August 2020

Found 35 blog entries for August 2020.

 

With all the social distancing/isolation that's going on right now, it's easy to feel disconnected from the world. That's why it's more important than ever to remember we're all united as one nation.

And there's no better reminder of this than hanging our nation's colors proudly on your property. Of course, when you take on the solemn duty of honoring your country, it's important to do it the right way.

That's why we've written you this guide on how to display the American flag properly. This guide makes it easy to show your patriotic pride and spread unity in your neighborhood. To learn the etiquette of proper flag display, read on.

American Flag On Your Property

How to Display the American Flag

To display the American flag on your property, the first thing you

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Are you looking for an incredibly fast way of selling your home? Most homeowners have neither the time nor the patience to wait for their realtors to find serious buyers, as the process might get prolonged for more than a couple of months.

Those individuals like me, who face medical emergencies, foreclosure, or loss of jobs are in a rush to sell their properties. The only feasible way to sell my house fast is by hiring a cash home buyer, which takes no more than two weeks to complete a property sale. 

These are the key benefits of using such services. 

We Buy Houses For Cash

No wasted time

Probably the greatest benefit of selling your house for cash is wasting no time on the standard home selling experience, which might take weeks or even months to get

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Did you know that the total value of stolen equipment in a construction site is up to $1 billion every year? With so much theft occurring, it is important to learn how to deter burglars from stealing anything. 

We have put together this list with the strategies that you can use to keep theft to a minimum or not at all. 

Construction Site Security

Keep the Construction Site Well Lit 

A great way to deter any thieves from coming on the property is to keep it well lit especially at nighttime. When it is dark, it will make it easier for burglars to sneak around the site to see what you have. 

This is one of the easiest steps you can take to keep your site safe. Theives always want to remain unseen so keeping your site illuminated will keep them from hanging around or

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Meet Sandy Krueger, CEO of SIBOR (Staten Island Board of Realtors) 

Casandra Properties CEO James Prendamano sits down in studio this week for episode 8 of the Casandra Properties podcast -- with CEO of SIBOR, Sandy Krueger, whom he considers and icon and someone who has provided a steady hand in the business for decades.  

A Strong Computer Background Before Real Estate 

Mr. Krueger says he had spent a year in Vietnam for a year and then returned home where he attended Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey. He has been in the Real Estate industry since 1990, having spent the first 10-15 years after college in the computer industry. He began doing work – on a volunteer basis – with a National Computer Users Group while he was working

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Real Estate Agents

Searching for a new home on the real estate market while struggling to sell the existing one tends to be fatiguing for most individuals. This process seems to be never-ending and terribly frustrating, causing homebuyers to lose hope of ever finding a suitable home. 

Nevertheless, real estate agents are the right professionals to hire when facing such a chapter in your life. Their extensive market knowledge, superb negotiating skills, long record of experience, incredible attention to detail, and vast professional network are some of the reasons for starting a collaboration. 

Read more about the benefits of hiring a realtor in detail. 

Substantial local market knowledge

The extensive knowledge of the real estate market is one of the crucial

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Humans are a funny bunch. We create homes to keep us safe and protect, yet fill them with many things that can kill you! Did you know there are 30,000 accidental deaths in U.S. homes each year? That's quite a bit, and a great majority could be prevented.

Luckily, us humans have the drive to survive and the knowledge of what might harm us and how to protect ourselves against it. So if you're looking to survive and avoid what can kill you in your home, read on to learn some potential dangers.  

Things That Can Kill You In Your Home

Cooking

When thinking of dangerous places in the home, the kitchen probably comes to mind. The things that can kill you in your kitchen are numerous. There are appliances that can start fires, chemicals under the sink, and your drawers are full of

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Pests do not discriminate. They reside in residential and commercial spaces where there is food, water, and shelter and cause significant damage. 

But did you know there are major differences between residential and commercial pest control services? This article will examine the differences between residential and commercial pest control and help you decide which service is better for you. 

Pest Control

Commercial Pest Control Offers More Services

Most homes require the same or similar types of residential pest control services because residential homes do not differ that much from each other. Pest control for homes can be solved by employing the same approach every time at each residence. 

Residential pest control companies don’t offer as many

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Buying a new commercial hot water tank can be overwhelming. You probably haven't given much thought to water heaters, but now you are either out of hot water or know that day is coming soon. Commercial hot water tank prices vary significantly depending on several factors, fuel source, tank type, capacity needs. Here is your simple guide to commercial hot water tank prices.

Commercial Hot Water Tank

Commercial Hot Water Tank Prices

When comparing hot water tank prices consumers need to consider two costs:

1. The cost of the tank itself and associated installation and maintenance costs

2. Energy costs

Not all tanks are created equal, some come with an expensive price tag, but are more energy-efficient, others might be more affordable but might cost you more to

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You're tired of going from house to house in search of your dream home. No house has checked of all the boxes. And you're starting to think that building your own home is the only way you'll get the house you want.

The question is, how much does it cost to build a home from scratch? Can you actually afford to make the home of your dreams?

Here's a rundown on how to build a home and the cost to build a home.

How Much Does It Cost To Build A Home

How Much Does It Cost to Build a Home?

Research shows that a new home spanning a couple thousand square feet costs about $150 a square foot to build. That puts your home cost at around $300,000.

However, as a general rule of thumb, the median house price on average is just under $270,000.

Of course, several factors must be

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Skirting boards in your house

If you are working on a new building project or planning renovations around the house, you should consider skirting boards in your architecture. They are not just some fancy piece of fascia that is used for aesthetics, they also provide your interior with more reinforcements while helping to prolong the lifespan or your walls and floors. 

When it comes to the best architectural pieces to include in your home designs, you want to speak with an architect or a building professional. If you already plan on using skirting boards on your interior, you want to consider some factors to help you get the best one for you. 

How to Use Skirting Boards in Interior? 

There are ways to use baseboards in walls or floor construction, so you want to leave the

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