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Posted by Paul W Sullivan & Assoc on 5/20/2018

Keep your outdoor surfaces in tip-top shape all year long with these care tips:

Bricks

Bricks are known for their durability but still need to be maintained and cared for. They key here is to be gentle with your cleaning methods as they can wear down and become compromised by the chemicals found in typical household cleaners.

Have you ever noticed how some bricks have a white, chalky residue to them? Itís messy, unappealing and 100% preventable. All you have to do is check labels in Winter time! When shopping for deicer avoid those made with calcium chloride.

Stay on top of culling plants growing between bricks. Where there are plants there is more moisture which will inevitably lead to loosening your bricks. Cut plants that begin growing. They will die quickly and easily pull up. Easily remove moss with a mixture of one part bleach to 10 parts hot water

If for whatever reason you find you need to clean brick only use a masonry specific cleaner and scrub gently when using. If there are stains on your bricks you will need a poultice made specifically for masonry staining.

Concrete

Concrete is another outdoor surface known for its durability but that doesnít mean itís invincible. Caring for concrete is similar to the needs of brick.

Clean up oil spills by allowing cat litter to sit on the spot overnight. Repeat until the stain is no longer ďpullingĒ from the litter. If there is a stain left behind a poultice may be necessary (just like with bricks). You will also use the same 1:10 bleach mixture to remove moss from concrete as you would with bricks.

However, when it comes to deicer you will want to avoid a different set of ingredients. Those made with ammonium nitrate or sulfate can break down concrete and so best to be avoided. If you do you gardening in your garage, or your shed has concrete flooring youíll want to be cautious with fertilizer. Wet fertilizer can actually lead to staining on concrete.

To avoid staining there are preemptive measures you can take. Seal concrete helps to make it stain resistant. And to keep it on top form you clean your favorite household all-purpose cleaner and a good scrub.

Wood

Wood is the more high maintenance surface to care for. Wood needs to be sealed yearly. You may find you will need to sand off an existing finish from the previous homeowners before applying a new one. Apply a preservative or stain to protect from moisture and rot.

Clean wood surfaces by scrubbing clean and manage stains with oxalic acid crystals. Powdered oxygen bleach is best used to eliminate existing mold and itís spores. Know that you may have to do this process a couple of times to take care of the spores for good.





Posted by Paul W Sullivan & Assoc on 5/18/2018


16 Norseman Drive , Dennis, MA 02660

South Dennis

Single-Family

$355,000
Price

5
Total Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
A quaint three bedroom, two bath home located in a lovely section of South Dennis. The home has been used exclusively as a summer home. Gas heat with central AC. The home is being sold furnished, minus personal items. Closing should be scheduled not before August 1, 2018.
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Saturday
May 19 at 12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Please come and see this immaculate cape style home in Dennis!!
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Posted by Paul W Sullivan & Assoc on 5/18/2018


16 Norseman Drive , Dennis, MA 02660

South Dennis

Single-Family

$355,000
Price

5
Total Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
A quaint three bedroom, two bath home located in a lovely section of South Dennis. The home has been used exclusively as a summer home. Gas heat with central AC. The home is being sold furnished, minus personal items. Closing should be scheduled not before August 1, 2018.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Posted by Paul W Sullivan & Assoc on 5/18/2018


1706 Route 6A , Dennis, MA 02641

East Dennis

Condo

$56,900
Price

1
Total Rooms
1
Beds
1
Baths
Lovely quaint Stage Coach Condo located in the Village of East Dennis. The location is great for those who love the Beach, Golf and all that Dennis has to offer. The unit has a small kitchenette with a cooktop a full fridge. One full bath. Sliders to a private deck make for a quiet retreat. Heat& water included in the condo fee.
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Posted by Paul W Sullivan & Assoc on 5/15/2018


2102 Heatherwood , Yarmouth, MA 02675

Yarmouthport

Condo

$215,000
Price

4
Total Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
A lovely two bedroom, two bath unit located on the first floor with an oversized deck and a convenient location to the Front Desk, Library, Common Room & Dining Facility. Heatherwood is an over 55 complex that has 24 hour Security, Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool, a Dining Plan with 20 Dinners per month, Library and lovely walking trails. Transportation for local appointments is also provided.
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