If you’re a current lake homeowner or are planning to buy a home by a lake, you should be aware of what common Invasive species examples threaten our lakes. An aquatic invasive species (AIS) is a plant, fish, crustacean, mollusk, or algae that doesn’t naturally occur in US waters. The United States National Park Service has identified about 250 non-native aquatic species from other continents that are now present in our lakes and rivers.
Whether you’ve had your Lake House for years or you’re a new owner, you probably take your septic tank for granted. Most conventional septic systems work just fine with routine inspections every 2 to 3 years and a septic tank pumping from time to time. Typically, if we don’t notice a problem (smells, back-ups, or wet spots in the yard) we assume our septic system is working just fine. This isn’t a safe assumption and it’s time to pay some attention to our septic tanks!
This deep dive article goes into our research around the types of hot water heaters you might consider for your Lake House and why. There are 5 types of hot water heaters that may work for your Lake House. Happy Studying!
Propane gas is a common fuel source for lake houses so there are a few things you should know ahead of time. In this article, we’re tackling those details along with a thorough list of questions you should ask your home inspector about the propane tank on the property you want to buy.