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The Importance of Trees

Trees.  They provide shelter from the sun and rain.  They tame the winds. They measure time. Some hug them.  Some climb them or swing from them. Some build forts in them.  We lean on them as a place

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Inspection myths and facts

There is a common misunderstanding that the city inspectors should be checking every hinge or baseboard attachment.  Many of us are getting back in to our brand new homes and finding flaws or things

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Save Water, Save Money by Designing Home to Retain Rainwater and Use Greywater

Are you interested in saving on your water bill while keeping your landscaping healthy? Would you like to learn how to take advantage of simple strategies for conserving natural resources in your home

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Coffey Strong’s One Year Remembrance Gathering October 9, 7-8 PM

This event is made possible by neighbors, for neighbors. Organized by Coffey Strong. Open to all. Gather with neighbors in a quiet way, as we remember the terrible tragedy we endured when our homes and

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Landscape Design Workshop Sept 29 Offers Hands-on Help

Are you picturing your new home surrounded by beautiful trees and plants, arranged in an easy to maintain, drought tolerant yard? Looking for an affordable solution to getting an attractive landscape

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Events Slated to Help Residents Tackle Rebuilding Challenges – Open to Everyone

The next few weeks offer several opportunities for fire survivors to get expert advice and information regarding the complex challenges in rebuilding, financing and insurance.  To find these events and

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Interactive Map of the Coffey Strong Area

Layers of Information We love how much information can be layered into a map!  It can help you get the ‘big picture’ on a situation.  With that in mind, some talented volunteers at Coffey

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News about Trees, Tree Removal and Chipping

Tree Chipping The City of Santa Rosa will hold a free chipping event for residential property owners in the fire-impacted areas. City residents with fire-damaged green waste on their property are encouraged

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The Mortgage Payment Process

by guest author Linh Pham, construction consultant Mortgage Company Controls Insurance Funds Once you have an agreed scope and cost of repairs and your insurance company has issued payment, for those

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The Insurance Settlement Process

article by guest author Linh Pham, Construction Consultant  Many initial claim settlement payments issued by carriers have been based upon the appraised value of your property. The market value (appraisal)

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