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Friday, July 1, 2022

Beware the Tiny Hitchhikers

Creeping, crawling, feeding under the covers of night. They move in swiftly, only to retreat soon after to the safety of cracks and crevices....

Got Food Waste?

Have you ever thought about how much food your family wastes? As waste disposal becomes an ever greater environmental, health, and social issue, cities...

Roof Leaks Can Be Funny

A roofer tells his bar buddy how he fixed a roof leak, and the story goes like this. “Owner shows me a leak in the...

Are Curbside Recyclables Actually Recycled?

Before dawn, the concrete tipping floor at Fort Totten Transfer Station in Northeast DC is quiet, and mostly cleared. It is basically an empty...

Garden Spot: What’s Bugging You?

Recently, with all the talk about how our garden practices may be harming bees and pollinating insects, the discussion of beneficial insects has again...

Five Things to Know When Remodeling an Historic Home

Remodeling an historic house in Washington presents many challenges, but also abundant rewards. Data from Realtor.com and the National Register of Historic Places indicates...

Get Help With DCRA Contractor Rating System

Getting work done on your home or business can be an anxious road to travel. How can you be sure the contractor is dependable?...

Paint Collection at DC Armory

PaintCare is hosting a special one-day paint collection event at the DC Armory (Lot #3) on Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. District...

Five Mortgage Loan Programs That Help You Win!

The multitude of factors that feed into buying a home in the District are enough to send your head spinning for days, especially for...

Up on the Roof

DC rooftops are busy places. A flyover of the District shows a growing mosaic of rooftop terraces, solar panels, green roofs – and increasingly,...