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Find a Home Near Louisville's Top Public Elementary Schools

When you’re considering where to buy a home, schools can be a big factor.

By Mike Hall, Broker/Agent/Owner

elementary boy at school

Many Louisville buyers find homes in specific school areas for their kids.

Niche, a school-ranking site, has calculated the 2018 top public elementary schools in the Louisville area. Are you looking for a house in an area ideal for your kids’ education? Check out these rankings of the top 10 schools, and talk to an agent today about finding a house in the areas that feed into those schools.

  1. Anchorage Independent Public School - 11400 Ridge Rd., Anchorage, KY 40223
  2. Brown School - 546 S 1st St., Louisville, KY 40202
  3. Goshen at Hillcrest Elementary School - 12518 Ridgemoor Dr., Prospect, KY 40059
  4. Camden Station Elementary School - 6401 W Hwy 146, Crestwood, KY 40014
  5. Kenwood Station Elementary School - 6321 Highway 329 By-Pass, Crestwood, KY 40014
  6. Brandeis Elementary School - 2817 W Kentucky, Louisville, KY 40211
  7. Utica Elementary School - 210 Maplehurst Dr., Jeffersonville, IN 47130
  8. Lowe Elementary School - 210 Oxfordshire...

Steps to Take for Your Flooded Basement

Tips and tools to take on your flood fiasco.

By Mike Hall, Broker/Agent/Owner

Drain

The first step to clearing a flooded basement is to get rid of the water.

With all the rain Louisville has had lately, more and more homeowners are struggling with flooded basements. You should always consult a professional and your homeowner’s insurance agency, but here are some tips and suggestions for you to think through as you respond to this major experience.

  • Wear protective gear, especially boots, a mask and gloves.
  • If you have a floor drain, make sure it’s clear.
  • Start removing water. You could use a sump pump, pool pump, wet vacuum or an old-fashioned mop. Soak up the last of it with towels or sponges.
  • Move damaged items into an area where they can thoroughly dry for at least 48 hours. You might need to discard things that are still wet after that time.
  • Don’t touch electrical things, even if the power is turned off. Let them dry in place, then have a professional handle them.
  • Get carpeting and padding up as soon as possible. Wet carpet is a magnet for mold and mildew.
  • Let the basement dry a few days.
  • Wash down walls...
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