Home: Preventing Water Damage

David M. Piterski from A&H Forensic Roofing in Cary shares with us the risks associated with leaking roofs – a problem that often occurs in the winter – and how to prevent damage to your home.

Cary, NC — If you notice your roof leaking this winter, you are potentially exposing your entire household to a serious problem – extensive water damage. Problems associated with leaks can often be fixed easily, but they should be taken seriously. Read more

2015 Holiday Decorating Trends

Garden Supply Co's owner Deborah Ramsey has been ready for Christmas since mid-September with seven over-the-top decorated Christmas trees.

Garden Supply Co’s owner Deborah Ramsey has been ready for Christmas since mid-September with themed trees like this complete with a full-sized sled.

Cary, NC — Many of us groan when we see Christmas decorations in stores before we have even purchased our Halloween pumpkins. But wait until you see what they do at Garden Supply – it just might make you anticipate the season in a whole new way. Read more

Outdoor living

Garden: Create a Cozy Outdoor Living Space

Outdoor living

Cary, NC — There’s something so comforting about a living room or den–comfy couches, chairs, lamps, picture frames and more make it your personal, safe space. Here are some quick tips to help you create that same feeling outside on your porch or in your garden. Read more


Garden: Decorate Your Yard for July 4th


Cary, NC — This weekend is the 4th of July holiday, the day that we celebrate the birth of our country’s independence. So, how can you celebrate this important day in the garden? A little blue, a little white and lots of red! Read more


Make Your Bathroom Safe for Seniors


Cary, NC — We quickly get inside to safety if there’s a threat of lightning. Interestingly enough, it is seven times more likely that a fatality can happen in a bathtub, for any age, than that someone can be struck by lightning, per the National Safety Council. Read more


Christmas Trees: Real vs. Fake


Cary, NC — It’s December, and Christmas trees are starting to pop up in the homes of many Cary families. Before you dig last year’s artificial tree out of your garage or head to the store to buy one, check out the benefits of purchasing a real Christmas tree instead. Read more

Christmas Decorating Trends 2014

A Detail from one of Garden Supply Company's incredible Holiday Trees.

A Detail from one of Garden Supply Company’s incredible Holiday Trees.

Cary, NC — Garden Supply Company on Old Apex Road in Cary is almost always one of the first retailers to get out their Christmas decor when they install their heavily decorated trees right after Labor Day. Read more


New Owners Refresh Ben’s Bargain Barn


Walter and Cynthia Santilli own Cinderwalls in Morrisville.

Morrisville, NC — Ben’s Bargain Barn, a familiar site at the corner of Morrisville-Carpenter and Chapel Hill Rd., has become Cinderwalls. There are new owners and a new energy, but some things have stayed just the same.

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Christmas Tree Decorating Trends for 2013


Story and photos by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – Last year, our story Designing the Perfect Christmas Tree proved very popular. This year, we’re back with Christmas Tree Trends for 2013. Read more

Spring Checklist for the Home


Story by Danny Taylor, Realtor and owner of DT&Co Real Estate. Photo by Lauren Finkel.

Cary, NC – It’s too late to plant spring bulbs; it’s not too late to get your home ready for the spring season.  Read more