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307 Tufton Circle

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3307 Beverly Road

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4 Knightsbridge Ct.

  • 4 Knightsbridge Ct., street view of front

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Be Proactive to Prevent Vegetable Diseases

Thanks to the University of Maryland/Maryland Grows this informative article on how to prevent vegetable diseases.

Vegetable Diseases

When it comes to vegetable diseases, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Many diseases can be stopped before they start with smart garden practices.

Spring rains cause spots, dots, and fuzzy blots to pop up in everyone’s vegetable patch. That’s fungi having fun. But whether our weather is wet or dry, fungi, bacteria and viruses stand ready to harm plants. 

So, how do you keep them at bay? Be informed and watchful. Look at your plants often to spot small problems before they get big and use the following tips to prevent disease problems.

If you have repeat offenders – diseases that show up year after year – look for di...

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Tips for an Eco-Friendly Outdoor Space

This month I am sharing some ideas on eco-friendly ways you can enhance and enjoy your outdoor living spaces this summer. Getting closer to nature can have a calming effect on everyone in the family. You can do something good for the environment while you are spending time with your family.

Whether you are working on your garden to have it look its best or buying products for your outdoor space, it’s important to be eco-friendly. Why? We want to keep this world healthy for the next generation and for many generations to come.

Reuse. Renew. Recycle.

Try to use something you already have instead of buying a new item. Freshen up or repair things you have to make it like new again. Recycle what you can so it doesn’t end up in the landfill.


Pollinators are so import...

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A chimney with a chimney cap, one of the 4 parts to check before listing your home.

4 Parts of the Chimney to Check When Listing or Selling a House

Thanks to Clean Sweep for this episode of Tips from the Pros about what parts of the chimney to check when listing your home.

When your clients are getting ready to list their homes on the market, there are many different parts of the home that need to be inspected. One of the most important things is the chimney. As a real estate agent, you aren’t expected to be performing these inspections. However, it’s a good idea to have a base level of understanding about the different parts of the chimney so that you can answer some questions for your clients. Here are some of the different parts of the chimney that are checked when you are listing or selling a home for your client.

Chimney Cap

Chimney caps are installed on the very top of a chimney...

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Labeled boxes help make it a stress-free move.

8 Tips for a Stress-Free Move

In this month’s eReport, I am sharing some tips on how to have an stress-free move. I encourage you to keep this handy. You can use it when you have a move coming up yourself or you know someone who has one planned. I also have a link to a website where you can check to see if your mover is registered. The site also shows if they have any complaints lodged against them.

Part of the stress can be from not having supplies. Get what you need before you start packing. Get supplies ready well ahead of time.

It doesn’t matter where you are moving. The experience can be an anxious day for everyone involved. Knowing how to reduce stress and let the day unfold without drama will make the whole family feel more at ease.

In conclusion, moving should be a fun an exciting experience and not...

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Septic maintenance, man reaching for a septic manhole cover.

Septic Maintenance

Thanks to Inspectology and Young Septic Services for this handy septic maintenance information.

Maintaining a septic system is crucial to ensuring it functions properly and lasts a long time. Here are some things a homeowner can do to maintain their septic system:

Regularly pump the septic tank

Pumping the septic tank is important to remove solids that have settled at the bottom of the tank. This can certainly cause blockages and potentially damage the system. How often the tank needs to be pumped will depend on factors such as the size of the tank, the number of people in the household, and the amount of wastewater generated.

Watch what goes down the drain

Be mindful of what is flushed down the toilet and poured down the drain...

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Hand reaching up to a ceiling air duct.

The Benefits of Professional Duct Cleaning

Thanks to Clean Sweep for this episode of Tips from the Pros about professional duct cleaning.

You might not see the air ducts in your home. However, they play a critical role in moving heated and cold air throughout the property. When your ducts are clean and in good condition, you will enjoy fresh air and minimal indoor allergy symptoms. However, over the years, your ducts will naturally accumulate mold, dust, pollen, debris, and more. What are some of the benefits of professional duct cleaning?

Improve Indoor Air Quality

Particularly if you work from home, the air circulating through your ducts might be the only air that you breathe all day! Unfortunately, if you do not have your air ducts professionally cleaned, that air can contain dust, pet dander, dirt, allergens, and more...

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Pink cherry tree blossom flowers blooming in spring helps demonstrate the spring to-do list to get your home ready for the warmer weather.

5 Musts for Your Spring To-Do List

Thanks to Inspectology for this helpful Spring to-do list.

If the sight of the mercury creeping upward fills you with spring fever, we’re with you. We, too, are restless for the toastier and longer days that are just around the corner.

Clean the gutters

Remove leaves, pine needles, and other debris that have accumulated over the winter so your gutter system is ready to handle spring showers. Overflowing gutters and blocked downspouts can damage siding and foundations.

Clean the AC condenser

Remove dust and debris that have accumulated on the AC condenser (the big metal box outside your house) so that the AC works efficiently.

Clean the siding

Get rid of dirt and grime that can cause mildew and shorten the life of your siding...

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The Hottest Design Trends for 2023

In this month’s report, I am sharing with you highlights of some of the hottest design trends experts are seeing this year. I also offer information on the ways some homeowners are incorporating color and natural materials in their home design. Natural materials create a warm and relaxed environment in their home. Natural colors will give a cozy feeling as well.

Learn about the design trends for each room of the house including kitchen, living room, bedroom, kid’s bedroom, bathroom and home office. With this advice you will have the house everyone envies. Bring some elements of the great outdoors into your home. If you can’t afford real natural items, you can try organically inspired items that invoke the same feelings.

These new trends also incorporate some vintage items you mig...

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