Lorrie Geiss's Blog

Rub-A-Dub Tub
Posted on 07/21/2019
Rub-A-Dub Tub
Many hours of childhood enjoyment happen in the tub. You may have had bubbles, toys, finger paints or even color changing fizz tablets. Trying to recapture the bliss of those memories in a less than accommodating tub can leave you very disappointed. When looking at bathroom spaces think about what you desire your tub to possess. There are...
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In with the Gray
Posted on 07/14/2019
In with the Gray
The commonly chic neutrals of the last couple of decades - namely mocha, bone, beige and café au lait - have given way to a more modern and sophisticated gray palette. While gray seems like a simple color, just a mix of black and white, in reality, there is a huge variety of gray tones, and you can...
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Build New? Or go Pre-Owned?
Posted on 07/07/2019
Build New? Or go Pre-Owned?
First-time homebuyers often gravitate to newly-built homes, and for good reason. In a new build, the buyer often gets to choose finishes, fixtures, and flooring. Newer homes have higher energy-efficiency standards and meet up-to-date codes. Most of all, no one else lived there before you. It’s all virgin territory. Advantages of new buildsSome new builds offer even more...
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Idea House 2017 | The Reveal
Posted on 06/30/2019
Idea House 2017 | The Reveal
An update of a classic seaside architectural style, our Rhode Island Beach House is built for easy living, with a flexible layout that can welcome multiple generations. Read on for more information about the house and links to photo...
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Home Decor Tricks that Will Brighten a Dark Room
Posted on 06/23/2019
Home Decor Tricks that Will Brighten a Dark Room
Do you want to brighten your room? Whether it's as dark as a dungeon, or maybe a little too dim, don't despair. These nine simple tricks will help you instantly brighten your room without spending much on renovating, new windows, or going all white with the paint. Go for a light color scheme. Most times, a dark room...
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TOH INSIDER | Enter for a Chance to Visit the New Yankee Workshop
Posted on 06/16/2019
TOH INSIDER | Enter for a Chance to Visit the New Yankee Workshop
THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED! Want to meet Norm Abram and Russ Morash, see the New Yankee Workshop in person, and more? Here's the...
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416 Hillen Road, Baltimore, MD 21286 is now new to the market!
Posted on 06/10/2019
416 Hillen Road, Baltimore, MD 21286 is now new to the market!
Character, Charm and Convenience. 3 Bd 1.5 Ba Brick Colonial in Towson. New kitchen, new bath and new HVAC, Just move in and enjoy. Spacious and bright rooms - wood burning fireplace in LR, large bay window and corner cabinet in dining room, sun/play room. Wood floors in LR, DR & all BDs. Finished LL familyroom. Deck, LL storage area/shed and 2 car garage. What more could you ask...
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Biting a Big Chunk Out of Your Energy Bill
Posted on 06/09/2019
Biting a Big Chunk Out of Your Energy Bill
During warmer weather, you probably don’t think much about your heating bill. But when you don’t need it is the best time to make changes and upgrades to your home so that throughout winter, you can live in blissful warmth. Some changes, such as exchanging your old single-pane windows for those double or triple panes with low U-factors,...
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How to Re-seal Stone Tile
Posted on 06/02/2019
How to Re-seal Stone Tile
In its natural state, specific stone’s strength is legendary while others react to blunt force, chemicals, and even water. In your home, natural stone floors can beautify your décor and last the life of your house when cared for properly. If exposed to sharp objects and harsh substances, however, it can wear, chip, crack, and even dissolve, requiring...
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