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  • Extended warranties a big sell. Are they worth it?

    By CAROLE FELDMAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    Offers of extended warranties or service contracts are becoming the norm, whether you buy a big-
ticket item such as a car or kitchen appliance or a less expensive one such as a television or phone. The plans basically are insurance policies in case something goes wrong, but they come...

  • AROUND THE HOUSE: Older homes may need vents cleaned

    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    Dear Ken: Do vents in the heating system really need to be cleaned? - Jay Answer: It usually depends on the age of the house. You can check the cleanliness of your heating system before deciding to hire someone to clean it. After sundown, remove two or three floor vent covers and...

  • YEAR-ROUND GARDENING: A day for architecture and horticulture

    By Kitty West Colorado Master Gardener -
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    Activity: From 9 a.m. to 
3 p.m. Saturday, the Woman's Educational Society of Colorado College will provide educational tours of the Van Briggle building on the CC campus. The tour is a fundraiser for CC students who need financial assistance to pursue a college education. (Cost is...

  • Home and Garden calendar: Sept. 20, 2014

    By CARLOTTA OLSON -
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    HOME AND GARDEN CALENDAR Thursdays and Saturdays Harlan Wolfe Ranch Pick 'n Pay - Spinach, lettuce, argula, kale, herbs and more available, 9 a.m.-noon, Harlan Wolfe Ranch, 915 W. Cheyenne Road; ppugardens.org.
 Friday-Sept. 28 Log and Timber Home Show Expo - Denver Mart, 451 E....

  • YEAR-ROUND GARDENING: Plant spring blooming bulbs in the autumn

    By FREDRICKA BOGARDUS Colorado Master Gardener -by Fredericka Bogardus Colorado Master Gardener -
    Published: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    September is the time to plant spring blooming bulbs. In addition to tulips and daffodils, consider adding some ornamental onions (alliums). There are some ornamental onions that grow much like perennials, forming a crown that returns year after year. However, there are other...

  • Right at Home: Sellers, give every room a role

    By KIM COOK The Associated Press -
    Published: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    Many of us have one room in the house that doesn't really have a job. Maybe we set it up with an air bed once in a while for guests, or shove out-of-season clothing boxes in there, or use it as a holding zone for stuff we're not sure what to do with. But when your house is on the...

  • AROUND THE HOUSE: How to give faded window frames a fresh look

    By KEN MOON aroundthehouse.com -
    Published: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    Dear Ken: I have stained window frames in my house. They are badly faded and need renewing. What should I use? - Sherry Answer: You could try Olde English or Scott's Liquid Gold if they simply need revitalizing. These products contain wood conditioners and stains and can bring dull...

  • Home and Garden calendar Sept. 13, 2014

    By CARLOTTA oLSON -
    Published: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    HOME AND GARDEN CALENDAR Thursdays and Saturdays Harlan Wolfe Ranch Pick 'n Pay - Spinach, lettuce, argula, kale, herbs and more available, 9 a.m.-noon, Harlan Wolfe Ranch, 915 W. Cheyenne Road; ppugardens.org.
 FRIDAY AND SEPT. 20 Fall Plant and Bulb Sale - 8 a.m.- 5 p.m....

  • FOOD PLAY: A new book invites kids and parents to make whimsical candy treats

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    If you heard it once, you probably heard it a thousand times: Don't play with your food. Crafter Jodi Levine defies that mom maxim with her new book, "Candy Aisle Crafts," (Penguin Random House, 112 pages, $31.97), a glossy, easy-to-follow book on transforming standard candy-
aisle...

  • GE, home appliance pioneer, gives up on consumers

    Updated: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric, a household name for more than a century in part for making households easier to run, is leaving the home. The company is selling the division that invented the toaster in 1905 and now sells refrigerators, stoves and laundry machines. GE instead wants...

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