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Light Bulbs - The way to Your Smart Home?

Light Bulbs – The way to Your Smart Home?

Turning your home a smart home may start with a smart light bulb. CES 2015 was abuzz with so many products  to automate your home.  The big question now… Read More…

Test Results - Fireplace Starter Logs

Test Results – Fireplace Starter Logs

…just in time for roaring fires.  Do starter logs work?  Here are some need- to-know findings… Read More…

Weather Alert - Prepare your Pipes !!!

Weather Alert – Prepare your Pipes !!!

With temperatures in the single digits there is no room for error.  Any slight draft in an exterior wall can freeze copper pipes.  Here is what you can do…. Read More…

What do to with the Christmas Tree? Recycle it!

What do to with the Christmas Tree? Recycle it!

Sending your Christmas tree to the tree grave yard is a sad scene post every Christmas.  Once the needles start dropping, it’s nice to get it out of your home. I get that, but why not use... Read More…

Unleash the Power of Home Improvement in 2015!

Unleash the Power of Home Improvement in 2015!

New Year’s resolutions show us one thing:  Areas in our lives where we want to do better.  IMPLEMENTATION of  our desires is the key ingredient.  One successful strategy… Read More…

Decorate your Light Fixtures for the Holidays

Decorate your Light Fixtures for the Holidays

Have you ever thought of decorating your year-around light fixtures? Here is one simple example… Read More…

Organic Architecture

Organic Architecture

Just looking at this photo I feel it lifts my spirit- not surprisingly this is a chapel.  It begs this question:… Read More…

New Trend - New Look - Barn Doors

New Trend – New Look – Barn Doors

They used to be part of a rustic, barn vernacular.  But today’s barn door mechanisms come in modern, if not contemporary styles.  Check out these looks… Read More…

Staircases and Landscapes for Grand Experiences

Staircases and Landscapes for Grand Experiences

Do you recognize this truly grand staircase? Read More…

Roof Garden

Roof Garden

Much has been said about energy efficiencies of green or planted roofs.  Little is said about their beauty… Read More…

The New Tech Brain for Your Home

The New Tech Brain for Your Home

If you feel the “smart home products” marketplace is confusing, you are not alone. Apple feels your pain and just released its answer: HomeKit. Read More…

Inexpensive & Easy Electric Heat Solution

Inexpensive & Easy Electric Heat Solution

Have a room that always seems cooler than the rest of your house and you don’t want to turn up the heat for your entire house?  Here is your solution…. Read More…