by Chris Denniston | Feb 24, 2022 | Deep Dive, Real Estate, Uncategorized
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.
by Chris Denniston | Oct 16, 2021 | Deep Dive
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!
by Chris Denniston | Sep 30, 2021 | Deep Dive
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!
by Chris Denniston | Mar 4, 2021 | Deep Dive
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.