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by Erin Vaughan
5 Days Ago

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Deck Maintenance Checklist: Get Yours in Top Shape to Enjoy All Year

by Erin Vaughan
5 Days Ago

Deck Maintenance Checklist: Get Yours in Top Shape to Enjoy All Year

A deck is just like anything else in your home: to maintain its lustre throughout the years, you’ll need to give it a little TLC every once in a while. Luckily, deck care is a lot less demanding than most other home maintenance jobs. In fact, a weekend of attention is all most decks require to keep in shape throughout the year. Here’s what to do and how to keep yours looking good as new all year long.

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by Jamie Schultz
8/8/2017

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Tips for Cleaning Your Siding

by Jamie Schultz
8/8/2017

Tips for Cleaning Your Siding

There’s nothing like the look and feel of clean. Whether it’s your kitchen tile floor, your car, or your home’s siding and trim. When something is so clean it sparkles, you feel accomplished, and it looks its best.

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by Bridget Kulla
7/27/2017

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Let’s Luau! Plan Your Own Summer BBQ Bash

by Bridget Kulla
7/27/2017

Let’s Luau! Plan Your Own Summer BBQ Bash

It’s summer, the perfect time to fire up the grill and gather with friends. This year, spice it up and plan an authentic luau-style shindig in your own backyard. We find a thriving party is all about tasty food and drinks, plenty of friends and the sound of laughter in the air. And when it comes to a luau, your guests may arrive as friends, but when they leave, they’re “ohana.”

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by Jamie Schultz
5/31/2017

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The Outdoor Kitchen of Your Dreams

by Jamie Schultz
5/31/2017

The Outdoor Kitchen of Your Dreams

​The kitchen is the gathering place of the home, where family meets over meals and conversation. And it makes perfect sense; it’s where the smell of roasted vegetables and seared steaks fill the air, where the wine is poured, and where the food preparation makes up a majority of the fun.

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by Erin Vaughan
5/2/2017

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6 Ways to Add Bright Color to Your Home This Spring

by Erin Vaughan
5/2/2017

6 Ways to Add Bright Color to Your Home This Spring

Out with the old, and in with the new! Spring is here, and that means a fresh new palette of dazzling colors to choose from—but don’t worry, we’re not talking about your ordinary tired pastels here. Cool greens, sizzling neons, and intense yellows will all bring on that warm weather feeling—with a kick! If you’re looking to banish the winter blues from your home (both literally and figuratively), check out the projects below.

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by Bridget Kulla
4/11/2017

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Create a Living Wall

by Bridget Kulla
4/11/2017

Create a Living Wall

There’s something healing about decorating your home with plants. In an instant, these living things bring color, texture and fresh filtered air to a space. And as they grow in their pots or thrive on a wall, they’re ever changing. Whether it’s a blooming succulent, a healthy fern, fresh basil, or a wild-armed air plant—plants make a space feel alive. 

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by Bridget Kulla
12/14/2016

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Merry and Bright

by Bridget Kulla
12/14/2016

Merry and Bright

No matter where you call home, outside, the strands of twinkling lights let us know it’s that time of year again—holiday time. Trees strapped to car roofs, the first snow and bright, sparkling lights in every shade. Yep, it’s December and this year we hope you make it a bright one. 

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by Bridget Kulla
10/26/2016

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A Gothic-Inspired Porch

by Bridget Kulla
10/26/2016

A Gothic-Inspired Porch

Evoke your inner Goth by creating an outdoor space that’s creepy enough to make trick-or-treaters stop in their candy-collecting tracks. We’ve gathered six ways to inject some dark details to the entryway of your home—your porch never looked so spooky.

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by Rachel Gast
5/19/2016

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Gardening with Your Local Climate in Mind

by Rachel Gast
5/19/2016

Gardening with Your Local Climate in Mind

Winter is all about staying warm indoors and keeping the house full of friends and holiday food. Now that the sun is shining longer each day, it’s time to get outside! The grass is starting to perk up and the trees are getting leafy. And you know the perfect spot to put your new garden. But how do you get started? First, you have to figure out what flowers thrive in your zone. Now that your home exterior is refreshed and is better prepared for your climate, make sure your garden is too.

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by Rachel Gast
4/21/2016

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Tree Tips for Boosted Curb Appeal

by Rachel Gast
4/21/2016

Tree Tips for Boosted Curb Appeal

Landscaping is essential to your home’s curb appeal, and spring is a great time to start sprucing up your trees. Trees not only add value to your home, they provide shade for lazy summer days and defend your home from cold winter winds. They can act as a privacy barrier and a strong, tall tree can support a tire swing for the kids. So how do you keep those trees looking nice for years to come?

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by Rachel Gast
12/4/2015

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Get Your Home Winter-Ready in
5 Steps

by Rachel Gast
12/4/2015

Get Your Home Winter-Ready in<br/>5 Steps

The cold winter is blowing in; is your home ready to combat the elements?  Here are 5 tips on preparing your biggest investment—your home—for winter.

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by Bridget Kulla
8/20/2015

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Plan Out your Ideal Outdoor
Fire Pit

by Bridget Kulla
8/20/2015

Plan Out your Ideal Outdoor<br/>Fire Pit

There’s something mesmerizing about a flickering fire—it draws people together and slows us down. Whether you have a chiminea or a full-on fire pit, the warmth, soft light and crackle all add to the ambiance of your outdoor space. Throw in a few Adirondack chairs and a bottle of red and your outdoor space just got an upgrade. We’ll walk you through some must-consider tips before you install an outdoor fire pit.

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