Preparing your home for fall/winter

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1.Inspect and clean gutters and downspouts 2. Inspect your roof for damaged or curled shingles, corroded flashing or leaky vents. 3.Drain and winterize outdoor faucets and irrigation systems 4.Clean or replace dirty furnace filters 5.Have a professional inspect your heating system 6. Check all weather-stripping around windows and doorframes for leaks to prevent heat loss. Replace w...
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What to know when buying land

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Buying land and building are and exciting proposition. The idea of hand –picking the setting for your dream home is a special one indeed. If your plans include buying and building, here are some recommendations to keep in mind as you search for that perfect piece of land. First, look to see if the property has had a septic test done. Before building, the county is required to evaluate the soil ...
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Septic Systems Explained

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Septic systems are individual wastewater treatment systems that use the soil to treat small waste water flows, usually from individual homes. They are typically used in a rural or large lot setting where centralized wastewater treatment is impractical. There are many types of septic systems in use today. While all septic systems are individually designed for each site, most septic systems are b...
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To Build or Not to Build

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There is a question that most potential homebuyers will ask themselves at some point in the process. “Should I buy that charming old home on the corner or build one of my own?" There are circumstances when buying that old resale home might work for you. However, if you look past the charm and the mystique of that used home, you will more than likely find that a better option for you is to build...
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