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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Creative Housing Options Explored at CHV Symposium

Whether it’s supplementing one’s income, getting a house-mate, getting help with household chores, or moving into a co-housing building, Capitol Hill seniors are exploring...

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...

DC Open Doors: Homebuyers’ Info

Statistics prove that homebuyer education contributes to successful homeownership. On Oct. 18, 6:30 to 8 p.m., learn how to purchase a home in the...

DC’s List of Recyclable Items Expands, but Plastic Bags are Out!

Confused by what can and can’t be recycled? Does the list of “acceptable” recyclables at your workplace differ from what the DC Department of...

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....

How to Deal with Mold

Mold. If you’re a homeowner or landlord, it’s not a word you want to hear. Yet in older homes mold can be quite common....

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,...

DC’s Latest Plans to Rehab Historic Anacostia Homes

Dispersed throughout the Anacostia Historic District are idle and orphaned homes whose custody is being fought over between two branches of the city’s government. Plans...

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....