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Caring for Bermuda Cedar
Taking Care of Your Bermuda Home

Caring for Bermuda Cedar

The use of cedar is prevalent in Bermuda homes, in doors, window frames and furniture. Anthony Madeiros, Jr., whose family has owned and operated Bermuda Stripping and Refinishing (BS&R Group) on Middle Road, Devonshire, for 47 years, offers some expert advice on keeping your cedar in prime condition. What’s the key to good maintenance of cedar in the home?More frequent maintenance will mean less maintenance over the long run. Too many times people call us when varnish is going yellow…


Taking Care of Your Bermuda Home

Planning and Planting Your Garden

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow,” Audrey Hepburn once famously said. Both Martin Brown, owner of Brown and Company Landscape Gardeners and Tree Surgeons, and Eugene O’Connor, co-owner with Jay Benoza of Bermuda Green Thumb, agree that…


Taking Care of Your Bermuda Home

8 Things to Think About Before Buying Your First Home in Bermuda

Buying your first home will mark a momentous milestone in your life. You’ll be on your way to owning a piece of the rock, but as Heather Chilvers, highly experienced sales and rental agent at Coldwell Banker, points out, you…


Taking Care of Your Bermuda Home

Taking Care of a Bermuda Roof

A Bermuda roof is not only the “lid” on top of our home, it’s also our water collection system. Keeping it clean and sealed is imperative. We asked Eldon Rego, an expert roof painter, for some advice on maintaining a…


Taking Care of Your Bermuda Home

How to Properly Maintain Your Water Tank

Out of sight may be out of mind—but don’t let that apply to your water tank! Keeping your tank fit for purpose is a health issue, as well as a property maintenance matter. The Department of Health recommends a programme…

Taking Care of Your Bermuda Home

Give Your Driveway the Wow Factor

Often left to the end of the budget when building from scratch or renovating, the driveway is actually one of the most important aspects of your home. Not because you have to be able to drive down it without a…