As winter kicks into high gear in Asheville, making sure your home is equipped to handle the elements should take top priority. While warm bursts can interrupt winter’s march in this part of the Appalachians, there are still enough sustained cold snaps to warrant a thorough home prep. From heating to insulation to weather safety measures, [...]
Western North Carolina
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Life in Western North Carolina offers up a refreshing range of weather experiences. Asheville, at an elevation of just above 2,000 feet, boasts an overall mild year-round climate – not too cold in the winter, not too hot in the summer – but traveling just a short distance outside of the city can reveal a greater [...]
When it comes time to sell your home, even the smallest improvements can help you get top dollar. From a fresh coat of interior paint, to a major kitchen renovation, there is a range of home improvement options to fit every budget and price point. Following are a few tried-and-true [...]
As Western North Carolina gears up for winter, the Asheville area comes alive with snow-centric activities. From skiing to snow tubing to wintry hikes, a range of outdoor adventures makes the flakes all the more fun, for young and old alike. Following, a few favorites to try out this [...]
Got a foodie on your holiday list? This season, Asheville abounds with unique, locally crafted gifts to suit a range of tastes. Here are just a few of the many regionally made consumables sure to be a hit this holiday – gift a single item as a stocking stuffer, or cluster in a basket for the ultimate palate-pleasing [...]
After winter’s chilly rains, ice and snow, you’re probably more than ready for spring to arrive. But is your home? Gearing up for the coming spring in Asheville requires some simple yet important home maintenance steps; by performing these tasks, you can ensure that your property’s seasonal transition will be smooth sailing.
Asheville’s real estate frenzy typically cools during the winter – and that makes it an ideal season for locals to buy a home. What are the benefits of a wintertime real estate search? Read on to find [...]
The Asheville area is blessed with weather that can be mild even in the dead of winter. But when those inevitable cold, wet days do hit, warm up to these unique indoor activities.
Scores of video games, pinball machines, billiards, Skee-Ball and Foosball populate this two-level arcade in West Asheville. A flat fee of $10 gains you [...]
An amazingly eclectic food scene, rich cultural offerings, and an abundance of outdoor activities – all set against a monumental Blue Ridge backdrop – make Asheville, N.C., a destination unto itself. But Asheville’s proximity to attractions outside the city also makes it the ideal locale to set up a home base. From quaint coastal towns to [...]
A Program of Western North Carolina Green Building Council
Western North Carolina Green Building Council (WNCGBC) is bringing back it’s locally focused carbon-offsetting program due to community demand! This innovative local program allows area residents to calculate their carbon footprint and then offset it by paying into a community [...]
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