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    Fall Home Maintenance

    9/22/2015 9:31 PM

    It's officially fall, and here in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC we're beginning to notice the changes.  Cooler nights make for great sleeping weather with the windows open.  The days are ge

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    Protect Your Home While on Vacation

    7/15/2015 9:21 AM

    Summer is a great time to take a vacation.  Whether you drive to the ocean, spend a week at a lake house, or take a weekend trip to visit an amusement park, the Maryland/Virginia/Washington DC area

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    Is Your Home Ready for Summer Storms?

    6/19/2015 5:03 PM

    Summertime in the mid-Atlantic.  We enjoy four distinct seasons in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC.  And summer days can be filled with heat and humidity.  The combination of those can create

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    Spring Cleaning: The Best Way to Clean Windows

    4/9/2015 4:47 PM

    Over time, outside debris can build up along your window sills and tracks.  Pollen, dust, dirt, and plant material like seeds and small leaves can find their way into your window.  If not cleaned o

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    Rain Barrels for Irrigation and Water Conservation

    4/3/2015 4:09 PM

    It seems like we've barely recovered from the snow thaw of this past winter, and spring is upon us.  Spring brings lots of rain showers to the Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC areas, some of t

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    Winter Fire Safety

    2/20/2015 2:48 PM

    When Mother Nature blows frigid temperatures our way, many homeowners supplement their heat with additional sources.  Fireplaces, woodstoves, electric space heaters, and portable fuel heaters can help bring up the temperature inside your home. But these come with fire risks that all homeowners need to be aware of.

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    Cold Temperatures Can Lead to Frozen Pipes

    1/6/2015 4:00 PM

    Old Man Winter has rung in the New Year with a vengeance.  This week's snow storm in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC is being followed by a drop in the mercury, with temps later this week struggling to get above freezing and wind chills in the single digits.

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    Is Your Home Prepared for Winter?

    12/10/2014 1:09 PM

    Cold temperatures, bitter winds, and even snow in the suburbs north and west of Baltimore make it feel like winter already. Is your home prepared to handle the winter of 2014-2015?

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    Winter Weather Predictions: Is Your Home Ready?

    11/4/2014 1:17 PM

    Many people are curious what kind of winter we'll have in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC.  Will the temperatures be above or below average? 

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    Preparing Your Home Exterior for Fall

    9/2/2014 10:53 AM

    As fall approaches, many look forward to cooler temperatures and the beauty of bright fall foliage.  Along with shorter days and more comfortable weather, homeowners need to begin preparing their homes and yards for the weather that lies ahead this winter.