Category Archives: Home Improvement

Home Damage Repair for Siding and Gutters

When bad winter weather strikes the mid-Atlantic region, it can bring a variety of nasty surprises that leave your home needing repair. Ice dams, leaking siding, and drafts that find their ways indoor are all damaging results of winter weather … Continue reading

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Winter Home Maintenance: Tips of the Trade

As we get closer to January, it’s important for homeowners in the Washington, DC and surrounding Maryland areas to be on the lookout for winter damage to their homes. Severe winter weather like snow, cold winds, and sub-zero temperatures can … Continue reading

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Keep the Cold Air Out and Warm Air In

Winter is officially here in the Washington, DC area, and your heating systems are most likely working at their peak. But are you doing everything you can to keep all that heat inside your home? There are a surprising amount … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Making Your Home Winter-Ready

Here in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, it can get brutally cold in the winter—you know this. In fact, you’re probably preparing for the cold months ahead. What’s on your checklist? You may be starting to clean the fireplace and … Continue reading

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Is Your Home Lead-Safe?

As it gets colder and you start spending more time inside, it’s natural to think about ways to improve your home’s interior. Dry air isn’t the only thing you should consider! Is your home lead-safe? This is important, especially if … Continue reading

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Shanco Wins 2013 Consumer Protection Excellence Award

Shanco Companies is proud to have won the 2013 GAF Master Elite® Consumer Protection Excellence Award. The award reflects our dedication to helping buyers better understand their roofing options and make well-informed choices.

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Shanco Starts the New Year with Two Awards

The New Year just started a couple weeks ago—still plenty of time to make resolutions and set goals. Shanco Companies is proud to enter 2014 with two awards:

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Experiencing Moisture Problems in Your House?

With winter on the way, it’s more important than ever to control moisture intrusion in your home. Winter is one of the wettest seasons, but if you are diligent about controlling moisture, your home can stay comfortable all winter long!

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Preparing Your Home’s Exterior for Winter

As the fall season in Maryland (MD), Virginia (VA) and Washington, D.C. turns into winter, it is important to prepare for the soon-to-be blistering cold weather.  By taking the following small steps in the fall before the harsh weather hits, … Continue reading

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