Transform Your Patio into a Bright and Bold Garden

(Source Heat & Glo) We enjoy the finer things in life that combine beauty and space conveniently. This makes container gardening a natural addition to the patio. The benefits are plentiful and the work minimal. What you’re left with is an easily and quickly achieved burst of color. If you’re new to gardening, make container Read more

How to Save the Planet One Green Product at a Time

We depend on Mother Nature for a lot. It’s her cascading waterfalls that provide beauty, steep mountainsides that offer adventure, and rich resources that give us life. To preserve these attributes for future generations, we can all make small changes in our daily lifestyles to reduce electricity, gas, oil, and water usage. Try these technologies Read more

Incorporating Color Trends into Your Home

(Source Heat & Glo) Paint color regret is a real issue. You’ll quickly know if it happens to you. In the paint can, you love your Marsala hue that’s perfectly trendy, but on the wall it’s either too bright or too blah. Many of us have made our own decorating mistakes by hastily choosing a Read more

5 Things with Mr. F: Summer Time

Welcome to another issue of 5 Things with Mr. F. With summer less than a week away, I’ve decided it only makes sense to do 5 Things I love about SUMMER! Hot Weather The first thing I love about summer is the hot weather. Gone are the days of having to worry about winter coats, Read more

BBQ Recipe of the Month

Tangy Grilled Pork Tenderloin Prep Time: 15 Minutes Total Time: 25 Minutes Portion Size: 6 Servings Ingredients 2 Pound Pork tenderloin 2/3 cup honey ½ cup Dijon mustard ¼ teaspoon chilli powder ¼ teaspoon salt   Preparation Place meat in a large resealable plastic bag. In a medium bowl, mix together honey, Dijon mustard, chili Read more

Universal Design and Your Home

When you think about universal design, perhaps images of aging and accessibility come to mind. While that’s the basic premise behind it, universal design makes all living spaces more convenient, easier to navigate and safer for everyone – no matter your age or physical ability. By integrating some simple elements of universal design, your home Read more

You Ask…We Tell 2

Welcome to another issue of Mr. Fireplace You Ask… We tell. In this issue we tackle a few of the most common questions we get asked as fireplace professionals. Q: How often should I have my gas or wood fireplace/stove serviced/cleaned? A: This is a question with a few answers. Since each fuel source will Read more