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Identifying Roof Leaks

The first sign of a roof leak is often wet ceiling tiles. In this case, the source of the leak can be found by tracing the leak backwards to its source on the roof, keeping in mind that the source of the leak may be some distance away from where it is dripping into the

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Storm damage?

Our clients are reporting a lot of storm damage due to the recent snow and high winds. If you need repairs to gutters, siding or roofing, contact “Home Solutions Network” for reliable licensed contractors. If you live in the metro DC area and VA go to Beware of unlicensed scammers knocking on your door… us.

Before Winter Storms and Extreme Cold

Prepare your home and family: Prepare for possible isolation in your home by having sufficient heating fuel; regular fuel sources may be cut off. For example, store a good supply of dry, seasoned wood for your fireplace or wood-burning stove. Winterize your home to extend the life of your fuel supply by insulating walls and attics, caulking

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Home Upgrades that Get the Best Return

Planning on upgrading your home this year? Adding living space and making your home more energy-efficient offer the best return on your investment. For more information about which home improvement projects offer the “best bang for the buck”, check out the Cost vs. Value Report from Hanley Wood/Remodeling. Below are a few of the highlights:

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Eco-friendly Flooring

If you’re interested in updating the floors in your home, check out these ways to go green – and make an investment that pays off. Bamboo flooring is contemporary, durable and comes in a variety of finishes. Bamboo is actually a member of the grass family and grows like a weed. Talk about a renewable

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Adding or Remodelling a Bath

It’s still true – adding or remodeling a bathroom is one of the most prevalent – and profitable – home improvements, according to the National Association of Home Builders. Bathroom upgrades still pay off, even in the present tightening economy, according to Remodeling Magazine’s 2008-2009 “Cost vs. Value” report. The magazine estimates that a mid-range

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Repaint Your Front Door

Nothing freshens a home more readily than a freshly painted front door. But before you grab a can of your current favorite color, take into account where you live. Strive to make your door fit with its surroundings. Specifically, consider: Shutter color: To keep them from clashing, choose the same color family just go a shade

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Adding Insulation

Adding insulation to your attic could save you 20 to 30 percent on your monthly heating and cooling bills. If you are not sure how much insulation you have, we can direct you to a pre-screened professional who can evaluate your situation for free and let you know the degree of difference you can make.