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Capitol Hill Garden Club

We have come a long way from the days of President Thomas Jefferson planting the first street trees, Lombardy poplars along Pennsylvania Ave. from...

Real Estate Matters – November 2017

Equifax Breach – What It Means to a Homebuyer For people with plenty of cash on hand and a great credit history, buying a home...

DC Launches ReThread

That favorite sweater with the worn elbow. The dress that would be perfect were it just a tad looser around the waist, that shirt...

DC’s PaintCare program turns 1!

November marks the one-year anniversary of PaintCare Inc’s operations in DC Why is this such a milestone?  Imagine a swimming pool that’s 25 feet...

Real Estate Matters – April 2017

Insulation Science I recently had the not awesome experience of staying in a hotel room with no soundproofing between the walls. Lying there, really wishing...

Are Skylights Good for Your Home?

You may have an awesome, bright, sun-shiny day this morning. And,who does not want to wake up to blue skies and sunny days? As...

Spring’s Relentless Fury

Planning and Planting Around a Finicky Season Spring for all of its beauty and wondrous renewal can be dark, often voracious. Plants have to grow...

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...

Dear Problem Lady

I want to plant spring-blooming bulbs this fall so that there is something blooming from beginning to end of spring. What sequence would you...

How to Deal with Mold

  Mold. If you’re a homeowner or landlord, it’s not a word you want to hear. Yet in older homes mold can be quite common....