West Shore Home Expands to Tennessee with Acquisition of Hullco, Inc.

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MECHANICSBURG, Pa., April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — West Shore Home, a leading technology-enabled home improvement company, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of the Tennessee-based home remodeling company Hullco, Inc.

This acquisition is West Shore Home’s seventh since 2018. Headquartered in Pennsylvania, the company also operates offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas with over 20 operational locations. Hullco, Inc. recorded $20 million in sales in 2020.

“Hullco has built a solid reputation in the industry. We have shared common

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Better Business Bureau warns of home improvement & tax scams

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(WXYZ) — The Better Business Bureau is sounding the alarm on home improvement & tax scams so you don’t waste your money.

Tax Scams

· IRS or CRA Impersonation Scams

o Tax scams are among the most stubborn cons out there. They reappear often, each time with a slightly different spin. The main theme is scammers posing as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the U.S., trying to trick you into either paying up or sharing personal information.

o These scams most often start with a phone call and take two basic forms. In the first version, the IRS “agent”

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Hire Smart for Home Remodeling |

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When you decide to make the investment in a home improvement project, you’re likely entrusting a professional contractor to bring your vision to life on time and on budget.

Remodeling contractors are diverse, so it’s important to take your time, ask lots of questions and do your research before selecting the right one for the job. Keep in mind these considerations from the experts at the National Association of the Remodeling Industry:

A local home improvement contractor with an established business in your area is likely connected to your community and has a vested interest in doing a job well.

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How to choose the right lighting inside your home

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Lighting in a home serves both practical and aesthetic purposes. It’s easy to maneuver around a well-lit home, reducing the risk of slips and falls, and the right lighting can help homeowners create their desired ambiance, which typically changes depending on which room you’re in.

When choosing lighting for their homes, homeowners must walk a fine line between appearance and functionality. A fixture in the foyer that instantly impresses visitors likely won’t prove as awe-inspiring if it’s installed in the living room. When choosing lighting for a home, some general rules about what works in each room can help homeowners

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DIY strategies to deep-clean carpeting

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What’s underfoot in a home can go a long way toward making residences comfortable and aesthetically appealing.

A study of home buyer preferences using data from the National Association of Realtors found that 54% of home buyers were willing to pay more for a home with hardwood flooring. But that doesn’t mean that carpeting doesn’t still have its devotees. In 2019, the real estate firm Opendoor installed nearly one million yards of carpeting in its homes. Houzz reports that, in 2018, 17% of renovating homeowners purchased

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Home Improvement Visualization Platform Launches in Royal Oak

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Dzinly has launched and offers a virtual platform for homeowners to visualize changes before remodeling. Pictured is a photograph of a house on top and the Dzinly rendering on the bottom. // Image courtesy of Dzinly

Dzinly, a virtual home improvement platform based in Royal Oak, has launched and allows users to visualize changes to home exteriors before spending time and money on renovation.

The platform allows users to experiment with color palettes, lighting, building materials, and upgrades such as porticos, porches, and pergolas.

Traditionally, homeowners meet with designers or builders to share their renovation goals, determine color combinations, and

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