Back in the day, if you wanted to cover your home or roof in shakes, you would hand split the wooden pieces from a log of chosen length. Some might say you must work from the perfect log; no imperfections, knots or insect holes. Keep in mind color and wood grain variations do happen. Shingles are traditionally rectangular in shape and usually irregular and slightly tapered. Roofing with shakes requires a tougher grade of wood, while siding with shakes is not as precise. The longevity of the shakes is what makes them appealing. They will with stand a New England winter or a Pacific Coast sun bath and weather just right.

Nowadays you can get a modern shingles, which are cut and straight so that each and every shingle is aligned and go on very neatly. Rubber shakes and shingles are also a choice in our green environment. Recycling has left no stone unturned and has figured out how to reuse an old tire. These new modern shingles will not crack, discolor, rot or allow any moisture to escape, similar to toady’s siding. So, the question is to shake or not to shake your house?

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The home office can quickly become the catch-all. How can you keep your home office clean and workable?  Here are few tips to keep your home office in tip top shape and ensure you have ample space for work and storage.

1. Have adequate work space

When laying out or reorganizing your home office make sure you have ample space for work and storage. Make a designated space for computer hardware and peripheral equipment, a spot for reference materials, file space and a location for frequently referenced supplies and paper.

2. Create centers

Zone your home office into activity areas. Set up a clear workspace, a reference center and a supply center. Having designated spaces for things will help keep your organized.

3. Wrap it up

Bundle unsightly wires together to cut down on cord clutter. Use a surge protector to for electronic equipment.

4. Create an immediate action center

Create an area that is easily accessible and within your view for items that need immediate action. Establish a permanent filing system for papers you will reference, but not on a regular basis.

Follow these simple tips and your office will be organized in no time.

 

Retreat to this beautiful beach house with over 4380 sq. ft. north of 6A with a short stroll to Crosby Beach. Enjoy the magnificent setting with ever changing water views of Cape Cod Bay. This custom built home is perfect for entertaining. First floor master bedroom with walk in closet and upstairs has two additional front to back bedrooms. PLUS a huge bonus room over the garage that you can use as a office or 4th bedroom. The main living area features an eat in kitchen which opens into a formal dining room and living room complete with wood floors and fireplace. Entertain in style in the spacious family room with cathedral ceilings and expansive glass to take advantage of the ever changing scenery. The wrap around deck is an ideal setting to enjoy spectacular views looking outward to Cape Cod Bay. With a 3 car garage makes this property & location is truly one of a kind!

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Retreat to this beautiful beach house with over 4380 sq. ft. north of 6A with a short stroll to Crosby Beach. Enjoy the magnificent setting with ever changing water views of Cape Cod Bay. This custom built home is perfect for entertaining. First floor master bedroom with walk in closet and upstairs has two additional front to back bedrooms. PLUS a huge bonus room over the garage that you can use as a office or 4th bedroom. The main living area features an eat in kitchen which opens into a formal dining room and living room complete with wood floors and fireplace. Entertain in style in the spacious family room with cathedral ceilings and expansive glass to take advantage of the ever changing scenery. The wrap around deck is an ideal setting to enjoy spectacular views looking outward to Cape Cod Bay. With a 3 car garage makes this property & location is truly one of a kind!

This is a Cape style home and features 10 total rooms, 2 full baths, 3 bedrooms, 0.58 Acres, and is currently available for $1,625,000.

For complete details click here.

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