Archive: August 2013

Living in Jacksonville Is Appealing Because of Housing Variety and Climate

Living in Jacksonville is a great choice for potential homeowners for many reasons. Some of the best reasons to move to Jacksonville include variety in housing options, a beautiful climate throughout the year, and many activities for newcomers.

August 26 / 2013
Author Tracy Jones
Category Jacksonville
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Your Walk Through List: Five Essentials

Before touring your dream house, prevent the neglect of any essentials by compiling a list of all your expectations. Buyers can sometimes get sidetracked by what a house does offer and forget to notice what it doesn’t.

August 26 / 2013
Author Debbie Pamplin
Category Jacksonville
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Lack of Central Air Conditioning Is Not Necessarily a Reason to Pass on a House

In Texas today, central air conditioning is considered a necessity rather than a luxury. Is it possible to add it economically to an older home so that it will function effectively? There are factors to consider, but the simple answer is “Yes.”

August 26 / 2013

A Lawn Sprinkler System Beautifies the Yard, Conserves Water, and Simplifies Home Maintenance

Lawn sprinkler systems and drip irrigation save water and labor, helping home owners achieve attractive landscaping results. The benefits far outweigh the costs, and maintenance should not be an issue.

Hurricane Protection Precautions Important for Jacksonville Area Homeowners

Hurricane protection is very important for those who live in Jacksonville because of the frequency of storms that hit the area. Being prepared and installing modifications to a home can save residents money and keep them safe.

August 26 / 2013
Author Tracy Jones
Category Jacksonville
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Carports in Florida Are Useful for Residents

Carports are a frequent sight in Florida, particularly in the city of Jacksonville. These structures can provide shelter for a vehicle from Jacksonville’s stormy weather as well as added storage and a shaded place for residents to enjoy the weather.

August 26 / 2013
Author Tracy Jones
Category Jacksonville
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Is a Saline Pool Right for You?

You might have heard of the trend of switching from a chlorine pool to a saline pool. Luxury resorts and your neighbor might be talking about all the rage of salt water. Knowing the pros and cons of both can help you arrive at a decision.

August 26 / 2013
Author Suzanne Gattis
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Don’t Just Knock Down a Wall: First, Ask These Five Important Questions

If you own an older Philadelphia home and are looking for a quick way to modernize your interior floor plan, you may want to knock down a wall. But before you commit to interior demolition, you will need to ask a few important questions.

August 26 / 2013
Author Jennifer A. DiGiovanni
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Category Philadelphia
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Utilize Various Landscape Techniques to Add Color, Provide Shade, Enhance Property, and Conserve Water

In North Texas, when the summer sun brings its triple-digit temperatures, the garden may require some special handling. Careful planning will use plants that will not only thrive in the local summer heat but transition to the cooler seasons as well.

August 26 / 2013

How to Maintain a Stucco Exterior

Stucco is a popular home exterior finish due to its appearance, durability, and ease of maintenance. In recent years, homeowners in the Philadelphia area have demonstrated a preference for the look of stucco over that of siding.

August 26 / 2013
Author Jennifer A. DiGiovanni
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Category Philadelphia
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