July 2019

Found 17 blog entries for July 2019.

Proper AC maintenance is a must if you want to avoid expensive energy bills. By properly maintaining your A/C unit, increases the efficiency of your system and Panama City Real Estate | household tipsprevents costly repairs.

Here are a few mistakes you want to avoid to remain cool all summer long!

Size Requirements

AC units are sized based on the cubic feet of area they need to cool.

This is particularly important when you are purchasing a new AC unit, replacing a unit or renovating your house.

If your area to cool is larger than the rated A/C unit, the A/C unit will have to work harder to cool the air. Consequently the unit will wear out more quickly and not be able to meet the demands of the temperature set on the thermostat.

Likewise if your area is smaller than the rating

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Bug bites are often more annoying than dangerous. They can itch and/or they may be painful!.panama city real estate | home remedies

Fortunately, there are some home remedies for bug bites that are relatively easy to obtain and apply.

Here are just a few to try the next time you get bitten.

Aloe Vera Gel

This comes from the Aloe Vera plant.  I have one growing on my back porch that I use all the time! It's very helpful with sunburn!

This gel soothes inflamed skin and may serve as a moisturizer as well. In addition, Aloe Vera extract has antibacterial properties which may help keep insect bites from becoming infected.

To Apply:

Simply dab some gel on the bite site. Either by breaking off a piece from a plant, the gel is inside, or directly from a store bought container.

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Here is the final installment in my series on the necessity for home inspections. Remember to check back often for more home owner posts.

When purchasing a home, it is highly advisable that buyers obtain a home inspection from a qualified and licensed home inspector.

Why?

Well, the following are just a few issues found during normal home inspections... ( Photos and images generously provided by Structure Tech)

 

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What’s a TPR Valve?

Not willing to be outwitted by a water heater, Billy Joe Bob decided that the TPR (temperature, pressure relief) valve should only drip when he wanted it to drip. A TPR valve is an important safety feature, and the photo shown is NOT an appropriate solution!

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The protection of our families is of utmost importance to us all. So when the wind starts blowing and the waters begin to rise advanced precautions and panama city real estate storm preparednesspreparations will go a long way to ensuring our families safety!

Here are just a few tips on Storm Safety.

Get a Glow in the Dark Flashlight

Easy to find glow in the dark tape wrapped around a flashlight makes it easy to find the light when the power goes out.

Leave it or mount it somewhere readily available in cases where it's needed quickly

Be aware of Lightning and Electrical Storms

During an electrical storm it is highly advisable to stay indoors.

However, here is something you may not be aware of.... Lightning can still get to you indoors by following the conductive paths within

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Here is another installment in my series on the necessity for home inspections. Remember to check back often for more of these goodies over the next few days/weeks.

When purchasing a home, it is highly advisable that buyers obtain a home inspection from a qualified and licensed home inspector.

Why?

Well, the following are just a few issues found during normal home inspections... ( Photos and images generously provided by Structure Tech)

 

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All employees MUST wash their hands before returning to work!

Genius! With this setup, you can wash your hands and your feet at the same time! A small bathroom requires a certain amount of planning.


 

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Beer can inspection panel

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Panama City Real Estate SalesAs we're now in another Hurricane season, I thought it prudent to remind my customers, friends and family about a few things you want to avoid during a power outage.

In no particular order, here are just a few things to avoid during a power outage...

AVOID...

Lighting Candles

While many believe this is the first thing to do, in actuality it is something to avoid. While candles are certainly a mood enhancer and has it's place, they can cause a fire. They don't really provide strong lighting where as a lantern or flashlight would be more preferable as a light source.

Letting Your Phone's Battery Die

Playing on your phone or other wireless device for hours might seem like an appealing option to wallow away the time during a power outage.

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Here is one of the latest Annabella's Townhomes sold by Broker Associate Jennifer Mackay and the Panama City Realty Group in Panama City Beach, Florida

Annabella's Townhomes is one of Panama City Beach's premier pet friendly, gated communities, offering residents many amenities and located near the Panama City Naval Base.

This 3 bedroom 2.5 bath townhome for sale by Jennifer Mackay, features an open Floor Plan, Tile Flooring, Ceiling fans, Breakfast Bar and Stainless Steel Appliances.

Annabella's Townhomes offers amenities which include: Community Pools; Community Room, is pet friendly as well as secured gated.

Annabella's Townhomes Listing Details Annabella's Drive, Panama City Beach, FL32407
Homes for sale in Panama City Florida 32405
Area: 03 - Bay County
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Here is another installment in my series on the necessity for home inspections. Remember to check back often for more of these goodies over the next few days/weeks.

When purchasing a home, it is highly advisable that buyers obtain a home inspection from a qualified and licensed home inspector.

Why?

Well, the following are just a few issues found during normal home inspections... ( Photos and images generously provided by Structure Tech)

 

Home Inspections that sting
Home Inspections in Panama City FL

Jacked-Up House

I’m not certain how much weight that jack stand is rated for, but I’m pretty sure a house is a bit over the limit. It’s important to understand load-bearing posts.


 

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Kitchen exhaust vent routing fun

Yeah, this

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Here is another installment in my series on the necessity for home inspections. Remember to check back often for more of these goodies over the next few days/weeks.

When purchasing a home, it is highly advisable that buyers obtain a home inspection from a qualified and licensed home inspector.

Why?

Well, the following are just a few issues found during normal home inspections... ( Photos and images generously provided by Structure Tech)

 

Home Inspections that sting
Home Inspections in Panama City FL

Toboggan ice-dam solution

Granted, this is quite a clever setup. But it seems like it might be less work to fix the ice-dam problem!


 

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Skillfully Unnecessary Scribe

Bonus: You can visit with your toddler while your taking

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Here is another installment in my series on the necessity for home inspections. Remember to check back often for more of these goodies over the next few days/weeks.

When purchasing a home, it is highly advisable that buyers obtain a home inspection from a qualified and licensed home inspector.

Why?

Well, the following are just a few issues found during normal home inspections... ( Photos and images generously provided by Structure Tech)

 

Home Inspections that sting
Home Inspections in Panama City FL

Look closely

And you’ll see a very conveniently located outlet right where it’s needed. There are several things to keep in mind when you’re roughing in wiring and positioning of the toilet and outlet are just two of them!


 

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