QuinStreet, Inc. Acquires Modernize to Establish Leading Home Improvement Marketplace

Today, we are thrilled to announce Modernize has been acquired by QuinStreet, Inc., a leader in performance marketplace products and technologies. “Modernize Home Services” will serve as QuinStreet’s flagship brand in home services going forward, advancing its mission to set the … Read more…

Rio Tinto chief says sorry for sacred caves blast; Australia starts inquiry

Rio Tinto Chief Executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques on Friday apologised for distress caused by Rio’s destruction last month of two ancient and sacred Aboriginal caves in Western Australia, pledging full cooperation with an Australian government inquiry. Reuters: Environment BEST DEAL UPDATE: … Read more…

Brazil minister calls for environmental deregulation while public distracted by COVID

Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles called on the government to push through further deregulation of environmental policy while people are distracted by the coronavirus pandemic, in a video the Supreme Court ordered released on Friday. Reuters: Environment BEST DEAL UPDATE: … Read more…

Partner Webinar: Tech’s Supporting Role for Home Improvement Pros During and Post COVID-19 (Panel)

  COVID-19 is changing the way that home improvement contractors have to operate, and there’s a lot to learn. From virtual appointments and quoting, to maintaining social distancing while on the job, there are enumerable changes that we are seeing … Read more…

Partner Webinar: Tech’s Supporting Role for Home Improvement Pros During and Post COVID-19 (Panel)

  COVID-19 is changing the way that home improvement contractors have to operate, and there’s a lot to learn. From virtual appointments and quoting, to maintaining social distancing while on the job, there are enumerable changes that we are seeing … Read more…

Partner Webinar: Maximizing Contact Ratios & Improving Lead Practices During and After COVID-19 (With CallTools)

  With the advent of COVID-19, many home improvement businesses have had to adjust how they contact and service homeowners. And with Modernize data indicating that homeowner demand for projects is still strong, these days present the unique challenge for … Read more…

Partner Webinar: Maximizing Contact Ratios & Improving Lead Practices During and After COVID-19 (With CallTools)

  With the advent of COVID-19, many home improvement businesses have had to adjust how they contact and service homeowners. And with Modernize data indicating that homeowner demand for projects is still strong, these days present the unique challenge for … Read more…

Discovery of ‘Murder Hornet’ in U.S. Pacific Northwest worries agriculture officials

Hundreds of Asian giant hornets, an invasive, predatory insect dubbed the “murder hornet,” have turned up in Washington state near the Canadian border, where they pose a threat to humans and the beekeeping industry, state agriculture officials said on Monday. … Read more…

Discovery of ‘Murder Hornet’ in U.S. Pacific Northwest worries agriculture officials

Hundreds of Asian giant hornets, an invasive, predatory insect dubbed the “murder hornet,” have turned up in Washington state near the Canadian border, where they pose a threat to humans and the beekeeping industry, state agriculture officials said on Monday. … Read more…