Category Archives: Home Tips

What Are Your Treatment Options For Fixing A Patchy Lawn?

What Are Your Treatment Options For Fixing A Patchy Lawn?

There are several reasons that your lawn may develop thin, dry, or bare patches. The most common causes of a patchy lawn can be divided into two categories: patches caused by people or animals and those caused by growing conditions. Animal and human causes of patchy lawns include overuse and animal urine. Growing conditions that can cause lawn patchesContinue Reading

Snow and Roofs: How to Avoid a Disaster

Snow and Roofs: How to Avoid a Disaster

Snow and ice buildup on your roof can spell disaster, and unless you know how to solve the problem correctly – and take extra precautions – you could wind up injuring yourself and damaging your roof. Here are a few quick tips if you find your roof is overloaded with snow: First, assess the risk.Continue Reading

Is Your Water Supply Safe from Contamination? What You Need to Know About Backflow Prevention

Is Your Water Supply Safe from Contamination? What You Need to Know About Backflow Prevention

Backflow describes a condition where water flows in the opposite direction from which it’s intended – for instance, when a toilet backs up and spills sewage into your home. If you have a sprinkler system, backflow devices are required to prevent contamination of drinkable water. What Cause Backflow? Backflow can occur in two ways: back-siphoningContinue Reading

It May Be Winter, But You Can Still Help Your Lawn

It May Be Winter, But You Can Still Help Your Lawn

For most of us, lawn care is something that’s reserved for the warm months of summer and the often-not-so-warm months of spring and fall. But to have a really great-looking lawn, care needs to be performed year ’round – even in the winter. It’s true, there’s not a lot that can be done to yourContinue Reading

Quick Wintertime Home Tips to Save You Money

Quick Wintertime Home Tips to Save You Money

Winter’s here, and while a lot of home and yard chores have come to a temporary halt, there are still lots of things you can do to save on energy costs and protect your home from winter damage. Here are a few ideas to consider: If you haven’t… … Cleaned your gutters, there’s still timeContinue Reading

Sand or Salt: Which Is Better for Snow Removal on Your Property?

Sand or Salt: Which Is Better for Snow Removal on Your Property?

Snow and ice make walking on walkways, paths and steps dangerous, and when temperatures rise in the daytime and then dip again in the evening, the resulting thaw and re-freeze cycle can make surfaces extra slippery. Unless you’re interested in endless, ’round-the-clock scraping, chances are you’re going to be reaching for either sand or saltContinue Reading

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