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Deck the Yard: Ideas for Elegant Outdoor Holiday Decor

Mark Watson, December 3
Welcoming guests into your home is one of the best parts of the winter season. Work tends to slow down for many peoplefalse

Festive Outdoor Fall Decor: Improve Your Curb Appeal

Joe LeVecchi, November 5
Autumn is one of the most anticipated seasons for many reasons. The heat of the summer dissipates and brings cool,false

5 Outdoor Kitchen Ideas for Backyard Bliss

Joe LeVecchi, September 7
Creating a backyard haven is on the agenda for many families as the weather heads towards the long, delightful nightsfalse

Light Up Your Patio for Outdoor Entertaining

Mark Watson, August 20
With the dog days of summer winding down and long fall nights headed our way, taking our entertainment activities tofalse

Boost Curb Appeal to Make Your Home More Welcoming and Inviting

Mark Watson, May 7
You often hear about the entryway to your home being the place to welcome your guests, but what about your front yard?false

What You Need to Know About Tree Trimming and Pruning

Mark Watson, February 20
Have you looked out your window and realized that your trees are looking a little . . . well, shaggy? If so, you're notfalse

8 Tips For Home Exterior Painting

Mark Watson, July 28
If your home needs a fresh new look this year, re-painting your exterior can liven up your finish and give your home afalse

Picking Sides: Vertical Vs Horizontal Siding Installation

Mark Watson, February 12
If you're considering siding replacement at your home, then you've got a lot of decisions to make. For starters, you'llfalse

Brighter Winter: Add Light, Color and Whimsy to Your Home

Joe LeVecchi, January 14
Let's face it, we don't usually get a break from Old Man Winter during the days of cold and darkness that stretch fromfalse