Make or Break

Selling your home doesn't have to be a headache. But more often than not, it is. Why? One reason may be the plethora of misinformation that's floating around on the web. Lucky for us, we recently had the opportunity to put all of that misinformation to rest when we sat down with Charlotte native and local real estate professional Hanes Walker. Hanes shared…

Windsor Run

When deciding to change living arrangements, seniors should consider an option that helps them thrive in retirement. For those who are age 62 or older, Windsor Run retirement community offers many elegant amenities and activities seniors can enjoy if they want to live a healthy lifestyle that supports physical, mental and emotional needs. Any senior considering world-class living services that…

Meet Andy Pittman

ShelfGenie CEO Andy Pittman has a long history with the organization, having first joined the company as a franchisee in 2009. Seven years later, Andy became the chief operating officer and last year, he took the helm of the organization as CEO. Andy continues as a franchisee owner and explains that being a franchise partner makes him a better CEO because there…

Make Your Dreams a Reality

With over 30 years of experience, Fireplace & Granite Distributors has installed all types of fireplaces, granite fireplace surrounds and granite countertops for home builders and homeowners in the Charlotte, NC, and Columbia, SC, area. They set themselves apart from the pack by being family-owned and operated for over 22 years. They are also a one-stop home improvement shop and showroom that offers everything you could possibly need…

The Great Equalizer

 Article Valery Huffenhus of Decorating Den  Ottomans are the great equalizer in the land of design. Available at many price points and in countless shapes, sizes, colors and textures, they offer any room some distinctive design style. They can be incorporated into any decor style whether it’s transitional, modern, eclectic or traditional. They are multifunctional, acting as seating, serving or storage…

It’s Easy Being Green

Kermit may have said it’s not easy being green, but we think he was wrong. With so many products and design options available for your home, being “green” can be a relatively easy and environmentally friendly way to create a beautiful room design. From paint to lighting, accessories to fabrics, furniture to wall coverings, being eco-friendly at home has become…

Raise the Roof

Long Roofing, backed by 77 years of experience, uses unique technology to guarantee your new roof for 50 years. That astounding promise is because of their partnership with CertainTeed as Shingle Master Select. Only 1% of roofers in the nation are awarded this accreditation, and every supervisor and crew member at Long is certified from CertainTeed as a Shingle Master.…

Backyard Vacation

There’s nothing quite like a summertime vacation. The warm sand, hot sun and cool water of a getaway are incomparable—but who says you have to get away in order to enjoy the benefits of a destination? What if you could create your own escape; what if you could avoid the hassles and hold-ups of travel and instead lose yourself in…

Not Created Equal

There are many words in the English language that can describe a man—but how does a room describe a man? Is a manly room embellished with sports memorabilia or decked out floor to ceiling with mounted animals that they proudly caught themselves? Possibly a manly room isn’t the man cave with the stereotypical dark leather couch. Quite possibly a man’s…

Bringing the Beach Home

Living in the Queen City has its perks – from the exciting atmosphere in uptown to the accessibility of endless dining and shopping adventures around every corner. But one thing Charlotte doesn’t have is beachfront property. A coastal feel in the city is just what a Wilmington native and now South Charlotte resident wanted when collaborating with Swell Décor.