Archive for June, 2014

Permeable Pavers Help Put Water In Its Place

Filed in Landscaping by on June 30, 2014
Permeable Pavers Help Put Water In Its Place

Managing storm water is a big deal on lakeshore properties. Excess water running too fast can cause erosion and send pollutants into our lakes.

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There’s a Hot Tub for Every Buyer

Filed in Recreation by on June 27, 2014
There’s a Hot Tub for Every Buyer

Hot tubs have been around since the first human discovered a cozy nook in a hot pond.

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Set of 2 Americana Storage Cases

Filed in Design & Decor Products by on June 25, 2014
Set of 2 Americana Storage Cases

Set of Two Functional Starts & Stripes Storage Boxes that Salute Americana Folk Art Decor – Made of Wood and Leather with Image of a Weathered American Flag – Dramatically Decorative and Very Practical. www.globeimports.com

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Q: Can I keep using my lake place while it’s on the market?

Filed in Home Experts by on June 24, 2014
Q: Can I keep using my lake place while it’s on the market?

A: Absolutely, says Jon Drews of Keller Williams. In fact, he encourages it. “When you enjoy your property, that markets your property…”

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No Sweat

Filed in Construction by on June 22, 2014
No Sweat

Lakeside living means relaxation, not sweating the weekend away painting the cabin or replacing deck boards. The maintenance-free building material market is abundant with ideas…

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Refreshing Designs

Filed in Design and Decor by on June 20, 2014
Refreshing Designs

Muddy boot tracks, peanut butter smears and dog hair… the inevitable design elements of a family home. Danielle Glorvigen, owner of Refreshing Designs, is no stranger to the challenges…

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Q: How can I choose a window that will hold up to the Upper Midwest’s extremes?

Filed in Home Experts by on June 18, 2014
Q: How can I choose a window that will hold up to the Upper Midwest’s extremes?

A: Kermit Nelson at Ottertail Home Center gets asked to recommend the “best window” a lot.

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Splendor on Pickerel Lake

Filed in Gardening by on June 17, 2014
Splendor on Pickerel Lake

On the south shore of Pickerel Lake in Otter Tail County is Floyd and Nellda Lehne’s home. It is also the home of Nellda’s splendid gardens.

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Living in the Past

Filed in Construction by on June 15, 2014
Living in the Past

There are precious few things in this life that grow character as they age – a beloved grandfather’s face, an expensive wine, a broken down old hay barn.

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Quiet & Easy-To-Use Electric Boats

Filed in Recreation by on June 12, 2014
Quiet & Easy-To-Use Electric Boats

It’s early morning on the lake and you have a cup of fresh-brewed coffee, a good book, and not a sound bu the call of the loons. You aren’t just near the lake, you are on the lake…

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