I just wanted to take a moment to share with you a little news about a very special day. The day was last Monday, July 20. I spent that day – along with 24 TLC, Inc. crew members – participating… Read More
Posts Tagged ‘Virginia’
July is Smart Irrigation Month
Did you know that July is Smart Irrigation Month? Smart Irrigation Month was launched in July of 2005 by the Irrigation Association. Its purpose? To educate people about the importance of efficient water use. It’s also intended to promote new… Read More
Is Your Landscape Sprinkler System Ready for Winter?
It’s always kind of a relief when the summertime heat breaks, isn’t it? Most people enjoy the milder weather of fall. And another benefit of transitioning from blast-furnace heat to cool fall temperatures is that we need to use our… Read More
Is Your Snow Removal Insurance in Place? You Might be Needing it Soon!
Fall is flying by faster than your yard fills up with fallen leaves. Winter is just around the corner. It won’t be long before you’ll be snow-shoveling instead of leaf-raking – except, of course, for the folks that purchase a… Read More
Top 5 Reasons for Keeping Your Car in Your Garage
Do you keep your car in your garage? Not many people do these days. The original purpose of the garage, of course, was for the storage and protection of cars. Many homeowners, though, have fallen out of the habit of… Read More
Four Great Reasons to Bid a Final Farewell to Your Incandescent Christmas Lights
At this time of year, TLC‘s crews are always busy stringing up Christmas lights on lots of our customers’ homes. It’s happy work, because it’s always so much fun to see the looks of joy and delight on the faces… Read More
House Too Small? All the More Reason to Consider a Basement Remodel.
Are the walls of your smallish home closing in on your family? As your family grows, does your house seem to shrink? That’s the way of nature: families grow, and houses don’t – at least, not without some help. But… Read More
The Boom In Purchasing LED Lights for Landscape Lighting is Huge. But it Won’t Last Long.
As you may know, we’re huge proponents here at TLC Inc. of using LED bulbs in landscape lighting systems. It’s not exactly a radical position to take; LED bulbs are far superior to the old incandescent bulbs in just about… Read More
Four Steps for Preparing Your Garage for Winter
When winter approaches, homeowners commonly take steps to mitigate or prevent winter damage. Homes receive a lot of attention, as do landscapes and lawns. But garages are often left out in the cold. That’s a mistake, because cold weather has… Read More
Is the Air in Your Basement Musty and Dusty? Then So is the Air in Your Lungs.
The basements of many homes are sad and neglected areas. They’re musty, dusty, and rarely visited. They’re out-of-sight, and so they’re also out-of-mind. The homeowners don’t use them, rarely venture into them, and so don’t think much about them. That’s… Read More