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.
30 April 2017
Whether you simply lack the time to care for your lawn, or you prefer to leave the landscaping to a professional, there are a few landscape maintenance services that every customer should be receiving. These will keep your yard in tip-top shape and make it the envy of all the neighbors. Irrigation System Tune-Up The Ohio Irrigation Association recommends giving your irrigation system a tune-up each year before you begin using it for the summer season.
30 April 2017
When your soil is dry and sandy, growing lush, green plants is more of a challenge than when you have rich, loamy soil to work with. However, this does not have to mean your yard stays empty and barren. With the tips below, you can have a lovely landscape in spite of your sandy soil. Work compost into the top layer. Removing all of the sandy soil and replacing it with loam is probably not an option unless you have an enormous budget.
27 April 2017
This is the time of year to get out and spend some time working in the yard and garden. However, maintaining the landscape can be tough job that takes up a lot of the time that you want to spend enjoying your exterior spaces. Try some tips and tricks that make these chores a bit easier for homeowners, so you can get your work over in a hurry! Some clever and creative tips include:
24 April 2017
An automatic sprinkler system is a great way to keep your grass green without having to water by hand, but a malfunction can result in a dead lawn if you don't catch it quickly. Leaks are especially common early in the season when you are first turning on the sprinklers in the early summer, simply because they are often caused by winter freezing combined with water left in the lines. Knowing the following signs of a leak can help you catch it early, before it becomes a major issue.