MDF or Solid Wood Furniture: What are the Advantages and Disadvantages?

Posted on November 9, 2017
Written by Dmitri Kara, guest blogger MDF or Solid Wood Furniture: What are the Advantages and Disadvantages? If you have to pick between engineered MDF (Medium-density fibreboard) and solid wood, which type of furniture do you think would be better?
Tagged MDF, Solid Wood

Must-Have Outside Features For Any Modern Home

Posted on November 1, 2017
Ready to give your outdoor space a makeover? Whether your remodeling a recently purchased home that needs some work or you're updating a home you've lived in for decades, our guest blogger, Cary Teller, shares tips on ways to make your backyard a dreamy oasis.

Online Help to Make Your Move Easier

Posted on October 3, 2017
We hope you found your gorgeous new dream home on this Fall's Parade of Homes. If so, here are some excellent tips to help plan your move from our guest blogger, Alex Robbins from Safety Today.
Posted in Dream Homes, New Homes

Form & Function: A Real Family's Remodeling Story

Posted on September 28, 2017
When you can’t find just what you’re looking for in a home, you create it yourself. That’s what Kande and Samantha did when they purchased their 1940s Edina home and started transforming it into their dream home. With Samantha’s background as the principal designer for JP&CO.
Posted in Remodeled Homes

After the Storm: Tips to Safely Enter Your Property

Posted on September 19, 2017
Natural disasters, seasonal storms and floods strike with little warning and leave a path of destruction in their wake, affecting families including children, homeowners, rental occupants, businesses -- everyone.

Styles and Features from the 2017 Fall Parade of Homes

Posted on September 14, 2017
The Fall Parade of Homes is a great place to find design and style inspiration and see the latest in new construction. With more than 400 homes on the tour this fall, there is sure to be a trend that fits your style.

An Energy-Efficient Homebuyer Reaps Savings and Benefits

Posted on September 14, 2017
Matt Shimon had a pretty good idea of what he wanted in his home: four bedrooms, wrap around porches, a big kitchen with marble countertops and the latest appliances and a finished basement to serve as their design studio. The built-in energy efficiency came as a bonus.
Posted in Green Homes, New Homes

Special Dream Home for Veterans on 2017 Fall Parade of Homes

Posted on September 14, 2017
Since the mid 1990s, the Twin Cities' Parade of Homes has included a couple of homes each event that require a $5.00 entry fee to visit (all other homes on the tour are free).
Posted in Dream Homes, New Homes

Energy Efficiency at Home

Posted on September 13, 2017
The Efficient New Home Construction program helps builders include efficiency measures as they construct the home. But there are dozens of things homeowners can do to save energy and money. Here are some of the most common measures.
Posted in Green Homes, New Homes