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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.
 
Fall an ideal time for reinvigorating touches

Fall an ideal time for reinvigorating touches

Friday, Sept. 30, 2011
Spring may be the season of cleaning out clutter and brightening up the home, but fall can be equally inspiring.
 

Prepare for the cold while it's still warm

Friday, Sept. 30, 2011
Late summer is a perfect time to start preparing for winter.
 
Trees can be prepped for harsh winter weather

Trees can be prepped for harsh winter weather

Friday, Sept. 30, 2011
It's a rite of fall -- green leaves turn red and gold and then fall as trees prepare themselves for winter. It's an excellent time to give your trees a good once over.
 
Kitchen sinks get eye-catching updates

Kitchen sinks get eye-catching updates

Friday, Sept. 30, 2011
If you haven't looked at kitchen sinks in a few years, you might be surprised. Kim Kubicki of Overland Park, Kan., certainly was when she recently remodeled her kitchen .
 

Kids should have own space to do homework

Friday, Oct. 1, 2010
Kids may want to do their homework at the kitchen table with a sea of activity surrounding them. Many experts say they shouldn't.
 

Outdoor : Fire feature extends outdoor season

Friday, Oct. 1, 2010
Just because cooler weather's on the way doesn't mean the backyard parties have to come to a halt. Today's outdoor spaces are planned with three-season entertaining in mind. Built-in fire pits and outdoor fireplaces can extend the fresh air fun well into the winter.
 

Creativity of Schenectady muralist gives new life to old furniture, rooms

Friday, Oct. 1, 2010
Rosemary Prock can turn a child's bedroom into a jungle, the bathroom of a family's log cabin home into a forest and give an aged armoire a new beginning.
 

Home addditions expensive, messy projects

Friday, Oct. 1, 2010
Ask William Carter about expanding your home and he's going to be blunt: It will be expensive. It will be messy . And it will take time.
 

Properly winterizing your camp pays dividends

Friday, Oct. 1, 2010
Many summer cottages and camps don't have year-round heat or heavy insulation, if any at all. Left vacant after the summer, they are especially vulnerable to a number of natural and man-made challenges, among them: rodent infestation, storm damage, frozen pipes, mold, mildew, and in the latter category, break-ins and vandalism.
 
 

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