Vernon E. Mitchel's Blog

Posted on 02/05/2023
Should You Bottom-Water Your Houseplants?
Plant owners have likely encountered the term "bottom watering" concerning houseplant care. The method works by watering your plants using the drainage hole at the bottom rather than pouring water in from the top. There are many benefits to bottom watering, but there are also some downsides worth considering. Here is a basic guide to the pros and...
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Posted on 02/05/2023
A beginner's guide to homeowners insurance: How much will it cost?
If you’re a first-time homebuyer working on a budget for...
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Posted on 01/29/2023
A beginners guide to smart home automation & security
As our homes become more digitized, smart home gadgets have...
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Posted on 01/29/2023
Make Your Own Simple Screen Divider
There are a plethora of creative ways to divide a room. There are also many room dividers you can DIY to save money while building something completely custom. One simple and convenient way to divide a room is with a folding screen. Here is all of the info you'll need to make your own screen room divider. Materials...
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Posted on 01/27/2023
FREDERICK, MD Real Estate Market Update 1/27/2023
Click here to view FREDERICK, MD blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 01/22/2023
A basic guide to insurance perils
Insurance perils are specific events covered in your...
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Posted on 01/15/2023
Try These Creative Shoe Storage Ideas
No matter how many shoes you have, you can never have enough storage options. Storing and organizing shoes can be a hassle, but it can also be fun if you think outside the box. Here are some clever and creative ways to store your shoes. Combine Storage and Seating Whenever possible, opt for seating with built-in storage. This...
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Posted on 01/15/2023
Fire Safety Tips Your Household Should Know
Keeping your home safe doesn't have to be complicated. By practicing good habits and establishing best practices with everyone in your household, you can prepare for--and prevent--major issues. Fire safety is a particular concern that can be accomplished by remembering a few simple tips. Here are the basics of household fire safety: Maintain & Test Your Smoke Detectors...
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Posted on 01/08/2023
Real estate guide: Trading houses
House trading is a type of real estate transaction both...
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Posted on 01/08/2023
Modular vs. Stick-Built: Which New Home Is Right for You?
When you’re looking into having a home built, should you go with a modular home or a stick-built home? Both types of homes have their advantages, but it’s also important to consider their potential drawbacks. To make the right decision for you, weigh the pros and cons of stick-built and modular homes. Keep the following information in mind...
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Posted on 01/01/2023
Room decorator ideas: Tips & tricks from interior designers
While it's never been simpler to plan your DIY design using virtual home decorating tools, you can still get valuable room decorating ideas from the experts. Your decor can make or break a first impression and affect how you feel in your own home. To help inspire you, here are some decorating tips and tricks from the pros:...
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