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Phil Lazas
Phil Lazas Contracting, LLC
Bethesda, MD
Oct 9, 2019
Mistakes when hiring your next general contractor
If you’re gearing up for a major home renovation, get ready to make hundreds of decisions, from figuring out the floor plan to picking paint colors and plumbing fixtures. None is more important than choosing the right general …
Home Advisor
Remodeling Mistakes You Want to Avoid
Whether you’re renovating for sale or for yourself, it’s a big step. Here’s what you want to avoid. Not having a roadmap. Clear vision …
RIS Media
Adorable Ways to Decorate Your Home for Fall
Fall is here, so bring on cooler weather, cozy vibes, and (of course) pumpkins galore. Whether you like to fill the front porch …
Good Housekeeping
Do’s and Don’ts to Deter Burglars | Direct From the Mouths of Intruders
Your home should be a safe haven where you feel comfortable and protected. However, if you are a victim of a burglary, you will feel …
Fresh Home
Your October Home Checklist
The leaves are falling, the farmers markets are bustling and the cozy comforts of home beckon — it must be October. Make the most of …
Home Improvement Projects Worth Cost and Time
Washington, D.C. -- Homeowners who decide to undergo a home improvement project, whether it be interior or exterior modifications, often …
Floor Trends
40 Home Projects to Remember to Do, And When to Do Them
Done properly, home maintenance can save you thousands of dollars in the long run. But maintenance. Ugh. There are smaller things …
Apartment Therapy
Solved! The Recommended Humidity Level at Home
Talk about a sticky situation! Fortunately, while you can't change the outdoor humidity, there are a number of steps you can take …
Bob Vila
These Are the Most Popular Kitchen Cabinet Colors Right Now
Color trend season is upon us, with paint companies releasing their forecasts for the new year (blues and greens are having a moment …
Coastal Living
How to Protect Your Home from 4 Unexpected Disasters
A major storm can do a lot of damage to a home in the blink of an eye, and your homeowners insurance may not cover all the repairs …
Today's Home Owner
6 Apps Every Homeowner Should Have on Their Phone
Want to increase the value of your home? There are apps for that. Really, when you think about it, your phone can serve as a remote …
Apartment Therapy
"If we apply for a home-improvement loan, we could put in a swimming pool!"
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What do the initials S.O.S. stand for in the brand of steel-wool soap pads marketed under that name?
See the answer below.
4 Ways to Boost Your Home’s Ambience with Lighting
The purpose of lighting in a home surpasses just being a light source. Each type of lighting has the power to create …
Today's Home Owner
What Year Was It?
Jimmy Carter Wins Nobel Prize
What Year
Former President Jimmy Carter wins the Nobel Peace Prize "for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development."
The day was Oct 11. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"There is never enough time unless you're serving it."
Malcolm Forbes
Trivia Answer
What do the initials S.O.S. stand for in the brand of steel-wool soap pads marketed under that name?
Answer: Save Our Saucepans
Phil Lazas Contracting, LLC
Bethesda, MD
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