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Make a space at home to study for school

Metro Detroit

Make a space at home to study for school

August 26, 2015

METRO DETROIT — With a new school year approaching, it’s time to get back into the groove of studying and doing homework. Several local educators have offered tips to help create the ideal workspace for ...Read More

 Experts discuss how to keep critters away, gardens in mint condition

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Experts discuss how to keep critters away, gardens in mint condition

August 19, 2015

Farmington Hills resident Chris Britts’ green thumb blossomed as a child growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with her mother in their garden at home.“I did things with her, and every place we’ve lived, ...Read More

From shipping container to residential development

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From shipping container to residential development

August 12, 2015

METRO DETROIT — Several local development companies are repurposing the large, stackable steel crates used to ship goods around the world for the quick construction of living quarters. In Detroit, Three Squared Inc. ...Read More

Techniques reduce water use in your own home

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Techniques reduce water use in your own home

August 5, 2015

METRO DETROIT — While people have been told for years that they can help conserve water by turning off running sinks and taking shorter showers, new technology is combining with old techniques to provide residents with ...Read More

Home invasion prevention 101: Fool criminals into thinking you’re home

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Home invasion prevention 101: Fool criminals into thinking you’re home

July 29, 2015

METRO DETROIT — With some of the most popular weeks for American travel upon us, local law enforcement agencies say there are simple steps to take to protect your home and property while you are away. St. Clair ...Read More

There’s a fungus among us

Metro Detroit

There’s a fungus among us

July 22, 2015

METRO DETROIT — Things were going so well. You started your seeds on time indoors or had luck finding gorgeous heirloom plants at the local greenhouse. Everything went into the ground on schedule, and the plants ...Read More

Senior Brigade warns about home repair scams

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Senior Brigade warns about home repair scams

July 15, 2015

METRO DETROIT — ’Tis the season for summer and fall home repairs. But as homeowners work rapidly to complete projects before the winter months, scam contractors might slip right under their noses. On June ...Read More

A lot happens in the aftermath of a home disaster

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A lot happens in the aftermath of a home disaster

July 8, 2015

METRO DETROIT — When disaster strikes a home in the form of a fire, storm damage, flooding or unforeseen reconstruction needs, the damage needs to be addressed immediately. Lt. Scott Trumbo, of the Shelby Township ...Read More

Increase energy efficiency to save money this summer

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Increase energy efficiency to save money this summer

June 30, 2015

With summer heating up, local experts offered advice to save money on energy bills by maximizing efficiency in the home.“There’s a lot of very simple measures to be more energy-efficient that don’t have to ...Read More