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Ways You Can Use Gravel Rock In Your Landscaping

18 September 2021
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

There are many ways that you can utilize gravel rock in your landscaping to provide a number of important benefits. Unfortunately, gravel is often an underutilized landscaping tool. Minimizing Erosion Near Downspouts The areas near the downspouts of your home can be particularly vulnerable to erosion. This is due to the force of the water as it hits the ground after exiting the downspout. Over the years, a substantial amount of the soil near the downspout may erode away. Read More …

How To Unleash Your Patio’s Potential By Choosing The Right Patio Cover

16 August 2021
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

When it comes to patio design, you do not have to settle for just a slab of concrete with a great view of the backyard. Adding a cover to your patio will unleash its potential by making it possible to entertain and enjoy your patio regardless of the weather conditions. Covered patios can also protect your furniture from sun damage and add beauty to the exterior of your home. Awning-style covers Read More …

Should You Get A Memory Foam Or Innerspring Mattress?

7 June 2021
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Are you looking to shop for a new mattress? It doesn't matter if you need a king-, queen-, or twin-sized mattress, since the same information applies to them all. Two types of mattresses that you may be between are memory foam and innerspring mattresses. Here is what to know between the two of them. Innerspring An innerspring mattress uses a series of coils that act like springs. They have been around for a long time and are likely the types of mattress that your great-great-grandparent slept on. Read More …

Fireplace Insert Basics

22 February 2021
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Do you have an old fireplace you no longer use due to maintenance issues or simply because a standard wood fire seems like too much work? If so, then a fireplace insert may be able to give that old hearth new life. What Is an Insert? An insert is a self-contained unit that fits into your existing fireplace. It is made of insulated steel or similar durable material, so there is less heat loss into the chimney compared to a standard masonry fireplace. Read More …

Septic Tank Baffles: Did Your Baffles Deteriorate?

20 November 2020
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you see heavy sludge floating on the top of your drain field, inspect the concrete baffles inside your septic tank right away. If the baffles deteriorate, solid waste will build up on the surfaces of the baffles or it will pass through to the drain field. Learn more about baffles and how to repair them below. This is an important part of septic tank maintenance and can keep your system healthy. Read More …

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Making Your Garden A Beautiful Place

I have never been one of those people who loves to spend time outside, but when I purchased a home, I wanted a gorgeous garden. I didn't want to risk the value of my property dwindling because of issues with a few simple details, so I focused on feeding my plants, improving their watering schedule, and avoiding some of the pests that were damaging my friends' and neighbors' lawns. If you have ever wondered how to create gardens that grow without a lot of care or long, lush, lawns, this blog is for you. Read more about home and garden topics here.