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Know your Boundaries, know your walls
Why do Arizona homes have block walls?
Block walls “give people a little bit of privacy for the bit of side yard and backyard that they do have.” As for why a masonry block is used? The experts say it’s cheap and withstands the desert climate better than wood.
How long does exterior paint last in Arizona?
A new paint job, whether the interior or exterior is a huge investment. How long will that new paint job in the Valley last in the extreme heat? While interior paint jobs last about 10 years, the exterior only lasts on average 5-7 years.