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Dec. 11, 2020

Tips and Tricks for Persistent Drafts

 

 

Oh, baby, it’s cold outside… and inside, too, if you’re standing close to a drafty window, door, or mysterious source of outside air. Persistent drafts are funny things. They can be massive pains when the wind blows just right, and almost unnoticeable when it’s still, making it both ...

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Dec. 3, 2020

Get Fired Up! Checking Your Furnace for Winter

 

 

Get Fired Up! Checking Your Furnace for Winter

 

When the last of the brightly colored leaves cling tightly to otherwise bare trees, you know that winter is coming. It’s a sad state of affairs, but happens every year, just like clockwork. The sleet, the snow, the ice ...

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Dec. 3, 2020

Keep it Clean this FLUE Season

 

Keeping it Clean This Flue Season

 

Roasting chestnuts over an open fire is a delightful holiday season tradition, but unless your flue has been inspected and cleaned, it’s not a very good idea. After all, a far less popular holiday pastime is running out into a winter night ...

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Aug. 28, 2020

2020 US Census Everyone Counts

2020 US Census everyone counts

Let’s Make The 2020 Census A Success in NC

  September 2020 eBulletin

The North Carolina Complete Count Commission (NC CCC) is committed to making the 2020 Census a success for our state.  Visit census.nc.gov for information and resources.

Why the Census Matters

The US Census is ...

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Feb. 13, 2020

Some 70,000 Valentines sent to 104-year-old in tribute to military veterans

Boxes containing thousands of Valentine’s Day cards sent to Major Bill White at his home in Stockton
© Reuters/KATE MUNSCH
By Nathan Frandino

STOCKTON, Calif. (Reuters) - William White, a 104-year-old U.S. Marine veteran who earned a Purple Heart in World War Two, is celebrating Valentine's Day this year like never before, surrounded by a mountain of 70,000 love letters and well-wishes sent from ...

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Feb. 13, 2020

Home Price Hikes Widen Sellers’ Advantage

February 12, 2020


The majority of metro areas saw home prices rise in the final quarter of 2019 as housing inventories remained constrained and buyer demand stayed high, 
according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ latest quarterly report.

Median single-family home prices rose annually in 94% of the markets ...

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Posted in Blog, Market Updates