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Smoke Alarm / Carbon Monoxide Detector Requirements in Prince George’s County

I know, sexy headline, right? Sexier still – to be alive after a fire or carbon monoxide leak. State law for smoke alarms went into effect July 1, 2013 and mandates that any battery-only operated smoke alarm that is more … Continue reading

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Exciting Stuff! All About Sump Pumps

If you’re like me, my occasional wet basement is the result of forgetting to clear the leaves from the drain in the outside steps. However, many homes in this area have more serious water problems. It may be that you … Continue reading

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7 of 52: Fix That Fireplace

Every Friday I post an idea or project to enhance your house now with an eye to selling down the road someday. Enjoy those benefits now! I know that the season for enjoying a roaring fire is just about past. … Continue reading

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More Cheverly Ave Lane Closure Info

(Updates on parking restrictions here.) From Laila Raizi, Ward 1 Councilmember, with much more useful information on the lane closure on Cheverly Avenue (along with adding the technical term “Pthump Pthump” to our Cheverly lexicon – a term I plan … Continue reading

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1 of 52 – 52 Things To Do Now & Increase Resale Value Later

Every Friday I post an idea or project to enhance your house now with an eye to selling down the road someday. When I walk through houses on listing appointments, I always – always – hear, “we meant to fix … Continue reading

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