Patty Sieber's Blog

Posted on 05/22/2022
How to address common hazards in older houses
Older homes might have high-quality, solid structures and seem to be in good condition. However, there are possible hidden hazards lurking in your older house. Knowing what these hazards are can help you make sure your older home provides a safe place for you and your household. These are a few of the more common kinds of hazards...
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Posted on 05/20/2022
8302 Woodmont Avenue #800, Bethesda, MD 20814 is now new to the market!
We’re pleased to present this exquisite 3 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath (3rd bath plumbed) Penthouse Condo in the luxurious Stonehall Condominium, a prestigious community with numerous amenities in downtown Bethesda just steps from NIH, the Metro, and all that downtown has to offer. You’ll enjoy the open and airy 2,415 sq. ft. of delightful living space and the two private balconies, one looking west, offering magnificent sunset views, and the other looking north, overlooking the scenic NIH campus. Spectacular views from every room! HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE a gorgeous Chef’s Kitchen, a spa-like Primary Suite, over-sized windows throughout offering an...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
3 Telltale Signs It's Time To Remove Drywall & Insulate Your Home's Walls
Investing in new insulation ranks among the least appealing home improvement investments. It provides no aesthetic enhancement to the living space or curbside appeal. If your home were an automobile, insulation would be the equivalent of an oil change. It keeps everything running smoothly but remains an expense that delivers no joy. Just like car owners prefer not...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
DIY Herb Garden Ideas for Small Spaces
Do you dream of growing your own herbs but only have a tiny outdoor space? The good news is that it’s possible to have a thriving herb garden on your small porch or patio. With the right lighting and temperatures, you can grow a plethora of fresh herbs to use in your cooking or other projects. Here we’ll...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
Which Home Boosters Bump Up Your Curb Appeal?
Your home’s curb appeal refers to how attractive it looks from the street. Curb appeal can have a big impact on how quickly a home sells and how much it’s worth. When your home looks its best, this can add value to your property so that you’re able to expect a higher amount from buyers. Whether you’re going...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
How to Flip a House for the First Time
Is it possible to flip houses for profit with no experience? Luckily, this is one area of real estate investment that is viable even for beginners. Here is a simple beginner's guide to house flipping to get you started: Step 1: Find a Cash Source Flipping a house requires more cash up front than with a traditional home...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
Celebrate Your Travels With These DIY Decor Ideas
There's nothing more exciting than having the opportunity to travel. Whether you are taking a weekend trip to a nearby locale or you have planned an international adventure in hopes of seeing the world, you are going to make memories that you will cherish for a lifetime. While traveling is wonderful, there's also something special about coming home...
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Posted on 04/10/2022
Combining the Traditional and the Eclectic: Tips for Making Home Design More Memorable
There's something about mixing two styles together that can add a lot of spice to a room. Unexpected touches and accents add the personality that people remember. Yet there's a danger to this approach because it's relatively easy to go overboard. Finding the right balance will have everything to do with the impression you create. Eclectic and Traditional...
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Posted on 04/03/2022
Ideas for a DIY Fire Pit
Having a backyard fire pit gives you a great place to sit around with family and friends on summer nights or cooler nights. Although fire pits are sold in many stores, building your own gives you more control over how it looks. You can design your own fire pit, construct it yourself, and set it up to use...
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Posted on 03/27/2022
Here's Why You Should Reuse Your Moving Boxes
Packing and moving your home requires a lot of supplies. The most important and heavily used supply is the humble cardboard box. While cardboard is a relatively inexpensive and widely available material, there are benefits to keeping your boxes when you’re finished. Choosing to reuse boxes either from a prior move or from somebody else can benefit you...
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Posted on 03/20/2022
Expert Tips for Growing Geraniums
Geraniums are a staple among many gardeners for their ease of care and wide array of colors. A versatile plant, geraniums can grow in hanging baskets, containers and soil in a range of climates. If you're thinking of adding geraniums to your garden, here are some essential care tips to help: Location Geraniums can grow in almost all...
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