Homeowner not liable for employee’s injury from collapse of roof extension

An independent contractor was hired by a homeowner to install a satellite dish on his roof. The homeowner did not instruct the independent contractor how to access the roof as the independent contractor was trained in conducting site surveys as a satellite installer. After surveying the home, the independent contractor climbed onto a roof extension…

Looking for Ideas to Reuse Old Items? Check out IKEA Hackers

By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon IKEA groupies – fans of the world’s largest furniture retailer — can’t bear to part with anything they’ve assembled themselves. So they’re sharing their repurposing ideas on IKEAHackers.net,  a site that encourages recycling and reusing  — values close to HouseLogic hearts. “This site is really about a community of crazy IKEA…

First-Ever Home Improvement Theme Park

First-Ever Home Improvement Theme Park Opens Soon By: Deirdre Sullivan MainStreet America in Houston aims to make shopping for home products an entertaining experience. A new 14-acre superstore wants to reinvent how you purchase home-related products. Home improvement junkies in and around Houston, it’s time to rejoice. MainStreet America, the first theme park dedicated to…