Protect Exterior Brickwork and Hardscaping Before Winter Sets In

Oct 19, 2023 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

As the cool autumn weather turns frosty, homeowners might want to focus on a frequently overlooked but crucial part of home maintenance: the cracks and chips of brick walkways, pavers, front steps..

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Fire Pits and Summertime BBQs: Good Old-Fashioned Backyard Fun in DC

Jul 27, 2023 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

Summertime means more time outdoors for many families, and adding a fire pit to your backyard or favorite outdoor space adds the potential for many enjoyable activities. Something about the ambiance..

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What's an Urban Garden? A New Way to Beautify Your Outdoor Space in DC

Jun 22, 2023 8:15:00 AM Christina Wilson

When you own a historic brick home, you are often challenged to create curb appeal in little squares of real estate locked between concrete and brick. There are those who imply that these yards which..

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Enhance Your Summer Curb Appeal with a Beautiful Historic Urban Garden

Jun 15, 2023 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

As you're planning for an urban garden for your historic brick home, it’s quite charming to choose classic landscaping plants. Some homeowners may prefer a historically-accurate garden that is an..

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Create Superior Summer Curb Appeal for Your Brick Home

May 25, 2023 8:45:00 AM Christina Wilson

As the warm days of summer approach, you likely spend a lot of time setting up your backyard patio and garden. Once everything is clean, fresh, and ready for entertaining, you’ll happily welcome your..

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A Brick Patio Will Expand the Living Space of Your Historic Brick Home

Apr 13, 2023 9:00:00 AM Christina Wilson

As an owner of a historic brick home, you may be looking for ways to add more space for relaxing and entertaining, while maintaining the charm and character of your property. One timeless and..

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Thinking About An Outdoor Space to Boost Your Curb Appeal?

Aug 22, 2022 11:00:00 AM 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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Should You Worry About Ivy Growing on Your Brick Home?

Jul 21, 2022 8:00:00 AM Christina Wilson

Do you have ivy growing on the walls of your brick home? It can certainly look beautiful — it can add a thick green texture to the wall and give your home a woodsy feel. However, ivy can be..

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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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Tree Roots and Pavers: Watch Your Step!

May 28, 2021 11:48:19 AM Christina Wilson

If the hardscaping in your urban garden includes large trees, you may also need to watch where you walk. You worked hard to lay bricks and pavement a few summers ago, and perhaps you notice tree and..

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