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At the new North Coast Aikikai, owner and sensei Salvatore LaCorte is sharing his passion for aikido with people of all ages and abilities

Aikido is a martial art that you best understand by knowing what it isn’t. It is not combative or violent. It is also not competitive. And while it’s an excellent means of self-defense, that’s only because it teaches the student to move in harmony with an opponent to bring a peaceful resolution to a conflict. At the newly...

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Here’s how Neubert Painting can revitalize your kitchen cabinets for thousands less than a traditional remodel

Over the last year, the kitchen remodeling industry experienced a boom unlike any other. Everyone, it seemed, wanted to spruce up their interior space. But a shortage of materials combined with a difficulty in getting them and overloaded contractor schedules meant the price of remodeling went up—way up. One company decided not to...

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Reduce your carbon footprint while enjoying a beautifully maintained lawn and landscape

Watching Dad wrestle with the lawnmower week after week, fighting through thick smoke and toxic fumes, taught you the responsibility you carry to keep up with your home’s yard, a lesson imprinted on you with every inevitable oil stain left on the driveway. Times change, and you’re a dad now. Still, the lesson you took to heart all those...

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Many businesses are in competition for your remodeling project dollar, but few can deliver such an affordable improvement in appearance, maintainability and home value as The Bath Authority

Over the years I have written more than my fair share of home improvement-related articles, and have come to the conclusion that as with many other consumer products, there are three types of home improvement projects: Good, Better and Best. Good: The Basic is a “just-get-it-done” project that fixes a long-ignored problem for the...

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When a top remodeler and seasoned design pro tackle a 1950s ranch re-do, the result is pure magic

When homeowners work with an interior designer, they open up a world of ideas they never would have thought of,” says Bob Potocar, owner of Acclaim Renovations & Design. “They push you away from indecision and allay your fear of making mistakes. They make your wish list match your budget. You can always tell a finished renovation that began...

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