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Forbes Design Center Featured in The Scout Guide

We are very pleased to be featured in and to have attended the launch party of The Scout Guide‘s third edition last week at the Ivy Hotel in Mt.Vernon! The Scout Guide of Baltimore & Annapolis showcases the work and success of leading local independent businesses from the region. You can view the online guide, Volume 3, […]

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Design Considerations for a New Deck

Forbes Design Center | Design Considerations for a New Deck A deck can be a wonderful inclusion to any home, providing space, comfort and a place to relax and spend time with loved ones. It is, however, a space that requires careful planning. Here, the home design experts at Forbes Design Center provide considerations for […]

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How to Know When Your Windows Should Be Replaced

Windows, like all other home features, eventually require replacement, but how can you tell when its time to start that process? Here, the window specialists at Forbes Design Center detail common reasons why you may need to replace your windows. They Have Wear and Damage The most obvious sign your windows need replacing is damage […]

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What to Look for When Inspecting Your Roof

Winter is not far away, and inspecting your roof before inclement weather arrives is critical for maintaining the safety and integrity of your home. Here, the roofing experts at Forbes Design Center explain what to look for when inspecting your roof. Before Inspecting the Roof, Check Inside Walking around on your roof can be dangerous, […]

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What to Consider Before Installing Sliding Doors

Building a deck or patio also means creating a harmonizing doorway that is both stylish and practical. Sliding doors are a popular choice, but what should homeowners consider before installing them? Here, the design specialists at Forbes Design Center detail considerations that should happen before installing sliding doors. Energy Efficiency As sliding doors are made […]

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Single, Double and Triple-Paned Windows: The Pros and Cons

Double- and triple-paned windows have become increasingly popular, but are they always ideal for every window renovation project? Here, the window and door design experts at Forbes Design Center explain the pros and cons of single-, double- and triple-paned windows. What are Double- and Triple-Paned Windows? Double- and triple-paned windows, also known as Insulated Glass […]

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How to Protect Your Door from Summer Heat and Storms

Between scorching temperatures and at-times violent thunderstorms, front doors take a lot of abuse during the summer months in Maryland. Here, the window and door experts at Forbes Design Center details ways to weather-proof your front door this summer. How Does Summer Weather Affect My Door? With intense sunshine, hot temperatures and treacherous storms, summertime […]

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How to Properly Maintain Your Windows

Regular home maintenance increases your home’s value and keeps your family safe. Unfortunately, windows are often overlooked during general home maintenance. Here, the window experts at Forbes Design Center explain best practices for maintaining your windows. Keeping Windows Clean Washing windows regularly allows for enhanced viewing, more natural lighting and a longer window lifespan. Generously […]

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Tips for Updating Your Entryway

The entryway of your home makes a huge first impression on guests, so naturally you want it to be appealing and welcoming. Here, the experts at Forbes Design Center detail ways to redefine the entryway to your home. Keep the Area Clean Even the most beautifully crafted door will not stand out in an entryway […]

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Updating Doors with New Hardware

Not every project has to be a massive undertaking: sometimes, it’s the little updates that make the largest impact. Here, the window and door experts at Forbes Design Center discuss updating doors with new hardware, and how to make the best choices for your home. Picking New Door Hardware While practicality and functionality is critical, […]

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