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Amazing All on One Level Home in Cordova Club! 7552 Wintergreen Lane

by Melissa Thompson

7552 WINTERGREEN LN, Cordova, TN

For Sale

$ Click for current price
4 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS |

 

For more information, contact Melissa Thompson at (901) 729-9526. Visit http://www.crye-leike.com/memphis/10038483 to view more pictures of this property. Make this Amazing 1 Story, 3 Bedroom Home YOURS! Situated in the Prestigious Cordova Club Neighborhood on a Quiet Street with a Lake View! Featuring Gleaming Hardwood Floors, Eat-In Kitchen with Walk-In Pantry, Neutral Colors Throughout, Gracious Entry, Lovely Formal Dining Room, Large Light Filled Living Room, Spacious Great Room with a Romantic Fireplace & Built-In Bookshelves, Den or Office, Delightful Multi-Level Wooden Deck, Large Open Space Beyond the Backyard, 2 Car Garage & More!

 

 

101 Things To Do In Memphis #38: Memphis Guide to Halloween 2018

by Melissa Thompson

Even though Halloween is on October 31, the entire month is packed full of fun ways to celebrate. Check out our list of how you can enjoy the ghostly holiday and get in the spooky spirit.

On Friday and Saturday nights in October, actors clad as ghostly apparitions haunt the herbaceous hallways of a spooky tractor ride. A giant jumping pillow launches kids skyward and gently cushions their falls, and a corn cannon fires ears of corn at targets up to 100 yards away. Anyone who hits a target wins a prize from one of the maze’s sponsors and the right to eat nothing but popcorn balls until Thanksgiving. And as always, the haunted Corn Maze is guaranteed to frighten Memphians of all ages.

This Halloween season, dare to to enter Memphis’ largest indoor Haunted House. Featuring multiple areas to explore, tickets start at $22 with VIP tickets and group rates available.

Monster Market is an annual freaky pop-up shop curated by Holtermonster, full of creepy housewares, freaky apparel, dark home decor, weird art and odd gifts, made by independent makers, artists, and small brands. The shop is only open for October and pops up in a different location every year! Crosstown Concourse is their 2018 home. Come visit the shop before it disappears (not appropriate for children)!

  • Haunted Pub Crawl
    Friday, October 5 – 27th on Fridays and Saturdays – 7:30 pm to 10 pm – $20 per person (21+ only)

Take a tour this Halloween season of some of the most haunted places in Memphis with an actual paranormal investigator. Drinks available for purchase.

See the all-time comedy classic on the Pink Palace big screen!

Ever wanted to shoot some zombies? Now is your chance! Head out to Jones Orchard on Fridays and Saturdays to take your best shot against the undead. Featuring ghoulish scenery, fully loaded paintball guns, and 5-ton army trucks, you’ll not want to miss it!

It’s the return of The Rocky Horror Drag Show, brought to you by the Zebra Lounge and Goldie Dee & Friends to benefit Friends For Life. Come in costume to win special prizes and sign up for the Time Warp competition before the show begins. Your optional $20 donation to Friends For Life gives you a chance to win raffle baskets throughout the night. Goldie takes the stage at 9:00 pm to thrill, chill and fulfill you.

It’s Frankenstein’s 200th birthday! Help the Pink Palace celebrate by exploring the fact and fiction behind Mary Shelly’s novel with intriguing learning activities.

New Moon Theatre Company presents a gory rock musical based on The Lizzie Borden Story. On a sweltering summer morning in 1892, in a small New England city, a prominent businessman and his wife were brutally axed to death in their home. Their daughter Lizzie Borden was the prime suspect. Lizzie’s trial was a coast-to-coast media sensation, and her story has become an American legend.  Lizzie is American mythology set to a blistering rock score. Lizzie is a new American musical with a sound owing less to Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber than to Bikini Kill, the Runaways, and Heart.

Calling all ghouls and goblins, Eric C and Carla are back at Ghost River to shamelessly plug their paranormal podcast and bring you a very SPOOKTACULAR Drink-N-Draw gameshow! Plenty of spooky games and prizes. Costumes? Wear em if you got em, they’ll give out prizes for best and worst dressed.

