Community Association Advisor

Coastal Construction

Salt and water corrode metal. All coastal communities are prone to rusting fasteners and connections. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has regulations on fasteners to help prolong the life and keep structural integrity. If your business is constructing or substantially improving a property in a special hazard…

Effects of Humidity on Our Homes

In 2018, our region experienced an upsurge in reports of mold growth, coinciding with excessive rain and high humidity levels. As the temperatures soar and the humidity rises, the Insurance Information Institute offers these tips to prevent excessive mold growth. Use the air conditioner and/or dehumidifier to keep humidity levels between 30 and 60 percent.…

Time for a Swim Lesson?

Our communities are lucky to be surrounded by some of the most beautiful waterways. In our backyard we have the Atlantic Ocean, Chesapeake Bay, Delaware Bay, Indian River Inlet, Assawoman Bay, Pocomoke River, St. Martin River and numerous creeks, canals, and estuaries. We’re also amazed by some of the fabulous man-made swim facilities in our…