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Ready, set, DIY

With a lot of research, a little bit of help, and almost no experience, these homeowners created some great new spaces

Jason Thompson had a budget of $30,000 to turn a floor of a warehouse into a residence in Pawtucket, R.I. Jason Thompson had a budget of $30,000 to turn a floor of a warehouse into a residence in Pawtucket, R.I.
By Jaci Conry
Globe Correspondent / October 7, 2010

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These days, more cash-strapped homeowners are looking to save money by taking on home renovation projects themselves. “There is so much information out there in this age of the Internet, you can find out how to do virtually any home renovation project,’’ says Kevin O’Connor, host of PBS’s “This Old House,’’ the long-running program that offers instruction on do-it-yourself improvement ... (Full article: 1484 words)

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