Home Improvement Tips

home maintenance advice

Home Rx

Ask Hannah Holmes

Hannah Holmes on finding a reliable homebuilder, Victorian bathroom habits, and more. 

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Home Rx

Ask Hannah Holmes

Hannah Holmes on stainless steel versus “seal tears,” banishing rodents from barns, and more.

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Warming Trends

Expert Advice

Learn what’s new (and not) on Maine’s heating landscape and which technologies deliver the most BTUs for your buck.

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winter home maintenance

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Home Rx

Ask Hannah Holmes

Hannah Holmes on maximizing energy savings in an old home, security cameras for snowbirds, and more.

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solar energy in Maine

Sunny Side Up

Green Living

What do Mainers need to consider if they want to harness solar energy to power their homes?

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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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