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Holiday lighting safety
Holiday lighting safety

By: - 0 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

Dear Readers:  You may have noticed that enterprising landscaping companies – in order to even out their seasonal cash flow and stay busy – are...

Exciting home additions
Exciting home additions

By: - 0 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

The holiday season has arrived, and in the midst of gift-buying and gift-giving, you may forget to treat yourself! How about instating a household...

DIY holiday gifts
DIY holiday gifts

By: - 0 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

Cookie Mix in a Jar Who doesn’t love cookies during the holidays? You can have a lot of fun personalizing your jars and making them special with all...

Gardening offers payback at the holidays in form of gifts
Gardening offers payback at the holidays in form of gifts

By: - 0 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

Gardeners make good friends, especially during the holidays when they give out foods preserved from their gardens. The top five canning recipes used...

Ensure safety and warmth this season
Ensure safety and warmth this season

By: - 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Dear Ken: I have a mountain cabin, and the county wants me to put in a propane “sniffer” in the crawl space. They are kind of pricey. What do you...

Blossoms of Light returns to Denver Botanic Gardens
Blossoms of Light returns to Denver Botanic Gardens

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 28, 2016

Every November, the Denver Botanic Gardens becomes illuminated with thousands of multi-colored LED lights. The colors reflect off of the small ponds at...

Simple ways to dress up your home for the holidays
Simple ways to dress up your home for the holidays

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 28, 2016

The holiday season is rife with traditions that focus on fun and family. One such testament to the festive spirit of the holiday season is the many...

Christmas light ideas
Christmas light ideas

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 28, 2016

Thanksgiving weekend is, for many people, an opportunity to spend time with family, eat scrumptious food, cross some names off of the Christmas...

Cooling, heating and humidity issues explained
Cooling, heating and humidity issues explained

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 23, 2016

Dear Ken: I have a refrigerator in my garage. In the summer it does OK, but usually not in the winter. I can’t keep it cold enough. What can I do to...

You can prepare the ground now for sowing wildflowers
You can prepare the ground now for sowing wildflowers

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 21, 2016

Wildflowers are among the easiest plants to grow, especially if you copy Mother Nature. For cool climate gardeners, that means spreading seed over the...

Boost your curb appeal this holiday season
Boost your curb appeal this holiday season

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 21, 2016

By stepping up your curb appeal with simple and classy touches, you can set a festive mood for all who walk by, drive past or visit, without having to...

Greet guests with a touch of glass
Greet guests with a touch of glass

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 21, 2016

The trend of using decorative glass to create dramatic entryways continues to grow as homeowners choose to stay in their homes longer and remodel for...

Solutions for water and weather-related issues
Solutions for water and weather-related issues

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 14, 2016

Dear Ken: I have a terrible ice dam over my garage on the northwest side. I’ve seen a heated metal system you install under the shingles along the edge...

Optimizing your home office
Optimizing your home office

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 14, 2016

Home offices should be comfortable, functional and organized. Though it is tempting to stay in your pajamas and use your laptop in bed, getting dressed...

Organiponic at-home grow unit launches equity crowdfunding campaign, feeds consumer demand for organic
Organiponic at-home grow unit launches equity crowdfunding campaign, feeds consumer demand for organic

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 14, 2016

Organiponic, Inc., a company that designs and markets hydroponic systems that allow for easy at-home growing of fresh lettuce, greens and herbs,...

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