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Get your Michigan Home Ready for Spring

It’s almost time for the snow to melt, Spring is just around the corner. Even though Punxsutawney Phil said six more weeks of Winter are ahead, it’s never too early to start planning for Spring weather. Planning for Spring weather means making sure your home is up to date with its cooling systems and everything is […]

Tips for Maintaining Your Michigan Home in the Winter

In Michigan, the weather can be so unpredictable. Winter can last until April sometimes, which means more maintenance for your home. A working furnace and heating system is a must for a Michigan winter.  You never want poor maintenance to result in frozen pipes. Now that winter is almost halfway over, it’s time to check […]

Types of Home Air Quality Systems

The quality of the air in your home is something you should take very seriously. Poor air quality can cause allergies and asthma to act up. If you have children it is important to ensure that the air they are breathing is clean because they are more susceptible to obtain allergies or asthma or other […]

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Why LED Downlights are better than Traditional Lighting

Years ago making the decision between purchasing traditional lighting and LED lighting was a tough choice, but now it’s an easy decision. LED downlights are more expensive up front which turns away many customers, but they last years longer than traditional lighting, making them much less expensive in the long run.

Interior Design Trends to Expect in 2016

What was “in” last year isn’t necessarily “in” this year. That makes updating you home to be quite tricky as trends are always changing. In 2015, giant, comfy sectionals and rustic meets mod were in. Vintage and modern seemed to rule the home decor world. So what interior design trends can be expect in 2016?

Save Your Home’s Basement By Waterproofing It

It’s no surprise that basements get wet all the time. When you dig a hole in the ground, water will try to find its way to the bottom of the hole, which means that it requires a great deal of careful planning and attention to details when building a basement that is meant to stay […]