Improving Curb Appeal

  • Keep Your Yard Green Throughout the Summer

    7/14/2014 9:09 AM

    While many lawns start out the spring and summer looking green and lush, many begin to crisp up around this time.  The mid-Atlantic climate can be harsh on our lawns and landscaping plants due to e

  • Summer Exterior Home Maintenance

    7/7/2014 3:13 PM

    Summer is in full swing here in the mid-Atlantic.

  • Aluminum Siding: Repair or Replace?

    7/2/2014 3:07 PM

  • Spring Landscape Maintenance

    4/21/2014 3:11 PM

     In our last blog post about , we discussed sprucing up the exterior of your home for spring.  But not only did the winter take its toll on your home's exterior, winter weather can be rough on your trees, shrubs, and lawn.

  • Get Outside and Spruce Up for Spring

    4/11/2014 8:18 PM

    After what seemed like an endless winter in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC, many mid-Atlantic homeowners are anxious to take advantage of the spring weather.  The winter snow, ice, and wind took a toll on the exterior of many homes.  Spring is the perfect time to get outside, inspect your home's exterior for any damage, and perform the necessary maintenance and repairs.

  • Fall Exterior of Your Home Cleanup

    11/8/2013 2:23 PM

    The warm days of summer are quickly becoming a distant memory. And the signs are all around your yard. Leaves are making a quick descent from the trees and onto your lawn and gutters. Many annuals are on their last leg or have already succumbed to low overnight temperatures. Most perennials have passed their peak and are done blooming. It’s a good idea to spend some time in your yard this month and take care of the last of the yard cleanup from gutter cleaning to removing leaves.

  • Design Halloween Decorations For Your Home’s Exterior

    10/9/2013 2:14 PM

    It’s October, and one of the most anticipated holidays among both kids and adults falls on the last day of the month: Halloween. Get into the spirit of the season by displaying the colors and symbols of fall in your exterior design projects.

  • Siding Color Trends for your next exterior design project

    9/25/2013 2:36 PM

    It’s fun to follow the latest home exterior design trends and see what’s hot today. When certain colors become trendy, it’s fairly easy to buy a can of paint and change the color of a bedroom or bathroom. But when you’re considering changing the color of your home’s exterior, the decision is a bit more complicated.

  • Fall is the Perfect Time for Exterior Design

    9/18/2013 7:41 PM

    When it comes to the exterior design of your home, many elements come into play. The home’s architectural style, siding type and color, and focal points like a bay window or an entry door all have an impact on the “curb appeal” of your home. And one of the easiest exterior design projects to improve or change the look of your home’s exterior is the landscaping.

  • Design your Home to Be Brighter

    7/12/2013 1:39 PM

    Many newly-constructed homes include a conscious effort to maximize the natural light entering the home. Window placement and size, skylights, sliding glass doors, and entry doors with a large glass area are all ways that architects make natural light part of a homes....