Author: Aruba Services

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...

The Importance of Walls in a Structure Exterior walls of a house have several functions. Not only do they define the shape of a house, but they also support the floors, walls, roof and provide security and shelter. Their role is imperative in separating the...

Thanksgiving is a time for friends, family and holiday feasts! Whether you’re preparing a Thanksgiving feast or tossing the football in the backyard, follow these tips to enjoy the holiday safely: Burns- It is easy to be burned or scalded when cooking and you should take...

Minimum Clearance Around Electrical Panels Insufficient clearance around electrical panels is one of the many electrical hazards that can endanger ones safety. The obstructed access to panel boards can also effect shutting down the source of power in the event of an emergency. NEC 110.26 and 29 CFR...

Why are swales important? Swales are one of the most commonly used stormwater practices.  For the purposes of paving and drainage, the swale area shall mean the portion of the right of way immediately adjacent to the paved road surface and extending to the property line. The...

Aruba specializes in resolving expired building permits and code violations. Call us to have one of our team members review your case!