Day: July 10, 2020

Buying a house with a septic tank? Here are the pros and cons to consider

If you grew up within the city or town limits, you probably lived in a home serviced by the municipal sewage department and may be hesitant about buying a house with a septic tank. Did you know that one in five homes in the United States rely on a septic tank? So, whether you’re looking to buy a home in Philadelphia, PA or you’re moving to Atlanta, GA, this is something you’ll likely come across while house hunting. Understanding what a septic tank is, how it works, and its pros and cons can help take the mystery out

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Unique oasis on Hobart’s Eastern Shore

2850 South Arm Road, South Arm. Picture: SUPPLIED

A CREATIVE extension to this 1980s home has ushered it into the world of stylish and roomy modern living.

The present owners have extended the original home to create a bespoke living space that includes huge open plan dining and living zones.

This new part of the home is accessed via a study and up a small, curved staircase.

From here the space opens up before you with its cathedral ceilings and exposed red beams.

The extension is fully insulated with double glazed picture windows to draw sunlight in and capture the

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