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A sure sign of Spring – the Doylestown Farmers Market is Open! The information from their website includes the following information: Located in the heart of downtown Doylestown, the open-air market features more than 30 rotating vendors local to Bucks County and the surrounding area. The market takes place every Saturday, 8:00-1:00 mid-April through mid-November.As the oldest continually operating farmers market in the county, the Bucks County Foodshed Alliance was happy to inherit the operations o... read more
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Is your Home Improvement Contractor Registered?

Posted by Jay Ginsberg on May 13, 2019 in  Contractors  Remodeling
Recently a Doylestown Township man was charged with defrauding a pair of Tinicum homeowners of $126,000 through home improvement fraud and investment schemes over the course of two years. What is the Pennsylvania law that covers home improvement contractors? The Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act (“HICPA”) was adopted by Pennsylvania’s General Assembly in October, 2008, and signed by the Governor as Act 132 of 2008.  The law establishes a mandatory registration program for contractors w... read more
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Curb Appeal 101

The first in a series
Posted by Cynthia Rundatz on May 13, 2019 in  Curb Appeal  DIY
Everybody talks about Curb Appeal but what is it? Definition: “the attractiveness of a property for sale and its surroundings when viewed from the street”. The easiest way to gauge the curb appeal of your home is to stand across the street and look at it with the eye of a potential buyer. You should even take photographs from different angles since your home will soon be photographed when it goes on the market. What jumps out at you? Write a list in exactly the order that you see the issues and start fr... read more
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The Blast Furnace Blues Festival is a blues music festival, started by ArtsQuest in 2011. The festival is held at the Yuengling Musikfest Cafe and the Fowler Blast Furnace Room in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The Blast Furnace Blues Festival was founded to showcase the best in contemporary and traditional blues, acoustic and electric blues, soul, zydeco and gospel music. Performers featured include national recording artists as well as local and regional performers. Bla... read more
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While you might be an excellent, all-around handyman, deciphering what system of your home is not working takes a well-seasoned eye and ear—not just someone who has “seen it all before”, but someone who sees it all the time. Standing Water Anytime you are finding standing water in your home, it’s time to call a plumber. Whether it’s your water heater, toilet, or sink, a plumber can see if there is more than meets the eye. Typically, standing water is a sign of a much larger p... read more
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