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House of the Week

For a study plan of this home, send $25 for printed copy or $7.50 for an electronic version to Landmark Designs, P.O. Box 5625 Eugene, OR 97405.

5 days ago
House of the Week 6/27/15

This split-level house has a very contemporary look with a large dormer over the garage.

5 days ago
LGBT landmark

The former home of a prominent gay rights activist on Chicago’s North Side has been designated a National Historic Landmark.

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Debating driveway alarm systems

Just like a security light attached to a motion sensor, a driveway alarm uses a wired or wireless sensor to inform you when someone’s walked or driven onto your

5 days ago
Spending rising on DIY home projects

The Home Projects Council conducted a recent survey of 507 homeowners, and 45 percent said they planned to spend $1,000 or more on outdoor do-it-yourself home-improvement

5 days ago
House of the Week

For a study plan of this home, send $25 for printed copy or $7.50 for an electronic version to Landmark Designs, P.O. Box 5625 Eugene, OR 97405.

1 week ago
House of the Week 6/20/15

Brickwork and arched windows on each side of the front door give curb appeal to this handsome, formal, three-bedroom home design.

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Avoid construction price curveballs by getting written change orders for add-ons

It’s just a piece of paper, often only one sheet, and different companies write it up different ways. Yet when needed, the change order could prove the only thing that

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If You Go

What: Stepping Stones of Dunn County 14th annual Garden Tour.

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Ask the Inspector: Drying out crawl spaces

I have a crawl space with a dirt floor instead of a full basement. I have noticed it smells and seems damp.

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Gardens worth a gander

MENOMONIE — Darwin and Candy Anderson keep a database of 1,000 plants at their town of Tainter home garden, including more than 200 hosta varieties.

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Around the House 6/20/15

HOLCOMBE TOUR: A Chippewa County garden club is sponsoring a tour of six gardens on Saturday, June 27 in the Cornell area.

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Ceiling ‘ghost shadows’ may not need repainting

A few weeks back, I replied to a reader’s question about “ghost shadows” on his ceiling.

1 week ago
House of the Week

For a study plan of this home, send $25 for printed copy or $7.50 for an electronic version to Landmark Designs, P.O. Box 5625 Eugene, OR 97405.

2 weeks ago
House of the Week 6/13/15

At just 1,154 square feet, the Maggie is an economic starter home fit for a narrow lot.

2 weeks ago