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Home Maintenance

Draining a Water Heater

July 1, 2014

Draining the water heater in your new Lennar home is a part of homeowner maintenance that should be done at least once a year. Check the manufacturer’s instructions for more information about your particular water heater and the suggested frequency for flushing the system. The purpose of draining your water heater is to remove limestone […]

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Caulking – An Important Part of Home Maintenance

June 19, 2014

Caulk is a substance that has many important uses. It is widely used in construction to seal openings where air and water might enter wall cavities, helping to prevent water damage, increase energy efficiency, and prevent insects from crawling through cracks into your Lennar home. Caulk is also used around faucets, pipes, drains, bathtubs and […]

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Caring For Your Flatwork

June 17, 2014

One of the most common concerns our Lennar homeowners share with us involves the appearance of small cracks, chips, discoloration, sinking, or other movement in pavers or flatwork. Areas where you might notice these occurrences include concrete walkways, driveways, patios and some floors. Cracks and chips are common and are caused by normal shrinkage, expansion, […]

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Spruce Up Your Backyard for Summer

May 29, 2014

Wondering how to spruce up your backyard for summer? The weather may make you want to enjoy an evening outdoors, cuddled up on patio furniture. If your yard could use some beautifying, you can consider undertaking a major project, such as building a deck, a privacy fence, or a pergola or gazebo. Alternatively, you can […]

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Maintaining Your Faucets

May 15, 2014

Taking care of the faucets in your new Lennar home should be part of your regular maintenance routine. You should plan to inspect and clean your faucet aerators on a quarterly basis. Keep in mind that normal wear and tear will take its toll on the faucet’s water pressure. This is because over time, sediment […]

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Hurricane Shutters

May 13, 2014

In certain areas of the country, hurricanes pose a serious threat to homes and communities. While we cannot protect against all damage, the proper use of hurricane shutters can help minimize damage to your property. By protecting your windows, you can help prevent additional problems such as interior water and wind damage, as well as […]

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Garbage Disposal Dos and Don’ts

May 8, 2014

Your new Lennar home includes many of the conveniences of modern living. The garbage disposal in your kitchen sink is one of these useful features. The garbage disposal is not meant for disposing of large amounts of leftover food, especially items like potato peels or eggshells. Large bones and fibrous materials can also damage the […]

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Spring Into Gardening Season

April 17, 2014

April is flying by and before we know it, the blooms that come with the sun will be on display. It’s time to get your green thumb out and make sure you are ready to spring into gardening season. Even if you have already started your springtime routine, this article shares 5 frugal ways to […]

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