Grab some family or a friend and pump up your holiday cheer with a BOOtiful Pumpkin Decorating Party at Muddy’s for free! Muddy’s will provide all the supplies you need to spruce up that pumpkin. All you need to do is BYOP (Bring Your Own Pumpkin). This event will be held on the Midtown Muddy’s Lawn. All ages welcome!

Enjoy spooky treats, play games to win prizes, stop by booths to shop vintage Halloween goodies, hand-made items & Art. Shop oddities and curiosities items for the strange and weird.

Join Shelby Farms Park on the Great Lawn for two spook-tacular scary movies: Casper (6:15pm) and The Shining (8pm). Food trucks will be available and parking is $10 per car.

Come dressed as your favorite character from “The Office.” Since it is October, each location is going to have a costume contest too. Both nights will feature a fresh edition of trivia about “The Office” Halloween episodes. Feel free to attend one or both. Just be sure to RSVP!

Invite your friends to play “Friends” Trivia (The One With Questions About the Halloween Episode and Other Spooky Stuff From Friends). Since it is October, Railgarten is going to have a “Friends” costume contest during trivia.

Come dressed as your favorite character from the Disney Halloween classic. Since it is October, each location is going to have a “Hocus Pocus” costume contest too. Both nights will feature a fresh edition of trivia about “Hocus Pocus.” Feel free to attend one or both. Just be sure to RSVP!

Think ghost stories are just for kids? Think again. Historical Haunt’s haunted pub crawl is just for adults! Join their knowledgeable and entertaining guides on an informative and humorous walking tour of Downtown Memphis restaurants, bars and taverns. You’ll enjoy the macabre history and spirits with the spirits, as you explore two types of Memphis traditions: ghost stories and alcohol.

A Halloween season inspired collection of short plays written by local writers. Explore Science Fiction in theatrical form! Travel in space and time to meet aliens from another dimension, sentient robots and mysterious creatures. Discover strange worlds, future technologies and alternate realities that defy comprehension!

Parents, do you want a kid free night? Send the kids to Paint a Piece to celebrate fall and create some spooky and festive pieces. Parents enjoy your own free time or stay and paint something of your own. Kids will paint an a spider canvas and complete a sugar skull plate. They will give step by step instructions, eat East of Chicago Pizza, and have tons of fun!

Come to Singleton’s popular Halloween Carnival which will take place in the Gymnasium. There will be games, contests, candy and fun. Will your costume win a prize in the Costume Contest? Judging will be divided in the following age categories: 0–3, 4–6, 7–9, 10–12, 13 and over. Admission is $1.00 for adults; children 12 and under are free.

  • Zoo Boo
    October 19-21 and 26-28, and 31st, 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm – $10 to $12 for members and $13 to $15 for non-members

Join the Memphis Zoo for their annual ZOO BOO celebration. Mazes, hayrides, candy stations and more will be ready for guests to enjoy along with the exhibits!

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present a Memphis Barbecue Network sanctioned contest that will feature live entertainment, activities for families and children, a variety of vendors and concessions, and much more. Over $11,000 in prize money and trophies will be awarded to winners in three MBN categories (Whole Hog, Pulled Pork, and Ribs) and ten ‘Anything But’ categories.

Celebrate the season at CMOM’s (not-so-scary) Halloween Spooktacular complete with all the fall festival trimmings: pumpkin decorating, Halloween costume parade, glow party, Magic show with Mr. Nick, Spooky Science experiments, and Treats-not-Tricks goodies.

Experience a pub crawl like no other! Complete with a multitude of attractions including a sorting ceremony, wizard games, trivia, Hogwarts acceptance letters, and of course plenty of drink specials, be sure to take the chance and dive deep into the realm of Harry Potter!

Enjoy a night of classic vampire flicks with friends and family! Bring the lawn chairs and some grub and soak in the Halloween atmosphere. Here is the full line up: The Lost Boys, Fright Night, The Hunger, Near Dark.

