Monthly Archives: January 2012

Shelf Life

If you’ve got stuff, then you need storage. And when you have run out of closet space, shelves are a great way to get the storage you need and make use of the wall space you probably have plenty of. Choosing … Continue reading

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Good on Paper

There’s so much to consider when doing construction or renovating your home, from picking the right contractor and the best materials to managing costs and making design decisions. But don’t forget one very important detail: building permits. Whether you need … Continue reading

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Housing News: Top 11 Trends from 2011

The National Association of Realtors® surveys homebuyers and sellers each year to uncover housing trends and monitor changes taking place in the industry. This year’s report highlights a number of trends that haven’t been seen in years. Here are the top 11 … Continue reading

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Check Your Environmentally Friendly I.Q.

1. True or False? Greywater is wastewater that doesn’t contain sewage, such as water from laundry or bathing, that can be reused for irrigation. 2. True or False? Reclaimed lumber is wood taken from the deconstruction of a building. 3. … Continue reading

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Crafty Ideas For Winter Curb Appeal

During summer months when gardens are in bloom and the sun is shining bright, curb appeal comes naturally to many homes. But when the autumn chill turns to winter cold and the sun sets earlier in the day, it becomes … Continue reading

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