As we begin 2018, Asheville is experiencing some of the coldest temperatures we have seen in years. This kind of prolonged, below-freezing weather can be hard on homes and families. In our previous article, we began our list of ten tips for preparing your home for winter’s cold:
Asheville is experiencing some of the coldest air we have had in several years. The New Year promises even colder temperatures, and winter is not yet half over. With a continuing polar inflow, as temperatures plummet in western North Carolina, we want to make sure homeowners are prepared for the big chill. In this article, and the next, we will discuss ten tips for weathering extreme cold in Asheville, NC.
In our previous post, we discussed tips for how homeowners can ease the effects of pollen and allergens in their homes. Fall is often as bad as spring for allergy sufferers in Asheville, NC; however, there are a number of steps homeowners can take to make their homes a safer place for family members allergic to pollen, dust, and pet dander. The first five steps, included:
Homeowners in Asheville, NC are fortunate to live in such a beautiful region. Surrounded by tall mountains, rivers, streams, lakes, and all manner of outdoor activities, there is no shortage of things to do and see in western North Carolina. However, no place is perfect, and allergy sufferers know that our local flora and fauna make allergy inducing pollen year-round.
Our community is located in one of the most beautiful areas of the country. Tourists from Florida to Maine travel to Asheville to see the leaves in full array throughout the mountains of western North Carolina. Continuing our three-part series on great places near Wellington Estates to view fall colors, in this article, we will discuss some of our nearby, lower elevation locations and southern areas.
Autumn is in full swing here in Asheville, NC. Tourists are descending on our area by the thousands, to enjoy the rich array of fall colors. At Wellington Estates, we have the distinct advantage of living here and accessing the changing leaves from a variety of locations.
This weekend brought our first real fall weather and a reminder of one of the reasons the Arden area is growing so rapidly. Thousands of tourists will visit Asheville in the coming months, but Wellington residents will have plenty of opportunity to enjoy Autumn colors in our own area. In this article, we will discuss the first six of twelve places to see changing leaves.
Keeping your home, family, and property safe during tropical weather begins with proper preparations. Whether you live in a manufactured home or a stick built unit, Hurricane Irma is certainly something you should be watching closely. Its exact path will not be clear till at least after it makes landfall in southern Florida as a category 4 storm. We will see some impacts in the Asheville area, beginning as early as Monday evening and lasting through Tuesday.
Wellington Estates is located in Arden, the south Asheville area, conveniently near the airport, Biltmore Park, Hendersonville, and downtown. We have a great, family friendly neighborhood, accessible to all that makes Asheville one of the fastest growing cities in North Carolina. In this article, we will discuss five reasons our community is a great place to live and raise children.
With the first day of school approaching quickly, there are numerous fun and educational activities your children can enjoy before the end of summer. Our modular home neighborhood is located near some of the best kid-friendly activities Asheville has to offer. Here are four must-do’s before Buncombe County Schools begin at the end of the month:
Even though we are not experiencing the oppressive heat of our neighbors in the lower elevations of North and South Carolina, homeowners in the Asheville area are trying to find ways to get the kids outside despite the 90-degree temperatures.
In our previous post, we discussed the importance of knowing your plans for keeping your family safe during summer storms. We discussed the first four of nine tips, including:
Spring and summer bring hot and humid temperatures, but in western North Carolina, those months also invite heavy and sometimes violent thunderstorms. We have been fortunate to avoid the hot weather thus far, but we have experienced excess rain and numerous storms.
The highest water usage rates for families in the Asheville area occur during the spring and summer months, when the weather is the warmest. Therefore, it is important to homeowners to reduce water consumption, for the sake of their energy bills, and the environment. In 2016, we experienced significant drought conditions that led to the spread of several wildfires.
In this article, we will discuss five quick tips for reducing your home's water usage, and ultimate lower your water bills.