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The Ins and Outs of Home Automation: An Interview with Bill O'Connor of Constellation Home Electronics The Ins and Outs of Home Automation: An Interview with Bill O'Connor of Constellation Home Electronics

By Bill O'Connor

Wouldn't it be cool to control the electronics systems in your home at the touch of a button? In this interview, Bill explains what home automation is, the most popular trend right now, some of the basic options you'll need to choose, and some tips if you're considering home automation technology.

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Expert Advice on Stucco Repairs: An Interview with Elia Maldonado-Perez of Perez Plaster Corporation Expert Advice on Stucco Repairs: An Interview with Elia Maldonado-Perez of Perez Plaster Corporation

By Elia Maldonado-Perez

Elia shares tips on stucco that might surprise you, including the advantages of synthetic over traditional stucco, the most common repairs that are needed, and what maintenance will help prolong the life of your stucco.

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How to Manage the Budget for Your Home Remodel: An Interview with Vincent Urioste of ABQ Bids Construction How to Manage the Budget for Your Home Remodel: An Interview with Vincent Urioste of ABQ Bids Construction

By Vincent Urioste

Find out how to keep your remodel on budget, including one of the biggest challenges people face during the process, how to decide on the budget for a specific project, how to avoid financial surprises, and more.

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The Ins and Outs of Landscape Maintenance: An Interview with Immanuel Sanchez of Nick and Nathan's Lawn Service The Ins and Outs of Landscape Maintenance: An Interview with Immanuel Sanchez of Nick and Nathan's Lawn Service

By Immanuel Sanchez

Immanuel gives expert tips on how to keep your lawn looking great, the best times to trim shrubs, something that you really shouldn't neglect doing, common misconceptions about proper maintenance, and more.

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Why You Should Consider Synthetic Grass for Your Yard: An Interview with Yvonne Pedersen-Chavez of Always Green NM LLC Why You Should Consider Synthetic Grass for Your Yard: An Interview with Yvonne Pedersen-Chavez of Always Green NM LLC

By Yvonne Pedersen-Chavez

Get expert tips on the benefits of artificial turf, which include lower long-term costs and much less maintenance than regular lawn. Yvonne tells you what synthetic grass is, why more people are installing it, and answers to some of the most common questions that people ask about it.

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Solar PV System Options for Your Home: An Interview with Greg Mechels of Select Solar LLC Solar PV System Options for Your Home: An Interview with Greg Mechels of Select Solar LLC

By Greg Mechels

Ever thought about going solar? Greg explains what a solar photovoltaic (PV) system is, what the benefits are, why you should consider energy-efficient upgrades for you home, and more.

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Understanding the Interior Design Process: An Interview with Joan Duncan of Creatrix LLC Understanding the Interior Design Process: An Interview with Joan Duncan of Creatrix LLC

By Joan Duncan

Joan shares insider info about what she does when she first meets with homeowners, the options that her clients have, how working with an interior designer benefits you, and how you can balance what you want with your budget.

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Tree and Shrub Pruning 101: An Interview with Barbara Russell, Certified Arborist Tree and Shrub Pruning 101: An Interview with Barbara Russell, Certified Arborist

By Barbara Russell

Barbara shares her expert tips on trees and pruning, including what mistakes to avoid, when it should be done, additional resources for you, and more.

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5 Facts About Going Solar: An Interview with Sara Headley of AMENERGY Solar Services 5 Facts About Going Solar: An Interview with Sara Headley of AMENERGY Solar Services

By Sara Headley

Sara shares what the biggest benefits of using solar energy are, as well as the main options for your home, how a battery back-up system can help homeowners, and more.

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Expert Tips on Landscape Design: An Interview with Solange Serquis of Serquis + Associates Landscape Architecture Expert Tips on Landscape Design: An Interview with Solange Serquis of Serquis + Associates Landscape Architecture

By Solange Serquis

Solange shares interesting facts and advice on how to start a new landscape project, as well as the difference between a softscape and hardscape, recommendations for native plants and more.

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