Space It Up!

Space It Up! highlights a different topic each month related to home improvement for both owners and/or renters in relation to mountain living. This can include home improvement projects, lawn/garden care, storage, home aesthetics, etc.

Under Attack

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It’s that time of year again — summer heat starts to fade away and the yellow jackets come out to play … dirty. Why do they get so aggressive? The answer is pretty simple.

Going Au Naturel

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Chemical-free cleaning is easier and more effective than you might think. Try these items that you probably already have on hand.

Yard Duty

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Make the most of your time at home — get a jump on defensible space by ridding your yard of pine needles and other potentially hazardous debris.

Getting Dirty in Quarantine

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When a coronavirus-sized wrench is thrown into your foreseeable plans, it can be a great opportunity to break from your status quo and exercise your green thumb. So grab some seeds, tools, and soil, and get dirty.

Springtime Home Maintenance

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Doors, roofs, decks, critter damage: We all know spring is the time for important repairs in case next winter is … well, winter. Contractor Steven Torres takes you on a cheeky ride for the important prep you must do to avoid house calamity before next year’s season.

Go-To Gear for Snow Removal

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Two employee-owners of Truckee’s Mountain Hardware and Sports compiled a guide for snow removal equipment this winter season.

Out with the Old

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Out with the Old: One man’s junk is another man’s treasure. Clean out your old stuff and help others in the process.

Creatively Cozy

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By SARAH RAY-FAY | Moonshine Ink Snow has fallen. The holidays are upon us. It’s official: Winter is here! While  Truckee/ Tahoe residents and visitors love to...

Tip of the Iceberg

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What are some easy ways to combat climate change in our daily lives? Here are four small bits of information and useful tips to help you make a huge difference.

The Keys to Water Winterization

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In Tahoe/Truckee, we’re all old hats at winterizing our homes to be as energy efficient as possible during big (and deep and white!) winters. But did you know it is just as important to winterize your water system? Learn how here.