Monthly Archives:: November 2011

Progress Lighting helps surprise a Wounded Warrior

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When the Home Builders Association in our hometown of Greenville, South Carolina wanted to give former Marine Sgt. Michael Batton and his family a new kitchen in honor of his service, we knew we wanted to help. As part of the Wounded Warrior Project, the surprise home remodel is bringing together several local companies and [...]

Keep warm (and save money) this season

Posted by kbanks & filed under energy efficiency.

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‘Tis the season of winter storms and high heating costs. We were reminded of the upcoming seasonal woes in a recent local news article. Did you know that, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, it costs more than $160 billion a year to heat, cool, light and live in homes across the country? While [...]

Congratulations to Progress Lighting’s DIY Lighting Giveaway Winners!

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During October we held our DIY Lighting Giveaway contest asking Progress Lighting’s Facebook fans to show us their best do-it-yourself home renovation project.  We are excited to say that we had some great entries, and a very deserving group of top 5 winners.  Each winner will receive a Progress Lighting 3-light bath and vanity fixture [...]

Kitchen and Bath Remodeling: Budget Basics

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When you’re serious about starting a kitchen or bath remodel, “planning” is the magic word – it ensures you money doesn’t run down the drain (no pun intended). Follow the planning pointers below – as shared in Better Homes and Gardens’ Kitchen and Bath Makeovers – to take the guesswork out of budgeting for a [...]