Home Exterior Trends for 2020

If the approaching start of spring has you dreaming of new beginnings for your house, you’re not alone. This is the time of year when many homeowners make a list of all the home improvements they plan to tackle over… Read More


Put Your Heart into Decorating Your Home Exterior for Valentine’s Day

Who said decorating season runs from Halloween to Christmas? If you’re one who puts his or her heart into dressing up a home for special occasions, then Valentine’s Day is right up your alley. From tinsel to twinkle lights, there’s… Read More


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