4 Ways to Boost Curb Appeal Before Spring

4 Ways to Boost Curb Appeal Before Spring

Are you thinking about putting your home on the market? Many people time home listings for spring, since homes traditionally sell for more during warm months. Realtors advise curb appeal is one of the most important factors in selling your home. Whether you intend to put your home on the market or you just want an exterior that makes people stop and stare, you never get a second chance to make a first impression. Here’s how to give your home a face lift so it’s ready for spring.

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Top 3 Traits of a Contractor You Trust

Top 3 Traits of a Contractor You Trust

None of us is immune to making bad decisions. You hope to contain the worst mistakes to less important things, like where to vacation this year. So when it comes to choosing a contractor to install your windows or siding, it’s important to make the decision that gives you peace of mind. Knowing what to look for and what matters in the contractor you choose will give you the advantage of knowing you’ve made the intelligent choice.

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10 Ways to Prep Your Home for Winter in Fall (Part 1)

10 Ways to Prep Your Home for Winter in Fall (Part 1)

As we say our final goodbyes to summer, it’s time to turn our attention to fall. September and October are excellent months to prep your Northern Virginia home for the cooler months ahead. There are tasks you must complete to ensure the safety and stability of your home during the winter season. Use this checklist as a guide to prep your home’s exterior from top to bottom.

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How to Prepare Your Home for Cooler Weather

How to Prepare Your Home for Cooler Weather

Every homeowner knows the value of good maintenance. Performing seasonal tasks goes a long way toward preserving your home’s value and aesthetic. Consider adding these items to your fall home maintenance checklist to keep your property looking its best for years to come.

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4 February Chores Your Home Will Thank You For This Spring

4 February Chores Your Home Will Thank You For This Spring

Now that we’ve caught a break from the cold weather, it’s time to end your hibernation and get to work on your home! Although we’re not out of the woods yet, do your home a favor and take care of these few minor steps to get ready for spring and summer.

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A Checklist for Finding the Right Contractor

A Checklist for Finding the Right Contractor

Tri County Windows & Siding understands that doing work on your house requires a great deal of thought and consideration. So before you get to work this winter planning your spring project, follow our handy checklist to ensure you’re doing your due diligence on who you hire.

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How to Weatherproof Your Home for Winter

How to Weatherproof Your Home for Winter

The changing colors of the leaves and the chill in the air indicate that fall is officially here, and winter is on its way. Winter brings snow, ice, and frigid temperatures to the DC area. Prepping your home can help save money on your energy bills while keeping you warm and cozy. Follow our weatherproofing checklist to ensure cozy indoor temperatures all winter long. Pay Attention to Windows and Doors One of the first places to look when weatherproofing is around windows and doorways. Crumbling or peeling caulk lets in freezing air, forcing your heater to work overtime. Use a [More]

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When is Window Condensation an Issue?

When is Window Condensation an Issue?

In the past, condensation during the fall and winter was a sign of poor insulation – no questions asked. With the efficiency of modern homes, however, this may no longer be the case. In fact, more and more Americans are seeing this moisture on their windows during the fall and winter.

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Finding the Right Contractor: Part IV

Finding the Right Contractor: Part IV

Insider Tips — Understanding the Contractor – This series serves as a guide to shopping for a good contractor and negotiating a good contract. However, keep in mind that your contractor is also shopping for good jobs that will make a fair profit and bring future referrals.

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Finding the Right Contractor: Part III

Finding the Right Contractor: Part III

Details, Details, Details! The majority of contracts are simple and straightforward, but larger or more experienced contractors may have longer and more detailed contracts. Regardless of the size or complexity of the agreement, It’s essential you read all specific items in your contract carefully.

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