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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..

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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..

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Patio and Walkway Materials for Your Historic DC Home

Sep 24, 2020 1:38:34 PM Christina Wilson

A well-designed and constructed patio or walkway can provide an outdoor oasis of serenity in even the most bustling urban environment. Add a unique identity and appearance to your home, and..

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What Are the Pros and Cons of a Concrete Driveway?

Aug 21, 2020 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

If you're looking to install a new driveway, you're most likely trying to choose between the two most popular materials: asphalt or concrete. Both options are made from similar substances of sand..

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Retaining Walls 101: How to Choose the Best Type of Retaining Wall

Jun 5, 2020 12:33:50 PM Christina Wilson

Several factors need to be considered when choosing to build a retaining wall for residential or commercial use. You'll need to decide what type of structure will work best for your location and..

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How Hardscaping Complements a Landscape Design

May 29, 2020 1:56:42 PM Christina Wilson

Having a gorgeous outdoor space significantly boosts your home's curb appeal. You can create a functional landscape design with numerous benefits for your property by blending hardscaping and..

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