DOZ Issue 28 February 2018 - Page 28

Home Sweet Home Does Your Home Have a “Heart” Problem? Marilyn Smith D oes your home have a heart? That seems to be a silly question if you look at it superficially. But think with me for a moment. What do people see when they first walk up to your house? I’m not talking about what type of yard you have- -if the lawn is green and lush or dirt or gravel. I’m « 28 DOZ Magazine February 2018 not even speaking of the type of lawn furniture, porch furniture or whether your windows have shutters or not. Don’t even think about what type of front door you have—screened, metal or wood. I am wondering how people feel as they approach the entrance to your home or apartment—front, side or back. What does your home say to the