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Maininting Your Gravel Driveway

Posted by Stephanie Thibodeau on May 27, 2019 in  DIY  Real Estate Advice
Many homes in Bucks County have gravel driveways. Gravel is a great choice in many cases, especially for long, winding or sloped drives. Maintaining your gravel driveway can keep it looking good and will save wear and tear on your car. 1.    Get the stats –This table is a great help in maintaining your gravel drive.   How to Calculate the Amount of Gravel in Cubic Yards Ideal thickness = 3”-8” 1. Length x width x desired thickness 2. Divide the resulti... read more
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DIAL "M" FOR MURDER ·         Sponsor: Bucks County Performing Arts Center ·         Location: Bucks County Playhouse ·         Dates: May 17, 2019 - June 15, 2019 ·         Address: 70 South Main Street, New Hope, PA 18938 ·         Phone:... read more
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The Trouble With Trash

Posted by Lisa DeJessa on May 13, 2019 in  Ecology
We have a trash problem. We throw away a tremendous amount of trash in the US.  More than 500 billion pounds per year, according to the EPA.  To make matters worse, much of what we throw into landfills and incinerators can be recycled. Using recycled materials to manufacture new products such as paper, bottles, and cans helps save money, conserve energy, preserve our natural environment, and improve our communities. According to a study by Columbia University, Americans trash seven pounds of material per ... read more
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A sure sign of Spring – the Doylestown Farmers Market is Open! The information from their website includes the following information: Located in the heart of downtown Doylestown, the open-air market features more than 30 rotating vendors local to Bucks County and the surrounding area. The market takes place every Saturday, 8:00-1:00 mid-April through mid-November.As the oldest continually operating farmers market in the county, the Bucks County Foodshed Alliance was happy to inherit the operations o... read more
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Is your Home Improvement Contractor Registered?

Posted by Jay Ginsberg on May 13, 2019 in  Contractors  Remodeling
Recently a Doylestown Township man was charged with defrauding a pair of Tinicum homeowners of $126,000 through home improvement fraud and investment schemes over the course of two years. What is the Pennsylvania law that covers home improvement contractors? The Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act (“HICPA”) was adopted by Pennsylvania’s General Assembly in October, 2008, and signed by the Governor as Act 132 of 2008.  The law establishes a mandatory registration program for contractors w... read more
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