Tag: dip

  • Homeowners Spend More on Remodels Despite Slight Dip in Activity

    Homeowners Spend More on Remodels Despite Slight Dip in Activity

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    Renovating homeowners’ spending on home improvement projects has surged in the past three years, according to the just-released 2024 U.S. Houzz & Home Study. The median spend on remodeling projects has increased by 60% during that time period, rising from $15,000 in 2020 to $24,000 in 2023. And a majority of renovating homeowners (51%) spent…

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  • Chanel takes a dip: Viard’s spring show brings Paris stalwart down to earth

    Chanel takes a dip: Viard’s spring show brings Paris stalwart down to earth

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    PARIS — As Chanel’s models took their sashay down the Paris runway, guests could practically hear the faint splashes from the pools of the villa Noailles. This historic cubist space in the south of France, once graced by luminaries like Luis Buñuel, Man Ray, Dalí — and also Karl Lagerfeld — has for almost a…

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  • Enjoy a Refreshing Dip With a Plunge Pool

    Enjoy a Refreshing Dip With a Plunge Pool

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    Jimi Smith PhotographySave Photo Liquidscapes Drawbacks of a Plunge Pool A plunge pool is generally designed for two to eight adults to relax in and for one or two people to do water aerobics. It’s not designed for lap swimming, unless you add jets or some other form of resistance, and even then only one…

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  • Crane Index Shows Dip in Commercial Construction, Rise in Residential

    Crane Index Shows Dip in Commercial Construction, Rise in Residential

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    As more workers convert their living rooms and bedrooms to home offices, more commercial spaces are left vacant. The evolving work space is one reason crane construction of residential and mixed-use spaces is up across North America, according to a new report. The biannual Rider Levett Bucknall Crane Index for North America, which tracks the…

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  • Border crossings dip, but officials still preparing for big surge

    Border crossings dip, but officials still preparing for big surge

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    Pandemic-era limits on asylum known as Title 42 have been rarely discussed among many of tens of thousands of migrants massed on Mexico’s border with the United States. Their eyes were — and are — fixed instead on a new U.S. government mobile app that grants 1,000 people daily an appointment to cross the border…

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