Toronto police charge two people in alleged home renovation scam

Toronto police say two people are facing charges in connection with a string of home renovation frauds which saw the victims pressured into hiring contractors for work which was never completed. The incidents occurred between March and September this year. According to Toronto police, the suspects went door-to-door offering unsolicited renovation services, using deceptive and […]

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Leechburg contractor charged with home improvement fraud of Unity couple

A Leechburg contractor was charged with home improvement fraud this week following an investigation by Westmoreland County detectives. Dawayne W. Redmond, 42, was charged with failing to perform a service after receiving payment in advance, according to court documents. A Unity couple who hired Redmond to remodel the exterior of their home in August 2022 […]

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DC attorney general sues home remodeling company Curbio

Share on facebook (opens in new window) Share on twitter (opens in new window) Share on linkedin (opens in new window) Share on nextdoor (opens in new window) Share on email (opens in new window) Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios DC suede home renovation company Curbio on Monday, alleging it traps homeowners with overpriced bills for substandard […]

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DIY Work Gains Momentum Among Home Improvement Intenders

As the calendar flips toward summer, we enter peak home improvement and renovation season. Better weather and longer sunny days give way to easier project completion. But how are Americans planning their renovations this year amid cooler but still high inflation? According to the most recent CivicScience data, nearly half of US adults (48%) have […]

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Man charged with stealing $60K in alleged Pittsburgh-area home improvement scam

BRIDGEVILLE, Pa. (KDKA) — A man is in custody, charged with scamming several homeowners out of thousands of dollars for home repairs never done. According to police, Ryan Blumling promised all kinds of improvements to several homeowners’ houses in Bridgeville. In the end, all he delivered was a bunch of excuses and according to police, […]

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KBB top priority for home improvements, new research shows

New consumer research has revealed that kitchens and bathrooms rank high on the priority list for consumers hungry for home improvements. According to the results of Häfele UK’s ‘Functional Spaces: Homes for Living research almost half (45%) of the 2,000 UK consumers surveyed said they are planning home improvements within the next two years. The […]

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Malden couple lost thousands to home improvement scam – NBC Boston

Massachusetts police departments are warning consumers about shady home improvement contractors taking advantage of customers and taking off with thousands of dollars. “They did all of this in a day,” said Lydia Cox, pointing to a large trench dug in front of her home in Malden. The masons Dan and Lydia Cox hired were only […]

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2023 Home Improvement and Outdoor Living Show, a showcase of ideas for your home |

Once Again, the Home Improvement and Outdoor Living Show, Sept. 15-17, will have pros from all over the building industry spectrum. Industry pros like landscapers for outdoor living, awnings, new shades, or shutters (including hurricane shutters) or windows, curbing, garage doors and flooring, plumbers, builders, interior decorators, and anything that has to do with your […]

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Jenny and Dave Marrs Are Renovating Their Home—Get the Details

Jenny and Dave Marrs are tackling another massive renovation! That’s to be expected, but here’s the twist: This time, it’s on the Fixer to Fabulous stars’ own home. Jenny took to Instagram to share details about their “current construction zone,” and fans naturally went straight to the comments to share their thoughts. A photo posted […]

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