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  • More people than ever are adopting eco-friendly practices to reduce their energy consumption. Anyone can make a difference by being more mindful of their energy use and ditching the habits that cause energy bills to spike. Here are five energy-efficient hacks to make your home more sustainable. Replace Your Old Light Bulbs If you’re still using incandescent light bulbs, it’s time to replace them with energy-efficient hacks like CFL and LED bulbs. Look for ones with the Energy Star label, and con…

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  • A well-stocked kitchen pantry can be a lifesaver when you need a quick and easy meal. However, finding the items you want can be difficult if you don’t have an effective organization system. You can organize your kitchen pantry and keep it that way by finding a method that works for you. Take Care o…

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  • Valentine’s Day traditionally conjures visions of flowers, heart-shaped candy boxes, exquisite dinners, and maybe a dance, concert or romantic comedy. However, like most holidays in the last year, planning for Valentine’s Day 2021 requires a bit of creativity and embracing some new traditions. In An…

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  • New Home Trends for 2021 January 21, 2021

    As we spend more time at home and have to transform the way we use some spaces for working or remote learning, new home design trends are emerging. COVID-19 has transformed what we value most, so we’ve put together the trends that will likely continue throughout 2021. Functional Home Offices In 2020…

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  • One fortunate dividend from the pandemic is that many people are finding new connections with the outdoors. Whether it’s walking your dog, jogging by the shore or venturing out in a kayak, the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay area has proven to be a refuge for many people in 2020. For those lucky enough…

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  • While COVID-19 may have put a stop to our normal routines, the holiday season certainly isn’t canceled this year. With so many holidays right around the corner, we’re getting a head start on our decor for the upcoming months, and many others are similarly planning ahead. Whether you’re planning a vi…

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  • Classic architecture and thoughtful designs are the hallmarks of Koch Homes. Beautiful facades with classic colonial detailing that blend beautifully with wooded backdrops are just the beginning.It is perhaps more important than ever for your home to have an adaptable floor plan. In today’s world, t…

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  • The health crisis of 2020 has introduced new behaviors that have, in turn, become “new normals.” However, just when social distancing, face coverings and working from home became second nature, families across the US are now facing a new challenge: virtual learning. In fact, according to a recent st…

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  • Hugging the Chesapeake Bay with over 3,000 miles of shoreline, Maryland boasts some mighty fine seafood. In fact, it’s so ingrained in the area’s food culture that in addition to the millions of crab bumper stickers you’ll see out on the street, there’s an official Maryland Crab & Oyster Trail….

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  • Summer is the best time to use your backyard. If you’re a lifetime city slicker who isn’t used to having land or just want some fresh ideas to spruce up your domain, we’re here to help! 1. Camp Out with Kids Create memories for a lifetime by pitching a tent in the backyard with your children. Tell s…

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