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Nov 09

For November : Home Maintenance To-Do List

The calendar has turned to November; the month during which we transition from fall into winter. With less sunlight, colder temperatures, and shorter days ahead for DC , it's an opportune time to cross those last-minute maintenance items off your homeowner to-do list. Practicing preventive care -- both inside and outside your home -- can save thousands of dollars in repairs come later this winter. What follows is a brief checklist to get you started. For outside the home : Inspect … [Read more...]

May 31

How To Set Your Ceiling Fan For Summer

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and most parts of the country are already feeling the heat. Temperatures reached record highs in more than 50 cities yesterday. And, for homeowners in DC with ceiling fans, the turn of season offers a simple way to lower your home's energy bill, too. All it takes is the flick of a button. Ceiling fans are designed to circulate the air in a room. During colder months, ceiling fans push warm air down from the ceiling, raising the temperature … [Read more...]