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4 Upgrades to Modernize Your Older Home and Increase Home Value

Mark Watson, August 6
Do you ever look around your older home and think "Wow, this place really has potential!" only to get bogged down byfalse

Choosing the Right Siding for Northern Virginia Homes

Mark Watson, July 24
The siding of your home is arguably the biggest factor contributing to curb appeal. Plenty of home buyers can lookfalse

Our Top Five Fireworks Destinations 2018

Mark Watson, July 3
Independence Day is one of my favorite times of the year. It's in the middle of summer and gives us a great excuse tofalse

Welcome to the Future: Creating A Smart Home

Mark Watson, June 7
Smart homes are more than just a trendy version of a science fiction fantasy. While some features are definitely morefalse

Repair or Replace? Diagnosing Your Roof Issues

Mark Watson, May 21
Even when you invest in the best roofing materials and stick to a routine maintenance and inspection schedule, yourfalse

Boost Curb Appeal to Make Your Home More Welcoming and Inviting

Mark Watson, May 7
You often hear about the entryway to your home being the place to welcome your guests, but what about your front yard?false

Make Them Shine: 6 Cleaning Tips for Gorgeous Windows

Mark Watson, April 16
Clean windows are more than just impressive to guests and neighbors. A clean window lets in more light, makes thefalse

Exterior Medics Announces Expansion of Business into Fredericksburg, Virginia

Joe LeVecchi, April 1
Springfield, VA – April 1, 2018 – Exterior Medics, a leading remodeling and roofing contractor serving Northernfalse

The Dangers of Exposed Shingles and Siding

Joe LeVecchi, March 20
Our homes aren't just places that we can go to sleep, relax and stay comfortable during the seasons, but they also helpfalse

How To Check For Wind Damage

Joe LeVecchi, March 6
High winds don't just have the potential to down trees and damage power lines, but they can also do a number on yourfalse