When it comes to Christmas Lights, LED or Incandecent?

It’s about time to start digging out those boxes of Christmas lights out from the basement or attic and begin the process of untangling years worth of knots. If your strands are starting to get stiff or, conversely, the braids are starting to unravel, it’s time to think about new lights. Odds are that most of your older lights are electricity-guzzling incandescents, so it’s time to make the switch to LEDs.

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Your Home and Autumn's Arrival- Part 2

Autumn is here and its getting colder- fast.

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Your Home and Autumn's Arrival - Part 1

Autumn in Maryland is tricky. It can be cool and crisp one week and then swelteringly hot the next. So we have learned to pay attention to the calendar, rather than the weather when getting fall tasks done. And there is a LOT to do! Luckily, K&B True Value makes it easy.

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Hot Weather Watering

Let’s talk Maryland weather. The last two years notwithstanding, our winters tend to be fairly mild. That’s the upside. On the downside, our summers are brutally hot and humid with a great deal of rain from mid-May to late June. The grass is green as green can be, and gardens thrive. But then, the waterworks stop. From July through mid-September, Maryland enters a dry season. And that’s when things get dicey.

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Catch, Steam & Enjoy!

Maryland crab season starts in early spring which is fine if you like small, anemic crabs who have just groggily crawled out of the muck from their long winter snooze. Long-time residents know July is when the crabs start to get good and heavy. However, unless you’re not willing to fork out a substantial chunk of change for a bushel of crabs, you should consider catching them yourself. It’s easier than you think.