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Posted on 10/05/2022
Video Tour - 4610 34TH Street S, Arlington, VA 22206
Comfortable and convenient living at beautifully updated, light filled brick end townhouse in Fairlington Mews among tall trees and manicured lawns. This Clarendon model features quality updates like newer HVAC system & energy efficient double pane windows. Sparkling hardwood floors on the main & upper levels. Generous storage throughout, plus pull-down stairs to floored attic. The fully renovated OPEN kitchen has newer Bosch stainless steel appliances including French door/bottom freezer refrigerator, range, dishwasher & microwave. Granite counter tops, quality cabinetry, tile back splash and custom lighting make the kitchen...
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Posted on 10/05/2022
4610 34TH Street S, Arlington, VA 22206 is now new to the market!
Comfortable and convenient living at beautifully updated, light filled brick end townhouse in Fairlington Mews among tall trees and manicured lawns. This Clarendon model features quality updates like newer HVAC system & energy efficient double pane windows. Sparkling hardwood floors on the main & upper levels. Generous storage throughout, plus pull-down stairs to floored attic. The fully renovated OPEN kitchen has newer Bosch stainless steel appliances including French door/bottom freezer refrigerator, range, dishwasher & microwave. Granite counter tops, quality cabinetry, tile back splash and custom lighting make the kitchen...
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Posted on 10/02/2022
Light fixtures and you: Harnessing all four types of lighting in your home
When most of us come across the phrase “lighting,” we automatically go to standard lighting fixtures seen in hardware stores or swanky floor lamps featured in chic living room showcases. Those lighting styles are so well-designed, we may even consider using those designs in our homes after inspiration hits. But don’t reach for the first set of light...
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Posted on 09/25/2022
Tips to Consider Before Installing Your Driveway
Paved driveways are widely credited with increasing curb appeal and improving real estate values. However, dirt, gravel or driveways suffering from disrepair can negatively impact home sales. If you rank among homeowners who need a new driveway installation, these are things worth considering. What driveway material should you use? The best material for a driveway is driven by...
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Posted on 09/18/2022
Mortgage & student loan payments: What homebuyers should know
It's common for homeowners to have both mortgage and...
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Posted on 09/11/2022
A Basic Guide to Growing Hydrangeas Indoors
There are many varieties of the popular hydrangea plant, all with unique climate needs. Even though it's possible to grow hydrangeas outdoors in different climates, growing them indoors allows you to enjoy this colorful shrub anywhere you live. Here are some basic care tips for growing hydrangeas inside your home: Container Choice One key advantage to growing hydrangeas...
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Posted on 09/04/2022
Pros & Cons of Bottom-Watering Your Plants
Plant owners have likely encountered the term "bottom watering" concerning houseplant care. The method works by watering your plants using the drainage hole at the bottom rather than pouring water in from the top. There are many benefits to bottom watering, but there are also some downsides worth considering. Here is a basic guide to the pros and...
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Posted on 08/28/2022
An introduction to companion planting
Companion planting is the practice of placing certain plants next to each other in your garden for various benefits. While some plants don’t play nicely together and should be planted far apart, others thrive in proximity with specific companion plants. If you’re interested in taking your vegetable garden to the next level, here is some information about the...
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Posted on 08/21/2022
Planning a casual dinner party: Menu ideas to impress
Whether you’re hosting or attending, it never hurts to have...
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Posted on 08/14/2022
Expert Tips for Moving With Houseplants
When moving with houseplants it’s important to make the process as low-stress as possible, both for you and the plants. While relocating can be complicated and overwhelming, there are ways to make sure your plants will travel safely and happily to your new home. Here are some expert tips for packing and moving your houseplants. Repot to Plastic...
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Posted on 08/07/2022
The best TV stands: 3 Options to consider for your home
Many homeowners prioritize finding the best televisions for their home, but finding the best TV stands is just as important. It might seem like a simple piece of furniture, but the right TV stand can make a huge impact on the aesthetics, storage and overall functionality of your media room. To help you figure out the best TV...
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Posted on 08/05/2022
Video Tour - 1506 22ND Street S, Arlington, VA 22202
Large single family home on lovely lot w/fenced backyard. Open floor plan great for entertaining. Extensive storage. Updated eat-in kitchen has SS appliances, tile floor, lots of counter & storage; eat-in space under bay window. Big LR w/hardwood floors, fireplace & ceiling fan. DR has access to patio. All upstairs BR’s have hardwood floors, ceiling fans and good closet space. MBR walk-in closet & full bath. Lower level features Family Room w/fireplace, recessed lighting & built-in shelving. Additional 24’ x 17’ Rec Rm, play room or storage area. Big Llower level BR is light & bright and would make a great home...
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