on 02/02/2017 - 01:09 pm
Category: Kitchen & Bath
Watch as Guhde Flooring America experts install a vapor-tight, waterproof shower system by Schluter:
By Ronald PalmerOwner, Mallard’s Edge Homes
Think about the last time you hosted a party. You probably placed hors d’oeuvres and set extra seating in your living, dining and family rooms to encourage guests to mingle throughout the house. But what happened?
Everyone ended up in the kitchen.
And why shouldn’t they? People are comfortable in kitchens. That’s where they and their families cook, eat, do homework, play board games and sip coffee while reading the newspaper.
That’s why Mallard’s Edge Homes takes such pride in creating high-end, functional and comfortable kitchens. The meticulous attention to detail is apparent ...
on 02/02/2017 - 12:53 pm
Category: Lawn & Garden
By Marcia HawkinsOwner, Uncle John’s Plant Farm
Some of the most stunning paintings depict winter landscapes. Think Claude Monet’s magpie and Vincent van Gogh’s snow-covered field with a harrow. Or acclaimed photographer Ansel Adams famous print of Clearing Winter Storm in Yosemite National Park.
If these heralded artists see beauty in winter’s barren land, you can also take an artistic look at your home’s winter landscape and spruce it up.
• Focus on bark and berries. Plan ahead to add some interest to the stark winter backdrop by planting trees and shrubs in the fall that have interesting bark, such as birch trees or red twig dogwoods, or those that do ...
By Chad Gleske, Owner
Ohio Garage Interiors
Garage floors have come a long way since the old days when concrete provided a revolutionary improvement over dirt or bricks. Today, with many homeowners thinking of their garages as another room of the house, bland, dirty concrete flooring that is subject to cracking and chipping is simply not an option. That’s especially true in Northeast Ohio, where winters—and road salt—are brutal on a garage floor.
As you think about flooring options for your new garage, or fixing a worn concrete floor, two of the most popular choices are epoxy flooring or tiles, which are generally made of rubber, PVC, porcelain or ceramic. As you ponder ...