Resources for Homeowners

This page offers resources for:

resources are listed below for those new to Delaware, emergency preparedness and maintaining your property in Lochwood.

Seniors: there are many resources available for you and your family.  Find links to real-world insight from experts, caregivers, and seniors into easy-to-understand actionable guides and resources. Everything from paying for eldercare to product guides (hearing aids, walk in tubs, etc.)

If you find a great resource that is not listed here, please send the link to "[email protected]" and we will be sure to post it.

  • Storm Preparedness - New to Delmarva?  We live in an area that can experience extreme weather events and it is good to be prepared ahead of time.  This online book provides detailed information about the types of events and things you can do to prepare yourself, your family and your home in advance for our unique area and then what to do afterwards.
  • Septic Systems 101 -A septic system can consist of several components: a septic tank, a distribution box, a dosing chamber and a drainfield. Proper maintenance will ensure that a system functions the way it was designed to work and will prolong the lifecycle of the system.
  • Storm Water Drainage Problems?  Consider a Rain Garden! Rain gardens are an important solution to storm water runoff and pollution. You don’t need a large drainage swale like the one pictured here—even a small sunken area within a bed or border can be beneficial.Learn how to integrate a rain garden into your outdoor space