15 July 2017
Office plants are a great way to add natural greenery to your office. If you are planning on having office plants, then you know that the kind you choose have to be hardy enough to withstand an office environment. This means plants having ones which can survive with low light as well as being bumped and bruised by office traffic. Fortunately, there are a number of plants that do very well in the office without a lot of sunlight.
12 July 2017
If you have an old tree close to your house, you may start to suspect that its age has taken its toll on the tree's ability to stay strong and healthy. If so, look for the following two warning signs that it is time to have your old tree removed before it dies or becomes so damaged that it falls on your home. Bulge of Soil Forms at the Base of the Tree
8 June 2017
Whether you live in the deep woods or just on the edge of town, you likely face the threat of wildfire reaching your home. And, while all homeowners can be affected by fire, fast-moving and often difficult-to-fight wildfires are an even scarier danger than normal. So, how can you take steps to protect your home? Here are four top ways. Install Hardscape Immediately around your home and other outbuildings, it's best to remove most greenery that can catch fire and replace it with attractive hardscape features.
3 June 2017
Whether it's the warm Gulf waters or the dramatic Pacific Northwest coast, living by the shoreline is a dream come true for many people. And, while it's certain to bring a lifetime of happy memories, seaside life can have some unique challenges for your outdoor landscape and hardscape. What are these challenges, and how you can you meet them? Here are 4 of the most common. Erosion Between the wind, the rain, and the saltwater lapping at your shores, coastal environments can erode quickly and steadily.
23 May 2017
When a real estate transaction takes place, a land survey is required for the title insurance company, the lending company and in some situations, the sellers and the buyers. Unfortunately, not all surveys provide the same information, so if you are in the process of buying property, you may need to get several different surveys in order to show the information required for each party involved. For example, the lending company may require different information than the title company, which means you would be required to get two different surveys.
18 May 2017
Just as with the interior of your home, you want to make sure that your exterior looks great as well. Part of making sure that your exterior looks great is to keep it as clean as possible. However, because the exterior of your home and the surrounding area is always being exposed to the elements, it can sometimes be difficult to keep this area as clean as you would like it to be.
15 May 2017
For new homeowners, learning more about lawn care can be an excellent way of ensuring that the property is kept as attractive as possible. When it comes to maintaining your property, the lawn will be one of the most important parts of the landscaping to maintain due to it covering most of the grounds. Following some basic pieces of advice would help you minimize the more routine problems that a lawn may experience.