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Archives for: DIY & How-To

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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Make sure your plumbing can keep up with the summer demand

Summer conditions can take a toll on your plumbing. Make sure you're prepared.

If you have children, then you know that during the summer vacation, everything in your house gets a special workout. The faucets are on more, the toilet is flushed often and even the washing machine has a lot more work to do as kids will tear through clothes faster than they would’ve in school.

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It’s going to get hot…is your A/C ready?

It’s going to get warm the next few days, so many of you will be putting your A/C system to the full test. Here are a few informative blog post links regarding your A/C system with helpful tips, tricks and DIYs to help keep you and your family cool. Summer Air Conditioner Maintenance Filters Summer […]

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