Front Door Security

We often get called out to repair, replace and fortify front doors after a home is broken into. It’s always a gut-wrenching feeling, seeing what the homeowner is going through emotionally. Because of these experiences, one of my favorite products to install is a wrought iron security door. They are the ultimate first line of […]

A New Toy, YouTube and Start the Fall Season Right with Five Maintenance Tips

It’s been at least 20 years since I’ve shopped for a video camera, and nearly that long since I’ve used one. I’ll admit I wasn’t looking forward to shopping for—and learning to use—a new video camera. Not knowing how much time the process was going to take, what electronic glitches would come along with the […]

Safe Rooms, Home Shows and YouTube

This past weekend I attended the Dallas Home Show. I usually go to at least one home show a year hoping to get inspiration or some new ideas. Everything is bigger in Dallas, and this home show was definitely the biggest disappointment for a home show as I’ve seen. I’m sure the few vendors who […]

IKEA-ing a Closet, a Trend Alert, and a Very Cool APP for Your Smart Phone

IKEA-ing a Closet is a term I coined after a client recently asked us to tear out the traditional bedroom closets in her kid’s rooms and build a closet unit that utilized the space like the ones IKEA sells. In the past, the client had purchased closet components from IKEA for their master bedroom closet, […]