Prepare Your Home for Spring

Home Makeover

This winter has been one of the coldest in a long time! Spring is now, thankfully, right around the corner. This is the perfect time to start thinking about getting your home ready for Spring. Here are a few tips to do just that.
When the weather allows, take a walk around the exterior. Take note of any peeling paint or missing caulking around doors …

ASK FRED: My Basement Feels Damp. What I Can Do?

ASK FRED: My Basement Feels Damp. Is There Anything I Can Do Outside to Help with This?
This is a common question that we field in the Washington DC Metro area. The damp “feeling” is caused by cool humid conditions that naturally occur in basements. Typically, there is not as much air flow in the basement. Also, if the house has a central HVAC system, the …

Ask FRED: How Do I Prepare My Home for Fall?

Chuck Khiel

It’s hard to believe, but fall is right around the corner and the weather will be changing here before long. With that change, your home needs to be ready. Below is a quick reference guide for some of the things that may need to be attended to before the weather turns:

 Change or clean your HVAC filter(s)

Clean filters help take house …