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Upgrade your kitchen––for less!

You don’t have to hug Alex Nemet after he quotes a price on your new kitchen, but you may want to.  “Twice last week I got hugs after I gave people their quotes,” smiles the owner of Northeast Factory Direct. “I guess I made them pretty happy.”  Who wouldn’t be happy with 60- to 70-percent carved out of the big box store price...

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Your garage is "party central"

Your garage, observes Mike Padden, owner of Encore Garage of Ohio, very well may be the largest room in your home. Transforming your garage into a spacious, relaxing spot can be more affordable than you may think. “That’s one reason why garages are increasingly being used as social areas and the primary entryway into many homes,” Mike...

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Garage flooring: DIY or pro?

That graduation party or other big event may prompt you to finally replace your pocked, chipped and cracked garage floor with a rugged epoxy coating. “Our FLEXCore hybrid polymer floors offer so many advantages over concrete,” insists Mike Padden, owner of Encore Garage. “Looking great is just the beginning. They also are durable and...

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Fit Kids classes at Empowering Punch

The key to getting most kids to exercise is to make exercise fun, insists Danyl Scianna, who, with her husband, Paul, owns Empowering Punch, Strongsville’s unique boxing-based workout center. “You’re probably not going to get a kid to run on a treadmill,” Danyl observes. “But put a pair of boxing gloves on them and it’s a different...

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Basement experts

The aftermath of spring marks an important time to check your basement walls. Rainstorms release an immense amount of water into the ground around your home, ready to seep through any cracks and put pressure on your home’s foundation. But it can be even worse. Because all that rain has to go somewhere, and some of it could end up in your...

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