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Objects in Mirror: November 17, 2007 Archive

Weekend America wonders if Home Depot is your pusher

Posted at 7:49 AM on November 17, 2007 by Julia Schrenkler

Weekend America asks the question that might hit home...Is Home Depot Your Pusher? From the segment description:

Most homeowners do a little tinkering around the house. Paint a wall or two. But some take it to a new level, obsessively remodeling their homes for years upon years and spending tens of thousands of dollars to do so. When does the urge to fix up your house become a mania?

I want to know when does the urge to fix up your house become an issue in your relationship? What project causes your neighbors to shake their heads and give you an unflattering nickname? Is there a 12-step group for people addicting to remodeling?

Weekend America airs at noon Saturdays on MPR stations, and even invites you to pitch a story.

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