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Homes

Published March 22, 2020

METRO DETROIT — COVID-19 has forced many people into their homes to help stop the spread of the viral disease.

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Published March 18, 2020

METRO DETROIT — There’s no way to tell when an emergency will hit — whether it’s a power outage, tornado, flood, storm, or even a pandemic — so the best way to make sure you’re prepared is by building a home emergency kit.

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Published March 11, 2020

METRO DETROIT — So you’ve been looking over a spectrum of color swatches and have found the perfect paint to match your interior design vision. But to transform your walls from a canvas to a masterpiece, it takes some knowledge, foresight and care, according to home painting tipsters.

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Published March 6, 2020

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe Beautification Commission recognized the winners of its 2019 Landscape Awards at its meeting Feb. 27.

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Published March 4, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Dark is out and bright is in, according to experts in kitchen design.

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Published February 25, 2020

WARREN — For many, the thought of heirloom tomatoes conjures up sunny memories about a grandparent’s garden and the fantastic flavors found ripe on the vine.

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Published February 19, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Spring is quickly approaching, and if you’re looking to start a few fun projects to spruce up your cottage or lakefront home, you’ll want to head out to the Cottage & Lakefront Living Show.

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Published February 11, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The cold of winter may be gripping Michigan, but that’s no reason that gardening enthusiasts can’t keep up their hobby or get a head start on the spring.

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Published February 5, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Darker window siding and larger walk-in closets appear to be early home trends in 2020.     

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Published January 29, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Once the tree, lights and garland are all packed away and sent to the basement until next year, it can leave homes feeling a little cold.

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Published January 22, 2020

METRO DETROIT — You can’t see, smell or taste it — but radon lurking in your home in winter months when doors and windows stay closed, which allows radon to collect, can cause lung cancer.

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Published January 22, 2020

BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD — There’s only so much inspiration we can garner from the pages of design magazines.For a fresh take on interior design, sometimes it takes the real thing. That’s exactly what home tours provide for their guests — the chance to peek at others’ creativity and spark some of their own.

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Published January 15, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Local real estate agents say that the start of a new year tends to see buyers slow down in their search as they wait for more inventory.

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Published January 7, 2020

METRO DETROIT —  A new year comes as a natural restart. People make resolutions. Optimism runs high. It’s time to tackle goals and become a better person.

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Published January 6, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The Pantone Color Institute recently announced its 2020 Pantone Color of the Year: Classic Blue.

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Published December 18, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Anticipation for the holidays begins with the ramping up of holiday decorations, bringing ornaments and trimmings out of storage, and erecting fresh or artificial trees.

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Published December 11, 2019

METRO DETROIT — A towering, ornament-laden Christmas tree, lights strung with care over the entire front of the house, and a yard filled with festive decorations are great, but not everyone has the time or energy to deck the halls with tinsel, garland and endless boughs of holly.

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Published December 4, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Snowfall and cold temperatures have hit southeast Michigan relatively early this year, but those looking to protect their homes for the upcoming winter season still have time.

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Published November 22, 2019

METRO DETROIT — As Christmas lights twinkle, curling up on the couch with a cup of warm cocoa while watching a favorite Christmas movie is how many people get into the holiday spirit.

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Published November 20, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Moving into a new apartment is fun, but it can pose some challenges that people might not consider when moving into a home that they own.

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The events in our calendar were submitted prior to the coronavirus crisis. As efforts have increased to contain the spread of the coronavirus, many events have been canceled. Read More... On March 13, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order to cancel all events statewide that involve more than 250 people. It is recommended that you call ahead if you still intend to attend one of these events.

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