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A nice look at a very beautiful old barn just outside of West Cornwall CT.

May 12, 2016 – 9:35 pm | 17 views | Edit Post |

A nice look at a very beautiful old barn just outside of West Cornwall CT.
Barn on the East Coast – The Shelter Blog

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How to choose the best paint color for any room in your house – Curbed

November 29, 2016 – 7:50 pm | 6 views | Edit Post |

How to choose the best paint color for any room

Choosing the right wall color will make or break your room, and given the thousands of paints on the market, it can be a daunting task. We asked two color experts for help.

16 Dreamiest Drawers Everyone Needs in Their Home | House Beautiful

November 22, 2016 – 1:38 am | 9 views | Edit Post |

16 Mind-Blowing Drawers Everyone Needs in Their Home
Food Storage Container Saver Nothing makes post-dinner cleanup more frustrating than piles of storage lids and containers that don’t match. But this organizer ($217, amazon.com) will help you …

Is It Better to Buy or Rent a Second Home? – Barron’s

October 22, 2016 – 2:46 pm | 11 views | Edit Post |

Is It Better to Buy or Rent a Second Home?
I just spent a few days at the beach in the Hamptons, New Yorkers’ favorite place to show off their tans and their real estate. To …

Living the Dream of a Net-Zero House | Architect Magazine

September 2, 2016 – 1:19 am | 10 views | Edit Post |

Net-Zero Energy, Energy Efficiency, High-Performance Building, Passive Design, Custom Homes, BrightBuilt Home, Kaplan Thomson Architects, Deltec Homes, Structures Design/Build, Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C.
Living the Dream of a Net-Zero House
When Shaun Alfreds and his …

Worst of McMansions — McMansions 101: What Makes a McMansion Bad…

August 23, 2016 – 8:34 pm | 21 views | Edit Post |

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DIY Spiral Staircase made with a CNC

August 16, 2016 – 2:58 pm | 12 views | Edit Post |

I’m a staribuilder myself so I find this both interesting to see and a innovative beautiful idea. I’ll look forward to see how he deals with the railing for the stair.

How homes kept cool before the age of AC | SolarCity.com

July 17, 2016 – 7:42 am | 10 views | Edit Post |

http://blog.solarcity.com/how-homes-kept-cool-before-the-age-of-ac

The Drafty House Demo | Ross Jackson YouTube

June 5, 2016 – 4:51 pm | 7 views | Edit Post |

With the ever aging existing housing stock being what it is in the Northeast drafty houses are far to common. When it comes time to deal with those drafts Ross Jackson makes a good case here …

Should You Buy That Fixer-Upper? | Home & Real Estate | Money | This Old House

June 3, 2016 – 10:51 pm | 20 views | Edit Post |

Should You Buy That Fixer-Upper?

Looking for High Return When You Remodel? Start with Exterior Projects | Remodeling | Exteriors

March 5, 2016 – 8:49 pm | 18 views | Edit Post |

Looking for High Return When You Remodel? Start with Exterior Projects

Why Fake Vintage Buildings are a Blow to Architecture, Historic Neighborhoods, and the Character of a City | Blooming Rock

March 5, 2016 – 5:49 pm | 12 views | Edit Post |

Why Fake Vintage Buildings are a Blow to Architecture, Historic Neighborhoods, and the Character of a City