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Posted on 08/10/2022
Your Guide to Fungus Gnat Prevention
Fungus gnats are an annoying pest houseplant owners are likely familiar with. These tiny flying insects are mostly a nuisance but can also be damaging to your plants in large numbers. There are many methods for getting rid of fungus gnats, but one of the best defenses is to prevent them entirely. Here are some of the best...
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Posted on 08/03/2022
Baby spinach: Growing your own leafy greens at home
Of all the leafy greens you can grow in your home garden, one of the most rewarding is baby spinach. Growing spinach from seed is a simple process and perfect for small spaces. For more information on growing spinach, here is a basic guide to help: Supplies needed To grow spinach, you’ll need the following: Spinach seeds. While...
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Posted on 07/27/2022
3 Fun-Sized Shareable Desserts
Dessert is often a favorite part of any meal. But what if you could bring a little more fun and a lot more smiles after a family dinner or friendly get-together? Here are a few of the best miniature grab-and-go desserts for any occasion. Cake Pops Cake has been a favorite dessert for centuries. The ancient Greeks used...
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Posted on 07/20/2022
Finding the Perfect Bird Bath Location
Whether you buy one or make it yourself, bird baths make an excellent addition to any yard or garden. While the decorative aspect of a bird bath is important, it’s also important to consider the ease of use. Whether birds visit and use your bird bath will depend on several factors concerning its location. Here we’ll go over...
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Posted on 07/13/2022
How to start buying a house: A beginner's guide
With so many steps involved, answering the question of how to start buying a house can seem daunting. However, there are some basic steps you can take to make the process more manageable before you get to the home inspection and final purchase of your home. Here are some of the basic things you need to do to...
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Posted on 07/12/2022
1028 Wisconsin Avenue NW #B, Washington, DC 20007 is now new to the market!
2nd floor of a small townhouse ideally situated in the middle of everything yet perched high up. Pets on case by case basis, tenant pays all utilities. W/D in unit and use of outdoor...
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Posted on 06/29/2022
A beginner's guide to Italianate architecture
A fanciful and ornate category of Victorian design, Italianate architecture has made its inspirational mark on buildings of all kinds. Italianate style employs picturesque elements inspired by the architecture of the Italian Renaissance, featuring heavy emphasis on decorative accents and sky-high facades. What other style elements make Italianate architecture captivating and unique? Here is a guide to style’s...
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Posted on 06/22/2022
How to Avoid Landslides on Your Property
While landslides vary in size and severity, avoiding them is an important part of protecting your property. Even if you don't live in a landslide-prone area, there are steps you can take to prevent one from happening in your own backyard. Here are three main ways to prevent landslides: Plant Trees & Shrubs to Strengthen the Ground The...
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Posted on 06/18/2022
1622 1/2 29TH Street NW, Washington, DC 20007 is now new to the market!
Very special light-filled 2 1/2 story 3br 1ba accessory dwelling unit in one of Georgetown's grand homes. Private rear entrance. Efficient kitchen and breakfast area on entrance level. Hardwood floors throughout. Main level living room and dining area with walls of windows. Two bedrooms, one bath, great porch. Primary bedroom with vaulted ceiling and tons of light on upper...
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Posted on 06/15/2022
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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