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Posted on 08/07/2022
How to Improve Your Home's Value With These Plumbing Projects
It's easy to forget about your plumbing as you are planning your home improvement and maintenance schedule. With pipes tucked away behind your walls and generally functioning as they should be, they are often overlooked. However, it's important to consider home improvement projects that will protect and enhance your plumbing, as this will ensure that everything is always...
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Posted on 07/31/2022
DIY Guide for Building Your Own Plant Wall
Vertical gardening is an excellent way to conserve space while still enjoying the benefits of lush, living greenery. The best thing about it is that you can create vertical gardens indoors and outdoors. There are many different plans for vertical gardens, also sometimes called green walls or living walls, as well as companies that specialize in their installation....
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Posted on 07/29/2022
SPRINGFIELD, VA Real Estate Market Update 7/29/2022
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Posted on 07/24/2022
How to Add Cottagecore Style to Your Home
If you’re a fan of the cottagecore home-style trend and want to try it yourself, there are many ways you can begin. While it might seem complicated, there are some simple decor changes you can make to your space to bring out the cottagecore aesthetic. Here are some ideas for how to use cottagecore style in your own...
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Posted on 07/17/2022
Add Life to Your Walls With Moss Graffiti
Moss graffiti, also called green graffiti or eco-graffiti, has become a popular trend both with artists and environmentally conscious individuals. Many graffiti artists are choosing to create living art instead of using spray paint and other materials with VOCs and other substances that can harm the local environment. While you might see moss graffiti in urban public spaces,...
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Posted on 07/10/2022
Outdoor Entertaining: 3 Reasons to Host Gatherings Outside
Hosting a get-together or event is an often rewarding experience. You get to spend time with your loved ones, show off the nuances of your home and enjoy the atmosphere of having everyone around. But what if there was a way to enhance that atmosphere while minimizing cleanup? Here are a few ways entertaining outdoors can improve your...
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Posted on 06/28/2022
SPRINGFIELD, VA Real Estate Market Update 6/28/2022
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Posted on 06/26/2022
Assessed value, appraised value and fair market value: What you should know
Finding the value of your home requires knowing the assessed value, appraised value and market value of the property. While these terms all determine how much your home is worth, each is used in different ways. Here is a quick guide to assessed, appraised and market value to help: Assessed value Assessed value is based on a calculation...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
3 Ideas for Reclaimed Wood Tables
Tables are some of the best furnishings for woodworkers of all skill levels. Whether you’re just getting started or have been crafting for years, there’s a table design that’s sure to be perfect for you and your home. If you’re looking to make a wooden table that will add major style for a small price tag, we’ve put...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Outdoor deck materials: 4 Popular options
If you’re considering adding an outdoor deck to your renovation to-do list, one of the first steps is to choose your building materials. With so many options available, making the best choice for your outdoor living space might seem like a daunting task. Here is a basic guide of the most popular deck materials to help you get...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
A basic guide to the new construction home-buying process
The new construction home-buying process differs from the buying process for an existing home. While many of the steps are similar, new construction homes come with more specific requirements. Here is a basic step-by-step guide to the buying process for a new construction home: Create a budget With new construction homes, you have to account for your ongoing...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
SPRINGFIELD, VA Real Estate Market Update 5/29/2022
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