Memorial Day is the traditional start to the outdoor entertaining season, but your home's exterior is probably in need of some serious cleaning before you have your first barbecue party of the year.
Real estate agents will always tell you that curb appeal is important when selling a home, but it is also important for pride of ownership even if you aren't selling. And one of the best ways to improve your home's look is to paint the exterior.
The summer storm season is almost upon us, and power outages will soon become a part of life. But your family doesn't need to experience them with backup electric generators that are available at a variety of prices that can fit into most budgets.
Spring, as they say, is in the air. Thousands of Metro Detroit homeowners fed their spring fever during this month’s Novi Home and Garden Show at the Suburban Collection Showplace.
As the Chief Household Officer, it is your job to determine what your home is worth, what type of maintenance and improvement projects should be funded, and whether it is time to stay put or move.
The deck season is upon us, and while I often say that “deck” is a four-letter word that lives in your backyard, you can get it back in shape fairly easily if you follow some basic tips.
America's Master Handyman, Glenn Haege, has been involved in the home improvement industry for more than 40 years as a retail store manager, instructor, corporate manager and broadcaster. Glenn's column appears Friday in the Homestyle section and is distributed nationally via the New York Times newswire.
Send email to: Glenn@MasterHandyman.com (Note: due to volume received, Glenn is not able to respond personally)
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Glenn has been a weekend fixture on the radio in southeast Michigan for close to 30 years as host of the award-winning "Handyman Show with Glenn Haege" on Detroit radio station WJR - AM 760, from noon to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. His program is syndicated nationwide on 140 radio stations from coast-to-coast. As an testament to his professionalism, longevity and quality on-air performance, Glenn was inducted into the Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2011.
His highly popular help site, www.masterhandyman.com, which attracts almost 1 million hits a month is where you will find his weekly articles, podcasts of his radio shows and books, as well as, being able to sign up for his free weekly e-mail newsletter. In addition, Glenn has written 11 books on home improvement topics.
Glenn also is a much sought after regular speaker at various home shows and at home improvement industry trade shows and events.
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