Volume 1 | December 2015
Welcome to The Alexander Group Newsletter

The Alexander Group would like to extend our warmest holiday greetings to our clients, friends and colleagues. It's the time of year to celebrate, but also to reflect and share abundance and blessings. We're grateful for our 30 years serving the needs of homeowners in the Capital region and in the spirit of assisting those less fortunate, we have supplied links (scroll to the end of the newsletter) to Habitat for Humanity, Toys for Tots, and the Capital Area Food Bank.
 
Enjoy the season and we look forward to serving you in 2016!

Is your home making you sick? 5 things to do NOW to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Americans spend nearly 90 percent of their time indoors. With winter approaching, it's a good time to evaluate and take steps to improve indoor air quality.

Chief offenders leading to poor air quality include: biological (includes allergens mold, mildew, pollen and infectious disease agents); carbon monoxide; formaldehyde; voc's (off gasses released from chemicals used in household products and building products); pesticides
  1. Keep floors fresh.
  • Suck it up. Chemicals and allergens can accumulate in household dust for decades. Use a vacuum with a HEPA filter to get rid of toxins, like brominated fire-retardant chemicals (PBDEs), as well as allergens like pollen, pet dander, and dust mites.
  • Mop it up. Mopping picks up the dust vacuuming leaves behind. Skip soaps and cleaners and use plainwater to capture lingering dust or allergens. New microfiber mops capture more dust and don't require any cleaning solutions.
  • Keep it out. Put a large floor mat at every exterior door. People track in all sorts of chemicals via their shoes and mat reduces the amount of dirt, pesticides, and other pollutants from getting into your home.
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Vendor of the Month
Panasonic's WhisperGreen

Do you hate your bathroom fans? Do their noise levels rival a jet about to charge the runway at Dulles?  We have a solution!

The Alexander Group recommends Panasonic's WhisperGreen™  fans. Why we like them?
  • energy efficient - ENERGY STAR® rated
  • customizable options include lighting
  • variable speed fan and motor
  • quiet
  • timers
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EVENTS
Home & Remodeling Show
January 22-24, 2016
. Dulles Expo Center.   4368 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly, VA.
Find out what's new in home decor, gardening, remodeling, and more. Meet hundreds of experts and check out thousands of products and services.

www.homeandremodelingshow.com
 
Spring Capital Home & Garden Show
February 26-28, 2016. Dulles Expo Center, 4368 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly, VA.
The show is a one-stop shopping resource with hundreds of exhibits for homeowners interested in the latest remodeling and decorating products and services.
www.capitalremodelandgarden.com

Maryland Home & Garden Show
March 5,6 & 11,13. Maryland State Fair Grounds, Timonium, Maryland

Save these dates
DC Design House - APRIL 2016  
April 9-May 8 2016 -location TBA
http://www.dcdesignhouse.com/
 
Capital Home Show - September 2016
2016 Dates to Be Announced. 
Dulles Expo Center, 4368 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly, VA. The show is a prime place to see what's new in building, remodeling, and decorating. Special features like "Ask the Appraiser", Handy Girl Workshops as well as seminars on the Fresh Ideas Home Stage will enable attendees to have one-on-one sessions with local experts.

5 Days to a New Kitchen? We Have Ideas for You!
The Alexander Group applies the same rigor and attention to detail to smaller jobs as we do to our award winning whole house renovations, additions and remodeling projects.
 
If you hate your kitchen but are delaying a larger kitchen remodeling project, you can still benefit from updates that can be accomplished in as little as 5 days. Swapping out counters, and installing new sinks and hardware are easy fixes - but benefit from the expertise of on-site professionals who can manage the entire process - from product selections to installation. Call us today for a complimentary consultation at 301-230-3040.
 
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