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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Does Your Old Brick Home Make a Good First Impression?

Mar 7, 2019 12:45:04 PM Christina Wilson

Spring is the time when owners of the historic brick homes in the Washington DC area survey their entry ways. It's hard not to notice the need for some upgrading. If you want to improve your old..

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What is the Cost-Benefit of Your Old Home Renovation

Jan 25, 2018 3:07:32 PM Christina Wilson

When you purchase an old home, you probably expect to take on some significant upgrading and remodeling projects.  Homeowners, whether motivated by resale or long-term residency, wants to make the..

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How to Conquer Your Old Crumbling Brick Steps

Apr 18, 2017 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

If your historic home in DC has brick steps that are crumbling, it's time for repair. When these classic entryways were built, they were designed to last for decades. Bricks are very durable, but..

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How to Remove the Ice and Snow on Brick Walkways

Dec 6, 2016 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson


As the harsh weather of winter approaches, owners of historic brick homes in the DC area prepare for ice and snow on brick walkways. Homeowners are often challenged by the need to maintain safe..

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Do Your Brick Steps Need Repair?

Jul 12, 2016 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

Many historic homes in DC have brick steps and walkways. If properly built and well maintained, these classic entry ways have lasted for decades. Bricks are durable and reflect the formality of the..

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Well Maintained Bricks Create Curb Appeal for Historic Homes

May 17, 2016 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

Historic brick homes in the Washington DC area feature exterior brickwork that conveys a rich sense of history. When these homes are well maintained, the resulting curb appeal increases their value,..

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