A Brief History of Crown Molding

The origins of crown molding go back almost 4,000 years to ancient Egypt when the Pharohs built opulent temples with the first known crown moldings. The Greeks copied and expanded the use of crown moldings in their architecture.

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Joseph Himali
The 4 most impportant questions you need to ask

There comes a time in every home owner’s life when he or she realizes: “I am not the same person I was when I bought this place.” Maybe your lifestyle or your family configuration has changed, or maybe the house just isn’t as appealing as it was when you signed that ream of paperwork on closing day.

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Justin Levitch
Kalorama History

Rich with history, this neighborhood has been home to eight Presidents — more than any other place in the country (except for the White House, of course).  Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Warren G. Harding, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower all called Kalorama home. President Barack Obama currently resides in Kalorama.


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Justin Levitch
Glass Door Knobs

Door knobs are a small detail that is often overlooked in a home, but it’s integral to the “feeling” of the property since you literally touch the knobs every time you use the door.

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Justin Levitch