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If you have found benefit in this site, would you consider being a supporter? The author of this site loves helping people puzzle through the process of remodeling. But doing […]

What are you people searching for?

What recession? We who love our homes still seek to make them better. I was curious about what types of projects interest people these days, so I studied the Google searches […]

The magical digital camera

Ever wish you could see through walls? This magical skill comes in handy when you're thinking of cutting into a wall or moving a wall or changing it in some major way. […]

Home and garden calendar

APRIL Now through May 18: Philharmonic House of Design, tour new house with interiors and outdoor rooms designed by the American Society of Interior Designers, Orange County, […]

Daily Dust Digest

• Is an “eco brat” judging your household? [San Francisco Chronicle]• Seven energy-saving eco-gadgets [Smart Money]• Green hotels LEEDing the way? [Los […]

April home and garden calendar

4-6: 21st Annual Palm Springs Home Expo, Palm Springs Convention Center 5-6: Central Coast Spring Home Show, Santa Maria Fairpark, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 11-13: Home Remodeling […]

Know something? Share your wisdom

Attention all readers: From the Reader-to-Reader Forum: Question: Shouldn’t the HOA be responsible for this water damage? Why weren’t we warned? more » Question: […]

482,000 toasters are toast

It must be harder than it seems to design and manufacturer small home appliances that are safe and sound. A case in point is the 482,000 toasters made in China and sold here […]

You write the caption

As seen today near the Orlando Convention Center and the International Builders’ Show. What’s up with this […]

2008 SoCal home improvement calendar

JANUARY 8-March 11: Residential Remodeling, class, 10 Tuesdays, 3:45 to 6:45 p.m., $420, UCLA Extension 11-13: Pomona Home Improvement & Remodeling Show, Fairplex L.A. […]

Pardon Our Dust: Year in review

It’s been a robust year on the Pardon Our Dust Blog. Here’s a taste of what we’ve shared: Some excellent kitchen remodels . . . A Westwood kitchen in a New […]

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from me and Seva (a.k.a. Seva Bean), age 4, who is visiting this holiday with her family. And remember . . . home is […]

Want to be a guest blogger?

Do you have a project or remodel you’d like to share with the Pardon Our Dust community? In preparation for my vacation from Nov. 30 to Dec. 9, I’m looking for a […]
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