Allan Wulff, MBA. Ph.D.'s Blog

Posted on 09/26/2021
3 Ways to Make Your Own DIY Houseplant Trellis
Many popular houseplants are climbers in nature. Even when living in containers, many plants benefit from having something to climb or something to support them when they get larger and heavier. While there are lots of options available on the market for supporting your houseplants, you can also make your own trellises from inexpensive materials. Here are some...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
Comparing Rain Chains to Gutter Spouts: Key Things to Consider
Rain chains are a popular feature of Japanese architecture and landscape design. They’re popular all over the world wherever homeowners want to turn rainfall into a piece of art or provide valuable drainage functions. While rain chains are a popular trend and have some real benefits, they may not be right for everyone. Here we’ll go over the...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Interior Design: Professional or DIY?
Photo by Koson via Shutterstock When you move into a new home, it is common to have the urge to redecorate completely. To find just the right pieces and perfect the design style you desire you may want to hire a professional. Employing an interior decorator to help you with your new home décor might be a great...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
Home Remodeling Projects for Curb Appeal
Your home’s curb appeal refers to how attractive it looks from the street. Curb appeal can have a big impact on how quickly a home sells and how much it’s worth. When your home looks its best, this can add value to your property so that you’re able to expect a higher amount from buyers. Whether you’re going...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
What to Look for in Your Southern Home Search
Photo by Pattie Steib via Shutterstock All home buyers create a list of features they desire in a property and come armed with the list when their agent shows them a new listing. When you’re shopping for a home in the South, there are a few key features you should include on the list along with the whirlpool...
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Posted on 08/28/2021
RESTON, VA Real Estate Market Update 8/28/2021
Click here to view RESTON, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
DIY Decor to Highlight Your Recent Travels
There's nothing more exciting than having the opportunity to travel. Whether you are taking a weekend trip to a nearby locale or you have planned an international adventure in hopes of seeing the world, you are going to make memories that you will cherish for a lifetime. While traveling is wonderful, there's also something special about coming home...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
Wind Resistant Trees and Shrubs
Photo by PublicDomainPictures via Pixabay Windy conditions have the potential to cause branches to break and can strip leaves from deciduous plants and trees. In certain cases, heavy winds can uproot trees and shrubs altogether. This creates dangerous situations for homeowners or others in the area, and it's also frustrating when landscaping plants are severely damaged or destroyed...
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Posted on 08/08/2021
Home Options for Communal Living
Photo by cottonbro from Pexels Multi-generational homes have grown in popularity as the benefits of communal living become more recognized and celebrated. If you are searching for a home to share with both your children and parents, there are many options open to you. Single-family home with apartment: Some single-family homes have been built or renovated to include...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
Choosing the Best Time of Year to Relocate to a New Home
Photo by Aimee Cozza via Pixabay Moving to a new home can disrupt your routine at any time, but some times of the year are better than others for relocating to a new home. You'll get the most from the experience and enjoy a more seamless move if you plan things for the right time of year and...
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Posted on 07/28/2021
RESTON, VA Real Estate Market Update 7/28/2021
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Posted on 07/25/2021
5 Smart Home Appliances with High Rates of Return
Image by Angelo Esslinger from Pixabay When we think of smart home appliances, it can be easy to think of virtual assistants like Alexa or Siri. But the truth is that smart home technology is integrated into nearly every appliance you can think of. Some of these gadgets are created primarily for convenience (e.g., starting your coffee maker...
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