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Looking to Hire a Contractor? What You Should Know

Aug 09, 2022
Home Renovations are a costly undertaking and it's vital to ensure you are protecting yourself and your largest asset when you hire a contractor. Check out some of these considerations before you begin the work.
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What you need to know if you are considering building a pool

Jul 12, 2022
If you're considering building a pool, it's important to understand all of the considerations and implications of that decision for you and your home. Read about what you should know before you build.
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LEVEL UP: PICNIC CHIC

Mar 31, 2022
Raleigh's love of sunshine and fresh air has ignited a new passion for creating luxurious and stylish picnics. Discover how to curate your own and become a picnic pro with these tips and tricks!
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DARREN KEEFE DROPS A DOZEN DIY-isms

Mar 28, 2022
We're excited to welcome master carpenter Darren Keefe from HGTV's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition to the show! Learn more about this "dancing carpenter's" top DIY tips and tricks.
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Great Expectations: What's Shifted, What's Same at the Fairgrounds Southern Ideal Home Show

Apr 05, 2021
Learn what to expect at this years show - from local experts you can visit to shop, compare & save to new safety measures in place to make your visit successful!
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TOP 5 THINGS TO DO AND SEE AT THE SHOW

Mar 29, 2021
Thinking about attending this year's show and not sure where to start? Check out our top 5 things to do and see at this year's Fairgrounds Southern Ideal Home Show!
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RECHARGE YOUR PHYSICAL (& MENTAL) SPACE WITH PAINT

Mar 22, 2021
Check out this fun guide to colors and how they affect your mood to get your next painting project just right!
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From the Veggie Patch: Harvesting Your Cauliflower

Aug 03, 2020
New Gardener Nick is ready to walk you through knowing when and how to harvest your cauliflower.
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From the Veggie Patch: Suckering Your Tomatoes

Jul 27, 2020
Do you know when to sucker your tomato plants? Do you know how? Nick walks us through this important step to increase your tomato plant yield.
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Jam at Home: Keeping Summer Fruit All Year Round

Jul 20, 2020
Get in touch with your inner homesteader and make great tasting memories with our guide to jam.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Baking Bread at Home

Jul 14, 2020
Bread making is a great way to take up some spare time and make something with your hands. If you're looking to add bread making to your repertoire? Check out our guide to No-Knead Bread!
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Making Fido Happy at Home

Mar 15, 2020
Sit Means Sit Dog Training shares how homeowners can make sure dogs are friendly and feel safe in the home.
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Top Five Features at the 2020 Fairgrounds Southern Ideal Home Show

Mar 13, 2020
The Fairgrounds Southern Ideal Home Show is gearing up to run April 3-5, and we want you to get the best experience out of your visit. Get excited, get ready and plan your weekend with our Top-5 guide for how to get the best out the show! https://raleighfairgroundshomeandgardenshow.com/show-features
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Bunk Bed Build-A-Thon in Support of Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Mar 12, 2020
Read about our charity partner, Sleep In Heavenly Peace and the Bunk Bed Build-a-thon at this year’s show.
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Exhibitor Spotlight: Mabry's Electrical Service, Inc.

Mar 09, 2020
This week we shine our Exhibitor Spotlight on Johnnie Mabry and the team from Maybry's Electrical Services.
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Spring Cleaning: Home Maintenance Musts

Feb 20, 2020
Is your space ready for summer? Add these maintenance items to your spring cleaning list to help keep your home comfortable this season (and next!).
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Gardening for Beginners: 3 Tips to Get Started

Feb 12, 2020
No green thumb? No problem! We've got three simple tips to help make your garden dreams a reality.
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Kitchen Inspiration: Backsplashes We Love

Feb 01, 2020
One of the elements that can really set the tone of your kitchen is the backsplash. To help inspire you, we've shared some of our favorite looks and styles.
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Baking 101: Simple Tips Worth Trying

Dec 03, 2019
Baking is a science and when you add in a distraction (or ten) treats don’t always come out as planned. Avoid baking woes this holiday season with our favorite culinary hacks.
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Fall Table Decor Inspiration

Sep 17, 2019
Add some festive fun to your next dinner party with these simple and sweet tablescape ideas.
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