  • Boos + Booze
    Saturday, October 20, 5 pm to 8 am (the 21st)

Spend the night at Shelby Farms at Boos + Booze…if you dare! There, you can enjoy witch’s brew, have some spirits with the spirits, watch a scary movie, take a haunted hike, have paranormal encounters and more!

Every week, since the summer of 2012, UBFM has sought out and fed the homeless, via bicycle, on the streets of Memphis, through every type of weather, to demonstrate to them that they are loved and not forgotten. Help them keep going by attending our 6th Anniversary Fundraiser Bash/Silent Auction/Costume Party, etc. coming up on Saturday, October 20th, to be held in one of the coolest warehouses in Memphis, starting at 6 pm!

Join the Collierville Education Association for the 2nd Annual Fall Fun Fest featuring a 5K, Family Fun Run, and a festival with food trucks, vendors, activities, inflatables, petting zoo, train ride and more! This year we are adding a pumpkin patch and pumpkin decorating contest along with hot air balloon rides.

Join The Q if you dare, for the biggest zombie party in the city. (21 & UP)

Come in costume for spooky family fun and activities based on Vampirina and your favorite Disney Junior pals at Wolfchase Galleria!

Celebrate the season at CMOM’s (not-so-scary) Halloween Spooktacular complete with all the fall festival trimmings: pumpkin decorating, Halloween costume parade, glow party, Magic show with Mr. Nick, Spooky Science experiments, and Treats-not-Tricks goodies.

Forget the Walking Dead, this is the SKATING Dead. Put on your zombie best and start your #Halloween celebrations early.

Mark your calendar! Families are invited to this year’s Halloween Festival packed with fun and games. Bring your whole family for this ghoulish Sunday afternoon event. Vendors will be on hand to promote their business or organization and will be giving out treats and goodies. The kids will get a thrill out of Lakeland’s Great Pumpkin Patch filled with pumpkins for the picking. Once they pick out their favorite pumpkin, they can decorate it and take home. This is a free event for families.

We have to wait until 2019 for more new episodes of Stranger Things, but we don’t have to wait any longer for more “Stranger Things” Trivia in the Memphis area!

You’re invited to a celebration of the darker side of cinema, as they unleash an entire weekend devoted to absolute celluloid insanity and some seriously messed up flicks at CINEMATIC PANIC! – a five day film festival devoted entirely to the dangerous, the demented, and the damaging in film…

It’s a wrestling event where YOU get to be a part of the action! Head to Memphis Made Brewing for the first-ever Trivia Havoc & Costume Contest. Come dressed as your favorite wrestler for your chance to win a prize pack valued at $100 in the BIGGEST pro wrestling costume contest in the history of the territory.

Memphis is turning into Halloween Town as Pimentos Kitchen plays “Nightmare Before Christmas” Trivia!

Join Southern Vintage for their technique class for this adorable two-sided pallet. They will teach you how to paint a scarecrow and snowman step-by-step. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Come dressed in your best costumes and head to the Bartlett Recreation Center for their 4th Annual “Halloween Family Fun Fest.” Featuring a haunted hay ride and costume contest, be sure not to miss it!

Loflin Yard is celebrating Halloween by giving an extra bingo card to everyone in costume!

See ‘The Addams Family’ on Adams Avenue on the lawn of the Mallory-Neely House! Open house starts at 5:30 before the movie at 7 pm. Bring your chairs and blankets.

Tour takers will be greeted by costumed hosts and will have the chance to take peruse expanded retail options and purchase beer, wine, and snacks. Guests will follow a newly-improved path illuminated by beautiful bistro lights, meeting along the way 9 costumed characters portraying the residents of Elmwood from Memphis history. You’ll meet a Civil Rights leader, a suffragist, a city historian, a victim of the yellow fever, and other fascinating characters. Tickets available here.

Join the Mystic Krewe of Pegasus for their forth annual Halloween Party – Halloween at Hogwarts. Costume contest at midnight. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places and admission includes food and an open bar. Entertainment will be surprise guests and performances throughout the night. All proceeds will benefit their 2018-19 charity, TEP Tennessee Equality Project Foundation and Special Olympics of Greater Memphis

Come and bring your kids for a Trunk or Treat at the marketplace! They will also have a make and take paint pumpkin or ghost in the craft room which will have a small fee ($12) but the trunk or treating will be free!

