Maple Grove homes
“The less clutter, the easier it is to keep any space clean,”—Mike Soukup, director of sales and marketing for ServiceMaster by Hedden.
It’s that time of year again. Read more about Local Cleaning Crews Offer Tips, Advice for Spring Cleaning
Fireplaces were once the heart of a home, and Minnesota’s long winters invite people to gather around them again. Whether it’s warming up an unfinished basement, reimagining the family room or modernizing a dated interior, a fireplace creates a place to cozy up, warm your feet and take the edge off the heating bill, too.
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The Siebrasse family moved into their beautiful new home in Maple Grove in 2006. This five-bedroom craftsman on a corner lot fit the ticket for this family of six even though the basement was still a concrete shell of unfinished space. But by 2012, it became clear to the Siebrasses that they could use some additional living space. They were hoping for an extra bedroom, a place for the kids to hang out and a creative space for mom Lynette, a scrap booker, card maker, crafter and demonstrator for Stampin’ Up. Read more about Creating a Craft Room
No improvement needed! J Brothers Home Improvement has once again won NARI’s Minnesota Chapter Achievement in Consumer Excellence Award (ACE). NARI is the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, and gives this honor out every year to businesses that go above and beyond their clients’ expectations. J Brothers is run by the husband and wife team of Chuck and Teri Johnson, along with a talented and customer-conscientious workforce.
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For Kyle Simonson, local business owner and nationally renowned beauty maven, beauty comes in many forms. In fact, this wasn't Simonson’s chosen theme as she celebrated thirty years at the helm of the salon and spa chain that bears her name. “There isn’t one kind of beautiful,” says Simonson, in response to three decades in an industry where beauty is ever changing. Read more about Inside Kyle Simonson’s Beautiful Home
Emerging trends in family dynamics are being met with new housing concepts. One concept is Lennar’s new home-within-a-home model being built in a few Twin Cities suburbs, including Maple Grove. These are single-family homes with in-home suites that provide completely private living space to two generations. Living arrangements that could benefit from this layout include accommodating aging parents, young adult children saving for their own home, overnight guests or a live-in nanny. Read more about Unique Maple Grove Home Within A Home Predicts Future Needs
Maple Grove Librarian Ann Pieri recommends these six books full of color, pictures and great ideas for your home.
Carter’s Way: a No-Nonsense Method for Designing Your Own Super Stylish Home
The HGTV host of “Million Dollar Rooms” shows homeowners how to create beautiful, functional rooms by using principles of design that center around color, space, storage, and material choice.