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Big Ideas for Small Decks

Posted on October 17, 2014
How To Set Up A Small Balcony Or Deck from guest blogger Pheeby Snow
Posted in New Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged Balcony, Sparkling Carpets, Pheeby Snow | 0 Comments

Stop! Read this before you Remodel

Posted on October 15, 2014
Some Tips from Guest Blogger A. Wheeler
Posted in Dream Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged Remodeling, BATC, Parade of Homes, Plantation Shutters | 0 Comments

How to get...a room with a view

Posted on October 14, 2014
By guest blogger Francesca Holmes and featuring photos from Marvin Windows and Doors
Posted in Dream Homes, New Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged Francesca Holmes, Marvin Windows and Doors, Windows | 0 Comments

Pooch-Perfect Yards

Posted on October 1, 2014
How to Create a Backyard That Your Dog Will Love by guest blogger Nicola Reynor
Posted in New Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Backyard, Dogs | 0 Comments

Mirror Mirror on the Wall

Posted on September 30, 2014
Mirrors are great additions to your home decor, but did you know they can improve safety too? Thanks to our guest blogger, Mitchell Zeal for sharing these thoughts.
Posted in New Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged mirrors, Home Decor, Mitchell Zeal, Parade of Homes | 0 Comments

New floorplan is smart solution to “one-butt” kitchen

Posted on September 23, 2014
Many people assume that in order to gain more storage, workspace, and comfort they need to add on. But in many cases the answer isn’t a bigger space, it’s a more efficient space!
Posted in Remodeled Homes | Tagged New Spaces, R28, Fall 2014 Remodelers Showcase, Parade of Homes, Kitchen Remodel, Functional Kitchen | 0 Comments

Energy Efficiency Tips for Your Home

Posted on September 18, 2014
Fall all has arrived, so can winter be far behind? As you dream of your gorgeous new Parade of Homes model or which of our remodelers is right for you, make sure your current home is as efficient as possible (and help lower your energy bills).
Posted in New Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Xcel Energy, Energy Efficiency, Heating Costs | 0 Comments

6 Easy and Pocket-friendly Tips for Landscaping Your Yard

Posted on September 15, 2014
With our backyard focus during this fall's Parade of Homes and Remodelers Showcase, we thought these tips from blogger Millie Rainer were worth sharing.
Posted in New Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged Parade of Homes, Remodelers Showcase, Landscaping, Millie Rainer | 0 Comments

What's Your HERS??

Posted on September 11, 2014
Do you know what R40 means? How about the difference between blown-in insulation and batts? Can you explain how geo-thermal works or what the big yellow sticker on a forced air furnace really means?
Posted in Green Homes, New Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, MN Green Path, HERS Score, RESNET, Xcel Energy, Green Path Energy Tour, Green Path Home Performance Report | 0 Comments

Fall 2014 Parade of Homes Features Outdoor Living

Posted on September 3, 2014
The 2014 Fall Parade of Homes opens this Saturday, September 6th, at noon. With almost 400 new homes located across the Twin Cities, you're sure to find #YourDreamHome! (Please tweet about your Parade of Homes visits using our hash tag!)
Posted in Dream Homes, New Homes | Tagged Parade of Homes, BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, KARE 11 Backyard, Holiday Stationstores, Personal Designer Home Visualizer, MN Green Path, Green Path Energy Tour, Xcel Energy | 0 Comments

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