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Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent ID a Home Trend That’s So Dated It’s a ‘Trigger’

On “The Nate and Jeremiah Home Project,” Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent are accustomed to coaxing homeowners to adopt more stylish environs—all without insulting their current aesthetics. Sometimes, this can be tough. Because, let’s face it, not all homeowners have fantastic tastes!

This issue definitely crops up in the latest episode, “Next Chapter,” as they help Sushil and Ashley move from a one-bedroom apartment and into a house they’ve just purchased in White Plains, NY. Their belongings are minimal, yet one particularly sentimental item is so glaring, it gives these designers chills.

Can Berkus and Brent convince this couple to toss a trend that’s long past its prime? Keep reading to find out, and pick up some wise decor advice you might want to try around your own abode.

Masks are still a must—in certain circumstances

Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent mask up.
Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent mask up.


When Brent and Berkus return to

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How to Recoup Your Energy Efficiency Home Improvements at Tax Time


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Energy-efficient home upgrades benefit the environment by reducing energy demands and air pollution, plus they can put money back into homeowners’ pockets by lowering monthly energy bills. For those hesitant to make the initial investment, government incentives can help. The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 provides federal tax credits to Americans who prioritize energy efficiency in their homes and buildings. Starting this year, families can earn up to $3,200 in Energy Efficient Home Improvement Credits annually through 2032 to lower the cost of upgrades by up to 30 percent.

In addition, the Residential Clean Energy Credit provides a 30 percent income tax credit for upgrades such as rooftop solar, wind energy, geothermal heat pumps, and fuel cells. There is no maximum credit for these upgrades except for when it comes to fuel cell purchases. Lower income taxpayers are eligible for rebates to cover up to 100 percent of

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3 Home Improvement Stocks That Are Money-Eating Pits

Homeowners nationwide are feeling the pinch of stubborn inflation, resulting in decreased spending on home improvement and household furnishing projects. Given this backdrop, it might be wise to steer clear of struggling home improvement stocks Whirlpool Corporation (WHR), RH (RH), and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG).

The Labor Department reported that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.4% for the month, putting the annual inflation rate at 6%. As inflation remained elevated, consumers pulled back on their spending last month, and U.S. retail sales fell 0.4%. Spending on furniture and home improvement products was affected significantly, with department stores and furniture/home stores experiencing the largest monthly declines of 4% and 2.5%, respectively.

The home improvement industry is negatively impacted by inflation due to increased costs of materials, high borrowing costs, and reduced consumer purchasing power. This led to weakened demand and lower

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Where Does Floor & Decor Holdings Inc (FND) Stock Fall in the Home Improvement Retail Field?

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Tuesday, April 04, 2023 06:28 AM | InvestorsObserver Analysts

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Where Does Floor & Decor Holdings Inc (FND) Stock Fall in the Home Improvement Retail Field?

Floor & Decor Holdings Inc (FND) leads the Home Improvement Retail industry with an overall score of 65. FND is up 17.33% so far this year after the company closed yesterday at $98.63. The overall score measures the company’s performance based-off both short and long term indicators and means that FND scores better than 65% of the overall market.

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FND has an Overall Score of 65. Find out what this means to you and get the rest of the rankings on FND!

Floor & Decor Holdings Inc is a strong performer in the Home Improvement Retail industry, which has an average overall score of 47. This means that, on average, the stocks in this industry score higher than 47% of the stock market.

To see InvestorsObserver’s Sentiment Score for Floor & Decor Holdings Inc click

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Budget and Inflation Friendly Home Improvement Ideas for This Spring

Investing in home improvements can be a daunting (and expensive!) task, but there are plenty of budget-friendly ideas available.

Whether you’re looking to spruce up a space or just want to give your home a bit of an update, there are plenty of budget and inflation friendly ideas that can help make your home look and feel new again. Here are 10 to get you started:

1. Paint – You don’t need expensive materials here; simply buy some paint and brushes to help add some colour and vibrancy to your walls. Plus, painting is something you can definitely do yourself to save money on labor costs.

2. Rearrange Your Furniture – Rearranging furniture in the same room can help breathe new life into old spaces without costing anything but time.

3. Declutter and Purge – Getting rid of clutter from around your home not only provides a cleaner and more

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Payzant Building Products acquire Windsor furniture, Home Hardware

Payzant in Lower Sackville. (Sackville Business Association photo)

LOWER SACKVILLE: Payzant Building Products Ltd announced the addition of Windsor
Home Hardware and Windsor Home Furniture to the Payzant team of home stores in a release on March 30.

Payzant Building Products Ltd. has been providing quality building materials and hardware since 1964.

Over the past almost 60 years, Payzant has grown from one location in Lower Sackville, to
nine locations serving all of Halifax Regional Municipality; East Hants; West Hants; and the community of
Sackville, New Brunswick.


“The addition of the Windsor Team to Payzant’s current Home Building Centre in Garlands Crossing and
Home Hardware Building Centre in Hantsport will strengthen their ability to support the communities in
West Hants” said Andrew Payzant, President & CEO.

“I am excited to have Windsor Home Hardware and Furniture join our Payzant Team as we look to build on the success and

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