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chimney inspection maryland

It may be great to have a wood burning fireplace in your home, but using one regularly does require you to have your chimney inspected. Here are just a few reasons why a regular chimney inspection is a good idea. Creosote Buildup The biggest

Skripals poisoning: what we know so far

What were the Skripals’ movements on Sunday 4 March? CCTV footage from a pub caught Sergei Skripal driving his daughter, Yulia, into Salisbury at 1.35pm. He parked his dark red BMW in the Sainsbury’s open-air car park at the Maltings shopping centre at 1.40pm. From

Syria death toll nears 500 as eastern Ghouta bombing continues

Bombing raids have killed more Syrians in the besieged enclave of eastern Ghouta before a delayed UN vote on a ceasefire to allow medical and food aid to reach civilians. Nearly a week into one of the most fierce assaults of Syria’s long civil

Downriver designer Cheryl Zemke’s collection featured at 12 Days of Christmas

Festive fashions decked the hall of DeSana Center Dec. 9 as designer Cheryl Zemke presented her seventh annual holiday fashion fundraiser, this year benefiting the Downriver Council for the Arts. The event, held at the James R. DeSana Center for Arts and Culture, 81

Interior design startup HomeLane raises $10 M in Series-C funding from Sequoia, others

L to R: Yangchen Lachungpa-Sr VP Growth, Srikanth Iyer- Co-Founder & CEO, Tanuj Choudhry- Chief Business Officer, Vivek Seetharaman- Chief Product & Technology Officer. Bengaluru-based online home interior design startup HomeLane has raised $10 million from Accel Partners, Sequoia Capital and RB Investments in

6 Firms Honored in Fantini Design Competition

Fantini Rubinetti invited architects, interior designers, and building developers throughout North America to submit residential and commercial projects to the brand’s inaugural design competition, and the results are in. The winning firms are Adam Becker Design, Centaur Interiors, Robert Kahn Architect, La Firme Design, NICOLEHOLLIS, and FNDA Architecture. The designs, selected

Xiaomi announces permanent price cut for Mi A1 in India

The Xiaomi Mi A1 has received an official price cut in India. The Android One device, which was launched by the company in September this year, is now available for INR 13,999 ($217), down from its original price of INR 14,999 ($232). View image on Twitter

The world’s largest architecture firm is creating a $2 million tiny home village for California’s homeless

GenslerA rendering of tiny homes for the homeless in San Jose, California. Although the total number of homeless Americans has slowly decreased over the past decade, homelessness has risen in large cities across the country. Certain spots in these areas are often dubbed “tent cities,” where it’s common for the

Rihanna Gets In the Holiday Spirit With ‘Thottie or Nice’ Sock Collection

A look at Rihanna x Stance’s “Thottie or Nice” collection. Courtesy Image Thanksgiving dinner has yet to be served, but Rihanna already has holiday footwear on lock. The pop star-turned-designer is releasing a holiday collection with Stance — where she’s a contributing creative director — and it’s festively

Designer Nimish Shah “shifts” our attention to his new candle collection

Not too sharp, the candles have an overall musky note. Fashion designer Nimish Shah’s brand of easy-to-maintain clothes has been a runaway hit. While most other designers sketch looks that are red carpet-ready, Shah is proud of the fact that his clothes are sustainable