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Thinking about Houses

This morning I had a walk-through meeting at a house under construction, to review the HVAC, plumbing and electrical rough-ins before the subcontractors’ work was completed.

Visiting Botanical Gardens Great Way to Get Back to Nature

After a long and rainy winter, there’s nothing better than seeing dainty crocuses peeking out of the ground, or noticing how small buds are beginning to appear on the trees.

Outdoor Living Spaces Focus on Four Seasons

While some homeowners prefer to light their own fires, options include fireplaces with gas igniters to make it easy to get the flames going.

The Green Building Alliance: Helping Pittsburghers Save Money and the Environment

Green Building Alliance (GBA) is one of the oldest regional green building organizations in the country

Pool and Hot Tub Buyers Looking for More Features, Less Maintenance

Whether you prefer to swim laps for exercise, float on an inflatable raft or soak up the bubbles in a hot tub, one thing is true: there are few things in life as soothing as a dip in warm waters.

Community Builders Group Helps Transform Communities

While the warm air is a nice escape from the dull winter months, it brings about the desire to get started on those projects you’ve been putting off, including home and building renovations.

Conserving Water with Showers

Now that my two sons are teenagers, like most kids their age they have made the switch from baths to showers.

Funyak Landscapes One-Stop Shop for Outdoor Living Projects

There are many things to consider when undertaking an outdoor living project, from where to locate a fire pit to what type of lighting will add the appropriate ambiance.

Randyland: How Happiness Helped Build a Neighborhood

Randy Gilson spreads happiness wherever he goes.

Haine 'Rain Makers' Leading the Way in Water Conservation

Cynics talk a lot about how kids today spend all of their time on electronic devices and are disconnected from real life, real people and the world around them.

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