Tag: winter

Inside the 60th Annual Winter Antiques Interior Design Show

The more show stopping pieces exhibited here can be the focal points of fabulous rooms, or the smaller accessories can add depth and extra shine to a room to finish it off, like a great earrings or beautiful watch to a well-tailored suit. Antiques like these add a graciousness or a sense of quality to a room, and can be mixed with more contemporary items. Everything in a room does not have to be as precious as some of these items, but can actually stand out when paired with simpler, more tailored items of much lesser cost.

How to Deal with Ice Dams in Your Gutters

If you live in an area where snow falls each winter and the temperature dips below freezing this time of year, chances are you may have to deal with ice dams at some point. Not sure what ice dams are? It’s when ice builds up in your gutters forming a dam that prevents water from flowing off your roof and forcing it to find other places to go – likely inside of your home.

February 25 / 2014

Give Me A Snow Plow Robot

Winter refuses to go away for most of us even though we plead with it to be gone. So instead of making snow shoveling a chore, what if it were insanely awesome? How could that be? Just add robots. This snow plow robot is only $8,500. Think of it as an investment. An investment in [...]

February 18 / 2014
Author David Marine
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How To Protect Trees and Shrubs From Heavy Snow

how to save trees after a heavy snow.

February 12 / 2014

Simple DIY Ice Dam Prevention for Your Home

Snow. Ice. Sleet. Shovel. That seems to be the course of events for most of us this winter, but one thing that often gets overlooked until it becomes a problem are ice dams.

February 05 / 2014
Author David Marine
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3 Snow Day Essentials for Kids

There are four little words that every kid longs to hear during cold months…

January 10 / 2014

8 Tips for Enjoying a Snow Day at Home

Snow Day! It may be the single greatest thing to ever happen to a kid.

January 06 / 2014

Slideshow: 10 Beautiful Vacation Homes

There is no better season, in my opinion, to getaway than during the winter months. Although I’ve lived on the east coast my whole life, I still cannot get acclimated to the cold, wind, snow, and gray skies. That’s why in the summer, even before winter arrives, I’m planning my escape. I find that a [...]

December 27 / 2013

6 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Warmer and Cozier This Winter

Whether you’ve just moved into your new place like I have, or need some new easy tips on keeping all corners of your home snug and pleasant; here are 6 really easy ways to make sure your home is warm and cozy this holiday/winter season.