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  • Where are Homes Built on Private Wells and with Individual Septic Systems?

    According to NAHB analysis of the Survey of Construction (SOC) data, only 8 percent of new single-family homes started in 2013 are served by individual wells and only 15 percent have private septic systems. These shares, however, vary widely across the nine Census divisions and reach 42 and 51 percent, respectively, in...

    Eye on Housing
  • A Few of My Favorite Apps for My iPhone

    I thought it was time to share?a screenshot of my iPhone to help those of you who are wondering what apps I use and why. I use my iPhone and......

    A David Creation
  • Successful Paint Recycling Event

    Brooks Painting is always looking for new ways to give back to our community, so this year we decided to rent a storage container and accept leftover household paint from anyone in Yolo County. It was collected at our office parking lot in Davis, CA. ?We advertised it in the newspaper, through email blasts, and [...]...

    Brooks Painting Inc.
  • Pearls of Wisdom

    “A GIRL SHOULD BE TWO THINGS, WHO AND WHAT SHE WANTS TO BE.”? Coco Chanel ? As a child my mom would drag my brother and I to ?her movies? typically playing at a local theater called The Magic Lantern, which appropriately matched the film: old and outdated. These adventures with our mom weren’t?really our...

    Pure Home
  • Parting Ways with Seasonal Employees, the Right Way!

    It is that time of year, you start to look around and through effective ranking by your Crew Leaders/Foremen you have begun to make the decisions; who will need to leave and who will stay.  Forced ranking, a topic by itself, helps you to decide.  This is to help you implement. As we have often advised,...

    Summit Services Inc.
  • Benjamin Moore Woodlawn Blue

    Sweetie & Joy used Benjamin Moore Woodlawn Blue in their nursery. I love all of the details in here! They actually used the same crib we went with – the Ikea Gulliver. It’s a great crib (and a great price too). She had her sweet baby boy recently, and I’m sure he’s loving his new […]...

    Involving Color
  • The Painted Ladies of San Francisco

    The famous ?Painted Ladies of San Francisco?, otherwise known as ?Postcard Row? or the ?Seven Sisters?, are a row of colorful Victorian houses located at 710?720 Steiner Street, across from Alamo Square in the neighborhood of Haight Ashbury. These Queen Anne-style homes are one of the thousands built in San Francisco during...