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3 Hoff Court

Tucked away in a quiet cul de sac is 3 Hoff Court...

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4 Common Gutter Installation Issues That Arise During a Home Sale

Thanks to Clean Sweep for this episode of Tips from the Pros about gutter installation issues.

Gutter installation issues can be a problem during a home sale.

Gutters might not be the most glamorous part of the home that you are selling. However, they play a critical role in the structural stability of the home over time. Small issues during the installation process can snowball to basement leaks and foundation cracks.

During the home inspection before your client sells their home, you might encounter some problems. These issues require the assistance of a skilled gutter cleaning, installation and replacement company like Clean Sweep Maryland.

4 Gutter Installation Mistakes

  1. Improper Placement: The placement of downspouts at your home seller’s home is critical to how well the entire gutter system works...
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1919 Kelmore Road

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These Wasps Are Not Social Distancing!

Thanks to the University of Maryland / Maryland Grows this informative article about wasps.

These wasps are not socially distancing themselves
Yellowjackets. Photo: Arlette/Flickr

Wasps are considered bad

Wasps are some of the most highly disliked insects and are often all linked together with bees as being “bad.” When my co-workers and I led a group of elementary school children on a bee lesson, our very first question for the group was: how do you feel about bees? Give us a thumbs up, thumbs down, or tilt your thumb to the side if you aren’t sure.

Many times students gave us a thumbs down or to the side with a sad story about being stung or a family member being stung. After letting the children talk, we found that the majority of the time, people were being stung by wasps and not bees.

Social wasps are listed in th...

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A Roadmap for Cashless Spending

When peer-to-peer payment (P2P) apps and mobile wallets make it so easy to spend cash in a flash, it’s good to have a roadmap for cashless spending you can follow to stay on top of your expenses.

This eReport provides some strategies to help you account for cashless means of spending in your budget. Get tips on how to spend responsibly when it comes to P2P apps and other contactless methods of payment.

Plus, check out a few great budgeting apps to keep you on track along the way. So whenever you tap your phone or card to pay, you’ll know exactly how that fits into your budget — even if it didn’t actually feel like spending! 

A roadmap for cashless spending for consumers

I hope this information on a roadmap for cashless spending is helpful. If you need assistance in buying or selling a home, don’t hesitate to g...

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Home sweet home

Thanks to Cindy Bernstein of Aim4Order for this episode of Tips from the Pros with a blog about ways to declutter while socially distancing.

declutte while socially distancing

Declutter while socially distancing

Since we are all stuck at home for the majority of our day, it’s time to sit back and think about our homes and how to make them more comfortable. A great way to start is by getting organized.

Declutter and destress

Being more organized can help reduce your stress levels in a time where you are already filled with anxiety. Take some time each day to work on yourself and your home. Doing this can be productive and ease those anxious feelings.

Laundry

As you do regular household chores like laundry, consider the closets, dressers and shelves that house everything...

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How Long Does a Thorough Chimney Inspection and Cleaning Take?

Thanks to Clean Sweep for this episode of Tips from the Pros about your chimney inspection.

Chimney inspection

Homes are hitting the market as COVID-19 restrictions start to lift in Maryland. As a result, many home sellers are looking to list. However, getting out of the house is harder than it used to be! If your home sellers are curious about the length of time it takes for a thorough chimney inspection and cleaning, here is what they need to know.

How Long Does a Standard Chimney Inspection Take?

At Clean Sweep, our inspections are very thorough but also very streamlined. In most cases, an inspection will take about an hour from arrival at the property to submitting the report.

We use a comprehensive checklist and take photos from inside the chimney...

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3306 Woodside Ave.

Nature lovers take note! This home is located at 3306 Woodside Ave...

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105 East Orange Court

Look no further than this lovely Se...

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Self-care starts with better sleep

Did you know that sleep is a huge part of any self-care routine? It’s an easy thing to overlook. This is especially true if stress has you tossing and turning. Are you spending too many late nights on Netflix or playing games online?

To truly reset and refocus after a difficult time, you need to physically refresh with some quality shuteye. Making sure you have enough sleep as well as good quality sleep will help.

You need all three phases of sleep. Therefore, deep sleep, REM sleep and light sleep are necessary to complete your successful slumber.

Below is some information to help you understand how sleep works and some tips on how to adjust your routine for better night’s rest. You’ll start feeling more refreshed and re-centered in no time! 

Self-care starts with better sleep

I hope this informatio...

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