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House Doctors of Manassas Earns 2018 Best of HomeAdvisor Award

House Doctors of Manassas has been named a recipient of the 2018 Best of HomeAdvisor Award. This award honors top-notch professionals who provide extraordinary quality, service and value in the home improvement and maintenance industries. “We’ve won a Best of HomeAdvisor Award every year since we opened in 2015. We are proud of these awards because providing each and every …

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Make Your Home Sparkle Before You List

Provided by Marcia Goodman, Realtor When you list your home, your goal is to have it on the market for as little time as possible and to get the highest sales price you can. The best way to do this is to have it in tip-top shape before you list and before every showing. But just where do you begin? …

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Stage Your Home Before You Sell: Six Reasons Why You Should

By Marcia Goodman Perhaps you’ve only experienced home staging on The Home and Garden Channel, but it’s becoming more and more mainstream in the real estate field. Staging involves considering the layout of your furniture and décor and strategically arranging it in the most optimal manner. Staging sprinkles a little bit of magic into your home, and who doesn’t want a little magic on their side …

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Don’t Get Scammed on Home Repairs!

Provided by Prince William County Police Home repairs and landscaping services scams are always something to be concerned about, especially since consumers are working on home improvement projects. Follow the safety tips below to reduce your chances of becoming a victim. BE ON ALERT IF, AND WHEN… Unsolicited door-to-door salespeople offer to do home repair work for substantially less than market price. A …

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Dumfries’s Potomac Shores Recreational Complex Gains National Attention

Provided by Olde Red General Contracting Luxury homes and river views are certainly selling points at Potomac Shores, a transit-oriented, town center style development in Dumfries.  But it is the community’s 13,000 square-foot recreational complex that is making headlines. Most recently, the project was featured in Builder magazine and “Heavy Timber Structures: Creating Comfort in Public Spaces,” a book highlighting …

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Innovative Table Lamp

Provided by DRS and Associates Buster + Punch’s newest fixture is a Victorian night light for the 21st century. STONED is Massimo Minale’s latest release that expresses his obsession with trail-blazing technologies in LED lighting, incorporating resilient materials and fashion styling – while always creating a mood and ambiance reminiscent of simpler times. The modern yet innovative LED table light …

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Three Tips for Exterior Painting Success

By David Funk Spring is finally here, and like many folks, you may have some exterior painting projects that need to get done. If you’re planning a project like this, take a few minutes to consider some tips that will help you achieve a successful result. 1. Weather. Just because it’s sunny and warm doesn’t mean you’re ready to begin. Give your home ample …

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Home Safety Checklist for Seniors

Provided by Ingleside at Home Ingleside at Home provides this checklist, which offers exterior, interior, bedroom, bathroom and kitchen safety recommendations. For more information, visit inglesideathome.org.

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Stage Your Home Before You Sell: Six Reasons Why You Should

Provided by All Things Writing, LLC Home staging may be something you’ve only experienced on The Home and Garden Channel, but it’s becoming more and more mainstream in the real estate field. Staging involves considering the layout of your furniture and décor and strategically arranging it in the most optimal manner. Staging sprinkles a little bit of magic into your …

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Colorful Caladiums Brighten Shade Gardens All Season

By Melinda Myers  Tuck them into the garden, pop some in a container or dress up a window box. Then water as needed, add a bit of fertilizer and wait for the color explosion. The showy heartshaped leaves of caladiums come in combinations of pink, red, white and green. These heat-loving plants provide beautiful color all season long. Best of all, no deadheading is needed. Caladiums can …

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