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Hosting Your Summer Backyard BBQ

Summers are for pool parties, beach trips, and barbecues! It’s grilling season, and we’ve got the tips you’ll need to host a summer backyard BBQ in your Forty West Home. Set the scene for your summer backyard BBQ with the Fun in the Sun Summer party set from Party City. The summer party kit includes tableware, decorations and everything else you’d need to throw the perfect summer bash. The best fruit is always served during the summer, so serve them to your guest with these festive fruity plates, printed napkins, and disposable cups. Set the perfect tone for your backyard [...]

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Tips For Keeping Your Home Cool This Summer

Summer is officially here and what a relief it is to residents across the state of  Maryland. Days of cloudy skies and cold chills are gone. Get ready to say hello to sunny days, pool parties and barbeques! But like many of us know, summer comes with its upsets as well. As temperatures continue to rise you’ll be looking for ways to cool down your home, without cranking up the air conditioner. We’ve got the best tips to beat the summer heat in your Forty West Builders home. Open Your Windows At Night During most summers, evening temperatures can get [...]

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Memorial Day Staycation

Memorial Day is expected to break travel records this year! Families across Maryland will be headed to their favorite beaches, campsites, and outdoor attractions. Beat the heat ( and the traffic) and make the most of a three day weekend near your Forty West home. Backyard Attractions No need to head to the crowded amusement parks this Memorial Day Weekend! You and the kids will have all the amusement you need with this more than life sized unicorn sprinkler. Need For Speed Keep your need for speed close to home! Twenty minutes away from our Montclair community in Ellicott City, [...]

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Baseball Season Kickoff in Carrol County and Howard County

America’s favorite pastime is back! It’s officially baseball season and we’ve got the perfect spots to watch an Orioles or Nationals game. Watching the big game from home? No problem! We’ve got tips to turn your Forty West home into the perfect game day lounge. Howard County Sonoma’s Bar and Grill Located in the heart of Columbia, Sonoma’s Bar and Grill is an established sports bar known for their friendly atmosphere. Enjoy their specials as you watch Nats! Unplugged Restaurant & Sports Bar Loaded with flat screen TV’s mounted over the bar, this sports bar is a must for Nat’s [...]

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Spring Gardening Season

Spring is finally here! It’s not too early to begin prepping for your spring garden at your Forty West Home. Start your gardening season off right with these tips and tricks to get your garden flourishing this season. Whether you’re looking to grow your own produce or just a few beautiful spring flowers, these tips are the perfect start! Timing is Everything It’s important to have your timing down to a science. Certain plants need to be planted in specific climates during certain times of spring to ensure a full bloom. You can check both at the United States Department [...]

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