Jack Sherman's Blog

Posted on 07/11/2021
Top Indoor Gardening Activities for Kids
Many garden projects let kids embrace their creative side and give them a mini plant sciences lesson as a bonus. So how would you get your little ones invested in gardening while growing their curiosities? All you need is a small workspace in your home and a few supplies to enjoy these indoor gardening activities together. Germinate Seeds...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
Landscaping for Energy Efficiency
Image by Tom from Shutterstock Energy efficiency isn’t just for the inside of your home. What you plant outside can affect the bottom line inside. Choosing the right trees, grasses, and shrubs can help. Location, location, location Well placed trees can help to reduce your heating and cooling bills. Trees can keep your home cooler in the summer...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
SPRINGFIELD, VA Real Estate Market Update 6/27/2021
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Posted on 06/27/2021
Find Energy Savings in Your Bathroom
Your bathroom can be a considerable source of energy use in your home. The Department of Energy states that water heating accounts for up to 18 percent of energy bills, which is the second largest expense in your home after heating and cooling. Showers and baths aren’t the only reasons for high energy use in bathrooms, though. Lighting...
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Posted on 06/20/2021
Make Each Room in Your Home a Sustainable Living Space
Photo by Rovelyn Camato from Pexels Every room inside your home provides you with an opportunity to adopt a fresh, green lifestyle. When you focus on each individual room within your home, you can quickly create a sustainable space to live and grow. These tips can help you improve every room in your house until you have a...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
How to Read a Blueprint
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels If you're building your own home, chances are you'll come across the blueprints at some point early in the process. This can be frustrating for many homeowners as they might not have an architect's background. However, you don't need to be an architect to understand the basics. We'll look at the various...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Design Ideas for the Contemporary Kitchen
Photo by August de Richelieu from Pexels If you’re moving into a home with an older kitchen or if your current home has a more dated style, consider bringing it up-to-date with contemporary design. This style can freshen up your kitchen while giving it a more inviting atmosphere. Contemporary design includes a mix of minimalist, modern and classic...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Rustic Style Interior Design: The Basics
Photo by Cassandra Ortiz on Unsplash Rustic design is one of many styles that can be difficult to define. Elements of interior design styles are shared and combined so frequently that you might not know what is rustic and what might be something else. Luckily, there are a few specific characteristics unique to rustic design you can use...
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Posted on 05/27/2021
SPRINGFIELD, VA Real Estate Market Update 5/27/2021
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Posted on 05/23/2021
How to Design Your Own Retro Game Room
Image by Andrzej Rembowski from Pixabay With more of our daily lives spent at home, it’s the perfect time to set up a game room. If you have unused space in your home or want to enhance an existing game room, there are lots of things you can do to accomplish your design goals. If you want to...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
3 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Home Staging Professional
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels While there are many parts of staging you can do yourself, there are some important benefits to hiring a professional. A professional home stager can help you prepare your home for the market and can use their expertise to sell your home quicker and for a higher price. Here are the three...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
How to Attract Buyers with Home Features
Photo by alvinmatt via Pixabay What homeowner doesn’t want to maximize overall home value when the time comes to sell? In order to sell your house faster and for more money, it's important to have a firm understanding of the specific housing features that matter the most to prospective buyers. Well-Established Property Value Boosters If you’ve ever considered...
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