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How Does Winter Affect Your Swimming Pool?

filed under: Informational posted on December 6th, 2016

Cincinnati Real Estate

How Does Winter Affect Your Swimming Pool? Can you believe it’s nearly December already? Like it or not, this year has flown by, and now many Cincinnatians are preparing for the cold winter months ahead. They’ve pulled out their winter coats, stocked up rock salt, and closed up their swimming pools for the season. So, when it comes to pools, do you know why you have to take these precautionary measures? Why don’t you just cover up the pool and wait until...

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Fireplace and Chimney Safety

filed under: Informational posted on November 30th, 2016

Cincinnati Real Estate

Tis the season to remember the importance of fireplace and chimney safety.   Before you toast more than your toes this year- remember fireplaces/chimneys require yearly maintenance! 7 tips to follow before you fire-up the fireplace: The National Fire Protection Agency recommends that wood burning chimneys be swept at the beginning of winter to remove soot and debris. The "chimney sweep" should inspect the structure of the chimney for structural cracks, lose bricks or missing mortar. The "sweep" should also check the liner...

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Rookwood Pottery

filed under: Informational posted on November 28th, 2016

Cincinnati Real Estate

Rookwood Pottery is alive and well in Cincinnati. Probably one of the best known brands Rookwood pottery was founded in 1880 by Maria Longworth Nichols and thrived for decades with many area homes boasting fireplaces, mantels, tiles and fountains made by Rookwood.  For many, many years most Cincinnatians associated Rookwood with the restaurant in Mt. Adams.  The site is the original location where Rookwood pottery was crafted and produced.  But the majority of have not seen Rookwood pottery except when visiting a...

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Get a Clue Report

filed under: Informational posted on November 16th, 2016

Cincinnati Real Estate

Should Cincinnati home buyers get a "CLUE Report"? All the steps that go into buying (and selling) a home today why complicate the process by adding another step?  Well in some cases adding an extra step at the beginning of the process might help eliminate problems down the road.   The "CLUE" is a comprehensive report of claims on (and off) the property for the last 7 years.  It gives buyers an "inside look" of things occurred but aren't mentioned on the...

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3 Ways to Keep Your Garden and Lawn Heathy in Winter

filed under: Informational posted on November 14th, 2016

Cincinnati Real Estate

Yes I know it's cold outside and there's a chance you have snow on the grass.  What better time to think ahead to warmer weather..... While you may think your home and yard are separate and do not impact one another, this isn't always the case. There are different ways you may actually be doing damage to your landscaping or garden because of the things that happen inside of your home. If you take pride in your lawn or garden, be...

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