It has been a couple days for sure!

Today, March 15th is The Ides of March; it was 2,061 years ago today that Emperor Julius Caesar was stabbed to death by his close associates and his son-in-law.  Typically this has been a day of conspiracy, gloom, and doom; but that was then and this is now.

According to the National Weather Service here in Burlington we received 29½” of snow in a late winter blizzard.  All of us know it was a lot of snow and the wind was truly ferocious, the snow was light and puffy so it was easily blown around and drifted everywhere.

What’s cooking?

Many people will make it very clear that “The Heart” of every home is the kitchen.  And, that argument is very valid in the majority of homes.

Whether it is your family or while you are entertaining it seems as though activity revolves around what’s cooking in the kitchen; it is the place where everyone seems to hang out.

Interior Design and Style.

Yesterday’s blog talked about the use of vibrant colors and how the newer bold look of color can create that inviting and warm atmosphere.

Tomorrow we will take a look at the changing use of color in the kitchen which many will say is the heart of every home.  Today let’s look the new designs for a modern bathroom.

Color inside your new home.

Back when it seemed as though grandma and grandpa always painted their home white and it had black or navy blue trim.  That style has a certain beauty and lasting elegance to it but today’s homeowners have moved along and are using all kinds of colors.

What are the latest trends in home design and style?

For the next several days I thought it might be fun to take a look at what American homeowners are looking for when it comes to styles, trends, and developments.  Over the past several decades it has become fairly clear that there are several concepts that homeowners of all ages want.  These trends can be built into brand new construction or included in older homes that are being remodeled. 

Electricity in the kitchen or should we have gas?

When we are talking with prospective clients the question always includes all kinds of conversations about the kitchen.  Many people will tell us that the kitchen is the heart of a home; it is the center place where a family congregates.  We can easily all smell the aroma of something very special emanating from the kitchen whether it be cookies, meat loaf, steak, or hot dogs.  Everything smells great.

But……., what cooks our food?  Will you be using gas or electric:

What happens when it gets REALLY cold

Yesterday we talked about Cold Climate Heat Pumps and how pleasantly surprised I was to see it working perfectly at a clients’ home in Lake Placid.  Don’t forget that Lake Placid is one of the horribly COLD spots in the High Peaks of The Adirondack Park.  The owners were really glad that it was working perfectly all the way down to Minus Fifteen Degrees or -15 F, that’s fifteen degrees less than zero.  Yikes that is cold!

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