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Hardware to express Your Personality

Hardware to express Your Personality

Start you spring clean up with sprucing up the room you spend most of your time in:  your kitchen. Most homeowners think of hardware in their kitchens and baths as purely functional pulls and knobs.  There are so many on the market  today across many different price points.  Most are “nice” but generally boring.  But they don’t need to be…. Read More…

"Pex" to the Rescue

“Pex” to the Rescue

Building materials are such an important part of “healthy house” and “healthy living”. We buy bottled water because we know water quality is super important.  Consider the lines that the water you drink, cook with and shower in flow through. Read More…

Gardens are Calling

Gardens are Calling

It’s still too cold to working in the soil but it’s finally time to plan our gardens.  What kind of colors should you give your garden this year? What kind of annuals are you going to select? Are you going to be adventurous? Read More…

The New "Green" Air Filter

The New “Green” Air Filter

Most people would say  plants are nice to have in our homes.  This scientific measured approach will want you buy these three plants right away….. Read More…

Smart Locks - Pros & no Cons only different Features

Smart Locks – Pros & no Cons only different Features

Basic, and even so-called high-security locks are really not that safe! Most of us have been living with a false sense of security.   See also my LinkedIn Influencer article AND check out these smart locks… Read More…

Mix Modern with "Cabin Look"

Mix Modern with “Cabin Look”

Pinterest is filled with these cool wood wall accents.  Here is the product. Here is how you do it… Read More…

Sparkles over Dining Room Tables

Sparkles over Dining Room Tables

Dining room lighting has changed dramatically. Today’s fixtures are long over the length of dining room tables.  See these two examples, one artisan designed, the other from a well- established US manufacturer… Read More…

Making even a Toaster Chic -Tribute to Michael Graves

Making even a Toaster Chic -Tribute to Michael Graves

Michael Graves was an iconic designer and architect.  Perhaps his most important legacy is his fluid cross-over from architecture to design of home goods.  He made utilitarian, every-day objects like your kitchen tea kettle fun and chic…..

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Fabulous Asian Outdoor Furniture

Fabulous Asian Outdoor Furniture

Fresh from the Philippine furniture show:  Outdoor furniture.  Winter be gone.  Warm, sunny, beautiful outdoor days are soon to arrive -  Let’s get ready with great pieces…  Read More…

Snow Alert for your House

Snow Alert for your House

Have you asked yourself: Can the  roof on your house  handle the weight from all that snow?   Read More…

Facelift for old Kitchens – 5 Easy Tips

 

 

Fire in Greenwich 2/2/15 could have been prevented

Greenwich Patch 2/3/15:greenwich patch 2/2/15I am reposting one of our videos from last year because it warns homeowners exactly of this fire hazard: