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Monday, April 23, 2018   /   by Jessica Yeager

Top 5 Spring Gardening Tips!

By Heather O'Kronley



It’s already Mid-April and planting season is right around the corner, I think! I worked at my Uncle’s nursery, Leppek Nursery and Garden Center in Brighton, through high school and college. Through my experience, Mother’s Day weekend is the planting kick-off in Michigan. So, this gives us around a month to get those flower beds ready! Here are my tips to make your garden beautiful and full of blooms all summer long.


Clean up leaves and debris before the blooms


Time to get out the blower and yard bags, for us city people, and get all the flower beds ready for the season. It’s much easier to clear unwanted weeds and left-over leaves from Fall before your current plants begin to bloom. It will also aide with the weeding throughout the summer! Weeds are easier to pull in the wet Spring soil ??


Trim Trees, shrubs, and bushes missed in Winter


With this step you must check the plants to make sure you aren’t tri ...

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Wednesday, April 04, 2018   /   by Jessica Yeager

5 Ways to Add Mid-Century Modern Accents to Your Home

Written by Kate Waters


1. Add some fun hardware.
Whether it’s adding a unique door knob plate or funky house number. Adding fun door hardware and make your exterior stand out and can give the house a retro feel before you even walk in.


http://palmspringsstyle.com/design-decor/mid-century-modern-reproduction-house-parts-lighting-rejuvenation/


2. Replace a light fixture with a MCM chandelier. 
In a kitchen, or a living room, adding a mid-century modern-esque chandelier can give your house that perfect retro feel. Starburst chandeliers or Sputnik chandeliers are a perfect choice.



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3. Cover a wall in Mid-Century Modern wallpaper.
Stay in black and white or give your walls some color, you can’t go wrong with this sweet MCM pop.



https://www.brewsterwallcovering.com/2532-20456-teal-starburst-.aspx


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Thursday, March 29, 2018   /   by Kendric Flores

Open House Guide 3/31 - 4/1

Looking for something to do this weekend? We've got you covered! Here is your ultimate list of all Open Houses this Saturday and Sunday! If you haven't found your perfect agent yet, get in touch with us now and we'll match you with the agent of your dreams!

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Thursday, March 22, 2018   /   by Kendric Flores

Open House Guide 3/24 - 3/25

Looking for something to do this weekend? We've got you covered! Here is your ultimate list of all Open Houses this Saturday and Sunday! If you haven't found your perfect agent yet, get in touch with us now and we'll match you with the agent of your dreams!

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Monday, March 19, 2018   /   by Jessica Yeager

Are You A Home Maintenance Master?

Written By Katharin Schaefer


Home maintenance can be intimidating, but don’t worry I’ve already done the research needed to become a home maintenance master. Now you can be one too!

Why maintain your home? A crack in the window, overflowing gutters, and all other small things build up over time. It may not seem like a huge issue now, but it could become a bigger issue or cause another issue if not properly taken care of. Here is a list of the top things to make sure are in perfect order to avoid larger issues down the road.

      1. Clean Your Gutters!


Nobody wants to do it, it’s tedious and time consuming and uncomfortable. It is SO important. If your gutters aren’t clear, then the water draining from your roof will back up and cause issues in multiple areas. It could cause water damage to your roof or even rotting wood at the base of your roof! So don’t procrastinate this job.



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