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    Be Prepared for Winter With These Tools

    11/13/2015 12:29 PM

    Like it or not, winter is coming.  And here in the mid-Atlantic, Mother Nature has a way of keeping us on our toes. To be prepared for the upcoming winter season, there are some tools you should keep handy in your home.  

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    Save Energy at Home with ENERGY STAR

    11/10/2015 12:44 PM

    As winter approaches, homeowners anticipate increased energy bills as the weather gets colder and HVAC systems work harder. Properly maintaining your heating system ensures it runs efficiently and saves money on your utility bills.

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    5 Home Projects that are a Must for November

    11/3/2015 11:55 AM

    As we enter November, leaf raking is in full swing for many homeowners.  In addition, there are other projects you should tackle this time of year to be prepared for the onslaught of winter.

  • Get Your Home Prepared For Fall

    10/27/2015 10:31 AM

    As we watch the leaves begin to change colors, experience shorter days, and cooler temperatures, there’s no denying that summer weather is over for the year.  But before you put away your sun block and your garden tools, there are a few tasks you should take care of this fall.

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    Five Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Clean Your Gutters Yourself

    10/22/2015 9:10 AM

    It's beginning.  Fall is here, and leaves are changing into their autumn beauty.  You come out to your car in the morning and there are a few leaves on your windshield.  But before you know it, it will look like the trees are dropping leaves by the ton.

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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 the water's path lies the potential for problems, from debris and clogs to leaks and drainage issues.

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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 into the gutters, where it is swiftly carried to the downspouts and drains away from your home.

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    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.  While meteorologists aren't sure at this point where Hurricane Joaquin will make landfall, as of this writing there's a good chance it could head up the Chesapeake Bay.  Wherever Joaquin hits, no doubt it will affect Maryland, V

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    Thompson Creek Windows Reviews Ladder Safety

    9/28/2015 12:22 PM

    While many welcome the cooler temperatures and wardrobe changes that come with the fall season, trees dropping their leaves is an inevitable event that means extra work for homeowners.

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    Are You Ready for Some Football?

    9/28/2015 12:06 PM

    For all you football fans, the regular season is finally here!  Whether you root for the Baltimore Ravens, the Washington Redskins, or follow college football (Go Terps!) football fans have been waiting since last season's Super Bowl to cheer on their favorite teams.  One of the most enjoyable ways to catch the games is at the stadium.  And going to a game goes hand-in-hand with tailgating.