Building a Deck that’s Built to Last

20 years ago, the company I work for built decks. Back then you really only had two choices for decking materials that were commonly available: pressure treated or cedar material. The biggest selling feature that we had back then was that we screwed down all  MORE

Filed under: backyard, deck, DIY, home, improvements, porch

Make Your Home Merry and Bright

Holiday lights are twinkling, gifts are being wrapped, and the scent of pine trees fills the must be Christmas! It’s a given that I love to decorate homes, but add some  MORE

Roller Shades, the Right Choice for Contemporary Interiors

Dec 18
Tony Tuma
For contemporary interiors, I particularly like the clean, simple look of Roller and Screen shades.    Available in a wide range of fabrics, patterns and colors, these shades help control the amount of light and harmful UV rays that enter the room.  MORE

Filed under: decor, home, roller, screen, shades, treatments, window

Renovation Reality — Volume 7: The Basement

Basements often get a bad rap for being dark, dingy, moldy and damp. When we saw the one in our client’s English Tudor home, we were eager to transform this space into more than just a storage area MORE

Filed under: area, basement, home, play, remodel, renovation, spaces

Optical Illusions for the Home

Perhaps it’s a holdout from a childhood spent obsessing over magicians or a continuation of my adulthood fascination with artists like M.C. Escher and Salvador Dali, but either way, I love a good optical illusion.  MORE

Filed under: decor, design, home, illusion, optical
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