Monthly Archives: June 2016

Boosting curb appeal: Top 5 tips to aid power of your home’s 1st impression – Chicago Tribune

Whether you plan to sell your house this year or after your last child leaves the nest, being a homeowner includes keeping the house in tip-top shape. Yes, you can boost your sale price by updating your kitchens and bathrooms, … Continue reading

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Tips to avoid pitfalls when revamping your home

If property is one of the biggest financial commitments you’ll make, then renovating and extending  – with costs ranging from $250,000 to well, the sky’s the limit – is likely to be your second biggest lifetime outlay. From a rosy distance it … Continue reading

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How one man is making a career out of foraging old Maine wood

At the end of a winding dirt road off Route 77, wood artisan Deane is putting the finishing touches on his trial 13-by-20-foot cabin made of heritage hardwood. When complete, the snug space with a loft, kitchen, sitting room and … Continue reading

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Tips to Clear Clutter and Create a Happier Home

That jumble of clothes in your closet or stack of mail in your mudroom isn’t just an eyesore. According to organization expert Melissa Michaels, all of that clutter could also be draining happiness from your home. “Clutter is a stealer of joy and … Continue reading

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