This Halloween weekend, come get spooky at Loflin Yard at an all-day event with food, drinks, and games. They’ll have a live DJ in the Coach House, pumpkin decorating in the Yard, and 3 costume contests.

Crosstown Brewing is hosting a murder Mystery Dinner Party and you’re all invited! Sign-up now to be part of a night of mystery and fun. There are two options for tickets and you will be assigned a character based on your ticket purchase. The cost includes a catered dinner from Next Door, dessert and two full pours of beer. This is an interactive event and they highly encourage everyone that participates to come dressed in costume.

Party all night at The Beach House this Halloween. They’ll have food and drink specials available until the wee hours.

As Night falls and Darkness descends you are cordially invited to Haunted Happenings at the Woodruff-Fontaine Mansion! Allow gypsies to foretell your future and partake in a live paranormal investigation. Live music, food trucks and dancing await, so don your costume if you wish and enjoy an evening of Victorian themed Halloween festivities.

Head to Growlers for Halloween movie trivia, live music, and happy hour in celebration of the new Halloween film releasing this October!

For this holiday edition of PubSing, The Casual Pint will throw in some spooky tunes for all to sing and also welcomes you to arrive IN COSTUME should you so desire! There will be a prize for the costume contest winner.

Last year, the 3rd annual monster mash was one of the hottest in Memphis. This year will be even better! Benefiting Refuge-Memphis.org, party-goers will enjoy an open bar, open dance floor, a DJ, and finger foods. This is a costume party like no other and first place this year will take home $200 with the runner up will receiving $75. The crowd will be the judge at the stroke of midnight so be sure to come prepared!

Gates open 5pm. Trick or Treat through My Big Backyard 5pm to 7pm. Movie begins at 7:15. Come in your creepiest costume, grab a blanket or chair, and come to the Live Garden for a double feature of fun. Little ghosts and goblins will scream with delight at the treat stations and activities before Its the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown shows at 7:15 pm. At 7:45pm, go on a journey through the woods with Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride. Kettle corn, food truck concessions, photo ops, and adult spirits will be available throughout the evening. No outside food, please. MBG members $8/non-members $10 at the gate, includes one or both films and all activities.

The Annual Spaceface Halloween Party is approaching. Spaceface will have all their classics on Saturday October 27th at Railgarten featuring: a costume contest with prizes, local art vendors, local food, libations, and more for all of you party animals.

Booogey the night away at South Memphis Productions with drink and food specials, a costume party, and a live DJ!

Admission is $12.99 in advance or $14.99 at the door. Children ages 1-17 are welcomed. Includes pizza, drinks, glow necklace, face painting, spooky bag for trick or treating, games and prizes!

Join Idlewild Presbyterian’s Second Annual Trunk or Treat! In partnership with Grace St. Luke’s, they are holding an evening of fun, fellowship, games, and candy in the parking lot on the corner of Union & Evergreen! If you would like to volunteer or donate, please sign up here.

It’s almost Halloween so party at Rec Room with two very different…and yet eerily similar movies about some good Ol’ fashioned witchcraft. Drink and food specials all night!

Join Craft Republic for a fantastic Halloween party! $10 Cover includes a buffet & candy bar, karaoke with Dee Jay Funn, black light room with glow-in-the-dark beer pong, spooky photo booth, costume contest (No masks), scary maze, prizes and giveaways just for attending, $2 Raffle basket, creepy good drink specials, jello shot specials, and more!

Do you like scary movies? Celebrate Halloween by playing Horror Movie Trivia at one of these three locations in the Memphis area on Wed, Oct 31: @ LBOE, 7pm-9pm, @ TJ Mulligan’s Cordova, 7pm-9pm (21+),  @ Railgarten, 8pm-10pm *COSTUME CONTEST* Since it is Halloween, Railgarten is going to have a costume contest during trivia too. Make a reservation to guarantee your team’s spot.

