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Washingtonian Reader Deals: Home Repair, Cleaning, and Renovation

Exclusive reader discounts for work around the house

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Christopher Myers
(Fairfax; 800-787-5885) started his high-end textile-cleaning company in LA, where clients included Madonna and Steven Spielberg. Now you can get his firm’s VIP treatment on upholstery, rugs, and carpets for 20 percent off. Mention The Washingtonian when booking to receive the special rate and a free bottle of spot cleaner, a $25 value. Appointments may be scheduled Monday through Friday. This offer is good through September 30.

Give your walls a fresh coat of paint at a great savings. Tech Painting Company (Alexandria; 703-684-7702), founded more than 20 years ago, is offering the first 50 readers who sign up 15 percent off any interior painting completed between December 1 and February 28—plus a free color consultation, a $250 value, for the first 15.

At Window and Door Showplace (Sterling, McLean, Falls Church, and Rockville; 703-736-9600), readers who mention the magazine can get free standard installation—normally about $300 a window—on Marvin Insert replacement windows. This offer, not valid on previous orders, requires a minimum purchase of five windows and a maximum of 20—for a total savings of up to $6,000. The offer is good through October 31.

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Dreaming about a new kitchen, family room, or other addition or renovation? Bowa (McLean, 703-734-9050; Middleburg, 540-687-6771), a 22-year-old design/build firm, is offering a $10,000 credit toward the architectural design of any job over $150,000—Bowa typically charges 6 percent of a project’s cost for architectural planning. The discount, limited to the first ten readers who sign construction commitments, is taken at the project’s end.

If you’ve gotten serious about collecting wine, it may be time for a wine cellar. Lisa Weiss of the Wine Cellar Company (McLean; 703-992-9463) designs custom cellars—everything from converted condo closets to elegant spaces that cost more than $100,000. Her process starts with a free consultation. Clients then typically pay an $895 fee for up to two designs. Through December 31, Weiss is offering readers half off the design fee.

This article appears in the September 2011 issue of The Washingtonian.

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Sherri Dalphonse joined Washingtonian in 1986. She is the editor in charge of such consumer topics as travel, fitness, health, finance, and beauty, as well as the editor who handles such cover stories as Great Places to Work, Best of Washington, Day Trips, Hidden Gems, Top Doctors, and Great Small Towns. She lives in DC.