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  What Egress means for your home's safety (Google Image) Property owners have a responsibility to make sure their properties follow all safety codes. One important safety requirement is to have the proper exit points throughout the property. In building code, a means of egress is a way...

Dumpster Enclosure Requirements at Commercial or Multi-family properties   While dumpsters serve a practical purpose in our community, they tend to be unsightly in a neighborhood setting. A commercial dumpster enclosure will keep your property looking spiffy and prevent passersby from overloading your bins— which can rack...

The Importance of ADA Compliance The basis for accessibility requirements is the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990(ADA). The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and...

What do know Before Replacing a Garage Door in South Florida Are you considering a garage door replacement but aren’t sure what specifications are required?  Here in South Florida, we must worry about hurricanes and the safety threats they pose. If you are worried about whether...

Do you plan on selling your home in the New Year? Happy New Year and welcome back! Are you planning to sell your home in the near future? The market is certainly heating up and if you are dedicated to selling your house this year, you need...

Ways to Reuse or Recycle your Christmas Tree With Christmas behind us, it's time to take down the decorations. Here are some ways to dispose of your Christmas Tree: (Photo:  Baloncici/Shutterstock)                               ...

Benefits of Swimming Pool Covers Even in Florida Owning a swimming pool is a large responsibility! The pool must be cleaned and maintained on a regular basis. In addition, you must follow safety and maintenance guidelines, so you can enjoy the many benefits of being a pool...

10 Tips for Safe Holiday Decorating Seasonal decorations, including lights, trees, inflatables, and wreaths, can help put your household in the holiday spirit. However, when not used properly, decorations–particularly lights–can create safety hazards or cause fires. Keep your family safe during the holidays! Be sure to read...

Common Landscaping Violations All Cities have landscape maintenance standards. Property owners are responsible for maintaining their landscaping in compliance with these standards including regular mowing, edging, pruning, weeding, mulching, fertilizing, watering, pesticide/herbicide treatment and exotic vegetation removal. Below is a list of the most common landscaping...

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