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Annapolis Lighting

800 E Gude Dr
Rockville, MD 20852 301-231-4994

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The wait to be helped can be infuriating. They are understaffed and seem to... - Jan 23, 2018

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Rexel Branch

425 E Gude Dr
Rockville, MD 20850 301-762-8100

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Very little merchandise to see in the showroom so you have to order from a... - Jul 20, 2015

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Lighting Unlimited

11760 Parklawn Dr
Rockville, MD 20852 301-468-3500

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A.B.E. Networks

12250 Wilkins Avenue
Rockville, MD 20852 301-495-0964

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This review is for work done to update our home lighting system, both the light... - Nov 10, 2015

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Ferguson's

800 E Gude Dr #A
Rockville, MD 20850 301-424-1393

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One positive: This bathroom, kitchen and lighting gallery has... - Apr 19, 2020

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Most of us have made unwise furniture purchases that a bit of planning would have prevented. Before shopping, evaluate your budget, how you’ll use the furniture, how it fits in with your other furniture and tastes, and other considerations.

Start by carefully considering what you think you want. Then weigh your wish list against what you’ll probably pay to fulfill it. Identifying goals and thinking through available options will force some decisions—and also help you set a budget cap.

Buying furniture means spending lots of money and making lots of decisions. Style? Fabric? Pattern? It’s enough to make you want to keep your old stuff. Which might not be such a bad idea. A skilled upholsterer can make old pieces look new again.

A good piece of furniture deserves a second chance. But if you’re thinking of redoing a sofa, chair, or headboard, first take a dispassionate look and decide whether it will last long enough to justify the cost of reupholstering.

You’ll want to do your shopping at stores where you can get good advice, good selection, quality installation services, and honest business practices—at reasonable prices.

When it comes to decking out your windows, you’ll find so many choices, optional features, and price ranges that it’s easy to get blindsided by the process. Here’s our advice on how to buy the right stuff.

Plantation shutters. Roman shades. Curtains. There are so many ways to cover your windows that it’s tempting to just tape newspaper over the panes and be done with it. Here’s a primer on the best options to block the light, keep prying eyes at bay, or just dress up the joint.

For many types and brands of window treatments, it really pays to shop around. We report here costs quoted to Checkbook’s undercover shoppers when they sought prices for several types of window treatments at a sampling of local stores and online outlets.