Sunday, October 02, 2016 / by Patricia Hampton
Durham's local food scene has been exploding in recent years, including everything from delicious burgers to gourmet donuts. Everyone likes their Cup of Joe in the morning, and Durham has risen to the challenge by opening up some of the best coffee shops in the Triangle.
Since Durham has so much to offer in the way of coffee shops, it can be hard to choose. We've rounded up the very best coffee shops in the Bull City to let you know where to start. Here are the top 5 coffee shops that you have to try in Durham:
420 West Geer Street
Durham, NC 27701
This popular Durham coffee shop started as a mobile business known as bikeCoffee, which would appear at the Durham Farmer's Market each week. Since the business opened up a storefront under the new name, local residents haven't be ...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 / by Patricia Hampton
You only have one chance to make a first impression when selling your home, and you make that first impression with your home's exterior. The interior of your home may look stunning, but if the exterior is aging or in disrepair, you won't get as much as you could when selling your home.
Before you even start working on getting the inside of your home ready, you need to make sure your exterior is in top condition. Here are a few things you can do to get the exterior of your home ready for a sale:
Clean or Paint the Walls
If your home has brick or vinyl siding, hire someone to pressure wash it and remove all the stains and built-up grime. If your home has stucco, wood siding or another painted surface, repaint it to freshen up the color and cover up any old stains. You might even want to change the color to something that's more popular right now.
While you're taking care of the walls, make sure you clean the roof, as well. Stains on the roof will make it ...