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Elements of a Man Cave: Making the Room All Him

Quite often, a man cave just comes to be. The man of the house places his favorite recliner and end table in the garage or the basement in front of an old TV and, voila, now that area is all his. But a man cave can be so much more. When you combine all the…

Get Away at Home: Create an Outdoor Oasis in Your Michigan Backyard

If you love spending time outdoors day and night in the summer months, but your backyard could use some freshening up, you can turn it into a luxurious space with just a few techniques. With some clever designs and a little work, you will be able to create an outdoor oasis that you will be…

The Grass is Greener on My Side: 10 Lawn Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Home Looking Sharp

A lush, green lawn can truly beautify the overall appearance of your home. Sometimes the Michigan weather cooperates to aid you in creating that bright green lawn you’ve always wanted, but at other times you have to roll up your sleeves and take landscaping matters into your own hands. By following a few lawn maintenance…

10 Elements Every Mudroom Should Have

The mudroom in your new home is probably one of its best special features. One of the most important spaces in your home, a well thought-out mudroom will keep your home free of mud, snow, water, and general outdoor germs, and your family organized and efficient. Your mudroom is a place to neatly store shoes,…

Spring Home Maintenance Tips: 9 Things you Should Do Soon to Get Ready for the Season

Michigan’s winters can leave your home looking quite different in late March than it did in the previous summer. Usually, some spring cleaning or pruning is all that’s necessary to get your property back up to your standards. Some of the damages, however, can be more serious or urgent, so you should address them quickly….

Home Safety Items Checklist: Products Every Household Must Have

It’s not always easy to be quick on your feet in an emergency, but if you know you are prepared to handle whatever comes your way, you can take care of it without being flustered. Better yet, if you can foresee pitfalls, you can prevent them from happening to begin with. When it comes to…