The craft of stone cutting stretches back to the time humans began using tools, and it continues today. The Maine Contractor Directory lists 56 stone masons, from Stockholm to Old Orchard Beach. Even more practice the art on their own, including Dennis Carter, who runs Deer Isle Hostel with his wife, Anneli Carter-Sundqvist. Read More
Watching HGTV got you itching to redecorate and renovate? That is, until you consider the hefty price tag attached to it. When you need to bring your home into the 21st century without breaking the bank, revitalizing your walls with paint and wallpaper is an impacting, easy, and cost-effective choice. Here are some of the latest trends and tricks to help you revive your walls to show off what you have to its best advantage.
Spring is almost here and with it comes landscaping plans to show off your home and yard at their best. The first step to achieving this is constructing a useful, economical, and attractive garden shed to help organize your landscaping tools and potting materials.
No matter what construction project you are undertaking with your home, an experienced, reputable architect is an invaluable asset to the process. Whether you are building an entire house, adding a bonus room, or remodeling your existing home, an architect provides designs and works with your local contractor to ensure that your home turns out just as you wish.
Everyone knows that the easiest way to add value to your home is through upgrading the kitchen. With complete renovations costing tens of thousands, how does the budget-conscious homeowner update and refresh that dated, dark, or dingy kitchen?
Here are a few tips to get you well on your way to a kitchen that you’ll want to show off:
“Wine is the most civilized thing in the world.” ~Ernest Hemingway
There is little that symbolizes our sense of romance more perfectly than a bottle of wine. Wine becomes the embodiment of celebration and merriment as we raise our glasses, make our heartfelt toasts and clink our glasses!
Today, more homeowners are discovering the pleasures of storing wine in their homes. Wine cellars, once considered an indulgence, have become more accessible, convenient and practical. There are a wide variety of options available, ranging from
Finish by making the calls, introducing yourself and asking questions about services offered, fees, estimates, and emergency situations. Write down all of the pertinent information along with the person’s name, number, etc., and keep in a safe and memorable place. Now rest assured in the fact that you can call on a reputable plumber and electrician that you can trust in both your projects and your home.