Entries by Sherri

Reorganize Storage in 5 Easy Steps

Bring the fresh and new feeling of spring inside by cleaning those cluttered closets and cabinets. Marie Kondo’s first best selling book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing  and it’s follow up best seller: Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up […]

Privacy Fencing

In the world of smaller building lots and houses that are being built closer together, there are times when a little more privacy would be much appreciated. Vinyl privacy fences that are sturdy and relatively maintenance free can be put up within a weekend. This easy improvement adds visual appeal, value to your home and […]

Planning a Home for Now and the Future

Retirement does not mean the same thing to everyone. Chesterfield couple, Ernie and Lou O’Boyle, recently decided to move from their 1500 square foot condo to their 2600 square foot newly constructed home. The O’Boyle’s are at the time in life when people begin thinking about where they want to live through retirement but for […]

Market Ready or Not!

    Spring is the busy season for putting homes on the market. Leading RVA realtor Annemarie Hensley of Liz Moore and Associates, graciously answered a few questions DCI asked on getting your home market ready. DCI has partnered with Annemarie on the purchase of one home and the selling of two others. We’d partner […]

Replacing a Water Heater

On the DYI scale, I would put replacing a water heater somewhere near the upper portion of difficulty skill level.  You will need a few specialized tools and knowledge of how to make good, safe plumbing, electrical and/or gas connections.  If you are unsure if you can do this yourself then be sure to leave […]

Water Heaters: The All Season Necessity

Water heaters are wonderfully convenient and economical devices. They provide that delightfully hot water for showers on a cold day, and germ-killing heat to clean dishes to help keep us healthy…and do it with minimal effort and expense on our part. They are the all-season necessity of the home.  Water heaters whether gas or electric […]

Getting Ready for Spring!

Spring is just around the corner and now is the perfect time to start planning for the outdoor extension of your home! Tom Thompson owner of Natural Art Landscaping and trusted partner of DCI offers his advice to homeowners on how to plan for springtime and enhance your outdoor living space. Read on as Tom […]