Bring your little ghouls and goblins to Crosstown Concourse this Halloween for trick-or-treating on the plaza. Volunteers will park their cars on the plaza and fill their trunks with candy.

Enjoy safe trunk or treating, spooky hikes, Pumpkin painting, music, food trucks and more!

Wear your best Halloween costume and celebrate with some candy on Wednesday, October 31st while supplies last. Look out for pumpkins in the store windows for participating retailers.

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Gorgeous Newly Built 4BR Home in Piperton Preserve! 100 Egg Farm Circle

by Melissa Thompson

100 EGG FARM CIR, Piperton, TN

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4 BEDROOMS | 4 (3 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS |

For more information, contact Melissa Thompson at (901) 729-9526. Visit http://www.crye-leike.com/memphis/10036829 to view more pictures of this property. Gorgeous 4BR(3Down) Modern Farmhouse Home Newly Built by East Construction Featured in the Vesta Home Show! Designer Fixtures. Granite Galore. Durable Wook Look Tile Floors. Split BR Plan. Entry & Dining Rm Open to Spacious Great Rm w/Raised Ceiling & Brick Accent Wall w/Cozy Fireplace. Gourmet Eat-In Kitchen w/Full Complement of High-End Stainless Steel Appl. MudRm. Laundry Rm w/Sink. Fabulous Media Rm w/Surround Sound. All BRs w/Walk-In Closets. 3Car Garage. Delightful Backyard w/Covered Patios.

 


Move-In Ready 4 Bedroom Home in Countrywood! 8655 Loxley Place

by Melissa Thompson

8655 LOXLEY PL, Cordova, TN

OPEN HOUSE September 23, Sunday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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4 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS |

For more information, contact Melissa Thompson at (901) 729-9526. Visit http://www.crye-leike.com/memphis/10036882 to view more pictures of this property. Make this Amazing 2-Story, 4 Bedroom Home YOURS! Situated on a Corner Lot in Countrywood Featuring Gleaming Hardwood Floors, Updated Baths & Eat-In Kitchen with Desirable Granite, New Soft Carpeting, Neutral Colors, Gracious Entry, Lovely Formal Dining Room, Large Light Filled Living Room, Spacious Great Room with a Romantic Fireplace, 2 Car Garage, Security System, the Office Off the Master Suite Makes a Great Nursery with Closet, Delightful Fenced Backyard with a Patio & Nice 16x22 Workshop!

 


Memphis TN Open House, Sunday, September 23!

by Melissa Thompson

1594 LINDEN AVE, Memphis, TN

OPEN HOUSE September 23, Sunday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

$ Click for current price
4 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS |

For more information, contact Melissa Thompson at (901) 729-9526. Visit http://www.crye-leike.com/memphis/10034335 to view more pictures of this property. Amazing Midtown Charmer Bungalow in the Central Gardens Historic District Featuring 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Gleaming Hardwood Floors, Updated Fixtures, Smooth Ceilings, Wonderful Eat-In Kitchen w/Stainless Steel GE Appliances & Mosaic Tile Backsplash, Spacious Great Room w/Decorative Fireplace & Built-In Bookshelves, Host Dinner Parties in the Formal Dining Room, Nice Basement w/NEW Hot Water Heater, Inviting Front Porch, Delightful Fenced Backyard w/Patio & Storage Shed+Storage Room! Must See!

 


Incredible 3BR Cordova TN Home! 10464 Redmond Circle

by Melissa Thompson

10464 REDMOND CIR N, Cordova, TN

open house

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3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS |

 

For more information, contact Melissa Thompson at (901) 729-9526. Visit http://www.crye-leike.com/memphis/10036355 to view more pictures of this property. INCREDIBLE Updated 3BR All On One Level Home You Have to See to Believe! Gleaming Hardwood Flrs, Soaring Smooth Ceilings, Stainless Steel Appl, Desirable Granite Countertops, Fresh Paint, Updat4ed Fixtures, Large Closets, Energy Efficient Windows, Spacious Great Rm w/Cozy Fireplace, Office Nook, Eat-Kitchen w/Silent Close Custom Dark Wood Cabinets w/Pull Out Shelves, Split BR Plan, Romantic Master Suite w/Luxury BA, Wrought Iron Security Doors, Delightful Fenced Backyard w/Nice Covered Patio!

