Why Are My Windows Wet?

One worry we hear from a lot of homeowners is concern about wet windows. Is it normal? Is there a leak? Do we need new windows? While there is usually little or nothing to be worried about, condensation can signal… Read More

3 Ways Snow Affects Your Roof

We hate to bring up unpleasant memories, but just four years ago this month the Mid-Atlantic region was hit with a devastating snowstorm. Baltimore saw more than 25 inches in just one day, and one location in eastern West Virginia… Read More

A Snowbird’s Guide to Preparing Home Exteriors for Winter

Many of us will be escaping the Mid-Atlantic this winter in search of warmer weather. Some leave before the first flakes fall, while others wait for the new year in order to spend the holidays with family and friends. But… Read More

Light Up Your Home Exterior This Holiday Season

The holidays are the perfect time to shine a light on your home exterior. You’ve worked hard all year to make your house beautiful, and now is the time to sit back, relax, and enjoy the fruit of your labor…. Read More

Warm Up Your Mornings with Insulated Garage Doors

If you’ve been thinking of replacing your garage door, there’s never been a better time. It’s one of the best investments a homeowner can make. In fact, one 2019 report lists garage door replacement as the top choice for remodeling… Read More

Protect Your Home Exterior from Fall Stains

What’s scarier than Halloween?  How about stubborn fall stains on your home exterior?  If you’ve never experienced one of these scenarios before, it can be hard to imagine your festive décor leaving behind unsightly marks.  Still, we’ve seen it too… Read More

Everything You Need to Know about Stink Bugs

With cooler temperatures on the way, stink bugs can’t be far behind.  We’ve had a break from these common pests over the last few months in the Mid-Atlantic.  But fall is often the worst time for these smelly invaders.  To… Read More

4 Steps to Maintain a Historic Home

Before you buy a historic home, make sure you do your research.  Do you know how old it is?  What style of architecture it’s in?  Or how to maintain the character you’ve come to love?  Whether you’re a seasoned DIYer… Read More

Aging in Place: Home Modifications for Seniors

It’s been said that there’s no place like home.  Which is why aging in place has become such an important option!  For senior citizens who’ve been living in the same house for decades, it’s only natural to want to remain… Read More

How Much Do Common Home Repairs Cost?

In the name of financial awareness, we want to give you a better idea about the cost of common home repairs in 2019.  Although projects of various shapes and sizes will come with different price tags—especially when we’re talking about… Read More