Archive for the ‘Around the home’ category

April 20, 2017

7 tasks to tackle in your yard & garden during spring

7 tasks to tackle in your yard & garden during spring

Spring is here and the buds and blooms are bursting forth. Wisconsinites wait for spring all winter long and look forward to spending time in the garden and yard during our short summers.  Now is the time to get busy in the garden and yard, preparing for the growing season. Take care of these tasks on […]

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April 18, 2017

8 simple ways to make your home a safer place

8 simple ways to make your home a safer place

For most of us, home is where we spend the majority of our time. We keep our possessions here. We live with loved ones here. It only makes sense to do whatever you can to make your home as safe as it can be – to protect all that is important to us. Follow these […]

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April 13, 2017

8 landscaping trends for your yard

8 landscaping trends for your yard

Spring/Summer is finally rolling into Wisconsin.  It is so gratifying to see the grass turn green again after a long winter.  If you spend a lot of time outdoors and are thinking of making some changes to your landscape, here are some landscaping trends from RealtyTimes   1. Pergolas – adds architectural interest and embraces sun […]

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April 6, 2017

10 popular kitchen ideas to give you ideas for yours

10 popular kitchen ideas to give you ideas for yours

Dreaming of a new kitchen but not sure what you want or what is popular? Take a look at this slide show showing the 10 most popular kitchens on the home design website, Houzz, based on the number of times the photo was saved.  Get any ideas? Scroll through using the small white arrows. Trending […]

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March 30, 2017

Think spring: Tackle these home cleaning projects to refresh the home

Think spring: Tackle these home cleaning projects to refresh the home

Spring in Wisconsin is a welcome, almost joyous, season relieving us of the cold, dark days of winter.  Springtime can be quite rainy, though and it’s a great time to get busy  indoors and get your home refreshed for the start of the new season.  Spring cleaning can be a bit overwhelming, so clean the obvious and […]

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