 

 

Serene Lakeland TN Home on 8.43 Acres! 6677 Palomino Drive

by Melissa Thompson

6677 PALOMINO DR, Lakeland, TN

Just Listed

$ Click for current price
4 BEDROOMS | 4 (3 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS |

 

For more information, contact Melissa Thompson at (901) 729-9526. Visit http://www.crye-leike.com/memphis/10035823 to view more pictures of this property. Enjoy the Sound of Silence & Wildlife at Its Finest in this Custom Built Southern Living Home Situated on 8.43Acres in Lakeland surrounded by mature trees and stocked pond. 

This spacious home is built for entertaining and  offers impressive formal rooms, plus comfortable everyday living spaces. Quality features include 4 bedrooms (2 master suites on the first floor), 3.5 baths, 2 romantic fireplaces, smooth ceilings, 5 walk-in closets plus a cedar closet, laundry room with a built-in ironing closet and laundry chute, huge 2 car garage with shelving, full length built-in workbench with an office above wired with heating and air, 30 amp wired 40x12 RV storage, floored attic and more! This pet and smoke free home has been well maintained by one owner and is in the Lakeland School District. 

As you walk through the front door you are welcomed into the gracious entry leading to the heart of the home. Enjoy comfortable everyday living in the captivating vaulted great room flaunting multiple windows, and an eye-catching floor-to-ceiling cozy fireplace, perfect for those cold winter nights. Cooking will be a delight in the incredible, eat-in kitchen equipped with an abundance of cabinet space, pantry, beautiful Mexican stone tile flooring, breakfast bar, dishwasher, oven, and a Jenn-Air cooktop range. In addition, this kitchen offers a sunny breakfast area, which is the perfect spot to enjoy your morning coffee! Host the finest dinner parties in the lovely dining room open to the great room embellished with a dazzling chandelier. Leading to the master suite is the delightful sunroom, which is a great spot to admire the view, read, and relax. You will rest easy in your romantic master retreat featuring a vaulted smooth ceiling, walk-in closet, cozy fireplace and a luxury bathroom complete with an elongated dual sink vanity with a nice built-in make-up area, walk-in shower, and a relaxing jetted tub. This home offers a second master bedroom on the first floor and two more upstairs; each complete with soft carpeting, soothing ceiling fans, and walk-in closets. Play, party or entertain in the bonus room upstairs. Enjoy working from home in the large office above the huge two-car garage, which is wired with heating and air and has two separate entrances. Relish in the sound of silence and relax outside in the incredible backyard featuring 2 storage buildings, 30 amp wired 40x12 RV storage space, stocked pond with crappie and bass, lush landscaping, and a delightful deck, perfect for cookouts and parties! There is nothing better than the view of wildlife in this serene setting. If you like privacy this is the place for you!

 

 

Open House in Lakeland TN at 4446 Coltwood Drive!

by Melissa Thompson

Join us for an Open House Sunday, September 9 from 2:00-4:00 at 4446 Coltwood Drive, Lakeland, TN 38002. For more information, contact Melissa Thompson at (901) 729-9526. Visit http://www.crye-leike.com/memphis/10034830 to view more pictures of this property. SPECTACULAR Lakeland Home! 5BR Plus Bonus & Media Rm w/Surround Sound, 4.5BA, Plantation Shutters, Smooth Ceilings, Gleaming Hardwood Flrs, Arched Doorways, Updated Fixtures, NEW Custom Designed Gourmet Kitchen w/Granite,Stainless Steel Appl-Double Oven & Wine Cooler, Hearth Rm w/Fireplace, Formal Dining Rm, Spacious Great Rm w/Fireplace, Romantic Downstairs Master Suite w/His & Her Walk-In Closets & Luxury BA, Laundry w/Sink, Mud Rm, Delightful Fenced Backyard w/2Covered Patios, 3Car Garage!

