View All Articles

Articles Showing articles related to: Home & Garden

When it comes to home improvement, go with your gut

“If you feel that sensation in your stomach—those uncomfortable butterflies—that’s your better instincts trying to speak to you. Listen to them. Go with your gut.” —Anthony Alberino We’ve all been there, darling: An aggressive home improvement salesperson is in your kitchen trying relentlessly to close a sale, and all...

Read More

Now is the time to eliminate grime, mold, and mildew from your home

Years ago I participated in the professional development program known as the Disney Institute. During one seminar, we learned that Walt Disney World sees its top competition as a new roof. In other words, a family must decide, “Is this the year we go to Disney World or the year we get a new roof?” Never has this notion been more relevant...

Read More

Here's how GK's Custom Polishing is bringing interior and exterior surfaces back to life

One of the reasons granite, marble and other natural stones are so desirable is because they can make any space or surface look more beautiful and inviting, insists Grant K. Alexander, president and founder of GK’s Custom Polishing, Inc., in Avon. “The challenge, however, is that natural stone surfaces are prone to becoming dull and...

Read More

Neubert Painting can create a new, custom cabinet look in your space without the custom cabinet price

Last year, a kitchen remodel set me back a budget-sapping forty grand. About half of that drain on my bank account was attributed to the cabinets. I opted for a lovely painted white to replace the outdated 1962 versions that were falling apart. But not everyone needs to sink their savings into replacing cabinetry like I did. Most people with...

Read More

Northeast Factory Direct has the perfect way for you to create meaningful memories at home this summer

While I’m fairly confident I have dyscalculia (look it up, it means I’m terrible at math), I do know a good deal when I see one. And you don’t have to be a mathematician to get what I’m about to tell you. So, here goes. The average family vacation runs about $2,000-$4,000. The average kitchen remodel costs about $16,000 (or...

Read More