Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Everything you need to know about painting your house: stripping, powerwashing, fixing damaged wood and choosing paint colors. Sponsored by Home Depot.
It’s that time of year again and you’re outside, enjoying your yard. Then you start nosing around—maybe you’re inspecting your plants, or reviewing the condition of your lawn or setting up your sprinklers—and before you know it, reality hits. You need to paint the house. A daunting task. An expensive task. A necessary task—because it's not just about how your house looks, it's about your home's value. Neglect is not an option. Take heart, however. Information and resources have never been more easily available to help you through this project. Know Your Options Your options are to either hire a contractor or paint it yourself. Hiring a contractor is an expensive option, but if it's in your budget and you do the necessary research …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Representatives will be available through Dec. 3
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has advice to help residents build stronger, safer and smarter in the wake of superstorm Sandy. If your home has been damaged and you want to get it back to where it was before Hurricane Sandy or, maybe you are looking to rebuild, you can get advice from FEMA representatives at the Home Depot store at 310 Route 36 in West Long Branch. Hazard mitigation specialists from FEMA will be at this location from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Wednesday, Nov. 28 until Monday, Dec. 3 to answer questions. They provide information on building techniques that reduce the potential for damage to your home, business and property from future disasters. Besides answering your questions, they will offer other home …
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Man stole electrical wire from store
A Highlands man has been arrested and charged for shoplifting from the Home Depot in West Long Branch. Gary Austin, 32, of Highlands, was arrested and charged on Nov. 7 with shoplifting from the store, located at 310 Highway 36. Austin allegedly concealed 10 rolls of electrical wire valued at $1,472.75. Austin was sent to the Monmouth County Jail where his bail was set at $2,500. His initial court appearance is scheduled for Dec. 7.
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Parking lots at big box stores throughout the region were filling up as shoppers stocked up on supplies before Hurricane Irene strikes.
Parking lots were filling up Thursday afternoon at local supermarkets and home improvement stores as shoppers began to stock up on storm essentials as Hurricane Irene continues to track up the coast towards New Jersey. Long Branch resident Odessa Dangler walked out of the Lowe's Home Improvement store in Eatontown with two plastic gas cans but not the generator she was hoping to find. Dangler, who lost her hot water heater and washing machine in the basement of her Florence Avenue home when it filled with water during Hurricane Andrew in 1992, was not taking any chances. She was coming back later Thursday afternoon when she was told generators would be available at the store. Store manager Ismet Ekin said that store traffic was heavier …