May 30, 2017
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Grad Party Season: Prep Your House with These Home Improvement Tips

Graduation season is here! If you have a grad in your family, then you know what that means: You’ll need to throw him or her a […]
May 23, 2017
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Deck Vs. Patio: Which is Better for Your Midwest Home?

Deck vs. patio? Which one is right for your home? For starters, you’ll need to know the difference between the two. Decks are raised, often made […]
May 2, 2017
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5 Things Homeowners Need to Know When Building a Backyard Shed

This is the time of year when homeowners everywhere are thinking about how to make life outdoors a little better. Backyard sheds top many to-do lists […]
April 18, 2017
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Your Next Midwest Deck: Traditional Wood vs. Composite Decking

Spring has sprung and if you’re a homeowner, that means you’re probably thinking about decks and outdoor spaces. One of the biggest questions on every homeowner’s […]
April 11, 2017
millennial housing preferences

These Are the Millennial Housing Preferences that Builders Need to Know

The eldest of the Millennial generation turns 36 this year while the youngest will be turning 20. At 75 million strong, Millennials already outnumber the Baby […]
April 4, 2017

The ROI on 5 Top Home Renovation Projects

Summer is almost here and that means homeowners everywhere are gearing up to check off the items that top their home renovation lists. Savvy homeowners will […]
March 21, 2017

5 Secrets: How To Use Natural Lighting To Lower Energy Usage and Improve Mood

If you’re thinking that it’s time to let the light shine in to brighten your home and improve your mood, psychologists, architects and building officials all […]
March 14, 2017
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What a Single Woman Homeowner Wants in a House

One of the more interesting statistics to come out over the last couple of years is the rise in homeownership among single women. Data from June […]
February 28, 2017
tiny house

The Tiny House Trend Makes Its Way to the Midwest

It’s official: The tiny house trend, once confined to the West Coast, is now making its way to the Midwest. Why are people enamored with tiny […]
February 21, 2017
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From Clutter to Clean: Kitchen Cabinet Organization Tips

Though many of us hate to admit it, we all have issues when it comes to kitchen cabinet organization. A lot of older kitchens just aren’t […]