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Archives for: DIY & How-To

Home Improvement Tips: Staying Within your Budget

There are several different ways you can devise a budget. First, make sure that you do your homework so you know the size and scope of the project you want completed. If you dive right into something without knowing the estimated cost, such as a kitchen remodel, you could be shocked at the end result.

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Winter Preparation Tips

Hey everybody, and welcome back! This week, we’ll be looking at ways for you to save money on your energy bills this winter.

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Cold Weather Tips for You and Your Home


With the temperatures in the Metro Washington, DC and Northern Virginia areas expected to drop to the single digits this evening and in the teens all day tomorrow many homes will be susceptible to issues in their homes due to the extreme cold weather. Here are some home heating and plumbing tips to follow to […]

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Remodeling market index up

The NAHB Remodeling Market Index continues to move upward as the economy improves.

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has released its quarterly Remodeling Market Index (RMI), and the results indicate that the home renovation is continuing to improve after several years of declines due to the recession.

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Identifying septic trouble early

A backup of sewage into your home or a bad smell in the yard can indicates a problem with your septic system.

Around this time of year, when were getting ready to wind down our summers and prepare for fall, the toll that summer overuse might have had on your plumbing may be starting to show.

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