March 19, 2013

“Skylight Lite”

In Praise of Solar Tubes While skylights (especially older ones) can be problematic, I can’t recall ever seeing a solar tube that leaked or otherwise presented a maintenance issue. On the contrary, solar tubes are a terrific, inexpensive way to introduce natural light into an otherwise dark(er), interior space. That includes hallways in ramblers (called...
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Making Buyers Feel Welcome — Or Not

How Well Does a Home “Show?” Savvy Sellers (and their agents) know that buying a home is an inherently emotional process. Accordingly, they take the necessary steps to make sure that — in Realtors’ lingo — the home “shows well.” In a nutshell, that means that the home is made to look as inviting as possible:  everything...
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