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Page 6C May 30, 2018 ~HH HH ! If+ IIi I ~ ~+ + +~ + ~ + ~ +~ + ~ + ++H~ +HU! HiHli!H)!Hl!l+iiii+~ ~/i ii+++ REAL ESTATE MON Here are the building permits issued by the Forsyth-Monroe County Building Department in April (:+i:ii! !ii::il; i 114Charles Place ~ ~ ~-~ ~,iiii~i!iiiiiiii~iii~i!iii!i~ !~i Clarence Upright Addition 1489 Smith Road 864 $40,000 172 Jackson Drive $175,000 Three Oaks Construction New 143 Oakwood Drive 3,200 $190,000 Mr. Electric Electrical 106 MLK Jr. Drive $1,300 1901 Maynards Mill Road 41 Feed Mill Inc. Commercial 5967 Highway 41 $1,000 Feed Mill InC Commercial 5967 Highway 41 $58, 0 Old Tradition Builders New 48 Pine Grove Church Road 1,800 $160,000 Piedmont Electrical Electrical 101 MLK Jr. Drive $1,500 New 307 Hill Road $22 Three Oaks Construction New 511 Constitution Drive 2,620 $147,000 115 mpion Circle Leslie George White Addition 40 Creekside Drive 336 $20,000 i i 731 Unionville Road $100,000 Alyssa Peters New 858 Lassiter Road 3,712 $350,000 858 Lass r Road $15; g David Moore Addition 1054 Moore Road 1,216 $12,000 !i!i!i!!!ii!i!!iii!ii!ii!! ii ii!i lsiT/ + $25 ;:!ii ii i~ : :: :~::+~ ~i:~:i: ii !i i iiiiiil/i Casteel Construction New 11050 Treadwell Road 3,785 $300,000 Barn 1640 Stokes Store Road Carol Jeter Storage 1640 Stokes Store Road 384 $8,900 55 Lee St. Thomas Bain New 272 Old Union Gin Road 3,400 $230,000 1351 Reedy Creek Road 3,377 $315,000 Jocelyn Singletary Addition 121 Stokes Store Road 384 $8,000 ; ; Ma hewWalker 4637 Highway 341 Danny Parker Electrical 76 Hester Road $1,400 34 Oa ood Court 2,9 Robert Perry New 2298 Smith Road 2,220 $150,000 104 Bridgewater Court New $250,000 Meredith Homes New 949 Weldon Road 1,964 $150,000 Mered: h Homes ::New Weldon Road 2;0 Burt Gordon Electric Electrical 88 MLK Jr. Drive $15,000 555 Gose Road $35, Hilltop Pools & Spas Pool 109 Lovetts Ridge Drive $35,400 Looking for answers or options? We can help! Free pregnancy test Parenting classes , Pregnancy Support lhe Pregnang, Center, 478-994.3173 a,~ 430 m Mop, Tue & Th, 10:00 -,: p : The basic things to know to get your house in tip-top condition With the change of each season comes a new set of maintenance tasks for your home. Now that summer's here, you'll want to prepare your home and yard for the onslaught of summer heat. From air-conditioner up- keep to hanging a clothes- line, these simple chores will help keep your home happy and healthy. Check detectors. Check your home's smoke and carbon monoxide detectors mnd manage your BRUSH MOWING RIGHT OF WAYS / BOUNDARY LINES NO DEBRIS TO HAUL OFF NO BURNING ! ECO FRIEND f' kicemee#5656, to make sure they're work- ing properly. Inspect air-conditioners. If you haven't already, prep air conditioners and fans for their busiest season: With the help of your spouse, install window air-conditioning units. Remove and clean the filters before firing up the AC. If you have central air-conditioning, consider a professional servicing. Clean all ceiling fans and other fans with a damp rag. If you have high ceilings, a ceiling-fan duster can help you de-grime hard-to- reach blades. Enjoy a dry spell. Install an outdoor clothesline to dry your laundry in the summer sun; you'll save money and energy by skip- ping the dryer. Plus, who doesn't love the smell of air-dried sheets? Clean your outdoor cooker. Give your grill a deep cleaning with these simple steps: For gas grills, turn the heat up to high and let the grill cook with the lid closed for about half an hour. Allow the grill to cool and then brush it off with a grill brush. Wipe down the exterior with a damp sponge and a gentle deanser. Clean the grill's drip pans. For charcoal grills, com- pletely empty the grill and wipe out any ashy residue. Then dean it inside and out with hot water, a scrubby sponge and some liquid dishwashing soap. Let the grill dry completely before using it again. Polish your porch. Thoroughly sweep painted porch floors; then mop Primp your plants. them with an all-purpose Deadhead both perennials cleaner. If there's a lot of and annuals to keep them built-up dirt on the floor- productive. If you have boards, you may need to visible dead foliage from scrub them with a brush, spring bulbs, pull it out to Analyze your deck. Look maintain a tidy look, but if over your deck for signs the daffodil or tulip leaves of rotting and hammer in are still green, leave them any nails that are poking alone; they're busy nourish- up. Then, determine if ing the bulb to bloom again your deck needs sealing, next year. Sprinkle water on the deck's Plan your watering boards. If the water beads schedule. Train your gar- up, you're in good shape; den to endure dry days by but if it soaks right in, it's watering deeply a couple time to reseal that sucker, times a week, instead of Wash your windows. If watering lightly daily. This you didn't tackle exterior style of watering will pro- window washing in the mote the growth of deep, spring, now's the time to strong roots. get your glass dean. Stop dirt at the door. Make much ado about Keep summer's mud and mulch. Add a layer of muck outside with not mulch to keep weeds down one, but two doormats and help the ground retain at your main entry door. its moisture in the heat. It'll Place a coarse mat at the give your plants a chance exterior and a softer, cloth to grow. one on the interior to catch Be a leak detective. Check the most dirt. Better still, your hoses and exterior instruct family members to faucets for leaks -- even a remove their shoes upon tiny drip can add up to a entering. If you live near big waste of water. Pinhole a beach, a tub of water for leaks in hoses can be coy- sandy feet placed by the ered up by winding regular door works wonders for electrical tape around the keeping sand outside where (dry) hose in overlapping it belongs. layers. t