Protecting Your Investment

  • Holiday Safety Tips

    12/20/2016 11:01 AM

    Whether you're hosting the festivities or attending a gathering, there are steps you can take to make the celebration as safe as possible.

  • Preventing Frozen Pipes During Cold Weather

    12/16/2016 10:03 AM

    Many hazards accompany below-freezing temperatures, including risk of hypothermia if you're outside for too long, damage to sensitive landscape plants, over-working your heating system, and frozen pipes.

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    Your How-To List For Emergency Window Repair

    12/6/2016 12:14 PM

    If you are unfortunate enough to find a broken or cracked window in your home, you'll need to get it repaired quickly.  Windows can crack or break for various reasons.  A line-drive from the neighbor kid's baseball bat, being struck by a tree branch or other storm debris, a rock thrown when run over from a lawnmower, the house settling, or even improper window installation can all cause window glass problems.  

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    Water Damage: 4 Gutter Problems and How to Fix Them

    10/14/2016 1:24 PM

    Four common gutter problems, the issues they can cause, and how to fix them. 

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    Hurricane Season 2016: Get Your House Ready

    6/7/2016 1:36 PM

    As of June 1, we are officially in the hurricane season in the Atlantic and Central Pacific regions, which runs through November 30.  Hurricanes need warm ocean water to form, and hurricane season

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    Vacation Home Check List

    5/31/2016 3:16 PM

    The reservations are made, your bags are packed, you've got your itinerary printed out, and you're ready to leave the world behind and escape to a

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    Benefits of a Seamless Gutter System

    10/14/2015 9:55 AM

    In an ideal world, your gutters work perfectly.  Rain water drains from your roof into the gutters where it's carried to the downspouts and drains away from your home's foundation.  But all along t

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    Five Signs That You Need Gutter Replacement This Fall

    10/9/2015 10:11 AM

    When you think about maintaining the structural integrity of your home, gutters play a vital role.  When your gutters are working properly they allow rain water to flow from your roof surfaces down

  • Storm Preparation Kit

    Be Prepared for Severe Weather from Hurricane Joaquin

    10/1/2015 12:04 PM

    We're still in the midst of hurricane season, which doesn't officially end until November 30.  And those of us on the east coast are preparing for the 10th named storm this year to affect our area.

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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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