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Tim Allen Reprises Home Improvement Role for Last Man Standing Crossover Episode

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The Last Man Standing and Home Improvement worlds are colliding.

Tim Allen will be reprising his role as Tim Taylor from Home Improvement for a crossover episode of his current show, Last Man Standing, in which he stars as Mike Baxter. In the episode, titled in “Dual Time” and airing on Fox Jan. 7, Allen will play both dads.

The pair meet when Mike’s wife Vanessa (Nancy Travis) hires a home improvement repairman who looks strikingly similar to Mike. A clip of their interaction is briefly featured in a trailer for the upcoming season of Last Man Standing.

“They call me the tool man,” Allen as Tim Taylor says to which Allen as Mike Baxter quips that he’s “a little annoying.”

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Home Improvement ran for eight seasons on ABC starting in 1991. Alongside Allen,

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Mike Baxter Meets Tim ‘The Tool Man’ Taylor in Home Improvement Crossover

Last Man Standing is staging 2021’s most unlikely crossover, as Mike Baxter comes face to face with Tim Allen‘s former alter ego, Home Improvement‘s Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor.

Fox on Friday released the trailer for Last Man‘s ninth and final season, which features the aforementioned meeting of the half-minds. The Tool Time host appears in Mike’s kitchen wearing a vintage Binford Tools t-shirt and serves up one of his signature grunts. The crossover takes place in the Jan. 7 episode, titled “Dual Time,” when Vanessa hires a home improvement repairman who bears an uncanny resemblance to her husband.

The new footage also makes clear that Last Man is incorporating the coronavirus pandemic into its final episodes. Mike, Vanessa, Mandy and Kyle all appear on a Zoom call with socially distanced friends and relatives (including Kaitlyn Dever’s Eve), and Mike shows off his pandemic beard during one

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Home Depot, Inc. (The) (HD) Stock Forecasts

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Home Depot is the world’s largest home improvement retailer, with sales of $110 billion for the fiscal year ended February 2, 2020. The company, which is based in Atlanta, sells appliances, tools, paint, lumber, plumbing and electrical, garden and other home-improvement supplies in warehouse-sized stores that average 105,000 square feet. About 31% of sales came from plumbing, electrical and kitchen; 29% from hardware and seasonal; 21% from building materials and 19% from paint and flooring. The company’s total selling space is about 238 million square feet. At the end of FY20, Home Depot had 2,291 stores. Approximately 28% of U.S. stores are in California, Florida and Texas. About 8% of the stores are in Canada and 4% are in Mexico. Online sales represented almost 8% of the FY19 total, up from about 7% at the end of FY18.

The company’s fiscal year ends on the Sunday nearest

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Home Depot Reports Sales Continue to Surge

Home improvement retailer Home Depot (NYSE:HD) announced strong sales and income growth in its third-quarter earnings report Tuesday. It also said that increased compensation made to frontline and hourly associates during the pandemic will be made permanent, adding about $1 billion in annual spending. 

Home Depot reported a comparable stores increase of 24.1%, with U.S. comp sales increasing 24.6%. Both revenue and earnings beat analyst expectations. Net income of $3.18 per diluted share was 26% higher than the year-ago period, and above analyst estimates of $3.06 per share, according to Refinitiv.

Front of Home Depot store

Image source: The Home Depot.

Chairman and CEO Craig Menear said in a statement the “exceptional” results reflected “the continuation of outsized demand for home improvement projects.” In the nine months ended Nov. 1, 2020, Home Depot has increased its net cash provided by operating activities by more than 60% compared to the previous-year period. 

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Home Improvement: Signs your gutters are in need of repair – Salisbury Post

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Fall is a great time to tackle projects around the house. The weather each fall allows homeowners to make improvements to their homes’ exteriors without worrying about extreme heat or cold, while interior projects like painting are made easier because homeowners can open the windows to allow for proper ventilation. Fall also marks a great time to prepare for upcoming projects that can make winter work that much easier. For example, fall is a great time to take stock of your gutters so you can address any issues before leaves begin to fall or the first snowstorm touches down. Compromised gutters can contribute to water issues in basements and adversely affect a home’s foundation if not addressed immediately, so it behooves homeowners to learn the signs that gutters are in need of repair or replacement.

• Gutters hanging off the home: Gutters were once installed predominantly with spikes.

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23 Genius Home Improvement Projects You Can Do in an Hour (or Less!)

Remodeling your home doesn’t just cost a pretty penny—major home improvement projects can take months to complete, often throwing your home into disarray in the process. However, you don’t have to spend an inordinate amount of time amidst chaos and clutter to achieve the magazine-worthy home you want.

With the help of top contractors, flippers, and interior designers, we’ve rounded up the best home upgrades you can tackle in under an hour. And for more ways to make over your space, check out these 50 Affordable Interior Design Tips for a Gorgeous Home.

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Add a peel-and-stick backsplash.

modern kitchen with dark cabinetry, white stone counters, and gray chevron backsplash
modern kitchen with dark cabinetry, white stone counters, and gray chevron backsplash

If you’ve always dreamed of an elegant kitchen, but don’t have the money or time for a major renovation, installing a peel-and-stick backsplash is the project for you.

“Peel-and-stick backsplash tiles are affordable and come in sheets with a

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