Articles and "How To" Guides
If you are planning kitchen or bathroom renovations, they often involve plumbing and electrical changes. As such, they may require county, city and WSSC permits, depending upon the scope of the work. Since most interior renovations require a GHI...
Homeowners have been lulled to sleep on a serious fire safety issue. Walk into any hardware store, and you'll find plastic or foil duct extenders for clothes dryer exhaust. Look a little further, and you'll likely find an "energy-saving" heat...
The Sunday advertising sections for the next few weeks will be tempting you to "create your garden oasis". This is the season when the outdoor grilles, chaise lounges, dining sets, and yard items get top billing. Often members find an interest in...
Alterations or improvements to a GHI home, except for minor appearance changes which are allowed under a blanket approval, will require a permit. The word permit is derived from the Latin permittere, to let through, from per-, through, and mittere,...
Often, members are interested in proposing something that is different than what is set forth in the GHI Rules and Regulations. The Board of Directors has taken individual members' right to present alternate considerations into account with a...
In many instances over the past year, the A&E Committee has discussed the Cooperative's requirements for fence openness. However, until recently, the only rules governing this have been for boundary fencesSolid board fences are not permitted...
Cooking, washing dishes, washing and drying clothes indoors, bathing, and even evaporation from house plants, aquariums, open toilet bowls, pets, and humans are principal causes of high moisture content in the indoor air. Moisture trapped within...
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