Seasonal Curb Appeal For Your Historic Brick Home

Nov 25, 2022 10:45:00 AM Christina Wilson

The end of the year is the perfect time to put on a dazzling display that accents your historic brick home's natural beauty and charm. Your natural brick exterior provides the perfect backdrop for..

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Summertime Curb Appeal for Historic Brick Houses

Jun 9, 2022 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

There are many ways to increase the curb appeal of historic brick houses in DC and the warm spring and summer months are the best time to act. The home’s landscape, particularly the gardens in front,..

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Planting Trees and Shrubs Near Your Old Foundation

Mar 17, 2022 8:00:00 AM Christina Wilson

There are few things as charming as landscaping with an older brick wall as a backdrop. Trees and shrubs add significant curb appeal to your property. Still, they can present some unique challenges..

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How Did Victorians Decorate Their Homes for the Holidays?

Dec 16, 2021 9:00:00 AM Christina Wilson

Many of the historic homes in the DC area were built in the Victorian era, from the mid-19th century to the early 20th century. While it is important to build new traditions with family at this time..

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Porches, Stoops, and Front Steps: Welcoming Spots to Socialize Safely

Apr 22, 2021 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

Regardless of how much or how little space exists on your front porch, stoop, or front steps, there are various ways to make that space more friendly and inviting for socializing. When it feels safe..

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Choosing a Color Scheme for Your Old Brick House

Apr 8, 2021 8:45:00 AM Christina Wilson

Brick homes can be refreshed and beautifully transformed with the right paint job. Following a few helpful color scheme guidelines can assure a gratifying result.

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When Your Retaining Wall Needs Help

Mar 10, 2021 9:28:47 AM Christina Wilson

If you own a rowhouse or other historic home in DC, there's a good chance your home has a retaining wall along at least one border of the property. At some point, that retaining wall will likely need..

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Seasonal Décor for Historic Entryways

Dec 10, 2020 8:45:00 AM Christina Wilson

Historic Washington DC area homes have a unique beauty in any season, but many homeowners choose to add special holiday touches to their home’s entryway when the holidays draw near. Here are some..

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Is Painting the Best Makeover For Your Historic Brick Home?

Aug 14, 2020 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

Are you thinking about painting the exterior of your historic brick home? If a home’s brick exterior needs a makeover, painting it can give the property a fresh look, boosting curb appeal and perhaps..

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What You Should Know About Painting Your Old Brick House

May 10, 2019 3:39:41 PM Christina Wilson

Are you thinking about painting the exterior of your historic brick home? If a home’s brick exterior needs a makeover, painting it can give the property a fresh look, boosting curb appeal and perhaps..

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