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Posted on 01/25/2022
Which Home Improvement Projects Add the Most Value?
;Photo by La Miko from Pexels When you decide to take on a home improvement project you are likely doing it to increase your own personal enjoyment of your home. Designing a luxury bath that allows you to have a spa-like experience in your own home is well worth the time and energy. However, you also may want...
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Posted on 01/18/2022
Seller Financing: Major Risks & How to Avoid Them
Seller financing is an excellent option for some property buyers and sellers. However, no matter the type of financing the seller offers, they are taking on a sizable amount of risk. Underwriting and supplementing a mortgage means dealing with the consequences if the buyer defaults on the loan. This is one reason many sellers hesitate to offer financing....
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Posted on 01/11/2022
How to Prevent Flood Damage at Home
Flooding can cause significant damage to your home and even make it uninhabitable in worst-case scenarios. Floods can lead to mold growth, wood rot and other types of water damage that can be costly to repair. Taking steps to prevent floods from occurring can protect your home from this kind of damage. Use these flood prevention tips to...
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Posted on 01/05/2022
Woodbridge, VA Real Estate Market Update 1/5/2022
Click here to view Woodbridge, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 01/04/2022
How to Make Your Home Safer for Your Pets
Pets can fill your home with joy and provide you with unconditional love and companionship. However, they can also end up getting into trouble or being mischievous at times, which is why it's important to make your home as safe as possible. You can turn your home into a more pet-friendly place with the following tips. Keep Hazardous...
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Posted on 12/28/2021
7 Creative DIY Living Room Decor Projects
The living room is one of the most flexible rooms in the home. As you seek to complete your living room design, consider DIY living room decor projects. These are 7 creative DIY living room decor ideas that could be incorporated into any home: Faux Fireplace Not every room is equipped with a natural fireplace, but that doesn’t...
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Posted on 12/21/2021
3 Natural Ways to Get Rid of Fungus Gnats
Many plant owners prefer to avoid harsh chemicals in their pest control practices. Luckily, there are plenty of natural methods to combat fungus gnats and other common plant pests. Here are three great ways to get rid of fungus gnats the natural way: Trap Them With Apple Cider Vinegar & Soap A simple way to trap adult gnats...
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Posted on 12/14/2021
Porch & Patio Privacy: DIY on a Budget
Image by summa from Pixabay Adding some privacy to your outdoor spaces doesn’t have to cost a fortune. While you might be tempted to splurge on brand new awning systems or the latest trends, you can accomplish a lot while sticking to your budget. There are also many projects you can DIY easily without taking up more than...
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Posted on 12/05/2021
Woodbridge, VA Real Estate Market Update 12/5/2021
Click here to view Woodbridge, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 11/30/2021
How to Add Texture to Your Home Decor
Texture is an often misunderstood and underutilized designed tool in the home. When remodeling, most of us think of patterns, colors and size, forgetting to fold in characteristics of each surface. When texture is added to the previous design elements, it can add warmth and depth to your home with minimal effort. Let’s explore some of the easiest...
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Posted on 11/23/2021
Low-Light Plants You Should Keep in Your Bedroom
Image by Zandria Ross from Pixabay There are many benefits of keeping houseplants in your bedroom. Improved sleep, cleaner air and aesthetic appeal are just a few reasons many swear by bedroom greenery. However, if your bedroom doesn’t get a lot of sunlight during the day, you might feel like this option won’t work for you. Luckily there...
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