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Dallas Builder’s Association Helps Homeowners Avoid Home Repair Fraud

By Candy Evans / June 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: Due to yesterday’s incredible storm, much of the CandysDirt.com staff is without power. We’re re-running a couple of stories to help consumers avoid common scams and fraud schemes that always crop up after big storms. I was thinking about this yesterday: with 500 plus homes needing repair in Rowlett, the scam artists will […]

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Outdoor

It’s Texas, Y’all: Outdoor Spaces Are For Year-Round Enjoyment

By Candy's Dirt / May 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: We have a three-day Memorial Day weekend, so we’re looking back at our library of stories about outdoor living in North Texas. In 2013, CandysDirt.com Executive Editor Joanna England got the dirt on how to make an outdoor space you use all year long from Margaret Chambers of Chambers Interiors. Every spring I face […]

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Upgrade Your Lonely Grill To An Outdoor Kitchen

By Candy's Dirt / May 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: During the three-day Memorial Day weekend, we’re looking back at some of our great stories about outdoor living in North Texas. Enjoy this great piece by personal chef and freelance writer Rachael Abrams as you contemplate upgrading that lonely grill to an outdoor kitchen. By Rachael Abrams When it comes to outside dining, there’s […]

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Ready for Summer? We Have Tips for Outdoor Living in North Texas

By Candy's Dirt / May 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: As the three-day Memorial Day weekend kicks off, we thought we’d take a look back at some of our great stories about outdoor living in North Texas. First up: Five tips for outdoor living spaces, originally published in 2015. By Leah Shafer Transforming backyards into additional living spaces is a growing trend in […]

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