Morrisville, Cary Named State’s Best Suburbs

Cary, NC – Both Cary and Morrisville have been lauded for recent economic growth but part of that development comes down to who wants to live here. And a recent study shows that these are the top two best suburbs in the state to live. Read more

Apex Family Starting Custom Bed Sheet Company for Couples

Apex, NC – If you and your partner wrestle with the bedsheets and find you have different sleep needs, then Jonathan and Mollee Lamm know your struggle. That is why they have created a local bed sheet company for this exact problem and have just started taking orders. Read more

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Home: Protecting Your Roof from Birds

David M. Piterski from A&H Forensic Roofing in Cary shares some risks and damage birds can cause to your roof.

Cary, NC — You can ask any roofer, and they will tell you – birds can create serious risk and damage when they come near your home’s roof. While we usually associate roof damage with storms or leaks, birds can also create a world of trouble. Read more

Garden: 5 Easy Indoor Plants for Winter

Cary, NC — Here we are, right in the middle of winter and the coldest part of the year. Gardening may be the last thing on many of our minds, but, if you still need some green, positive energy to keep your house lively, houseplants are the way to go. Read more

Home: Preventing Water Damage

David M. Piterski from A&H Forensic Roofing in Cary shares with us the risks associated with leaking roofs – a problem that often occurs in the winter – and how to prevent damage to your home.

Cary, NC — If you notice your roof leaking this winter, you are potentially exposing your entire household to a serious problem – extensive water damage. Problems associated with leaks can often be fixed easily, but they should be taken seriously. Read more

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Garden: Create a Cozy Outdoor Living Space

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Cary, NC — There’s something so comforting about a living room or den–comfy couches, chairs, lamps, picture frames and more make it your personal, safe space. Here are some quick tips to help you create that same feeling outside on your porch or in your garden. Read more

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Make Your Bathroom Safe for Seniors

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Cary, NC — We quickly get inside to safety if there’s a threat of lightning. Interestingly enough, it is seven times more likely that a fatality can happen in a bathtub, for any age, than that someone can be struck by lightning, per the National Safety Council. Read more

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How To Prevent Damage from Frozen Water Pipes

Frozen Water Pipes

Cary, NC — Temperatures dropped into the single digits in Cary last week, causing frozen water pipes and, in return, big problems for many homes and businesses in the Triangle. Here are the facts of frozen water pipes and how to prevent them in the future. Read more

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Christmas Trees: Real vs. Fake

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Cary, NC — It’s December, and Christmas trees are starting to pop up in the homes of many Cary families. Before you dig last year’s artificial tree out of your garage or head to the store to buy one, check out the benefits of purchasing a real Christmas tree instead. Read more

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Christmas Tree Decorating Trends for 2013

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Story and photos by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – Last year, our story Designing the Perfect Christmas Tree proved very popular. This year, we’re back with Christmas Tree Trends for 2013. Read more