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Halloween Throwback: A ghostly French house

This Gaudi-esque house would be great for a Halloween party! Doesn’t it look spooky? Artists Christopher Berdaguer and Marie Péjus created the shape of this French house by polystyrene and paint. According to Dezeen: “The heart of the project is the transformation of an existing building that was once a prison, then a school and then a funeral home. Keeping this context in mind, the artists us...
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The Glass "Tree House"

   This home in Redberry Grove is called “The Tree House,” but not in the way that you’d expect. The residence is completely covered in opaque black glass, which acts a dark mirror. Surrounded by oak trees and flower beds, the glass reflects the beautiful landscape. Another cool feature of this home is the use of glass skylights, which take advantage of the natural lighting and ...
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Marvin Windows and Doors Recognized as Most Ethical Large Company in the Country With 2014 American Business Ethics Award

Marvin Windows and Doors was awarded the 2014 American Business Ethics Award (ABEA) by the Foundation for Financial Service Professionals during an awards presentation last Tuesday in Warroad, Minnesota. Marvin was chosen as the winner in the large company category for exemplifying high standards of ethical conduct in the workplace, the marketplace and the community. “It is an honor to receive th...
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Halloween Throwback: Living with the past

Editor’s note: It’s the spookiest time of year. Here’s a post from our archives that might make you see “haunted” houses in a new light. MSN Real Estate’s blog made note that the home of serial killer Dorothea Puente was recently sold. Not only are the new owners aware of the house’s history, they seem to be OK with it. Of course, one of them is a mystery writer, but...
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A new use for your pumpkins

Editor’s note: It’s getting spooky around here with Halloween on the horizon! This week and next, we will be running some of our favorite past Halloween posts. If you have a leftover uncarved pumpkin from Halloween (sorry, this wouldn’t work with Jack o’ Lanterns), a pumpkin keg would be a great way to use it up. It’s simple: Remove top of pumkin Carve out the pumpkin’s innards Carv...
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The Marview Window was available in the 1960s and featured a stationary top sash...

The Marview Window was available in the 1960s and featured a stationary top sash and operating bottom sash. #TBT #HandcraftedinAmerica #Marvinwindows