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Posted on 01/23/2022
Moving & Short-Term Storage: Expert Tips
Moving to a new home is a complex and sometimes stressful logistical process. There are many details to consider and just as many ways to streamline and simplify the experience. One of the best ways to make your move easier is by using short-term storage. If you’ve never used temporary storage before or if you’re thinking about using...
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Posted on 01/16/2022
How to Grow Bird's Nest Fern
The bird's nest fern gets its name from its growth pattern. The long fronds emerge from a central rosette resembling a nest. In the wild, their fronds can reach up to five feet long, but remain at a more manageable size when grown as houseplants. They are considered one of the easiest ferns to care for and are...
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Posted on 01/09/2022
How to Use Coastal Interior Design Style
If you’re looking for a comfortable, casual way to bring the beach home with you any time of year, coastal design style might be for you. This airy and approachable interior design style celebrates all the best the coast offers: sun, surf, sand and a relaxing yet invigorating atmosphere. While coastal design varies depending on region and preference,...
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Posted on 01/02/2022
Buying New Construction? Consider Working With an Agent
Photo by Kindel Media from Pexels Your real estate agent can have a lot to do with your home purchase. Some buyers may think they do little more than fill out a few standard forms, but the reality is more complicated than that. If you're planning on buying a new construction home, the rules of working with a...
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Posted on 12/29/2021
Potomac, MD Real Estate Market Update 12/29/2021
Click here to view Potomac, MD blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 12/26/2021
Whiteflies: What Plant Owners Should Know About This Common Pest
Keeping plants at home means contending with the occasional pest. While some garden pests are just an annoyance, others can cause damage and even threaten the life of your plants. One common pest is the whitefly, which can infest both your outdoor garden and indoor houseplants. Here is a guide to everything you need to know about whiteflies:...
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Posted on 12/19/2021
DIY Guide: Leaf Print Artwork
Making art prints with leaves has long been considered a fall craft project. However, it’s possible and easy to make beautiful and unique DIY wall decor using leaves throughout the entire year. Here’s how to use leaves to make art prints. Materials Paint (acrylic or tempera works best)Paint brushesPalette for mixing colorsWaterPaper, card stock or woodA rolling pin...
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Posted on 12/12/2021
4 Cheap Ways to Boost Curb Appeal Before Listing Your Home
Looking to sell your home? Before you list, you'll want to make sure your home is looking its best for prospective buyers. Fortunately, there are a few simple and inexpensive steps you can take to boost your property's curb appeal, thus increasing your chances of making a quick sale. 1. Painting the Front Door A fresh coat of...
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Posted on 12/05/2021
Rain Chains: Learn How to Make Your Own
Some of the best decor serves a helpful function in addition to providing aesthetic improvement. One example of this is the increasingly popular rain chain. Rain chains hang outdoors to replace a gutter spout. They disperse collected rainwater away from the house while also serving as an eye-catching decorative piece. You can buy rain chains wherever garden decor...
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Posted on 11/28/2021
Potomac, MD Real Estate Market Update 11/28/2021
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Posted on 11/28/2021
5 Elegant Touches to add to Your New Home (without breaking the budget)
Photo by dillan teagle from Pexels When building and decorating a new home, there are many things you can do to make the space look more elegant and refined. If your home building and decorating budget is tighter, there are some things you can do to elevate the look of your home without spending a large amount of...
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Posted on 11/21/2021
Things to Consider When Planting Succulents Together
Succulent arrangements make excellent natural decorative pieces. You can grow and maintain them inside and out and use almost anything as a container, making them extremely versatile and an easy way to enjoy the beauty of live plants. While you can purchase many succulent combinations pre-made, sometimes it’s more fun (and more affordable) to make them yourself. Here...
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