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  • Bargain-hunting can lower renovation costs

    By KAREN SCHWARTZ The Associated Press -
    Published: Sat, Nov 29, 2014

    FORT COLLINS - I've never visited the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel in Denver, but I can pretend. That's because I have a stainless steel soaking tub in my master bathroom that's made by the same company that built the custom tub for the Four Seasons spa. It's not that I have a...

  • Around the House: Moisture if trouble for walls

    By Ken Moon Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Sat, Nov 29, 2014

    Dear Ken: My house is 85 years old and the basement walls are crumbling. What can I do about this? By the way, we installed gutters several years ago. - Carey Answer: That would have been my first suggestion. The concrete walls in these older houses are challenging. First, the...

  • LED lights the next big thing in holiday lighting

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    hursday might say Thanksgiving on the calendar, but it's also unofficially known as "the national it's OK to turn your lights on day," said Brian Zakavec, owner of High Altitude Holiday Lighting. That gives you five days to locate the boxes of lights, unsnarl them, check that they...

  • Coming Friday: The Gazette's holiday lights map

    Published: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    Tis the season to shine your lights! We would love to showcase your hard work, whether you're a novice or the next Clark Griswold. Starting Friday, The Gazette will launch its interactive holiday lights map at gazette.com/holidaylights. So nominate yourself or a friend. Even that...

  • Around the House: Itchy skin not only thing that will benefit from humidifying house

    Published: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    Dear Ken: We need a humidifier. We are tired of itchy skin and being stuffed up all the time. Can you tell us what to look for? - Lucy Answer: The newest versions of whole house humidifiers are self-cleaning and have no moving parts. Gone are those old rotating foam drums and...

  • Colorado Springs area home and garden events starting Nov. 22

    Published: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    HOME AND 
GARDEN 
CALENDAR TUESDAY Fall Floral Class - Learn how to make a centerpiece for holiday table and table décor, 3-4:30 p.m., Garden of the Gods Gourmet, 410 S. 26th St., $40 Registration: 471-2799. Dec. 4 Simple Toilet Repairs - 10-11:30 a.m., Colorado Springs Senior...

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