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. Is There Anything I Can Do Outside to Help with This?

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

Fall is right around the corner. While folks are getting ready to get back in the routine of kids back in school, please do not forget to think about your home. 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 …