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  • Partner Post: Your Fall Perennial Planting Guide
    by The Espoma Company on August 15, 2019 at 4:16 pm

    Get a head start on spring by planting perennials (plants that return year after year) now. Beautiful and low-maintenance, the perennials will continue to expand each year—filling your garden in with gorgeous colors and textures. Planting perennials in the fall is a sure way to cut your spring workload in half.The best part is choosing your perennials. Before you start, take careful notes on your garden. What is the size of the area you are looking to plant, how much sun and shade does […]

  • Everything Your Board Needs to Know About Parking Enforcement & Towing
    on August 13, 2019 at 8:45 pm

    Many communities struggle to manage parking rules and enforcement. For townhomes and condos with limited spaces, the problems are only amplified with additional limits on guests and times of day you can park. If your HOA needs to rethink its parking policies, we can help. We've advised countless communities on how to solve their parking problems over the last 40 years, and we're here to share that advice with you. Keep reading to discover how to create parking and towing rules that can help […]

  • Partner Post: Landscape Watering Guide
    by Jack Malone on August 8, 2019 at 5:32 pm

    Watering your yard may seem simple. If you have a sprinkler system, you just set the timer and forget it. If you have a sprinkler on the end of a garden hose, you have the added chore of lugging it around the yard. Same with soaker and bubbler hoses.Keeping a green yard requires thought and effort.First, you need to know what kind of grass you have. Different varieties have different requirements. For example, Bermuda and Augustine do well in the South, while fescue and bluegrass prefer the […]

  • HOA 101: Rules & Regulations
    on August 6, 2019 at 4:39 pm

    For many people, homeowners’ associations (HOAs) have become synonymous with rules. While it's true that part of association membership requires abiding by community guidelines, HOA life is about far more than following a long list of rules. Community guidelines and rules can help lay the foundation for a successful neighborhood, and as community association experts, we're here to help answer the who, what, and why of HOA rules.What are HOA rules and regulations?When you […]

  • Partner Post: Tips for Touching-Up Paint
    by Dunn-Edwards Corporation on August 1, 2019 at 3:02 pm

    Touch-up refers to the application of paint to a recently (less than 1 year) painted surface. These may be missed areas (holidays) or areas of repair. No touch-up is perfect, but if done correctly, it should blend in acceptably with the surrounding painted area.There are several variables that can affect the appearance of touched-up areasThe application technique used by the painting contractor will affect the appearance. Temperature and humidity differences from the time of the original […]

  • Featured Ebook: Is It a Good HOA Rule?
    on July 31, 2019 at 5:06 pm

    The success or failure of a community often comes down to whether or not they can implement and enforce the right rules and community guidelines. In our all-new ebook, we help you separate the good from the bad when it comes to association rules.Start reading “Is It a Good HOA Rule? 5 Crucial Questions You Need to Ask,” to learn how to start crafting better rules for your community—helping save significant time, money, and headaches!Click HERE to download your free copy […]

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