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10 DIY Home Cleaners


The start of fall means more outdoor activities and more people in your home, which inevitably leaves more dirt and stains to clean up. Many people turn to cleaners packed with chemicals, but it’s easy to make your own safe and natural cleaners for every type of surface in your home from...


The End of Summer: 5 Outdoor Projects to Tackle While the Weather Permits

For anyone that has spent a significant amount of time in Arizona, they know that summers can often be quite brutal. An Arizona summer - with temperatures routinely surpassing 100-degrees - is definitely not the time to tackle outdoor projects. Fall, on the other hand, makes a quite pleasant time to get out there and take on that to-do list. 



Universal Design: One Size Fits All

You may have heard about Universal Design or Design for All. Our Gilbert-based general contracting company, Arizona Structures, uses many of these concepts in our new homes and remodeling projects. 

Universal Design creates spaces for everyone without changing the look of an average home. 

You, your children, as well and your aging, perhaps physically challenged, parents. 

Accessibility, flexibility and safety are key elements with Universal Design. Spaces should be user friendly for all people, regardless of their age or ability levels.

The renowned architect, Michael Graves, has made significant contributions to Universal Design. An unfortunate illness left him in a wheelchair in 2003, and he has...


5 Tips to Spruce Up Your Backyard

While Arizona summers are more a time for swimming in your pool than barbecuing in your backyard, the fall is a great time to have friends over for drinks and to roast some s’mores. Before you send out the invites, though, you may need to spruce up your backyard first. Here are some tips from Nancy Duffy of Imagine Backyard Living, a custom backyard and pool designer located in Scottsdale, for Arizonans looking to spruce up their home.


Broadstone Lincoln Brings Luxury Resort Living to Apartments


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Just outside of Paradise Valley on the gorgeous Camelback-mountain view of Scottsdale, reside the luxurious apartment homes of Broadstone Lincoln by Alliance Residential. Lying on what is described as an “unparalleled location,” the sophisticated luxury living apartments parallel no other. 

“Broadstone Lincoln caters to a turnkey lifestyle, says Business Manager Marissa Hubbard.

“The living spaces...

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