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The City of Brotherly Love is also a community where homeowners can help each other find the most trustworthy home improvement service providers. Philadelphia-area members are able to submit reviews and search for reviews submitted by others.

Residents of Philadelphia enjoy the city's historical heritage as the site where both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were signed.  Valley Forge is located near bucolic West Chester and Downingtown to the west of Philly and is a popular destination for history buffs, family outings and school-sponsored field trips.  To the east, the neighborhoods of Cherry Hill and Newark in New Jersey provide plenty of activities and events for families and individuals to enjoy, especially during the summer months.  

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