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Published May 29, 2018

METRO DETROIT — An essential part of maintaining a home, gutters can often be overlooked or neglected by homeowners — sometimes with disastrous results.

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Published May 22, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Just because where you are planting your garden may be devoid of sunlight doesn’t mean it has to be without color.

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Published May 16, 2018

METRO DETROIT — A Friday in early May brought extremely high winds that kicked the spring season into high gear.

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Published May 8, 2018

METRO DETROIT — When it comes to multigenerational living, Mom, Dad, the kids — and grandparents — always have a space to come home to, together.

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Published May 2, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Enticing visitors with a cozy front porch isn’t as hard as it seems. Local designers have tips to stay with trends, create an inviting space and purchase materials for all elements.   

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Published April 30, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Spring is here, and those looking to plant seeds for their annual gardens may have already hit the dirt. But what if the spot you want to put a garden happens to get very little sunlight? Horticulturist Arlene Welsh is here to help.

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Published April 24, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Officials say that oak wilt, caused by an invasive fungus spread by beetles attracted to fresh-cut sap, is exploding through Michigan, and now is the peak time to take preventative measures to save oak trees.

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Published April 18, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Spring has sprung, and while it may be nice to get back to nature, sometimes nature can get a little close to metropolitan backyards.

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Published April 17, 2018

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DETROIT — For more than 40 years, the Junior League of Detroit has been conducting its biennial Designers’ Show House fundraisers at homes in the Grosse Pointes. That’s about to change.

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Published April 10, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Michigan Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 8-14.

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Published April 4, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Local landscape experts have some tips about how to catch some relaxing moments outdoors at your home, especially as the weather warms up.

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Published March 28, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Several Oakland County-based real estate agents discussed trends in the local housing market, tips for springtime buying and selling, and how to get the most bang for your buck.

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Published March 21, 2018

METRO DETROIT — The beginning of daylight saving time, which occurred earlier this month, is a great time to check the smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors in our homes.

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Published March 14, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Late winter and spring are the perfect time to plant trees, but picking one that’s right for your property is about more than just aesthetics. 

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Published March 7, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Moving to a new residence can be a real pain in the you-know-what, and it sometimes involves just offering your friends and family pizza and beer for their time and energy.

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Published February 28, 2018

METRO DETROIT — With the bustling holiday season over and many in the metro Detroit area hunkering down indoors for the winter, local designers say now is a good time to work on home improvements.

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Published February 21, 2018

METRO DETROIT — With about 17 weeks left until summer, Dawn Baker wants people to start thinking about their cottage and lakefront needs before they shed their winter coats for sandals and shorts.

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Published February 14, 2018

METRO DETROIT — The number of homes on the market keeps dropping and new homes aren’t getting listed as fast, but buyers are coming in large numbers, leading to high sales numbers and rising prices.

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Published February 7, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Troy resident Nino Licari still has questions after his home caught fire in February last year due to his dryer.

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Published January 31, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Home staging is the process of arranging the existing items inside a home — or bringing in outside items — to make the presentation of the home more appealing to visitors.

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