Home Improvement Tips

Marvin Windows and Doors at EBS

Let There Be Light

Expert Advice

Bring a sunny day into your living room with Marvin Windows and Doors.

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Marvin Windows

Peace of Mind at Your Fingertips

Home Improvement Tips

With Marvin Windows and Doors’ new Lock Status Sensor technology, you can now select windows and doors that connect easily and seamlessly with this home automation ecosystem.

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Fixer-Upper

Before & After

SoPo Cottage’s Laurel LaBauve refurbishes old houses to resell — but don’t call her a flipper.

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Besa pendant light

Surface Lighting Strategies

Ask a Lighting Pro

In a monthly column, Sanford Fogg, of Fogg Lighting in Portland, offers his best advice on illuminating your home. This month, Fogg talks surface lighting strategies.

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Hannah Holmes

How to Make Sense of a Maine Home

Home Improvement Tips

Why is this house attached to a barn? What does that light switch do? And, um, what’s with the tarp? Let an expert walk you through it.

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Light Pollution Solutions

Ask a Lighting Pro

In a monthly column, Sanford Fogg, of Fogg Lighting in Portland, offers his best advice on illuminating your home. This month, Fogg tackles light pollution.

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Eco-friendly home

Lean and Green

Home Building

Architect Harry Hepburn shares eco-friendly design ideas for the budget-conscious homeowner. Photo by Trent Bell As a college student studying in England, Harry Hepburn marveled at the ways in which pioneers of the high-tech architecture movement, such as Norman Foster and Richard Rogers, incorporated energy efficiency into their modern steel-and-glass buildings. Post-graduation, Hepburn was eager […]

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Lessons from the Louvre

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If you’ve invested in a beautiful piece of art, you want to display it in the best possible light. Here are examples from our store of Tech Lighting’s Georgi lamp mounted on track and “monopoint” canopies.

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InLawUnit

Is an In-Law Unit Right for Your Property?

Partner Post: Houzz

They can alleviate suburban sprawl, add rental income for homeowners, create affordable housing, and much more. Most urban and suburban lots are governed by zoning ordinances, laws that (among other things) restrict the number of dwellings allowed on a given lot. A dwelling is technically defined as a place for habitation that contains cooking, sleeping, […]

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