HOME & DESIGN

Simplifying gives both you and those in your community a fresh start. While January is often thought of as a time of renewal, it can also represent a fresh start—in more ways than one. Come the early part of the year, homeowners are getting restless. They’re thinking about putting their homes on the spring market […]

How technology is changing the way people find and sell homes. Technology is causing some confusion today about whether people really need to use a Realtor to buy or sell a house. People think that with all the online portals and real estate websites, they have all they need online. Yet all you have to […]

A current Febreze campaign states “You’ve gone nose blind” to things like pet odors in your car or smells in your home. Scientifically, they’re correct. When you enter a new environment, you quickly notice the distinct odors, whether they are of smelly gym shoes, cigarette smoke, or cinnamon-scented air freshener. However, once you’ve been in […]

Closet Makeover Tips

If you vowed to get more organized in the new year, reconfiguring your closets can go a long way toward achieving your goal. Installing a system where everything has a place and things are easy to take out—and put back—makes staying organized effortless. Lots of companies offer solutions to help you create a more functional […]

10 Popular Home Remodeling Trends

Trends can be a tricky thing. Is something a trend because a manufacturer decides to unveil it as a new product? Is something a trend if you see a photo of it in a magazine? One expert might say a certain style has had its day while another says it’s what everyone will be asking […]

Home and Design Showcase
Choosing the right contractor or design firm to make improvements to your home can be messy. Narrow your scope and start with a list of the best. Foster Remodeling Solutions, Inc. Revitalize Your Home...Enhance Your Lifestyle Foster Remodeling Solutions is an award winning design-build remodeling contractor with over 30 years of experience in Northern Virginia. [...]
This Spring... Plant and Nurture Native Plants
Exotic plants may be beautiful, but in a delicate ecosystem with ongoing construction projects, Northern Virginia’s native wildlife is in serious danger. To have a healthy ecosystem, an abundance of plant and grass varieties must first be available before any insect or animal species will inhabit an area for a healthy ecosystem. Exotic plant species [...]