Homes

Published December 5, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Whether you’re into dazzling displays in a rainbow of colors, officially licensed products featuring beloved characters, well-worn vintage nostalgia or holiday kitsch, there’s no shortage of options for adorning your home for the holiday season.

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Published November 27, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Now that the weather has turned frosty, it’s prime time to snuggle up indoors with some quality reading material. Local experts weighed in on the best ways to prepare a space to get lost in a good book.

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Published November 19, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Whether traveling for Thanksgiving or Christmas, or getting away for the entire winter season, there is plenty that can be done to protect a home from intruders and Old Man Winter.

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Published November 13, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Colorless, odorless and tasteless, carbon monoxide is a toxic gas known as the “silent killer.”

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Published November 7, 2018

METRO DETROIT — The gardening season doesn’t have to end just because winter is here. You can still prepare your garden for a successful growing season when the warm weather returns. It may be too cold for many plants to grow, but it’s the perfect time to produce compost for the growing season.

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Published October 31, 2018

METRO DETROIT — The front door is the first line of defense for a home, so how well a lock is installed and what other security features are in place can make the difference between a burglar getting into a home and staying out.

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Published October 23, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Gardeners Club hosted a presentation, “The Late Show,” on the topic of how to extend your garden into the fall with different types of species Oct. 11 at the Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center, 4101 River Bends Drive in Shelby Township.

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Published October 17, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Ditch that dish rack and put away the family photos before you show your home to sell, a number of local experts agree.

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Published October 10, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Whether throwing a classy Halloween dinner party or transforming your garage into a haunted attraction, local experts have ideas to enhance any vision.

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Published October 3, 2018

METRO DETROIT — It may seem like the list of must-haves for baby is already long, but local health experts say there’s something that shouldn’t be neglected when parents bring home a baby: safety.

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Published September 26, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Leak-proofing a home is generally not something gnawing at homeowners’ minds — until something happens, like an unexpectedly large water bill.

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Published September 18, 2018

METRO DETROIT — While many think that spring is the best time to start shopping for a home, local real estate agents say that better deals can be found in the fall, with less stress.

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Published September 12, 2018

DETROIT — From hand-carved woodwork and moldings to a built-in pipe organ, the Charles T. Fisher Mansion in Detroit’s Boston Edison District is an example of the gracious homes once occupied by the city’s auto barons.

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Published September 5, 2018

METRO DETROIT — As the dog days of summer signal the season’s last hurrah, design experts are preparing to usher in autumn with new and existing trends.

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Published August 28, 2018

METRO DETROIT — When it comes to flooring options — carpet, wood, vinyl tiles and more — there are endless styles and suitable prices to match.

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Published August 21, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Attending college may be one of the most stressful things a person does in their lifetime.

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Published August 15, 2018

METRO DETROIT — When Farmington Hills resident Linda Darwish’s large family room was not living up to its full potential, she called Veronica Simmons, of Simmons + Co. Design, to transform her space anew.

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Published August 7, 2018

METRO DETROIT — "Anybody can paint.”

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Published July 31, 2018

METRO DETROIT — When hosting barbecues and get-togethers, your guests at outdoor parties want the delicious summer eats — just hold the food poisoning. 

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Published July 24, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, especially when it comes to home aesthetics.

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