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January 2019 Archives

What is an HOA?

When you are buying a home in Pennsylvania, you may come across homes that are in an HOA. HOA stands for homeowners association. According to, an HOA is an organization that helps manage and maintain common areas and public areas in a community. They are common with condos or houses in a gated community.

How should I handle contractor issues?

If you hire someone to build a home or other structure for you in Pennsylvania, you expect that person to do a good job. When a problem arises, you need to make sure you handle it properly. If you do not, you could end up with a half-finished project and a very angry contractor. HGTV explains approaching your contractor in the right way can make it easier to resolve issues and get the project back on track.

What are fuel loads and what can I do about them?

Whether you are the owner of a public building in Pennsylvania or just your own home, you should be aware the dangers that fuel loads can pose. A fuel load is anything that can catch fire and fuel an existing inferno. If fuel loads are allowed to exist, they can help a fire spread, cut off existing lines of escape and produce dangerous fumes that may cause a person to succumb and die.

New 2019 laws Pennsylvania drivers should know

It’s a brand-new year for the Keystone State, and with a new year comes new regulations. The state continually tries to make the streets safer for all drivers and pedestrians as the statistics for motor vehicle accidents remains grim. Whether it is from negligent motorists or the state’s unpredictable weather patterns, Pennsylvanians must continue to warrant caution on the roads.

What are the best home renovations?

If you want to sell your home in Pennsylvania, you may want to take time beforehand preparing it so you can get the best price possible. While there are many renovations and additions you can do, some pay off more than others. The last thing you want to do is put a lot of money in your home without getting a nice return on your investment when you sell. Luckily, Bankrate explains there are proven renovations that do pay off.