Posts tagged "home improvement"
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…

"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…

Cost of Construction - It's all in the Details

Cost of Construction – It’s all in the Details

Here is a question I get all of the time: Can you build for $xxx?  Yes…but… Read More…

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…

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…

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…