It does not take much to get your house ready for Halloween. Since Philadelphia row homes and condos have less space than places in the suburbs, the key to decorating successfully here is to choose one area of the home on which to focus.
Asbestos is plentiful in older homes in the Philadelphia area. If your home contains the material, you have two options. Either leave the area alone, or take steps to have the materials removed or contained.
When it comes to deleading your house, you can permanently remove the source of lead or perform a temporary fix. Working with a licensed professional will ensure your safety during the lead removal process.
If a house in Philadelphia was built before 1978, it is likely to have lead paint on the walls. Lead paint is dangerous for people of all ages. Fortunately, you can test for lead in paint and remove the paint if necessary.
Washington Square West is a neighborhood in Center City, Philadelphia. If you love great food, there are plenty of restaurants in the neighborhood worth checking out. No matter what you want to eat, you will find it here.
The Rocky movies were filmed in Philadelphia. Although some locations were fictionalized, others are real. If you love the movies and live in the city, you’ll definitely want to check out a few of the locations featured in the series.
Whether you like jazz or are looking to catch the next big act before they become famous, Philly’s music scene has a lot of options. A few neighborhoods feature a concentration of music venues, both large and small.
When you live in Philadelphia, you can garden through three seasons. Knowing when to plant certain vegetables will allow you to enjoy a home-grown bounty in spring, summer and into fall. Some plants do better in cool weather while others need some heat.
Don’t leave your dog cooped up indoors all day. Philadelphia is home to a number of dogs-and-owners-only parks. Let your pet make friends and enjoy some time in the great outdoors by joining a dog run near your home or by visiting one across the city.
One your best options for gardening at home in Philadelphia is to build a raised garden bed. Using a raised bed lets you adjust the soil as needed and gives you a jump on the growing season. You don’t have to be handy to make your own raised bed.
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