Home and Garden

Stop your hard-earned energy dollars from going out the window… literally

Wow, windows starting at $189, and installed within a week?

Unheard of?

Not with Discount Residential Services.

It’s a simple fact: heat moves toward cold and windows don’t insulate against air penetration as well as one might think. In colder months, up to 50 percent of a home’s heat goes right out the window, as well as a significant portion of your energy bills.

Discount Residential Services is now making it easier to conserve energy, and money, while adding beauty to your home. Read More»

Pfeifer Building Co. leaves customers happy with remodeling jobs

The Pfeifer Building Co. team. In the front, from left, are Lynn Geddie, Greg Creighton and Jeff Good. Standing, from left, are Jose Soleto, Dan Page, Mark Fancera, Paul Cataldo, Roy Reinertsen, and Duey Pfeifer. Photo/Special.

When Tom & Jo Ann Shell, long-term realtors in the Fayette-Coweta area, and Peachtree City residents for many years, needed a remodeling company to refer to their daughter for a screened porch, only one firm came to mind, Pfeifer Building Co. Inc.

“We had referred many of our seller and buyer clients to them, and all have been very satisfied with Pfeifer’s price, quality, and professionalism”, said Jo Ann Shell.

Another long-time Peachtree City resident, and ReMax Hall of Famer, Carolyn Schmalenberger, has also referred her clients to Pfeifer Building Co. over the years. Read More»

PTC Garden Club meets Nov. 18

The Peachtree City Garden Club will host its monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. at The Gathering Place in Peachtree City. The topic will be Organic Gardening 101.  Come learn the basics of organic and sustainable gardening and how you can incorporate these principles into your landscape. Larry Dove of Two Doves Farm will discuss what you can be doing now to prepare your backyard garden for the next growing season and what can be planted now.

Larry Dove is the first certified organic grower in Fayette County. Read More»

Re/Max’s Surfus one of top 50 Realtors in America

Sam Surfus was recently just inducted into America’s Top 400 Realtors List. He is number 45 out of the top 400 in America.

Sam Surfus with Re/Max Around Atlanta Results has recently been named by Real Trends as 45th in closed transaction sides out of 100 realtors nationwide for  the year 2009. Sam closed 200 transactions in 2009 and according to his broker, Barbara Pearson, Sam excels in customer satisfaction and work ethics and has done an outstanding job. Read More»

Contest will award one lucky winner a $5,000 flooring make-over

This fall, Flooring America of Peachtree City is giving consumers the opportunity to win a $5,000 flooring make-over in the Fix My Floor Contest.

Consumers can enter the contest online at FixMyFloorContest.com simply by telling us why they’re in need of new floors.

Consumers also have the option to accompany their statement with an uploaded photo of their current floors.

The Fix My Floor Contest will run until Dec. 30. The grand-prize winner will receive $5,000 in beautiful Downs“ flooring – which includes an extensive line of quality hardwood, carpet and laminate. Read More»

Refacing kitchen cabinets saves homeowners up to 50% off remodeling costs

Did you know that 80% of what you see in a kitchen is doors and drawer fronts? Are you also aware that by refacing cabinets that homeowners can save up to 50% of the cost of replacing kitchen cabinetry? Cabinet refacing is simply the removal and replacement of all doors and drawer fronts, backing, etc. along with the addition of storage solutions and many other accessories that make the kitchen more functional. The appearance of the finished product is comparable to all new cabinets. Below is a kitchen that went through the cabinet refacing process. Read More»

Yaneth Rodriguez of Fayetteville wins $1,000 Giveaway

Metro Mike, mascot for Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers, hands over the $1,000 check after Yaneth Rodriguez of Fayetteville, Ga. won last month’s Super Sunday drawing. Photo/Special.

Yaneth Rodriguez of Fayetteville, Ga. was the winner of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers most recent Super Sunday $1,000 giveaway. She attended an open house donated and hosted by Myra Lockhart of the Cascade office on Sept. 12.

Rodriguez lives in the subdivision and is looking for a four bedroom home for her sister, who currently lives in New York. Rodriguez’s brother-in-law is about to retire from the police department and they are looking to relocate to Peachtree City or Fayetteville to be closer to the family. Read More»

Customers rely on Miracle Method’s professionalism

If your search to find the right company to give your bathroom a much-needed makeover has turned into a daunting task, consider Miracle Method of Atlanta-South.

Miracle Method has earned the reputation as being one of Atlanta’s most professional full-service refinishers.  Here is what some recent homeowners had to say about their experience with Miracle Method.

“I am so pleased with the job,” said Charlie Christian.  “Even beyond the quality, the price was reasonable.  I would tell everyone this company was first-rate in all areas.” Read More»

Fayette's newest Master Gardeners recognized

Fayette's newest Master Gardeners recognized

The Fayette Master Gardeners keep producing new green thumbs, welcoming the 2010 interns for this year’s effort. The bountiful garden is located along Heritage Parkway in Fayetteville just north of the library. Interns recently completed their training and 50 hours of volunteer service to receive certification as master gardeners. Pictured from the left are: (front) Jan Belvin, Lynn Amos, Anne Suenaga and Sheila Ostrofsky; and (rear) Kim Garwood, Joy Boyden and Harry Bolton. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Southern Scapes provides numerous outdoor services in the area

Southern Scapes is a unique company that currently offers one of the widest varieties of outdoor services in the Fayette / Coweta area. What truly sets this company apart is the caliber and attitude of its workforce. Employing skilled craftsman and seasoned veterans of several different trades, this group has banded together to cross-train each other in one-another’s trade, and cooperate as teams to provide multiple services simultaneously. Read More»

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