Spending your renovation dollars where they will do the most good is often a difficult decision. Each of us has our own unique and personal style. We may project a restrained, flamboyant or energetic persona and that permeates everything that we do in our life. This includes how we decorate our homes. In order to … [Read more…]
As homeowners, we work hard to select unique plants, trees, shrubs and flowers that make the outsides of our homes and landscaping beautiful and welcoming, but there is one aspect of landscaping that is often overlooked. When night falls, without properly chosen and placed landscape lighting, the beautifully planned and placed landscape design literally disappears. … [Read more…]
Get your lawn looking tip top for this summer and the preparation starts right now.
The title may not cover this topic adequately, but the point I was trying to make with this last planning article is that there are going to be some items that we cannot change or do not want to change. An example of this may be that you have moved into an existing home with … [Read more…]
Inspect rain gutters regularly and look for small holes or cracks and repair them before they become larger. Check for gutter seams for leaks from split or cracked seams leading to potential water damage. Leaks in rain gutters cause water to run down the wall next to the foundation and cause water problems in a … [Read more…]
Accumulation of leaves, dirt, and other debris is the primary cause of clogged downspouts. For your gutter system to function optimally, you will need to first unclog the system, then make the necessary repairs. Until then, you can’t escape from troubles associated with clogged gutter system including gutter overflows and leaky basements. Offering a gutter … [Read more…]