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Game Day

Gear Up for Game Day   Football season has returned, and that means many of us will be glued to our televisions on game day. Although our favorite teams likely won’t win every week, that doesn’t mean you can’t feel like a winner by watching the game in style. From decked-out dens to beefed-up basements,
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Love Labor Day with These Party Tips

Love Labor Day with These Party Tips Summer’s on its way out, but we still have Labor Day to look forward to! As the one day of the year dedicated to celebrating and rewarding the hard-working men and women of America, it calls for a good party!  Think of it as your last opportunity to
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4 Tips for Childproofing Your Backyard

4 Tips for Childproofing Your Backyard If you’re a parent or grandparent, you know how special summer can be. School vacations let us spend more time with our beloved little ones, but also call for some childproofing. Some of the best memories are made in our own backyards, watching kids and grandkids run, laugh, and
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Beat the Heat

5 Ways to Beat the Heat In our last post, we shared some of the ways you can use windows to cool your home and chill your spending. There’s a lot more you can do around the house, however, to find comfort during the muggy months. It’s still pretty hot out there, so here are
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Keep Cool….

Use Your Windows to Keep Cool This Summer July and August often bring the warmest weather of the year.  The extreme temperatures in these dog days of summer leave many of us struggling to keep cool, even though we’re never far from an air conditioner. But all of this extra air conditioning comes with a
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Buzz Off…

Buzz Off: Protect Your Property from Carpenter Bees It’s that time of year when our backyards are buzzing, but we’re not talking about barbecues and parties. Carpenter bees are hovering over many homeowners’ outdoor entertaining spaces this summer. And while they don’t pose a major threat to people, they are an aggressive species that can
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How to Help Your Concrete Sidewalk Last a Lifetime

  A concrete sidewalk adds a touch of elegance to any property. It increases a yard’s aesthetic value while offering easy access and mud-free movement. Concrete paths are popular with Maryland homeowners for packing long-lasting protection with a limited amount of upkeep. A sidewalk also adds to a home’s real estate value, but not if
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Beat the Heat with Wood Decking

Wood Decking Just because temperatures are rising doesn’t mean your decking has to heat up, too!  Who likes stepping outside and nearly burning the bottom of their feet?  Fortunately, we can help you avoid this unpleasant situation with a little planning.  Although certain materials can withstand extreme conditions better than others, we always come back
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The Best Pool Fencing

Since Memorial Day’s this weekend, many pools around Maryland will be officially opening for the first time this year!  We can’t talk about this fun feature, though, without bringing up an important safety feature:  pool fencing.  To keep your family and guests safe, you should install a durable fence that combines security and visibility.  Fortunately,
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Get Ready for National Barbecue Month!

  If you haven’t had your first barbecue of the year, May’s the perfect time.  Not just because it’s National Barbecue Month, either.  It’s warming up, the days are lasting longer, and it’s been too long since you’ve hosted some outdoor entertainment at your place!  Fortunately, we can help you get ready for one of
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