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Holiday Safety in the Timber Frame Home

The Thanksgiving and Winter Holidays, along with the increasingly early onset of night, present certain increased safety concerns to a homeowner. Many of us will soon be putting up holiday decorations. And while we hope most of us at least have more sense than Clark Griswold in Christmas Vacation, the decorations, lights, and increased fireplace use creates an increased fire risk. With this in mind, here are some safety tips for the holidays.

Fall: Also the Perfect Season for Timberpeg Open Homes

While we opined last month that fall was the perfect season for a Timberpeg cabin, it turns out it is also the perfect season for Timberpeg open homes. This weekend saw great open homes in New Hampshire and North Carolina designed by architects who are also Timberpeg independent representatives. This coming weekend, we will feature two open homes in the scenic Grand Traverse Bay area of Michigan.

Front Door Material Choices for the Timber Frame Home

Since your front door is the gateway to your home, it creates a first impression that defines your home to residents alike. Due to this important role in defining the home, it is no wonder that front-door replacements are consistently the home renovation project with the highest return on investment. With the many choices in exterior doors, just selecting the perfect door can be a daunting task.

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