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Posted on 05/15/2022
How to Add Marble to Your Home Decor
Marble has always been a luxurious choice for interior finishes. However, while it remains an expensive choice, it’s much more accessible and easy to use in everyday homes than before. If you can splurge on marble finishes, the choice can increase the value of your home and create a sense of luxury in your life. Here are some...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
Beautiful living rooms: 3 simple design techniques to get your perfect living room
When it comes to beautiful living rooms, there are no wrong answers. Living room ideas can span from the elegant style of the Victorian era or an amalgam of different styles brought together to create a Boho-chic design that flatters both your style and your space. But what key elements do all of these different designs have in...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
No Outlet Needed: 3 DIY Outdoor Lighting Ideas
Proper lighting is essential to enjoying any outside space. Unfortunately, outdoor lighting can get complicated due to lack of access to electricity. Lack of electrical outlets and built-in light sources can make even the simplest ideas a hassle. Luckily, there are some excellent DIY options for decorative outdoor lighting that don’t require electricity. Here are some ideas to...
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Posted on 04/29/2022
GAITHERSBURG, MD Real Estate Market Update 4/29/2022
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Posted on 04/24/2022
How to save dying plants
For every gardener and houseplant owner, there will come a time to deal with dying plants. Living plants are often more complicated and needy than they seem, and even when we do everything in our power to keep them alive, sometimes the worst happens. Luckily, there are many situations where dying plants can actually be saved. Here are...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
Quick annual tasks to keep your home running
Your home goes through a fair amount of wear and tear throughout the year, which can result in needing to repair or replace certain elements. However, performing annual maintenance tasks can help your home stay in excellent condition year after year. Here are a few tasks to complete throughout your year to keep your home fresh and rejuvenated:...
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Posted on 04/10/2022
Tired of Carpeted Stairs? Try These Alternatives
Carpet has been a popular cover for stairs for decades and continues to endure in modern trends. There are many benefits to carpet on stairs, including noise reduction and extra cushioning. However, carpet on stairs is not for everyone. If you’re considering an alternative to carpet on the stairs in your home, here are the best options to...
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Posted on 04/03/2022
Remember These 3 Things When Buying a Fixer-Upper
Buying a fixer-upper can be a DIY-lover's dream. A house with plenty of potential for improvements at a great price might seem tempting. However, there are some specific things to search for to make sure you find the right fixer-upper. Here are some tips for what to prioritize to have the best fixer-upper experience: Be Realistic A common...
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Posted on 03/30/2022
GAITHERSBURG, MD Real Estate Market Update 3/30/2022
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Posted on 03/27/2022
Top garage safety tips
Your garage offers a convenient place to keep your vehicle safe, store tools and gardening supplies and work on a wide range of projects. The following tips can help you improve the safety of your garage to lower the risk of injuries or other harm to you and your household. Keep hazardous materials locked up Pesticide products, fertilizers...
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Posted on 03/20/2022
How to Protect Your Houseplants From Whiteflies
Whiteflies are a common pest affecting both houseplants and outdoor gardens. Like many plant pests, whiteflies can damage and even kill your plants if left untreated. Luckily, there are several ways to treat whitefly infestations in your houseplants. Here are some of the most effective methods: Vacuum Whiteflies can be sucked up with a vacuum and disposed of...
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Posted on 03/13/2022
What is PITI? Understanding your financial situation
PITI, which is short for "principal, interest, taxes and insurance," is an essential term to know for anybody seeking a mortgage loan. The acronym refers to the relationship between these four numbers expressed in a ratio and can tell lenders about your financial status. Here is a breakdown of the term and why it matters to potential homeowners...
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