Wednesday, March 29, 2023 / by Sonya Reiselt
Flooding in a Lowcountry basement can cause serious damage and disruption. Fortunately, with the right tools and steps, homeowners can restore their flooded basements to their pre-flood condition. The process may require some elbow grease, but by following appropriate procedures it's possible to be successful.
Step 1: Ensure Safety
For any basement flooding clean-up, safety should be of utmost concern. Floodwaters are a potential hazard because they may contain sewage, bacteria, and/or chemicals that could cause illness or infection from contact. Wearing protective gear such as rubber gloves, boots, and a face mask is recommended for this situation. Additionally, keeping any cuts or wounds covered and avoiding direct contact with the floodwater is essential for maximum safety.
Step 2: Remove the Water
When dealing with a basement flood, prompt water removal is essential. A submersible pump, available for rental or through a professional water r ...
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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / by Sonya Reiselt
Spring has sprung in the Lowcountry! And there's no better way to appreciate our new season than to get out in the lovely spring air and enjoy the splendid scenery of our amazing local trails and parks. Here are 5 of the some of the best places to go for a walk or hike in the Lowcountry.
Beaufort County Crystal Lake Park
124 Ladys Island Dr, Beaufort, SC 29907
Crystal Lake Park is 25-acres of forested habitats, salt marsh, and a man-made pond located on Lady's Island. The pond has a population of redfish and mullet, which get trapped during extreme high tides. 0.5 mile loop trail, half is boardwalk and half is earthen, around the lake.
Westvine Dr Spanish Moss Trail
The Spanish Moss Trail (sometimes referred to as the Beaufort Rail Trail or the Magnolia Line Trail) follows the former Port Royal Railroad that was constructed in 1870.
Six parking areas are available along the Spanish Moss Trail (listed below from north to south), and each provides accessible parking:
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Wednesday, March 15, 2023 / by Sonya Reiselt
Moving to a new home in the Lowcountry with kids can be a daunting experience, but it doesn't have to be. With the right planning and preparation, you can make relocating an adventure that your family will remember fondly. Taking the time to plan ahead and make it a positive experience for everyone involved can help to reduce the stress and make it an exciting new chapter. By being organized, staying positive, and involving your kids in the process, you can make the transition to or from the Beaufort area a fun and memorable one.
Hire a Moving Company
Hiring professional movers can be a great way to make packing and moving much easier and more efficient. Not only will they be able to handle all the heavy lifting and transportation for you, but they can also provide additional services such as packing and unpacking, and even help with the practicalities of setting up your new home.
However, it is important to do your research and read reviews to find a qualified moving company that. ...
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 / by Sonya Reiselt
"Go mb'fhéidir go bhfuil ádh na nÉireannach leat"
St Patrick's Day is coming March 17th. And of course, that means a ton of fun down here on the beach! Whether you want to go for a run or just stand by and watch the Irish spectacle roll by in a classic parade, there's fun for the whole family down here in the Lowcountry this next week. Here are the highlights:
2nd Annual Irish Concert in the Park
Sat, Mar 11, 4 – 7?PM
Lowcountry Celebration Park
94 Pope Ave, Hilton Head Island, SC
Join us for the kickoff of IRISH FEST with a Saturday Night concert in the park. This free event will begin with traditional pipe & drums and end with Boston’s Irish rock band, The Fenian Sons.
Ole-Fashioned All You Can Eat Gullah Oyster Roast
March 11 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
12 Georgianna Dr.
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
Ole Fashioned Oyster Roast at the Gullah Museum of Hilton Head Island. All-you-can-eat oysters. Bounce house for ki! ...
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Wednesday, March 1, 2023 / by Sonya Reiselt
Home staging is a great way to create the perfect first impression of your home to potential Beaufort area home buyers. By taking the time to de-clutter and spruce up your home, you can help increase the chances of your home selling quickly and for the right price. Home staging can help to highlight the best features of your home, while downplaying any potential issues that could discourage buyers. With the right staging, you can make your home stand out and increase the chances of selling your home faster.
When potential buyers enter your home, they want to be able to envision themselves living there. Home staging gives buyers the opportunity to do just that. By getting rid of clutter and updating your décor, you can create a space that buyers can easily imagine themselves in.
You don’t need to spend a fortune on home staging - just the right touches in the right places can make all the difference. Staging your home can help it stand out from the competition in th ...
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