Building Trends

Kitchenless Homes: A Cook’s Dystopian Future

By Jon Anderson / July 6, 2018 / 10 Comments

Realtors will tell you that kitchens and bathrooms sell homes. What happens if there is no kitchen?  Investment bank UBS recently issued an investment note to customers titled, “The End of the Kitchen?” Not being a UBS-caliber customer, I’ve only been able to glean snippets from the private report from across the internet. In a […]

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The Newest Must-Have Kitchen Appliance in North Texas!

By Candy Evans / May 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

Now why didn’t I get THIS for Mother’s Day? In the kitchen at 3624 Dartmouth stay tuned for more details… 

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Hail and Spring Chills: KJ Custom Patio Screens Keep Out Way More Than Mosquitoes

By Candy Evans / April 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

You may recall that I told you, last year, about the Screenfest we have had on our porch ever since we screened it in with retractable screens by KJ Custom Screens. Teresa Staggs, who owns KJ Custom Screens & Outdoor Living, the premier North Texas distributor and installer of the world’s top exterior motorized screens, […]

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Mount Auburn is Attracting Big Bold Homes and Urban Pioneers

By Karen Eubank / March 29, 2018 / 8 Comments

Gentrification is washing over Dallas like a wave. Neighborhoods that were once working class and affordable are vanishing faster than you can say “tear down.” One such neighborhood is directly behind me, so it has hit home (literally) in a big way. I have lived on Valencia Street in Hollywood Heights since 1990 and the Mount […]

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First Internationally Certified Passive House in Texas Hits Market Today in Dallas

By Leah Shafer / March 26, 2018 / 10 Comments

Dallas gets some big bragging rights today as the first internationally certified Passive House in Texas goes on the market. If you don’t know what that is, listen up and prepare to be impressed with this tale of two men’s vision to bring a new building standard to the state.  The Northwest Dallas house at 3846 […]

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Fort Worth Company Creates Solution For Ugly Satellite Dishes

By Seth Fowler / October 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

If you have lived in North Texas for any period of time you know what happens to your satellite dish when the weather takes a turn for the worse.  It’s neither fun nor pretty. When the rains come, wind blows, and hail makes its way to North Texas, it’s a guarantee that your Internet will […]

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