Testing And Maintenance Guide To Ensure Your Home Is Protected From The Hazards Of Backflow Problems

14 May 2020
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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. Read More 

3 Projects That Can Become A Statement Feature On Your Landscape

17 March 2020
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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. Read More 

Seed Or Sod: Which Is Best For You?

26 November 2019
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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. Cost Concerns 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. Read More 

The Mulch Debate: Organic vs. Inorganic

26 November 2019
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When it comes to mulching your flower beds and landscape plantings, you have two choices -- an organic or an inorganic mulch. Organic mulches for ornamental beds are typically made from bark, wood chips, or pine straw. Inorganic mulches most often consist of pebble or rock mulches, but rubber mulches are also an option. This guide can help you pick the best one for your garden. Soil Moisture Moisture retention is touted as one of the major benefits of mulching. Read More 

The 5 Types Of Compost You Should Know About

30 September 2019
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Folks who care about gardening, want to be less wasteful, or just enjoy working with decaying plant material often are interested in compost. There are plenty of reasons to buy compost, but newcomers are often surprised to see there's a lot more to it than just encouraging a lump of dead plants to break down. When you visit a compost supply place the next time, keep an eye out for these four varieties. Read More