Each month Level 5 Tools publishes Drywall News, a curated selection of articles about drywall and other issues related to home improvement and residential construction.
Woman Finds Three People Inside Apartment, Hole in Drywall
An arrest was made after a woman found three people in her apartment and a 'human-sized hole' in the drywall. The incident took place when the victim was asleep in her apartment.
The 51-year-old woman heard a scratching sound, police said, but she ignored it, thinking it was her cat. A short time later she heard people inside her apartment and saw three suspects standing in her bedroom doorway.
How to Fix Up an Exposed Brick Wall
Used as a selling point by real estate agents everywhere, an exposed brick wall — the more aged and weathered, the better — can add texture, character and a sense of history to a home.
But what if the exposed brick looks terrible in the first place? There are any number of ways to deal with an ugly brick wall and these contractors and interior designers shared some of their favorite fixes.
Video Shows 'Stupid Kids' Trashing B.C. Rental Home
Exclusive video shows teenagers hurling furniture off the balcony of a short-term rental home in Canada, where an estimated $20,000 in damage was caused during a party hosted by a 14-year-old girl. Police say the 14-year-old girl who rented the home did so using her parents’ credit card, at a rate of $777 for the night. The family is now on the hook for the cost of cleanup and repairs.
US Housing Starts in February Fall More than Expected
Homebuilders broke ground on fewer apartment complexes in February, causing overall housing starts to fall 7 percent. Builders have shifted more construction to single-family houses as the economy has improved and the supply of existing houses for sale has dropped. Still, the additional construction is unlikely to offset rising costs and higher mortgage rates.
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