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October
25

Foundation Inspection - Homeowners - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

From unique architectural features to mature landscaping, older Wichita homes for sale offer several positive aspects not available with newer construction. But to have the value their beauty promises, these houses must have a solid foundation. While a foundation inspection by a qualified specialist is necessary to identify all issues related to structural integrity, a homeowner can get a pretty good idea of the shape it's in with a few simple steps. In fact, our real estate agents recommend they be part of an annual maintenance program to help keep the home in great condition, year after year. 

  • Peruse the exterior of the house
    A visual inspection can tell you whether the walls are straight and perpendicular to the ground. A level will yield better results. If you see bulging walls or signs of leaning, call a professional inspector right away to verify your concerns and offer recommendations for solutions. Survey the grade of the ground surrounding the house. It should slope slightly away from the building so that rainwater drains away from the foundation.

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October
18

Motorcycle Rides - Explore Kansas - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

The lure of the open road is a major part of America's story, and it doesn't get any better than the highways and byways of Kansas. Hop on the back of a motorcycle and head out to these great routes, attractions, and events around Wichita as recommended by our real estate agents

  • Kansas Motorcycle Museum - 120 N. Washington, Marquette, KS 67464
    Located just over an hour away from Wichita, Kansas Motorcycle Museum is a must-see for anyone who rides. The museum honors the legacy of Stan "The Man" Engdahl, a Marquette legend for both his prolific racing career and his extensive civic service. Get an up-close look at more than 100 rare and vintage motorcycles, including Engdahl's #46 Harley-Davidson and a bike owned by Elvis Presley. Hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily except Sunday when doors open at 11 a.m. Admission is free, but donations to the non-profit organization are welcome.

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October
11

Fall Home Decor Ideas - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

Fall is one of our real estate agents' favorite times of the year. With apple cider donuts, spooky themes, and pumpkin spice lattes, we can't help but feel excited about all things fall. And while nature's magic is happening outside, it's time to dress your home with colors and materials that make your space look and feel as cozy and homey as possible. The interior décor trends we're seeing for fall 2021 revolve around comfort, color, and convenience. Here are the biggest fall home décor trends of 2021.

  • Heirloom Furniture and Décor
    Bespoke furnishings and vintage décor are all the rage for fall 2021. This trend centers on taking accessories and furniture often seen in grandma's house and pairing them with modern ones to create a mashup style. This, for instance, could mean displaying an heirloom vase on a simple, modern dining table or dusting off old picture frames. This fall is the perfect time to display your flea market finds, grannie's heirloom pieces, and travel mementos.

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October
4

Exploration Place - Wichita, KS - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

Whether you're visiting the area or call it home, Exploration Place in Wichita is a wonderful place to spend the afternoon. Kids will love it, and they'll actually be learning about a variety of topics while they're having fun.

Our real estate agents share what you need to know before heading out to Exploration Place.

  • Permanent Exhibits
    The museum has some activities that are scheduled to last only for a specific range of time, but these are some of the permanent exhibits that are always available to check out:
    • Exploration Park - Take a walk on paths along the Arkansas River, take a break in the shady picnic grove, or let the kids get some exercise on the play structures.
    • Design Build Fly - Learn how planes are created in Wichita aircraft plants.
    • Sun, Earth, Universe - Build a model spacecraft and learn about NASA's current science research.
    • Explore Kansas - Discover elements of the state's land, water, and weather along with the life they support.

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