Wednesday, December 3, 2008

 

NY Home Improvement Blog Patrol

The New York Stock Exchange in Better Times, Christmas '07 Photo by Epicharmus

Over on TV home improvement personality Danny Lipford's blog, you can find a great column by acolyte Jodi Marks on choosing tools as gifts this holiday season. Jodi's got some enlightening tips on going through the tools you may already have and replacing or upgrading everything from hammers to screwdrivers to tape measures for the handy ones you love.
Choosing Tool Gifts

We haven't really discussed mailboxes here on the cityhammer blog, but for our suburban readers in New Jersey, Long Island, Rockland, Westchester and the CT, here's something just for you...Remodelista's got a Ten Easy Pieces gallery with some really great looking mailboxes posted. And believe it or not, a new mailbox really can jazz up the look of your home's exterior pretty easily.
Mailbox Spread on Remodelista

The Property Grunt finds himself in the possession of some truly grim news for home improvement and furniture store chains. He's got a post up with quite a long list of possible and confirmed store closings and chain closings that includes the likes of Home Depot, Levitz and Pier 1. Hopefully 2009 will be a better year for the home decor and furnishings retailers.
Property Grunt Retail Deadpool

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