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Get an Energy Audit to Verify Your House Doesn’t Have Unwanted Guests

I went out to do an energy audit at Massanutten yesterday. The home was clearly well maintained. It was 30+ years old, was not showing signs of neglect, and the heat was ON. It was very warm inside just like the homeowners like it. We took a moment to talk about their concerns...
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Mark Your Calendar for First Friday Santa at the Depot

Go ahead and mark your calendar for Santa at the Depot on December 1st. Just like last year, we will host the jolly elf in the Marvin Window and Doors showroom in the downstairs of the Depot on First Friday. Come up to our First Friday Art Opening upstairs for some cookies and...
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Jude Dayton

First Friday Art Gallery Opening Featuring Jude Dayton

Each month for Harrisonburg’s First Friday, we host a new artist in our building’s 2nd floor gallery at the Chesapeake Western Depot at 141 W. Bruce St. (second floor entrance is on Chesapeake). Artwork will remain on exhibit through the month. Come view the show and...
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Weiler Orthodontics

Weiler Orthodontics Finishing Up Their Facelift

Activity has been constant in the Weiler Orthodontics space since the construction began – see here. Herr and Company has been orchestrating as many as 12 companies at a time working in the small space. Today they start seeing patients in the space again! Taking off...
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PINTS FOR POLIO

A Sweet Polio Event at Harmony Square Dairy Queen

Polio still cripples children around the world. With your help, we can wipe this disease off the face of the earth forever. Join us for a sweet Pints for Polio event at the Harmony Square Dairy Queen on October 24, 2017 from 5pm – 9pm. Polio is a crippling and potentially...
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Weiler Orthodontics Gets a Major Facelift

“So here is the challenge, we have a highly successful business, our clients come in 5 days a week, we want to renovate our space….” That is where we started with Dr. Weiler. His business is doing well, his clients love him, but his space did not reflect his...
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Harrisonburg First Friday Art Gallery Opening at the Depot

I love hosting artists in our space. It gives them a place to engage fans, sell their work, and frankly makes our space look even better. It takes time and money to hang the work, feed the attendees, and host the party. It is so worth it for me! This past month our artist was...
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Benjamin Meredith

Dancing With The Stars Of The ‘Burg!

Vote for Team Meredith! This is the eighth year of our wildly successful Dancing with the Stars of the ‘Burg! Each year seven local celebrity stars are matched with an amateur dance partner from the Shenandoah Valley chapter of USA Dance. The teams practice and fund raise for 14...
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How to pick your paint: High Gloss, Semi Gloss, Satin, Eggshell, and Flat/Matte

Painting is a cost effective way to spruce up your home, but choosing the wrong paint finish could mean pricey do-overs later. So how to pick your paint is an important question. There are 5 main types of finishes to consider: High Gloss, Semi Gloss, Satin, Eggshell, and...
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Get Your Home Ready For Fall Weather

There are some things that you should do to get your home ready for Fall weather. Little things that will help protect your home through the Fall and Winter months. Have your furnace checked. I recommend having a service contract with a high quality HVAC company. They will check...
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