How Do You Keep Trespassing Kids Off Your Property?

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If you plan to install a pool, swing set, or other fun attraction on your property, you may wonder how you can keep neighborhood children from using them. Pools and playground sets can attract unwanted attention over time. Some children can and will trespass on their neighbors' properties in order to play on these items. If a child receives injuries on your property, you may be liable for their medical bills through the attractive nuisance doctrine.

23 November 2018

Creating Great Spaces In Your Basement

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If you have an unfinished basement, then you have what could be a fantastic spot in your home and you are allowing it to be wasted. Your basement may currently be that dark area in the house you ignore, or the place you only creep down into in order to do a load of laundry. There are so many things you can do with your basement if you finish it and do some decorating.

8 October 2018

Building A Rural Home And Water Well

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If you are planning on having a new home built in a rural location, chances are you will need to have a well for your water supply. Just as your general contractor will contract with a service for installing your septic system, he will also hire a well drilling company to install your well and hook up the pump. As soon as the foundation crew has completed their job and the basement or slab is poured and has cured, the general contractor will contact the building inspector to come and give his or her approval.

2 September 2018

New to Florida? What Additions You Should Invest in for Your Home Before Hurricane Season

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If you are new to the Florida area, then you may not be familiar with hurricane season. Although there are some seasons when Florida doesn't get hit that hard, there are other seasons when it takes a toll. To make sure that you are protecting your greatest investment, this article will list a few additions you add to your home. Ready to learn more? Read on.  Storm Impact Windows Having a house full of shattered windows during and after a hurricane isn't ideal.

18 July 2018

Simple Maintenance That Could Prevent An Air Conditioner Breakdown In The Summer

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If your air conditioner breaks down on a hot summer day, you quickly realize how important it is to do preventative maintenance to keep it in good shape. Being without air conditioning is not only inconvenient, but it can also be a health hazard for someone in your family with respiratory problems or an elderly family member. Fortunately, it's easy to keep your air conditioner in good shape. Here are some maintenance steps that are needed.

1 June 2018

Three Answers To Questions About Your Home's Garage Door

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When a home's garage door starts to encounter problems, it can be a major inconvenience and burdensome problem for those living in the house. However, homeowners are often ill-informed about this part of their property, and this may lead to some serious issues. Expanding your basic understanding of your garage door can be extremely beneficial in allowing you to make informed decisions about it. What Does The Weatherstripping On The Garage Door Do?

13 April 2018

Why Encapsulation?

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Crawl space encapsulation involves sealing off your home's crawl space (the one under the house, not the tiny attic substitute that many houses have). The material used in the encapsulation forms a vapor barrier that prevents mold, mildew, moisture, odors, and bugs from seeping up into the living spaces in your home. It seems like such a simple addition, so is it really as good as people say it is?

12 March 2018