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Avoid Frozen Pipes . . . . Just a Few Tips

Posted by Norman Polsky on February 13, 2019 in No Category
Welcome Home….to a Frozen Pipe Has the polar vortex given your home’s pipes a chill? Here are some tips to fight back and help avoid serious damage.. Some tips to help you avoid frozen pipes. . . . . . ---- Make sure to service your heating system annually. ---- Keep the proper level of water in the system, especially if you are going to be away. One option to consider is an auto-filler on your steam boiler. ----If you have pipes that run adjacent to exterior walls, set the temperature on your thermost... read more
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Smart Home Update

Posted by Norman Polsky on January 24, 2018 in No Category
Techs that Detect: A Smarter Way to Keep your Home Safe Consider some of these new smart home security options on display at CES 2018 The following post is a guest contribution from Angel Piontek, Associate Broker and VP of Marketing for Coldwell Banker Elite in Fredericksburg, VA A routine security check happens at every home at the end of each day. Are the doors locked? Was the garage door closed after letting the dog out one last time? Is that alarm set? Peace of mind doesn’t always come cheap but with the... read more
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The Latest in Smart Homes . . . .

From the CES in Las Vegas
Posted by Norman Polsky on January 21, 2018 in No Category
Coldwell Banker Takes the Lead in Smart Homes . . . The Wildest Things I Saw At CES While most of our team went to CES to see what was new in smart home, one brave soul ventured to find the wildest smart home tech The following post is a guest contribution from Matt Case, VP of Learning for Coldwell Banker Real Estate When deciding on what to focus on at CES, I drew the “wildest smart home tech” straw among our home office team. True to my entrepreneurial/short attention span nature, I took a meandering... read more
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A few Holiday Tips to save Some Aggravation

Posted by Norman Polsky on December 12, 2017 in No Category
Prevent a Holiday Disaster at Home With These 10 Must Read Tips Keep Your Kids (2 legged and 4) safe this holiday season with these 10 tips from  LINDSAY LISTANSKI Laura McHolm There is no ignoring it now. The twinkling trees, tinsel and….attractive trouble are all around. Whether you are singing “Feliz Navidad” or “Dradle Dradle Dradle,” we can all agree this is one of the greatest times of the year, BUT it’s also filled with hidden dangers for your children and pets. In f... read more
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Remembering Veterans Day

Posted by Norman Polsky on November 10, 2017 in No Category

From our agents and company  . . . 

We would like to thank our Veterans who gave of themselves so that we might enjoy the freedom that we have each and everyday.

We must also keep in mind those who are still in the military who keep us safe.

Thanks to all of you who have and who continue to serve



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