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Fire proof a hole, you say?

I learned something new today. Holes, see below for pictures, made for PVC piping and electrical wiring that lead to a different floor (e.g. crawl space below, or second floor above) require a fire retardant foam prior to closing in the walls. 15 more words


Weekend Tiling

Never as much as you’d like to complete when it comes to planning and renovating,  it’s time to take a shower, go buy me a toilet, and enjoy the rest of Memorial Day with Ralfster. 14 more words


New Construction in Historic Anacostia

Seen from the alley, this set of row homes in Historic Anacostia has been under construction for just a few months. The properties will be move-in ready come August. 101 more words


Anacostia Cast Wins its First Emmy Award

– Via Washington City Paper

After four seasons, 33 episodes, and a three-year hiatus, Anacostia–The Series won its first Daytime Emmy Award last weekend. The soapy web drama, set in and around Ward 8, picked up an award for Outstanding Performer in a New Approaches Drama Series for actress Martha Byrne and was also nominated for Best New Approaches Drama Series. 250 more words

Home Inspections - Comparing Notes

Prior to purchasing real property (aka your home!), most buyers choose to hire a home inspector to perform a limited examination of their prospective home. I recently had the opportunity to see how home inspectors conduct an inspection … on two different homes in D.C. 538 more words


The Future of the Anacostia River

Watch out Potomac, there’s another D.C. river flowing on the cultural upstream…

This year, wise D.C. residents left the Tidal Basin and culminated their cherry blossom celebrations along the Anacostia River. 610 more words

Recap: Richie Skye Celebrates Day Time Emmy Nomination #AnacostiaSeries

Fresh off their win for Best Ensemble at this year’s Indie Series Awards in LA, the cast of Anacostia The Series, created by Anthony Anderson, received word that they were also nominated for TWO Daytime Emmy Awards – for outstanding new approaches and best actress – for Martha McMahon (As the World Turns).   14 more words