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Ceiling Lights – Get the Right One

Ceiling Lights – Get the Right One

Ceiling lights generally are installed to light a room.  You want them to  function right – to provide good light.  They can look boring… Read More…

What is this Man doing?

What is this Man doing?

Treasure hunt in the front yard?  Sometimes it’s what you don’t find that matters!
In this case….  Read More…

Trouble in the Gutter

Trouble in the Gutter

Gutters are designed to move water to the downspouts.  The water takes with it leaves and other debris which easily plug downspouts when unprotected. Enter: The gutter strainer or gutter basket. Read More…

"Plug your Lawn" - Natural Fall Lawn Care

“Plug your Lawn” – Natural Fall Lawn Care

It may not be pretty for a week or so but it is a key step in natural lawn care: Plug or aerate your lawn every fall. What is it?… Read More…

Generator Installation Trouble - Five Questions to Avoid Costly Problems

Generator Installation Trouble – Five Questions to Avoid Costly Problems

Fall and winter are upon us.  Winter storms and prolonged outages without heat & hot water are no fun. Prime time for generator salespeople: But watch out!!!!… Read More…

What Color should your Shutters be?

What Color should your Shutters be?

Shutters often have a huge visual impact on the look of a house.  They add dimension and “dress up” even old windows. But don’t just choose black Read More…

"Universal Design"- Does it Exist?

“Universal Design”- Does it Exist?

Look at the images of three different walkways - designed and man-made walkways showing three different patterns.  Can you guess where each is located? US, Europe or China…? Read More…

Front Entrance: Make a Statement

What are your Squirrels telling you?

What are your Squirrels telling you?

The last time I observed squirrels eating as much as this year we were in for a long and hard winter.   Perhaps it’s time to get your house & property ready… Read More…

Bathroom Renovation Made Easy & must Have

"I hate our Pool - My Hair looks Green and my Skin Itches"

“I hate our Pool – My Hair looks Green and my Skin Itches”

Oh no, it sounds like this reader still has a “regular” chlorine based pool…Read More…

3 Places where Mold loves to grow in your Home

3 Places where Mold loves to grow in your Home

Mold can be dangerous to your health. Here are three generally overlooked places where mold loves to grow: Read More…