Boiler Repaired, Then The Pool Pump Fails

I had a pool party about to take place when I noticed the pool pump had gone out.  I was horrified.  I wasted no time in calling the pool builder who initially built the pool.  They service it as well but could they repair the pump in two hours?  Not only could they, they did!  I knew this company was awesome when I had them build the pool years ago.  I never realized they were so good with time sensitive emergencies though...well, my classification of an emergency.  It was by chance and good timing on their part that they had the replacement I needed.  Pool pumps only need to be replaced every 8-15 years but it was time.  Two pool repair men came out and got right to work.  I’m…
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Installed Fence Around the Pool for Safety

There's always something you have to deal with, especially swimming pool problems in Florida. Most states have rules about fences and pools. You simply need one to prevent people from falling in so you're not held liable if something happens. There are many kinds of fences:  wood, aluminum, steel, mesh, iron, and tons more.  There are ornamental fences, residential fences, security fences, and even fences that encompass an entire apartment complex or neighborhood.  Any type of fence can end up needing fence repair and chances are that during the lifetime of most any fence, it will need at least partial repair.  When you have the need for your fence to be repaired, you’ll need to know exactly what kind of fence you have.  That way, you can look around for…
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The Problem with Florida Homes – Boiler Heats Pool

I knew schools, hotels, and other large buildings had boilers.  But, I never realized homes could have them too.  I guess I just never had the need to know.  That is until I purchased a large home in South Florida with a pool.  I learned that with a boiler, I could hook it to my pool to heat it in the winter time.  While it really doesn’t get that cold in Florida, it does get too cold to swim in the winter.  At least to me it does.  So, I set about to find out more.  As it turns out, practically any type of boiler can heat your pool - indoor, oil-fired or natural gas.  I decided a boiler was a good move for heating the pool and also to…
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Blue Dune Book – My Life Transcribed

I'm planning to write a memoir about all the crap I've had to deal with buying a home, excavating the land, and everything that goes into home ownership. I'm going to attempt to post a new blog post each week discussing the problems and solutions I've come up with. I don't know how this is going to go because I've never tried it before, but I'll be as detailed as possible and share the exact companies and contractors I've hired so that if you have the same issues, you can contact them. Talk soon!
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