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Around the House 5/21/16

GARDEN PARADISE: Get ideas for your own garden by touring one created by a Wisconsin Master Gardener. Jackie’s gardens, which will be available for touring today and

5 days ago
House of the Week 5/21/16

The Williamsburg plan is for a modest-sized home at 1,316 square feet.

5 days ago
Ask the Inspector: Be wary of overloaded circuits

I’m building a new garage and the electrician who looked at my electrical service said the main wires had to be changed and that I had oversizing and double tapping in

5 days ago
Green pest control can be beneficial

When her young dog died of cancer almost four years ago, Amy Heineke of Chicago started looking into green pest control. She never inquired about the pesticides her lawn

6 days ago
House Calls: Does your yard become invisible as night sets?

We make big investments when it comes to our yards to make our homes more attractive.

1 week ago
More homeowners are choosing green fences

Landscapers and their clients are thinking outside the fence and going green.

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Around the House 5/14/16

ANNUAL PLANT SALE The Eau Claire Garden Club is hosting its annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 21, at Plymouth United Church of Christ Church, 2010 Moholt Dr.

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Chippewa Valley Habitat for Humanity may open building material reuse store

Chippewa Valley Habitat for Humanity is developing plans to open a building materials reuse store in the Chippewa Valley by the end of summer.

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Legal basement bedroom windows must meet size specs

I was told the bedrooms I have down in the basement are not legal because of the windows. What can I do about that?

2 weeks ago
Open community spaces divide bedrooms for more privacy

The brick facade of the Cynthia design gives the home a warm, welcoming look.

2 weeks ago
Redo your office space

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — I finished organizing and redecorating my husband, Vahe’s, junky home office and he loves it — or at least he says he does. What’s

2 weeks ago
Water, color big trends in 2016

Three major trends emerged from the International Home & Housewares Show, which packed more than 6,000 people from 100-plus countries into Chicago recently.

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Around the House 4/30/16

PRESENTERS SOUGHT FOR 2016 CHIPPEWA VALLEY SUSTAINABLE FUTURE FESTIVAL: The Chippewa Valley Sustainable Future Festival is taking applications for presenters on

3 weeks ago
House of the Week 4/30/16

The Cranberry 2 design is a compact home that is great for the narrower lots of today’s tracts.

3 weeks ago
Redo a room with paint

Spring is a great time to reorganize, rearrange and repaint a room.

3 weeks ago