Conservatory: Creating a Personal Sanctuary in your Home and in your Life

The poet Henry David Thoreau escaped to Walden Pond to find wisdom and serenity. Most of us would love to do the same thing, if only to find a few hours of peace. But we have no Walden Pond and most of us don’t even have a few free hours:…

A Timber Business That Doesn’t Cut Down Trees

In my very rural neighborhood with lots of small-acreage homesteads that have been going for generations, there is a lumber mill. Belongs to a neighbor, mostly just a big-timber circular saw and carriage under a sturdy roof with no walls, stacked hardwood logs he and his several sometimes/part-time workers have…

Houses of Straw

Sure, we all remember the children’s story about three pigs and a big, bad wolf, who could huff and puff and blow the house down (unless it was made of bricks). The stick house held up a little bit better, but the straw house didn’t provide much in the way…

Don’t Let Damaged Property Become A Disaster—Use A Restoration Company

It’s no secret that real estate can be a lifetime investment. However, we live in an unpredictable world, and one can never anticipate a major disaster or accident. Fire, flood and water damage are the main risk factors that influence property devaluation, and so should be considered carefully when protecting…

Safe Talk: Security Tips for Home Owners

Long-gone are the carefree days when families could leave their homes for the day or the week without locking their doors. Burglaries have become so common that some families keep their doors locked all day long, even when they are home. Every year, there are approximately 2 million burglaries in…

Add a Sophisticated Touch to Any Room with Leather Furniture

Nothing makes as big an impact on a home as the furniture within it. High-quality, beautiful furniture adds finesse, sophistication and class to any residence the instant it enters the home. A leather living room set is perhaps the most elegant of them all. From deep, warm tones to light…

6 Features of the Perfect Family Home

Creating the ideal home can be a lifelong project for many people. Families have a lot more to consider when it comes to their home. The space not only needs to be beautiful to their tastes, but it also needs to be secure and functional to ensure every day in…

Make Your Dream Home A Reality With Custom Home Renovations

Your dream home might not be as difficult to attain as you think. When you hire a design-build team for custom renovations, you’re hiring a team of experienced professionals with many successful builds under their belts and expertise in the latest design trends. As well, when you hire a professional…

Toilet Won’t Stop Running? Call An Expert

The constant hissing of a running toilet can be very annoying, especially when it’s late at night and you’re trying to get some sleep; but you ignore it because you’re not sure how to fix it. While the sound of it might cause you to lose a goodnight’s rest, the…