Home Improvement

7 Things to Know Before Putting Wood Flooring in the Kitchen

By |2019-01-29T15:05:36+00:00January 29th, 2019|

Wood is Wonderful! I'm seeing lots and lots of open floor plans with wood floors spilling into the kitchen.  I've had it in mine for years and I love it.  It's comfortable and contiguous floors create a sense of spaciousness.  Here's a great article on factors to consider not just for putting wood floors [...]

Don’t Try This at Home: The 7 Most Dangerous DIYs

By |2019-01-02T11:58:03+00:00January 2nd, 2019|

I KNOW some of you out there have done some of these! Hey I'm not throwing stones here.  I've done all but two of these myself.  Knocking down walls and large tree work are my personal favorites.  (After recently doing some ill advised tree work my neighbor came up and told me that [...]

Don’t Make These 6 Common Mistakes in Your Kitchen Renovation

By |2018-11-05T15:41:18+00:00November 5th, 2018|

I had a dinner party and everyone stayed in the kitchen! This is a social phenomenon that probably bears scientific study.  Perhaps it's because you didn't make the 6 mistakes noted in this excellent article.  As always reach out to me for referrals and input on market trends.  I don't watch HGTV every [...]

14 Fast Fall Fixes

By |2018-10-19T12:01:59+00:00October 19th, 2018|

Small projects that add up! Here's a great list of relatively easy to do tasks for the fall that can really save you a lot of money and aggravation.

5 Signs Your Home Needs a Dehumidifier—and How to Select the Right One

By |2018-08-23T09:07:08+00:00August 23rd, 2018|

It's August in Northern Virginia.  We know something about humidity!  Managing humidity in your home is an important and somewhat tricky endeavor.  It's important for comfort, mold prevention and for other health related reasons.  It's tricky because there are several ways to address it and all are tied in with a properly functioning [...]