Goings-On

by Bridget Kulla
3/22/2017

Goings-On

8 Ways to Prep for Home and Garden Show Season

by Bridget Kulla
3/22/2017

8 Ways to Prep for Home and Garden Show Season

A cheerful tulip shooting up from the soil, window boxes bursting with bright blooms, and the smell of fresh mulch in the air—spring is in our sights. The snow has melted, the showers washed it away and warmer days are on the way.

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Goings-On

by Jamie Schultz
1/2/2017

Goings-On

Gulf Coast Getaway Protected from Hurricane Hermine

by Jamie Schultz
1/2/2017

Gulf Coast Getaway Protected from Hurricane Hermine

Every year, hurricane season tests the homes and nerves of Florida residents. And this year was no different. In September, Hurricane Hermine swept through the Florida Gulf Coast, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. Hundreds of homes were damaged, however, the DIY Network Blog Cabin™ 2016 home in Panacea stood up beautifully to Hermine.

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Goings-On

by Jamie Schultz
12/20/2016

Goings-On

California Dreaming: A Peek at the Sunset 2016 Idea House

by Jamie Schultz
12/20/2016

California Dreaming: A Peek at the Sunset 2016 Idea House

Perched on the edge of Oakland’s Claremont Hills, overlooking the Pacific Coast is the Sunset Bay Area Idea House. A modern home you’ll truly want to step back to take in. 

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Goings-On

by Jamie Schultz
11/30/2016

Goings-On

Bring New Life to Old Homes

by Jamie Schultz
11/30/2016

Bring New Life to Old Homes

One man sees plenty of wear and another sees plenty of potential. After sitting untouched for nearly a decade, a 1930’s home in the Chicago suburbs undergoes a revitalizing remodel. 

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Goings-On

by Jamie Schultz
11/4/2016

Goings-On

The New James Hardie Color Tool Launches

by Jamie Schultz
11/4/2016

The New James Hardie Color Tool Launches

As you begin designing a new home or starting a renovation on your current place—envisioning the end result can be tough. Whether you’re choosing a bold accent color for the living room, quirky wallpaper in your half bath, or new exterior home siding and trim, color adds substantial personality. Although making color decisions for your siding and trim feels overwhelming now, it’s all going to pay off in the end.

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Goings-On

by Jamie Schultz
9/28/2016

Goings-On

Celebrate the South at Roast & Toast on the Coast

by Jamie Schultz
9/28/2016

Celebrate the South at Roast & Toast on the Coast

​There’s no better way to celebrate the South than by sipping local craft beers, noshing on regional cuisine and touring southern style homes you can’t help but covet. 

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Goings-On

by Bridget Kulla
9/12/2016

Goings-On

A closer look at the Southern Living 2016 Idea House

by Bridget Kulla
9/12/2016

A closer look at the Southern Living 2016 Idea House

It’s finally that time—Southern Living is unveiling this year’s Idea House. Perched in a valley in Mt Laurel (16 miles outside of Birmingham, Ala.) with views of Double Oak Mountain, this modified Dutch plantation house looks like it’s been here for decades.

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Goings-On

by Jamie Schultz
11/13/2015

Goings-On

It Takes a Village: An Advocacy Center Expands with the Help of Community

by Jamie Schultz
11/13/2015

It Takes a Village: An Advocacy Center Expands with the Help of Community

The Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center (CCAC) just got a well-deserved renovation—an 18,000 square-foot expansion. The not-for-profit organization mans Chicago’s frontlines when it comes to reports of child sexual abuse, as well as reports of physical abuse of children under age 3. And the center is the only one of its kind for miles that employs so many child protection staff, including law enforcement professionals, family advocates, medical experts and mental health clinicians—all under one roof.

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Goings-On

by Jamie Schultz
9/14/2015

Goings-On

7 Questions to Ask Before You Build Green

by Jamie Schultz
9/14/2015

7 Questions to Ask Before You Build Green

James Hardie has added another award to their long list of accolades and it’s worth getting excited about. In a recent Green Builder survey, pros voted for their favorite green building materials and James Hardie’s eco-friendly exterior siding options came out on top!

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Goings-On

by Bridget Kulla
9/3/2015

Goings-On

Twin Cities Parade of Homes: Your James Hardie Home Guide

by Bridget Kulla
9/3/2015

Twin Cities Parade of Homes: Your James Hardie Home Guide

Looking for a home in the Twin Cities area? Want to scout out local builders’ newest models? Is house hunting your favorite pastime?

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