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Sept. 24, 2019

Home Maintenance Tip - Hot Water Heater Maintenance

Hot Water Heater Maintenance

Your hot water heater... it's one of those appliances you don't think about often, so it's easy to neglect. But it's important to perform some simple routine maintenance in order to maximize the tank's lifespan (typically 10 - 1​5 years) and maintain ...

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Sept. 1, 2019

Home Maintenance Tip - Check Your Roof

Check Your Roof With hurricane season in full swing, it's a good idea to check your roof for leaks before it's too late.

Here are 3 easy ways to check your roof for leaks:

Do a Spot Check

The first step in locating potential leaks is to spot ...

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Aug. 29, 2019

Hurricane Checklist & Hacks from the Locals!

HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS CHECKLIST

With Hurricane Season upon us it is always good to have your plan of action and checklist in place!   Those of us who endured the 2004 Season of Hurricane's along the Space Coast, we remember all too well that Hurricane Season is not all about ...

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Posted in Around Town, Home Tips
July 30, 2019

July Home Maintenance Tip

Summer Gutter Cleaning

In Florida, summertime brings strong rainstorms, sometimes daily. This means that we must take a few steps to protect our homes and landscaping from the damaging effects of the daily heavy downpours. Did you know that a clogged or damaged gutter can cause major destruction to your ...

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June 22, 2019

Is Your Home Hurricane Ready?

Is Your Home Hurricane Ready?

Hurricane season has begun... are you ready for it? The Atlantic hurricane season officially runs from June 1 - November 30, although occasionally storms develop before or after the official season dates.

Supplies tend to run out quickly once the forecast predicts a hurricane heading in ...

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Posted in Around Town, Home Tips
March 29, 2019

Spring Home Maintenance Tip

Dryer Vent Cleaning. Have you ever done it? We all know the importance of cleaning out our lint screen, but how often do you clean your dryer vent? Dirty dryer ducts aren't just gross, they're a major fire hazard. And even if you're not to the fire ...

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Posted in Home Tips, Just for Fun
July 14, 2017

6 Ways to Make Your Next Vacation Time Safety Time

6 Ways to Make Your Next Vacation Time Safety Time

An overstuffed curbside mailbox, blazing porch light at noon, or a pile of newspapers out there by your front door all indicate a couple of things Melbourne homeowners would do well to avoid. For burglars and housebreakers of all stripes ...

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July 12, 2013

Brevard County, FL: Hurricane Safety - Wind, Rain, Hail, Lightning: Is Your Home Ready to Weather the Storm?

Carolyn Smith, Realtor & Bridget Sentz, Realtor ~ Coastal Estate Team - Brevard County, FL: Hurricane Safety - Wind, Rain, Hail, Lightning: Is Your Home Ready to Weather the Storm?

hurricane fl

As extreme weather becomes more common across the state, homeowners should make sure their homes are prepared to deal with storms.

"Much ...

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Nov. 5, 2012

Vote "YES" On Amendment 4 Tomorrow | Carolyn Smith, Realtor & Bridget Sentz, Realtor

Carolyn Smith, Realtor & Bridget Sentz, Realtor - Friendly Reminder: Vote "YES" On Amendment 4

Election Day is tomorrow, so we wanted to remind and encourage you to vote "YES" on Amendment 4.

Amendment 4 amends commercial and non-homestead property taxes. Here's a quick summary from ballotpedia.org:

The proposed ...

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Oct. 10, 2012

Vote "YES" On Amendment 4 | Carolyn Smith, Realtor & Bridget Sentz, Realtor

Carolyn Smith, Realtor & Bridget Sentz, Realtor - Friendly Reminder: Vote "YES" On Amendment 4

Election Day is right around the corner, so we wanted to encourage you to vote "YES" on Amendment 4 on November 6th.

Amendment 4 amends commercial and non-homestead property taxes. Here's a quick summary from ...

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