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The row houses of Saratoga

When an inferno raced through five 19th century Woodlawn Avenue brick row houses in July, it jeopardized one of the few Saratoga Springs examples of the brownstone-style homes that are so numerous in New York City.
 
Chimneys: Not the place for  do-it-yourselfers

Chimneys: Not the place for do-it-yourselfers

Friday, Sept. 28, 2012
People are drawn to a fire, whether they’re roasting marshmallows around a campfire during the summer or cuddling near the fireplace in the dead of winter.
 

Better safe than sorry: Winterize your home now

Friday, Sept. 28, 2012
Capital Region homeowners got lucky last winter: The unseasonably warm temperatures and lack of significant snowfall resulted in few worries about things like ice build-up forming under roof shingles and snow-laden tree limbs taking down cable lines.
 
Refresh a room with a cool mid-century look

Refresh a room with a cool mid-century look

Friday, Sept. 28, 2012
After the bloated siege of the overstuffed couch, the “chair and a half” and mountainous mattresses, the sleek and sexy era of midcentury modern is back with a vengeance.
 
It's tiny!

It's tiny!

Friday, Sept. 28, 2012
Insulated flooring, reinforced framing, notched rafters and a hand-made front door are features of a new house Schoharie County resident Ryan McGiver recently placed on the Internet for sale.
Though these attributes might be found in other newly-built homes, few on the market compare with this piece of construction crafted by McGiver — one of a growing group of people embracing the concept of tiny homes.
 
Doggy doors can let more than pets in

Doggy doors can let more than pets in

Friday, Sept. 28, 2012
A burglar will use any open door — front, back, side, garage or doggy.
 
There’s renewed interest in living downtown

There’s renewed interest in living downtown

Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012
The streetscape view from the second floor of Metropolitan Lofts offers a modern day vista of downtown Schenectady that was hardly conceivable a decade ago.
 
Enjoy the warm tones of autumn before winter’s chill

Enjoy the warm tones of autumn before winter’s chill

Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012
If your petunias are getting leggy and your geraniums have seen better days, it’s time for an autumn makeover.
 

Fun fairy gardens can bring magic to your yard

Monday, Sept. 17, 2012
There is a sort of magic that happens in fairy gardens, those miniature landscapes meant to inspire tiny mythical creatures to visit your yard.
 
Replacing windows more about comfort than value

Replacing windows more about comfort than value

Monday, Sept. 17, 2012
Are your windows leaking air? Are they getting more difficult to open? Is the wood frame rotting?
 
 

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