Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans increasingly expect that their kids won't return to school as the fall semester begins. This puts extra pressure on your home to be a haven for both parents and kids alike. And now is the time to improve its ability to do that by redesigning the outdoor space.
Here are four ways you can make your backyard a more functional and enjoyable space as the family spends even more time in it during 2020.
Many homeowners have lawns that they're not proud of and it may be something that bothers them a lot. When you don't have a lawn that makes you feel proud, it can impact how your home and property is viewed by outsiders. You may be attempting to keep up with certain tasks and avoiding others that feel less necessary. But instead of doing all that, it's a smart idea to hire a lawn service to take care of all of the work that needs to get done.
Today, modern plumbing systems and other mechanical systems around your home that use water have backflow prevention devices. For irrigation systems, the devices protect against contaminating drinking water, and for sewer systems, they prevent problems with backflow that can cause damage and contamination in your home. Therefore, you want to maintain these systems to ensure your home is protected. The following testing and maintenance guide will help ensure your home is protected from backflow problems.
While browsing your landscape, you may notice that it may look a little boring, especially when you compare it to some other properties with more remarkable features. Fortunately, being the owner of your property means you can invest in all sorts of projects to improve your landscape.
If you are determined to add a statement feature to your landscape that your family, friends, neighbors, and guests will notice every time they look at the space, you should learn about a few viable options in great detail before you start working with landscaping professionals.
Whether you are replacing the grass in a bare area or trying to start an entirely new lawn, you will have to choose between sod and seed for the grass installation. There are benefits and drawbacks to both, but the following information will help you choose which option is best for your specific needs.
A square foot of sod costs more than seed for the same coverage area. With both options, you will need to remove old turf and weeds from the area as well as bring in fresh topsoil, compost, and fertilizer to improve soil quality.