We’ve all seen the homes or businesses whose irrigation systems are sprinkling more of the sidewalk and passersby than it is their actual yard. In case there’s any confusion on the subject, this isn’t how a sprinkler system is supposed to operate. A properly functioning sprinkler system will help you to maintain healthy and beautiful grass and plants.
Have you made the choice to become a landlord? If so you know that there are tons of decisions that you have to make. What kind of tenant are you looking for? Will you leave the carpet down, or opt for a more durable flooring? The choices are endless. And in addition to those choices there are some expenses that you’ll have to bear in mind. While your tenants will be paying for their own water and cable, you’ll be on the hook for any big problems that arise like a leak in the roof or a broken toilet. But there's one more expense we think you’ll want to consider: lawn care. How do you ensure that they continue caring for your lawn the way you would? Hire a professional service to maintain it in your place.
The last thing that you want to hear is that your home is already infested with termites. However, in most of America, these pests are hard to avoid. And while they are small and harmless to human beings, termites can cause extensive damage when untreated in your home. Here are some early signs that your home is in need of termite control.
As you prepare your home for fumigation your termite control expert has given you a long list of tasks to complete, and what you can expect as you return to your home. This extensive list likely includes clearing out your food products, trimming back trees, and turning off your gas line. But, you may be surprised when you return home to see some of these unexpected side effects.
If you’re living in Florida you may not be familiar with the yearly ritual of winterizing a sprinkler system. And even if you infrequently find yourself in need of tips like these, it’s valuable information to have. Winterizing sprinklers is an activity that our northern friends have to do each and every year to protect their irrigation systems from damage during the colder months. No matter where you live you want to take care of the sprinkler system that keeps your yard looking beautiful.
Managing your lawn can feel like a fulltime job, but you don’t have to be a professional to understand just what your lawn needs. If you look closely enough and understand the warning signs, your lawn will communicate exactly what lawn care steps you need to take next. Here are some things your lawn may be telling you already and how to identify them.
As the temperature starts to drop, you begin to notice that fewer bugs are finding their way into your home? Does this mean that your days of battling pests have finally come to an end? Not exactly.
Your lawn needs to be watered, you know that. But it can be difficult to determine how much water is appropriate when we vacillate between our summer deluge and a particularly dry winter. There are three important things to consider when making your irrigation plan for Florida’s relatively mild winter and we’ll dive into the details of each below.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. And you and your family are gearing up to decorate your property for the season. But don’t let a dull winter lawn detract from your holiday cheer. While the lack of rain has caused your grass growing to slow to a halt, there is still lawn care work that can be done to make the outside of your home as fun as the inside. Here are some of our favorite holiday curb appeal lawn care tips to keep in mind this winter.
So, you’re about to fumigate your home. Congratulations! This one step will give you peace of mind and help your home last for years in the future. But before the tent goes on your home there is some work you’ll need to do to prepare your home, yourself, and your family. Not sure if you’ve covered all your bases?