Thursday, October 12, 2017 / by Admin Prostead
Cooler temperatures and pretty soon falling leaves serve as a reminder that the fall season is fast approaching. As the seasons change, so do our activities and home needs. Even though summer is not quite over yet, it’s a good time to do some seasonal maintenance to keep your home running smoothly. The weather can change quickly, especially if you live in a colder climate and you don’t want to be caught unprepared. A bit of attention now will save costly repairs and aggravation later.
Check for drafts. Feel for drafts around the edges of windows and doors. A good tip is to use a lighted candle and if the flame flickers, there’s most likely a draft. If necessary, replace seals and repair caulking around window and door frames. Consider buying heavier or insulated drapery for especially drafty windows.
Have your furnace inspected. Hire an HVAC professional to test for leaks, check heating efficiency, and change the f ...
Monday, May 1, 2017 / by Admin Prostead
Homes for sale in Fort Mill, SC, under $400,000 give you the chance to live in one of South Carolina’s fastest-growing communities. You can be just minutes from Charlotte and all its amenities, but have the over-the-border pluses of low taxes, excellent schools and very affordable housing.
Fort Mill is centered around its historic downtown, with some of the buildings dating back to the late 1800s. There are plenty of restaurants, antique stores, specialty shops, parks and more to fill an afternoon. Close by are subdivisions such as the mixed-development community of Baxter Village, a pedestrian-centric village renowned for miles of sidewalks and trails and more than 500 acres of open space and parks, plus shopping and businesses in walking distance.
Fort Mill originally was a major center for textile manufacturing. Today, the Fort Mill Township is home to major employers such as Black and Decker, Comporium, Daimler Trucks North America, One Main Fina ...