Check out this 3D Tour of 4446 Coltwood Drive, Lakeland TN

 

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How to Avoid Expensive Visits from a Plumber

by Melissa Thompson

If you’ve ever had to call a plumber to come out to your house to fix a clogged sink or jammed garbage disposal, you already know how expensive that visit can be.  Here are some tips for things you can do to take care of your kitchen sink so that you won’t have to call a plumber to fix it for you:

  • Don’t pour grease, oil or fat into your garbage disposal or drain. Grease will slowly accumulate and impede your garbage disposal’s grinding ability as well as clog drains.
     
  • Don’t use hot water when grinding food waste. Hot water will cause grease to liquefy and accumulate, causing drains to clog.
     
  • Don’t grind extremely fibrous materials like corn husks, celery stalks, onions, and artichokes. Fibers from these can tangle and jam the garbage disposal motor and block drains.
     
  • Don’t turn off the motor or water until grinding is completed. When grinding is complete, turn off the garbage disposal first. Let water continue to run for at least 15 seconds, flushing out any remaining particles. Then turn off water.
     
  • Don’t put too many potato peels down the garbage disposal. The starches in the potatoes will turn into a thick paste and may cause blades to stick.
     
  • Don’t put large amounts of food down the garbage disposal. Feed food into the garbage disposal a little at a time with the cold water running; this will help the food scraps flow down freely through the drain pipes and plumbing.
     
  • Don’t put expandable foods into your garbage disposal. Foods like pasta and rice expand when you add water in a pot; they do the same thing once inside your pipes or garbage disposal and are the cause of many jams and clogs.
     
  • Don’t grind large animal bones of any kind.
     
  • Don’t put coffee grounds down the garbage disposal. They won’t harm the disposal but they can accumulate in drains and pipes, causing clogs.
     
  • Most importantly: Don’t use harsh chemicals like bleach or drain cleaners to unclog the drain. They damage blades and pipes.

Follow these tips to take care of your sink and garbage disposal and save yourself from writing that check to the plumber!!

If you are in the market to buy or sell a home in the Memphis area, contact professional Realtor, Melissa Thompson and let her help you with all your real estate needs. Give her a call at 901-729-9526 today!

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Amazing 5BR New Collierville TN Home! 1513 Painted Horse Pass

by Melissa Thompson

1513 PAINTED HORSE PASS, Collierville, TN

For Sale

$ Click for current price
5 BEDROOMS | 6 (5 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS |

 

For more information, contact Melissa Thompson at (901) 729-9526. Visit http://www.crye-leike.com/memphis/10030446 to view more pictures of this property. Welcome Home to this Amazing New Construction 5 Bedroom (2Down), 5.5 Bath, Celtic Manor Built Home in The Stables Subdivision in the Sought After Wolf River Corridor of Collierville! All Bedrooms with Attached Baths, Granite Galore, Incredible Covered Porch with a Cozy Fireplace, Gleaming White Oak Hardwood Floors, Soaring Smooth Ceilings, Soft Close Drawers and Doors, Incognito Custom Closets, Gourmet Eat-In Kitchen with GE Profile Stainless Steel Appliances, Spacious Great Room with Built-In Bookshelves and a Gas Log Fireplace with Custom Mantel and Stone Veneer, Lovely Formal Dining Room, Wonderful Office, Romantic Downstairs Master Suite with a Spa-Inspired Luxury Bathroom, Huge Bonus Room, Nice Laundry Room with a Sink and Lots of Cabinet Space, Mud Room, 3 Car Garage, Architectural 30 Year Asphalt Roof and So Much More! This Fabulous Home is in the Desirable Collierville TN School District – Bailey Station Elementary, Collierville Middle & High School. Do Not Miss Out on This Spectacular Celtic Manor Built Home in Collierville TN!

 

 

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Melissa Thompson
Crye-Leike Realtors
6525 N Quail Hollow Road
Memphis TN 38120
(901) 729-9526
(901) 756-8900
Fax: (901) 435-0620