Landscaping is considered as one of the many details that are important in planning a house design. We may not notice immediately but a landscape greatly
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Swimming Pool Landscaping Ideas
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How to Mulch a Garden Bed
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows a homeowner how to properly mulch garden beds
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In January, a Florida family's home was foreclosed on and sold at auction by their Homeowners' Association to collect overdue Association fees amounting ...
How You Can Avoid A Low Real Estate Appraisal
A low home appraisal can ruin the sale of a home. Don’t let it happen to you.
How to live without air conditioning
Since air conditioning was invented in 1902, and the first window unit was brought to market in 1939, air conditioners have become ubiquitous in the United States. Today, almost 90 percent of American households have one—as do the vast majority of restaurants, stores, museums, and office buildings. But A/C has huge energy costs--and as the use of the technology rises around the world, it’s worth thinking how we could combine old and new strategies to go back to a life without it. Without air conditioning, we’d live very differently--eating, sleeping, and working at different times, building homes and offices differently, getting around by bike, spending much more time outside, dressing much more lightly--but maybe in a way that we’d actually enjoy more.
How to Deal with Residential Water Damage
Water may be essential to human life, but it can spell death for a home. Water damage can cause all sorts of headache for homeowners, both immediately after the damage occurs and in the long run. From floods to leaky faucets, water damage...
How low appraisals are hurting real estate
TODAY’s real estate expert Barbara Corcoran explains how low home appraisals are causing frustration and disappointment for buyers and sellers and she offers advice about how to avoid them.
Sheer draperies and design trends!
Have you noticed what is out there as far as sheer draperies? Now more than ever you will find the most amazing sheer fabrics that make a dynamic statement in any space. Sheers with cut outs, sheer…