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    How to Know When to Hire a Professional or Do it Yourself

    Do-it-yourself (DIY) projects have skyrocketed in popularity in recent years on the heels of popular home improvement shows and publications. And, for certain small projects, a DIY project can be rewarding and fun – if you are prepared and have …

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    Which Size Tile is Right for Me?

      By Bert Czuchra of The Tilery at Tree’s Place     Are there certain sizes of tile that I should use for certain areas or applications? Larger format tiles are generally used in floor applications but in recent years …

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    The Winter Garden

      “What fascinates me about the garden in winter is that it is the true test of garden design…like a church in Lent, stripped of its furnishings, so that one falls back on the purity of the architecture, devoid of …

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    How to Properly String Holiday Lights on a Deciduous Tree

    Stringing holiday lights on a deciduous tree   Step One: Start at the bottom. Tie your first strand to the trunk using a loose knot.   Step Two: Tightly wrap the trunk. The larger the trunk, the greater the space …

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    Decoding Energy Efficient Lingo

    Decoding Energy Efficient Lingo The terminology for energy-efficient homes can be very technical and confusing to home owners. Here are some simple definitions to help you understand popular energy-saving options for your home.   Energy-Efficient Home A home that uses …

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    The ABCs of Wood – Picking just the right wood for cabinets, furniture, accents and other projects.

    The ABCs of Wood Picking just the right wood for cabinets, furniture, accents and other projects. Looking for unique design elements to set your home apart from everyone else? The answer often is the choice of wood. The selection of …

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    Practical Sustainability for Your Landscaping

      By Spencer Aaltonen, MCLP, MCA, MCH Sustainability. We’ve all heard the word, but how do we apply that to our own lives, and more specifically, our landscapes? Being residents of the Cape, we should all remember to appreciate the natural …

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    How to Choose the Right Windows for Your Home: Quality, Contractors and Warranties

    Window Quality When choosing windows, one tried and true rule of thumb is that you get what you pay for. While cost is certainly important, it’s even more important to choose a quality product made by a well-known company. It …

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    All Decked Out – It’s All About the Cape Cod Lifestyle

    All decked out It’s all about the Cape Cod lifestyle Remember when decks were utilitarian? Now, they are increasingly expressions of individual lifestyles. “Because more people are staying home, they want to enjoy their exterior and natural environment. So, adding …

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    3-D Design is a Sea Change for New Homes, Remodels and Additions

      By Rob McPhee Now when we meet with a client to discuss a new home construction, remodel or addition, we can share a virtual three-dimensional, precise depiction of their project. Software technology has changed the way we design, collaborate …

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