Get Access to PowerHouse SMART® “A List” for Leaders in Luxury Design, Build and Real Estate

PowerHouse SMART® is the only networking and education community for leaders in all areas of luxury design, build and real estate. Membership is “by invitation or referral only”, and members enjoy a wide range of benefits, including opportunities to network, collaborate and share lessons learned with our residential design and construction, premium commercial development, and […]

Hiring a Handyman: 6 Ways to Get the Job Done

Any job, big or small. That’s what the ad says. But how do you know if you’re getting quality work at the right price, not to mention protecting yourself if something goes wrong? 1. Know the Rules Be wary of any handyman who professes to do it all. Electricians and plumbers, as well as roofers, […]

The Rules According to Wohlner

Following a few simple rules helped interior designer Stephanie Wohlner transfer her family’s “wreck of a house” into a stylish and comfortable home. Rick and Stephanie Wohlner’s 80 year-old 5,600 square foot Nantucket Clapper-style home was dated and worn the first time they saw it, but they appreciated the simple architecture, idyllic wooded setting and […]

Going Green: Rebates Make It Pay to Remodel Now

  Are you planning a fall remodel? Good news—there could be some cash coming your way. On the heels of a successful Cash For Clunkers automobile program, the federal government has approved a similar program for home appliances. Consumers will begin to see the program, sometimes referred to as “Cash For Refrigerators,” heavily advertised in […]