Homes

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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Published July 17, 2018

METRO DETROIT — As temperatures began to soar last month, with certain days reaching the upper 90s, some residents might be wondering what they can do to combat rising energy costs and stay cool while doing it.

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Published July 10, 2018

METRO DETROIT — For parents-to-be or for moms and dads whose families are expanding, there is so much to do before the baby arrives, and that includes decorating and painting the nursery.

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Published July 3, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Taking proper safety precautions should be a high priority to avoid returning home to a burglarized or damaged home.

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Published June 26, 2018

METRO DETROIT — With a few days having hit highs in the mid-90s before the official start of summer, it’s important to remember that humans aren’t the only ones who feel the effects of the heat — pets do too.

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