Welcome Home….to a Frozen Pipe Has the polar vortex given your home’s pipes a chill? Here are some tips to fight back and help avoid serious damage.. Some tips to help you avoid frozen pipes. . . . . . ---- Make sure to service your heating system annually. ---- Keep the proper level of water in the system, especially if you are going to be away. One option to consider is an auto-filler on your steam boiler. ----If you have pipes that run adjacent to exterior walls, set the temperature on your thermost... read more
Whether you’re trying to sell your home or update the one you recently bought, there are plenty of ways to modernize your landscaping and add a touch of refreshing curb appeal. The latest trends include homeowners stepping outside the box with landscaping designs that have Mother Nature’s best interest at heart. Here’s a list of this years most up and coming popular trends. - Growing Produce: If you’re going to add plants to the garden, you might as well also grow something... read more
Caring for your lawn during the winter can look different from other homeowners depending on your location. Unless you live in the extreme Southern areas of the country, most grass types will go dormant during the cold winter months. However, just because winter isn’t the primary growing season doesn’t mean that there isn’t plenty to still do. Check out these winter lawn care tips to keep your lawn healthy.
Choosing to add fertilizer to your lawn before the snow falls is... read more
Halloween is a night of fun and fright, but it does require extra caution when it comes to keeping your little monsters safe. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, “on average, twice as many child pedestrians are killed while walking on Halloween compared to any other day of the year, and more than 70 percent of accidents occur away from an intersection or crosswalk.” Follow these Halloween safety tips to help avoid common accidents and dangers.
Trick-or-treating safety tips
1. Provide adult supervision
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As we welcome cooler temperatures and colorful foliage, many homeowners might be tempted to pack up the outdoor furniture for the year. Not so fast, we say. Extend the life of your porch or patio by transforming your favorite summer spot into a cozy retreat that’s perfect for enjoying autumn nights outdoors.
Keep It Cozy
When the temperatures begin to drop, consider putting away the umbrella for the season. You’ll not only invite more sunlight to your space during the day, but you’ll also c... read more