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Wine Cellars

November 21st, 2012

Fellers and their cellars: Toasting a trend
 Kelvin Browne | Aug 29, 2012 8:00 AM ET | Last Updated: Aug 27, 2012 12:57 PM ET

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Wine Cellar 

I like wine cellars even more than I like wine, which is saying something. I used to have one in the basement of an 1870s stone house. This fantasy cellar had the ancient stone walls of the home’s original foundation, new rough-hewn granite fl ...

Finding Your Architect

November 16th, 2012

Dream House Diaries: Finding the architect

Abigail Pugh, Special to National Post | Jul 24, 2012 1:00 PM ET | Last Updated: Jul 23, 2012 4:28 PM ET
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Blue Print 1

The architect’s job is to meet needs both etherial (‘I want to feel as though I’m waking up in a treehouse’) and pragmatic (‘I want to cut my heating bills in half’). And his or her dark duty, key to doin ...

Safe Room in a Condo?

November 16th, 2012

Condo safe room for tightest quarters

Frank Fourchalk, Special to National Post | Jul 26, 2012 3:39 PM ET | Last Updated: Jul 27, 2012 11:49 AM ET
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Condo-security expert Frank Fourchalk shares his tips weekly. “Just because you live in a high- rise doesn’t mean you don’t need a safe room. This fortified room doubles as a safe holding area ...