Archive for December, 2014

Q: What are the major differences between hardwood and engineered flooring?

Filed in Home Experts by on December 31, 2014
Q: What are the major differences  between hardwood and engineered  flooring?

A: “Hardwood flooring is a solid 3/4 inch thick product that consists of the same material throughout,” says Denny Johnson of Cullen’s Home Center, “Solid hardwood requires…”

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Circle Fish Statues

Filed in Design & Decor Products by on December 29, 2014
Circle Fish Statues

Hand forged metal and solid wood are combined to create this set of table top accessories. They have an antiqued wood finish with black base.

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Waring Popcorn Maker

Filed in Kitchen, Food & Wine Products by on December 24, 2014
Waring Popcorn Maker

Microwaved popcorn is so 1990s, don’t you think? Let’s go back to the past and pop corn the old-fashioned way – with a modern twist of course.

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Scenic Serenity

Filed in Feature Homes by on December 18, 2014
Scenic Serenity

They never entertained a grand plan to move to the lake or desired to build a home on a lake lot. So when Cameron Wischer came home one day – shortly after looking at a lot…

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Corkcicle.AIR

Filed in Kitchen, Food & Wine Products by on December 15, 2014
Corkcicle.AIR

Elevate the traditional bottle of wine gift with an ingenious tool that chills, aerates and perfectly pours wine every time. Simply freeze the Corkcicle.AIR for 90 minutes then insert it into an uncorked bottle to cool room-temp reds in 15 minutes or keep your chilled whites chilly for an hour. Best of all, there’s no need to remove your Corkcicle.AIR to refill your glass, it has a built-in pour-through feature.

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Q: What’s the difference between a construction loan and a conventional mortgage?

Filed in Home Experts by on December 9, 2014
Q:  What’s the difference between a construction loan and a conventional mortgage?

A: “A construction loan is used to build a home or complete a significant remodel and/or addition,” says Chris Marvel of American Federal Bank in Fergus Falls, “It is typically a line of credit…”

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Hamilton Beach Countertop Oven with Convection & Rotisserie

Filed in Kitchen, Food & Wine Products by on December 4, 2014
Hamilton Beach Countertop Oven with Convection & Rotisserie

Compact enough for your countertop but spacious enough to help you prepare for a party, this countertop convection and rotisserie oven from Hamilton Beach is a powerhouse of options.

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From Sketches to Success

Filed in Feature Homes by on December 2, 2014
From Sketches to Success

For over twenty years, Jeff and Connie Schoenack dreamed of a rustic lake home that echoed their love for the outdoors – inside and out. About a year ago, they took those dreams and…

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A Renovation Built for Today and Tomorrow

Filed in Feature Homes by on December 2, 2014
A Renovation Built for Today and Tomorrow

Renovation is more than a vocation for retired real estate broker Dick Owen; it’s a passion. Owen, along with wife Judy, has been honing his remodeling skills for more than three decades…

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Aubry Costello

Filed in Design and Decor by on December 2, 2014
Aubry Costello

Aubrey Costello Sales Designer at Showplace Kitchens in Fargo shares with us some of her favorite designs where she derive her inspiration from and a few designer tip that bring extra style to her projects.

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