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5 Tips for Winter-Proofing Your Home

5 Tips for Winter-Proofing Your Home

November 16, 2020

It’s that time of the year again. Winter is coming. While winter is a magical season, filled with holiday cheer and cozy living, it also means cold temperatures and snow. 

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5 Ways To Protect Your Home From Heavy Rainfall

5 Ways To Protect Your Home From Heavy Rainfall

October 9, 2020

Don’t get caught in the rain! From your roof to foundation, here are a few things you can do to help keep your home dry during the rainy season. 

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5 Signs Your Home Needs A New Roof

5 Signs Your Home Needs A New Roof

September 1, 2020

How’s your roof?  Is it time for an upgrade? Here are 5 warning signs that it may be time to get a new roof. 

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What Kind of Door Are You? What Your Doors Say About Your Personality

What Kind of Door Are You? What Your Doors Say About Your Personality

August 10, 2020

In our line of work, we often say that a door can tell a lot about a person’s personality. A door is the first thing a person encounters when they visit your home. They offer the kind of welcome you want to give your visitors. So why not find a door that expresses your true self.  

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Top Three Reasons Why You Should Replace Your Windows This Summer

Top Three Reasons Why You Should Replace Your Windows This Summer

July 2, 2020

If you’ve got a list of home improvement projects, you may want to prioritize replacing your old windows. Replacing your windows can save you money, keep allergens out and provides the best conditions for sealants.   

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Tips for Turning Your Backyard Into a Summer Destination

Tips for Turning Your Backyard Into a Summer Destination

June 19, 2020

You’ll never want to leave your home once you follow these simple steps for turning your backyard into a summer oasis. 

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Protecting Your Home from Radon Gas

Protecting Your Home from Radon Gas

May 29, 2020

A gas leak is one of the scariest things that can happen in your home. While houses are being built with many gas detectors, there are still some substances that can slip into your home unnoticed and wreak havoc over your health.

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Spring Cleaning for Your Backyard

Spring Cleaning for Your Backyard

April 30, 2020

Spring is in the air, which means it’s time for spring cleaning and tidying up that backyard of yours! Particularly during this time of social distancing, our backyards serve as our relaxation zone, fitness zone and, well, pretty much our everything zone! With that said, it’s a good idea to not only do regular maintenance tasks in your yard, but also to add things that will help make your time outdoors more enjoyable.

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Home Maintenance Tasks To Keep You Busy

Home Maintenance Tasks To Keep You Busy

March 19, 2020

Getting bored sitting around the house while practicing physical distancing? Although these are difficult and strange times, being productive is one great way to help you stay positive and make the time pass by.

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Find The Right Insulation For Your Home

Find The Right Insulation For Your Home

February 26, 2020

Keeping your home warm does not have to be complicated or expensive – you just have to select the right kind of insulation for your residence. Smart Home Improvement offers two types of insulation to match any budget and home. Blown (also known as loose-fill) or reflective insulation.

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Saving Money Through Your Windows And Doors

Saving Money Through Your Windows And Doors

January 31, 2020

Winters in Virginia aren’t as frigid as, say, our neighbours in New York. But it certainly does get significantly cooler than what we are accustomed to. At the height of the winter season, temperatures can regularly dip to the low 20s, meaning you’re likely to forgo lounging on your porch in favour of snuggling up on your couch. With this in mind, consistently keeping your home warm and properly heated is an absolute priority. Even with the right electric heaters, you could still be stuck shivering in your home and wondering why you’re still so cold. 

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Preparing For A Winter Storm

Preparing For A Winter Storm

December 20, 2019

Did you know that weather experts are predicting that this season may be a snowier-than-usual winter for the DMV area? While our winter storms are uncommon and fairly mild, it’s always a good idea to be prepared.

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Preparing A Home Emergency Kit For Winter

Preparing A Home Emergency Kit For Winter

November 28, 2019

The weather is cooling down in the DMV area. While we are lucky to experience fairly mild winter temperatures, the colder months can often bring unpredictable weather. Power outages and loss of heat are of particular concern during this time of year as the temperature dips below freezing. Natural weather patterns can give us cause to panic, but it’s important to remain calm and to have a plan in place to cope with these situations.

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Fall Cleaning Essentials

Fall Cleaning Essentials

October 22, 2019

We’re right in the middle of the fall season! Which means changing colours outside, cozier settings indoors and pumpkins, pumpkins and even more pumpkins!

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Is Your Roof In Need Of Replacement?

Is Your Roof In Need Of Replacement?

September 24, 2019

It is important to always thank the ‘roof over our heads’ that keeps us sheltered by making sure it gets maintenance when needed. The information below will help you spot the signs of roof deterioration so that you will know when your roof is in need of repair or maintenance.

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Beautify Your Home With These Quick Tips

Beautify Your Home With These Quick Tips

August 28, 2019

Time for a new fall look? Are you thinking of moving or selling your home?

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Vinyl Siding- A Great Option For The Washington Metropolian Area

Vinyl Siding- A Great Option For The Washington Metropolian Area

July 23, 2019

The first thing people see when looking at your house is the siding. It’s the most important element of your curb appeal and protects your home from the elements. There is a lot you can do to make your front garden look better or make your window dressings match your taste, but nothing can save cracked panelling or missing bricks.

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5 Tips For Picking An Exterior Renovations Contractor

5 Tips For Picking An Exterior Renovations Contractor

June 18, 2019

Your home is important to you — it’s where you eat, sleep, and spend time with your family. Given the time you spend in your home, you want to be sure that it is in the best shape possible so that you can get the most out of it. There’s a lot you can do to make your home work better for you just by getting some work done on the exterior.

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