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Home Homes & Gardens

Homes & Gardens

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...

Galvanized Piping Problems

Many Capitol Hill homes are over 100 years old, yet most were built with freshwater piping systems that have a relatively short life expectancy....

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...

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...

Making Produce Last

Now that you’ve scored some of the season's freshest goodies, you will want to keep them as long as possible. When it comes to...

Getting Involved in Gardening this Summer

There is an urban legend that circulates this time of year. It warns enthusiastic garden folks that it takes years, decades even, to get...

Drought, Disease & Blight

What a wonderful summer it has been! Hot as ever, with long sunny days and a nice cool rain in the afternoon to ease...

Solar Power

There are solar panels on residences and buildings across DC, even in historic districts. It’s non-polluting energy. It’s a renewable natural resource. Thanks to...

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,...

Ward 8 Homebuyers Club

Homeownership is to many people a symbol of success. It’s likely the biggest purchase of your life, and that’s a big accomplishment. MANNA is...