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Timeless Roof Colors

According to national color expert Kate Smith, the most timeless roofing colors used on American homes include black, gray and cedar. And, colors that are gaining popularity in “shaking up” today’s roofs include shades of green, clay and terracotta. Read More »

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Top 10 Apps for Seniors

ideal-LIVING Magazine’s Top 10 From everywhere to Android to your iPhone or iPad. Here is a list of the most helpful apps for seniors! Find My Phone  You never have to worry about losing your phone again. This free app helps you locate your phone from another device using a map. It also allows you to remotely lock the device ... Read More »

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Five Easy Universal Design Principles for New Homes

Building your own home is a life-long dream for many, so why not ensure that you can spend the rest of your life in the home you’ve created? Incorporating universal design principles in custom construction allows you to age in place and appreciate the fruits of your efforts. There’s no need to compromise aesthetics—some of the top universal design principles ... Read More »

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Top 10 Apps for Healthy Living

Technology is one of the greatest things in the world, and now it can be used for a healthier you. There are a wealth of iPhone and iPad applications that can help you live a healthier life. Below is our top 10 list for the best and most affordable healthy living apps for your iPhone or iPad. 1. iFitness For ... Read More »

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Universal Kitchen Design Allows for Aging in Place

Today’s new technology and universal design practices enable boomers to ‘age in place,’ so they can stay in the comfort of their own homes throughout their lives. This eliminates the need for expensive and stressful moves or remodels later in life due to an all-ages, all-abilities approach. Andie Day, an award-winning interior designer and certified aging in place specialist, is ... Read More »

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Winter 2011 Styles

1. View Internet Videos on Your TV in Less than Five Minutes If you’re not sure how to connect your computer to your television so you can stream video, then Roku is for you. This internet-connected box connects to your television and comes pre-loaded with software that takes you to Netflix, Amazon On Demand, Hulu and more. Plus, Roku connects ... Read More »

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The Word at Your Fingertips

The future is now. Well, not the future that promised flying cars and jet packs. While ‘the future’ seems to be lagging in the flying transportation areas, it is virtually now for the written word–and the written word is now VIRTUAL. The idea for electronic books has been around for decades, and we have been able to read the electronic ... Read More »

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Green Homes that Make a Difference

“Green” is a hot topic and a major sales incentive in everything from organic food to hydrogen-powered automobiles to recycling product waste. One of the areas in which going green has made the biggest splash is the construction of new homes. Read More »

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