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Homes & Gardens

What’s That On Your Roof?

Or, is it something in your crawl space? Do you hear scratching sounds coming from your roof or running and walking noises at night...

What’s Up With the DC Rental Market?

These are uncertain times for the rental market in Washington, DC.  In this year’s feast-or-famine market, chances are that if you filled a vacant...

Slamming the Door On Open Plan Living

My foyer has walls, which is a nice thing. It also has doors, which I’m also quite fond of. French doors, these are, of...

Expanding Your Living Space: Going Outdoors

One of the hot trends of the past year is expanding living spaces into our front- or backyards. It gained momentum after last year’s...

The Hardy Begonia: A Star for Every Garden

As we plan our gardens this year, one of the most asked questions, perennially, has to be ‘is it low maintenance?’ Gardeners today are...

Camelia, A Star for the Spring Garden

Camelia japonica, is the spring blooming variety of the camelia world and Camellia sasanqua, is the fall bloomer. Both plants have the notoriety of...

History: Capitol Hill Alley Dwellings

Washington DC is home to a large number of historical alleys. Many of those alleys are located on Capitol Hill and are thriving as...

The Deer House Is for Sale

The Deer House, one of Capitol Hill’s finest and most well-known homes, has just been put on the market.  It’s a good time to...

Bringing the World to the Gardens of Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill is home to people from all walks of life -- actors, Hill politicians, teachers, business people, writers, artists, retired ambassadors, you name...

Don’t Forget These Five Things When Remodeling

I have been remodeling homes in the DC metro area since the 1980s. I meet with hundreds of homeowners each year to discuss their...
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