Homes and Garden

Sept. 8, 2022

8 Tips on How to Modernize Your Home on a Budget

Who said you must use expensive items to modernize your home?

With over thousands of various Amazon finds, there sure are affordable ways to make your home feel like the grandest of hotels. With the right items and a good amount of effort, you can upgrade your space to look ...

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Jan. 21, 2022

Pipe Dreams? Best Methods For Unclogging Your Drains

Plumbing is one of those things that nobody thinks about until it's too late, causing water damage that impacts property value. Unfortunately for them, it’s usually when there’s a foot of water on the floor, a broken pipe flooding the backyard, or their drain is completely clogged. 

Fortunately ...

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Sept. 21, 2021

How To Make The Most Of Your Outdoor Spaces: Renovation Tips

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Is your outdoor space looking a little bit – lonely? If you are searching for ways to customise your backyard, there’s good news. You have many options to choose from. 

The tricky part is selecting what to do in terms of customisation. Coming up with creative ...

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July 1, 2015

Interview with Hudson Valley DIY Blogger Brooke Fedigan

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Many of us have been inspired by shows like This Old House, Flea Market Flips, and all the Martha Stewart shows. There are also many amazing DIY bloggers showing us their projects through beautiful photos and thorough tutorials. I recently had the privilege of talking to one of our local Hudson Valley ...

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June 7, 2015

Creative Waterfall Trends in the Hudson Valley

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After working all year, it isn’t unusual for hardworking people to desire a very special destination for their vacation. With many attractions to choose from, some of the most popular enticements are places which offer the allure of a waterfall – a wondrous phenomenon spilling seductively over some of the ...

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April 5, 2015

Beware of Carpenter Ants Deconstructing Your House

While the frosty grip of winter stubbornly lingers on in Hudson Valley, new promises of sunshine and warm temperatures are well on their way! However, the frequent rain and snow makes things damp and wet, and this creates a perfect environment for destructive insects like carpenter ants. Here are some tips ...

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March 15, 2015

9 Great Fun DIY Gardening Tips

Gardening is not only fun and relaxing but it can also be a money saver as well. In addition to beautiful flower gardens, planting fruit and vegetable gardens is a great way to supplement your groceries and get fresh food on your plate. Gardening isn’t difficult and with these nine ...

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March 8, 2015

3 Post-Winter Home Maintenance Tips

The first day of spring is in two weeks. Although our grounds are still snow covered, the warmer temperatures this weekend makes me believe I may actually see my yard soon. When that happens, there is a long list of things you need to do in your yard or repair around ...

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