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Runway to Gardening Heaven

Runway to Gardening Heaven

What do gardeners do most?  They weed…. Unless you love to weed, this fabric Read More…

Security Lighting - Solar Style

Security Lighting – Solar Style

Do you have poorly lit staircases or other potentially hazardous spots on the outside of your house?  It’s been on your to-do list but having to get an electrician to bring in power has stopped you.   Fear no longer… Read More…

Outdoor Furniture - Refresh it!

Outdoor Furniture – Refresh it!

Being exposed to rain and harsh sun rays means outdoor furniture takes a beating.  Worn furniture never looks inviting.  You likely spent a lot of money on it.  What are you to do to get back that fresh look? Read More…

Garage Redo

What does your garage look like? If it is disorganized and drab watch this….

Need a new Roof ?  Know this...

Need a new Roof ? Know this…

A roof has both function and form. Of course, it keeps your home dry (function) and what many overlook, it has a lot of visual mass and therefore impact (form). What should you be thinking of when you know it’s time for a new roof? Read More…

Hidden Cost with Lawn Service Companies

Hidden Cost with Lawn Service Companies

Hiring a “professional” lawn care company sounds like a good idea.  But is it?… Read More…

Summer Time is Rose-Blooming Time

Summer Time is Rose-Blooming Time

Love roses but don’t want the fuzz? Since 2000 there is a new variety. They are called… Read More…

Light Drops from Heaven

Light Drops from Heaven

It’s been said that lighting is the jewelry of every room.  Redoing a kitchen?  These modern glass and metal fixtures are stunning over a center island. Read More…

Robot Vacuums - Ready, Set, Go...

Robot Vacuums – Ready, Set, Go…

Geoffrey A. Fowler of the WSJ provided this  video / test for three robot vacuum cleaners.  The answer is simple and clear:…. Read More…

Even Bunk Beds can be Stylish

Even Bunk Beds can be Stylish

What makes this room great? It has a clear… Read More…

Kitchen Make-over – Do you see what’s Changed?

Kitchen Make-over – Do you see what’s Changed?

Check out this kitchen remodel sent in by a reader: From “blah” 80’s builder kitchen to a fresh new look & expanded function with simple and inexpensive but powerful improvements.  WOW… Do you see the three things… Read More…

Spring Cleaning - Three easy-to-do Home Improvements

Spring Cleaning – Three easy-to-do Home Improvements

Spring clean up can be fun:  Take your home from “tumble to tidy”.  It’s a great feeling!  Here are three great simple-to-do projects that are guaranteed to … Read More…