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Posted on 01/23/2022
The Most Common Types of Kitchen Island
Kitchen islands have been popular in modern homes for decades. The appeal of the open-concept kitchen creates a need for more counter space while still keeping an open and inviting feel. There are many types of kitchen islands and different ways to implement them in your own space. If you’re thinking of adding a kitchen island as part...
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Posted on 01/16/2022
Remodel Your Kitchen on a Budget: 5 Ways to Save
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels A kitchen remodel can transform your home but it also can be a costly home renovation project to take on. Fortunately, it is possible to create your dream kitchen without blowing your budget. These tips will help you remodel your kitchen and employ the latest trends without depleting all of your cash...
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Posted on 01/09/2022
7 Trending Interior Design Ideas
Designers are always finding new ways to explore and celebrate modern design. New trends are emerging every day and can provide excellent inspiration for home interiors and exteriors alike. If you’re interested in giving your interior design a fresh update, here are some of the biggest trends in modern design right now: Rattan Rattan has become popular for...
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Posted on 01/02/2022
Top benefits of having a home security system
Home security systems are incredible ways to deter break-ins. While this is the most obvious benefit of having one of these systems, there are plenty of others. The following are some of the advantages you can enjoy when you choose to get a security system for your home. Lower home insurance rates Since a home security system can...
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Posted on 12/29/2021
SPRINGFIELD, VA Real Estate Market Update 12/29/2021
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Posted on 12/26/2021
3 Improvements To Transform Verandas Into All-Season Living Spaces
Photo by Ben Mack from Pexels Homeowners invest in outdoor seating areas with an understanding these spaces improve their quality of life and provide a substantial return on investment. The combination of home improvement and financial gain entices working families to build outdoor living spaces and verandas rank among the gold standard. The one drawback patios, pergolas, and...
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Posted on 12/19/2021
How to Find the Best Curtains for Your Living Room
The right window treatments can add personality and depth to any room. No matter the size or amount of windows in a space, curtains are a key part of your interior design and personal style. If you’re wanting to refresh the look of your living room with new curtains, here are some great ideas to inspire you: Matching...
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Posted on 12/12/2021
How to Create Indoor-Outdoor Concrete Floors
Sometimes the idea of a large backyard with a perfect lawn doesn't balance a homeowner's desire for functionality. When people want to spend more time outdoors, they typically hire contractors to build wooden decks of brick patios. One best-of-both-worlds trend involves using finished concrete to blur the lines between indoor and outdoor livings spaces. Both new construction designs...
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Posted on 12/05/2021
Should You Demo an Old Home or Make Structural Upgrades?
Purchasing a property with a blighted house on it may present a cost-effective opportunity. The presence of a faltering structure typically drives down the price tag. Once you buy the parcel and building, you must carefully consider whether razing or restoration makes the most sense. Rather than move forward with a predetermined idea about the next step, conducting...
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Posted on 11/28/2021
SPRINGFIELD, VA Real Estate Market Update 11/28/2021
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Posted on 11/28/2021
Home Office: Tips for Built-In Desks
Built-in desks provide an ideal place to work from home, do schoolwork or work on hobbies or crafts. These kinds of desks can be attached right to the walls in your home. Built-in desks have several advantages over standalone desks, such as blending in with the surrounding décor better and taking up less space overall. A built-in desk...
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Posted on 11/21/2021
Looking for Your Home's Best ROI? Try These Home Improvement Ideas
When planning renovations and upgrades around your home, knowing what kind of projects produce a decent return on investment (ROI) can be helpful. This is especially true if you plan on selling your home down the road. So, what are the home improvements with the greatest returns on investment? There are a few to consider! Exterior Landscaping Curb...
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