Considering A Garden Window? Here’s What You Need To Know!

It should come as little surprise that studies have shown that spending time outdoors can alleviate stress.  While the climate of the Midwest is not always conducive to outdoor activities, garden windows can be a great way to bring the outdoors to the indoors.  Here’s what you need to know about installing one in your…
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Five Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Mold Remediation Company

Ponder this…mold wipes out more wood on an annual basis than termites, floods & fires put together!  It’s been linked to a number of health issues including: asthma, watery eyes, runny nose, persistent coughing & sneezing, sore throat and tightness in the chest.  The longer mold grows in a home without being removed, the more…
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Keeping Allergies At Bay During A Home Improvement Project

A home remodeling project can cause stress on several fronts, especially when it comes to concerns about budgets and timelines.  However, there’s one stress that doesn’t get a lot of attention, but still can create havoc and that’s allergies.  Regardless, if you consistently suffer from allergies or not, there are steps every homeowner can take…
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Considerations Before Hiring A Tree Service

In late October, we took part in a Twitter Chat with a handful of professionals from around the country to discuss fall home maintenance.  It was an opportunity for companies highly rated by Angie’s List to educate members and answer questions about their respective industries.   One of the other companies that took part was a…
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How To Rock Shabby Chic Design In Your Home

Being a slave to trends can be exhausting, especially in the realm of home décor.  Frequently changing out your furniture, paint colors and accessories isn’t only time-consuming, it’s expensive.  One of the most timeless and cost-effective interior design concepts you can select for your home is shabby chic, which in a nutshell, injects new life…
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