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While you can probably recite the number of rooms, square footage, and acreage of your home and property by heart, you might not have considered some of the more obscure but vital details that could influence the way you live.

Property Line

Knowing the property line of your home is very important. You'll need to know this information if you plan on making any additions to your property like planting a tree or building a fence. You can identify your property line by checking your deed or with your local county recorder's office.

Noise Ordinances

Whether you're celebrating a birthday, graduation, or just having a good time, you'll need to be knowledgeable of any noise ordinances if you plan on ever having a party at your home. These policies tend to be more strict in residential areas and change based on time of day.

Shut-Off Valves

Knowing the location of your water and gas shut-off values could prevent some severe damage to your home if a leak were to occur. Gas valves are typically found on the side of your house, while water valves can be found near your hot water heater.

Water Pressure

Consider testing your plumbing systems water pressure several times a year. This preventative maintenance could help identify damaging high water pressure or low water pressure that reduces your in-home amenities' efficiency.