An invention by a 3Dprinting company may raise the ante for how smart a building can be.NOWlab, a branch of the 3D printing company BigRep, has developed concrete walls that respond to touch. In its model, a slab of 3D-printed concrete with a honeycomb design, three LED lights embedded in the hexagonal holes light… Continue reading New Concrete Lets Walls React to Touch
Green homes are becoming a really big deal these days. Whether that means that an older home is being retrofitted with energy-saving equipment or a brand spanking new one is growing up green, it is apparently much easier to be green than we’ve been led to believe. Learn more here What’s the Value of a Green… Continue reading What’s the value of a green home?
It's time again for my annual reminder to choose your plants and flowers carefully if you have dogs, cats or horses. There are more than 400 species of plants and flowers that are toxic to dogs, cats and horses! One of the most deadly to cats is Aloe, and so many people have Aloe plants… Continue reading Toxic beauties
Should you repaint or replace your kitchen cabinets?
Growing up in Virginia Beach, we didn't have too many occasions to cross the water to Hampton. The annual trip to the Coliseum for the Circus or Ice Capades, and concerts when I was older (really GREAT concerts-I'm talking Aerosmith, Van Halen, The Grateful Dead, Queensryche, TOOL...), but I never drove. It seemed like it… Continue reading I may just owe Hampton an apology…
... be sure to check the list of plants that may be toxic to you or your pets!
On average, in 2017, you can expect to get back 64% on every dollar you plow into home improvements last year...