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Open Friday 2-4 pm 7720 Shirley Dr #1W, Clayton 63105 $382,000 Listing Agent: The Gellman Team Open Saturday and Sunday 12-4 pm 326 Lake View, Washington 63090 $469,900 Listing Agent: Bill Vedenhaupt Open Saturday 1-3 pm 346 Woodmere, St. Charles 63303 $515,000 Listing Agent: Judy Wrozier Open Sunday 1-3pm 7108 Winona Ave, St. Louis 63109 $140,000 Listing Agent: The Hoemeke Group Open Sunday 12-2 pm 6200 Archwood Lane, St. Louis 63123 $145,000 Listing Agent: Bilyeu & Young Open Sunday 1-3 pm 5632 Holly Hills Av... read more
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Avoid Frozen Pipes . . . . Just a Few Tips

Posted by Norman Polsky on February 13, 2019 in No Category
Welcome Home….to a Frozen Pipe Has the polar vortex given your home’s pipes a chill? Here are some tips to fight back and help avoid serious damage.. Some tips to help you avoid frozen pipes. . . . . . ---- Make sure to service your heating system annually. ---- Keep the proper level of water in the system, especially if you are going to be away. One option to consider is an auto-filler on your steam boiler. ----If you have pipes that run adjacent to exterior walls, set the temperature on your thermost... read more
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Some New Landscaping Ideas For Those In the St Louis Area

Going Green
Posted by Norman Polsky on February 10, 2019 in No Category
 Whether you’re trying to sell your home or update the one you recently bought, there are plenty of ways to modernize your landscaping and add a touch of refreshing curb appeal. The latest trends include homeowners stepping outside the box with landscaping designs that have Mother Nature’s best interest at heart. Here’s a list of this years most up and coming popular trends.   - Growing Produce: If you’re going to add plants to the garden, you might as well also grow something... read more
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Winter Lawn Care Tips

Check out these winter lawn care tips to keep your lawn healthy in the cold.
Posted by Kailey Hagar on December 18, 2018 in No Category
Caring for your lawn during the winter can look different from other homeowners depending on your location. Unless you live in the extreme Southern areas of the country, most grass types will go dormant during the cold winter months. However, just because winter isn’t the primary growing season doesn’t mean that there isn’t plenty to still do. Check out these winter lawn care tips to keep your lawn healthy. Apply Fertilizer Choosing to add fertilizer to your lawn before the snow falls is... read more
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Halloween Safety Tips

Posted by Kailey Hagar on October 29, 2018 in No Category
Halloween is a night of fun and fright, but it does require extra caution when it comes to keeping your little monsters safe. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, “on average, twice as many child pedestrians are killed while walking on Halloween compared to any other day of the year, and more than 70 percent of accidents occur away from an intersection or crosswalk.” Follow these Halloween safety tips to help avoid common accidents and dangers. Trick-or-treating safety tips 1. Provide adult supervision Tr... read more
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