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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Real Estate Matters – October 2017

Reverse Mortgages The conversations that come up with Uber drivers … He has a house in Petworth that he does not want his kids to get...

CHRS Walking Tour

The CHRS Warren Street Walking Tour is on Oct. 14, 10 a.m. (rain or shine). Tennessee Avenue, Warren and C Streets NE have a...

Dear Problem Lady – September 2017

What do you know about using milk as a fertilizer, specifically on tomato plants? My neighbor insists that milk is a good fertilizer. He...

Got Food Waste?

Have you ever thought about how much food your family wastes? As waste disposal becomes an ever greater environmental, health, and social issue, cities...

Flowers for Lincoln Park

Three-foot-tall concrete urns – 17 of them – sat in Lincoln Park empty for decades. I saw them daily when I moved to Capitol...

Great Capitol Hill Gardens

The Two-for-One Garden Is a Study in Bipartisanship Two properties at 12 and 14 Fifth St. NE have made a practical practice of the old...

Roof Leaks Can Be Funny

A roofer tells his bar buddy how he fixed a roof leak, and the story goes like this. “Owner shows me a leak in the...

Save Energy & Money with a Free Kit

When it comes to saving energy, small changes go a long way. The DC Sustainable Energy Utility wants to help lower energy bills in...

Real Estate Matters – September 0917

Need to Reset? Having high standards and expectations is great for yourself, your employees, sports teams, Rose’s Luxury. But sometimes, like when you’re looking for...

Galvanized Piping Problems

Many Capitol Hill homes are over 100 years old, yet most were built with freshwater piping systems that have a relatively short life expectancy....