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Is Your Home as Healthy as You?

Is Your Home as Healthy as You?

Healthy living has become the focus for many of us. Eating right, exercising consistently, and drinking water have become an integral part of our lifestyles.

Can we say the same for our homes?

The Freshest Trends

The Freshest Trends

Most people are familiar with the “garden window,” a deep window box, usually behind the sink (for access to water). These windows are usually single pane glass, aluminum framed, and hard as heck to reach. They often leak, and in the winter months, they do little to protect fragile plants from the cold. So which plants are best to grow in the kitchen, and how do we best plan for them?

Dreaming of Green

Dreaming of Green

As your yard wakes up from its long winter’s nap, it is officially that time of year: the time to dream of green.

To help welcome spring here is some helpful advice from Josh Crothers of Prescott Landscape Professionals: “As we thaw out from winter conditions and move into the warmer days of spring, you’ll want to be sure your plants get the nourishment and water they now require,” he said. “Once the weather has warmed, you can increase your water and safely trim back frostbitten material.”

A Community of Families

A Community of Families

People who live and work at Touchmark at The Ranch regularly comment about how comfortable the environment is and how it feels like everyone is part of one vibrant, growing, welcoming family. This is especially true for Julie Calkins, Business Office Manager at the full-service retirement community.

Inspiration – How do you access the creativity to create change?

Inspiration – How do you access the creativity to create change?

As we close out one year and usher in a new one, we take a moment to reflect on the past and consider how we’ll renew ourselves as we set goals for the future. We first take stock of ourselves. Every inspirational discussion, from “Tiny Buddha” to a myriad of inspirational quotes, points to change happening from within. No matter what our spirituality or level of mindfulness, the years have taught all of us the truth in that.

Safety and Beauty with Prestige Security Doors

Safety and Beauty with Prestige Security Doors

For the past twelve and-a-half years, Rob and Shaw Hudson (a husband-and-wife team and co-owners of Prestige Security Doors) have been helping keep Arizona families safe with the world’s strongest, most beautiful, hand-crafted and custom-built security doors.

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring, You’re Painting … 

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring, You’re Painting … 

At this time of year, we get plenty of customers who are concerned about painting their home’s exterior. While this—monsoon season—is generally a wetter time of the year, on most days, the rain is usually not a big concern.

Recoating Your Decks

Recoating Your Decks

In addition to great weather, this community is home to beautiful forest and mountains.  That being said, many residents enjoy a deck (or even two or three) as part of their outdoor living space. So if your home is built on anything other than a flat lot (likely), you probably have a deck. That means you have one of the most labor-intensive aspects of your home’s exterior maintenance: a deck top. Why? Because the finishes simply do not last a long time.  If you’re lucky enough to have composite decking, this article may bore you.

Multi-Generational Housing: Considering an Addition to Your Home?

Multi-Generational Housing: Considering an Addition to Your Home?

Pre-planning Tips to Design a Renovation or New Space to Meet the Whole Family’s Needs By Tom Reilly If you’re among the growing number of people taking part in the multi-generational living style—with several generations of the same family living under one roof—you...

Hudsons fulfill dream of own business with Prestige Security Doors

Hudsons fulfill dream of own business with Prestige Security Doors

Since Prestige Security Doors owners Rob and Shaw Hudson both grew up watching their dads run their own businesses, it might have been inevitable for these Prescott High School sweethearts to do the same. “For me, that was always a goal,” Rob recalled. “I didn’t know...

Should You DIY the Painting of Your House?

Should You DIY the Painting of Your House?

Guidelines to Get Started: When to Paint, How to Prep, and the Supplies You Need By Jimmy Cordier, Owner, Pinon Painting Most people wait too long to paint their home because it’s an expensive endeavor, and even more, a pain in the butt if you’re doing it yourself....