Rainy season hits Florida hard. If you aren't ready for it, it can end up causing some pretty costly damages. That's why it's important to take these steps to assure you are prepared for what Mother Nature might throw at you.
1. Make Sure Your Gutters are Good To Go.
Clean your gutters out so that there is no backup that can end up causing roof damages, and double check for any holes in them that may cause water to get straight to your foundation. This is an easy step to take in order to avoid havoc later on.
2. Make Sure To Have Flood Insurance.
Many homeowners think they are in the clear by not being in a "flood zone". However, there are many times that flood zones still get flooded, especially in
"I won't flood", "I can't flood", and as Luke Bryan sang, "rain makes corn and corn makes whiskey", so rain is a good thing, right? Well, the big deal is that in the last 5 years, all 50 states have had a flash flood or flooding event. Based on Flood Insurance Rate Maps, Florida has 6 of the country's 10 most at-risk cities to be affected by storm surge. The west coast of Florida is home to four: Tampa, Bradenton, Fort Myers, and Naples.
We commonly hear "flood insurance will cost too much to purchase", but this could not be further from reality. There are currently two ways to buy flood insurance. One is through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and the other is through a new
3 Top Places to Sell Your Stuff Online for Fast Cash Besides Craigslist in 2018
Whether you're preparing to move, decluttering for an open house, or just doing a little spring cleaning, my guess is you probably have a few things lying around the house that you just don't need anymore. But why throw them out? After all, one man's trash is another man's treasure. Plus, it's a easy way to make a little fast cash. Here's a list of the top places to sell your stuff in 2018.
1. Facebook MarketPlace
In 2016 Facebook launched Facebook MarketPlace. You can sell anything and everything on MarketPlace. It's basically an easier, safer, more convenient Craigslist. I've sold many things on Facebook MarketPlace and have never had a bad experience. I always
With only four days remaining until Christmas, everyone rushes to add the finishing touches to their home. Blow up snowmen are in the front yard, the tree is decorated, and the fridge is being stocked with items for the feast to come. Beauty surrounds us with sparkling garland, strings of lights, and in some places, blankets of snow. The holidays are a magical time of year. It's the one time that we get to leave the real world and be encompassed by the warmth of our family and home. Whatever your traditions and beliefs are for this time of year, we all have our version of being "home for the Holidays".
To this very day whenever I head home for the Holidays I feel this sense of relief and excitement. As a kid, I