. A new survey of 2,000 general Americans found that four in 10 had more DIY failures than successes. The average person said it took him five hours of trial and error before he gave up on his project and called in a professional to […]

Home renovation

Is this home improvement project worth it?

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) – Homeowners often spend big bucks on renovations hoping to recoup more than they’re likely to. But some projects offer better returns than others. Updated kitchens and master suites often attract new buyers. But consider other factors, such as home maintenance and home prices in the surrounding neighborhood. WAFF spoke to Melanie […]

Project plan

Columbia Main Street Grand Apartment Project Plan Wins Approval | Colombia

COLUMBIA — A new high-end apartment development on the north end of downtown received key approval Sept. 13 from the Columbia Planning Commission. Combined with last week’s approval of the City’s Design Review/Development Project, Virginia-based Commonwealth Properties’ plan to build approximately 250 apartments at 2222 Main St. is set to move forward. . […]