Home Owner Questions

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Your a new home owner and suddenly there are so many things to do that just were not there as a renter. This page is intended to help new home owners with areas they are not familiar with. If you have a question that is not on our site, or would like to suggest a different solution video  please submit it so we can add it and help all the people out there. Each question will take you to a YouTube video explaining the process. Your video will be displayed in a new tab so just close that tab to be brought back to Habitat for Humanity. Feel free to search for other answers in YouTube.

 

Financial Questions:

How are my property taxes paid?

How is my homeowners insurance paid?

Do I have to pay for garbage pickup?

Do I pay for water?

 

Winter Preparation:

Outside Faucet covers

Put the garden hose away

Shovel your drive

Do I have to shovel the Sidewalks(City Rules)

Ice Damns on the roof

 

Summer Tasks:

Cutting the lawn

Watering the lawn

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Fall Tasks:

Clean out the Gutters

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Do you know:

Where is your main water shut off valve

Circuit Breaker Box

Gas shut off

 

How to Clean

Clean a drain

Clean a Stove

Clean a Refrigerator

 

 

If you have a question we have not addressed or if you have an alternate answer please email your question to IT@Nwihabitat.org

 

 

 

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