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SEWER LATERALS AND DRAINAGE

Sewer Laterals and Drainage    We’ve had a number of office discussions about water-related issues since the first “atmospheric river” passed our way, and I heard something about sewer laterals that I wanted to pass along. A sewer lateral is the underground pipe [...]

RESOURCEFUL

RESOURCEFUL     I try to recycle as much as possible, but I pretty frequently find myself staring at something trying to figure out what to do with it. I recently downloaded the “Resourceful” app to my phone, and I really like it! [...]

REAL ESTATE ANSWERS: What is home fire hardening, and do I need to do it?

What is home fire hardening, and do I need to do it? “We’ve learned from recent fires. Hardening your home and keeping the 5 feet closest to your house clear of flammable materials (including patio furniture and décor) greatly improves its chance [...]

HOW TO CHOOSE LED BULBS

HOW TO CHOOSE LED BULBS I spend a lot of time looking at light fixtures and choosing bulbs, because replacing light fixtures is one of the most cost-effective ways to create an updated look in a home for sale. Choosing LED bulbs [...]

REAL ESTATE ANSWERS: Why should you pull a permit for work done on your home?

Why should you consider pulling a permit for work done on your home? The #1 reason you should get a permit if you’re having work done on your home that requires it is the obvious one: it’s required by law, and you [...]

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