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Tips For Hydroseeding Your Lawn Before You Sell Your House

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The day that you list your house for sale is too late for you to address a bare, burned or dying lawn. If you want your lawn to look lush and full when you start showing your house, you’ll want to address it early in the spring before you list the house for sale. Hydroseeding is a great way to cover the whole space quickly to restore your grass. Here are some tips to prepare your yard for hydroseeding before you sell. Wiping Out the Weeds In order for hydroseeding to be successful, you’ll need to get rid of any weeds at the roots....

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How Can You Prevent A Plumbing Emergency Around The Holidays?

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The holiday season is filled with festive gatherings of family and friends—and nothing can ruin a festive mood like plumbing issues. If you’re hosting this year’s gathering, you’ve probably begun to plan menus and seating charts. Is there any way you can plan for the sudden strain on your pipes as your home is filled with guests? Read on to learn about several ways you can help ensure your pipes are in good shape as you enter the holiday season. Treat your septic system If your wastewater travels into a septic tank, it...

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How To Use Cold Patch Pavement Mix In The Winter

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Winter can be hard on asphalt pavement. Melting snow and rain gets into cracks where it freezes and expands causing the cracks to get even bigger. Water can also get under the asphalt and drain away the ground underneath the pavement – this leads to the fracturing of the asphalt and the creation of pot holes. Winter temperatures are typically too cold in many regions to pour a hot pavement mix – outside temperature should be at least 50 degrees Fahrenheit for the paving mix to bond well with the existing asphalt pavement, but you can...

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How To Clean Up After A Flood Situation

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have had flooding occur in your home, you will want to clean it up as soon as possible to avoid further damage to the structure and your belongings. The longer water sits in a room, the more devastation it will cause. Here are some instructions that you can use to restore your home after flooding. Removing Items You will first want to remove any personal items that you feel you may be able to salvage by removing from the water promptly. Set them outdoors to dry in the sun, if possible. If it is raining, put them in a garage, a screen...

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Troubleshooting A Tankless Water Heater: Four Common Issues And Solutions

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Many homeowners eventually make the upgrade to a tankless water heater because they are efficient and take up less space. Unfortunately, many homeowners believe the misconception that they are impervious to issues, and that they offer an endless stream of hot water. Although tankless hot water heaters are better than the traditional kind, they still have problems, many of which are exclusive to the tankless design. If you are noticing that your tankless hot water heater is no longer functioning properly, it’s time to assess the issue...

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Love The Look Of Your Peonies? Keep Them Beautiful By Pruning At The Right Times

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have peonies in your landscape, there is little doubt that you love the fragrant beauty that these flowers provide. These shrubs need little care, but there are times when you’ll want to prune them to help them grow, and to keep them healthy. You can even determine the size and amount of flowers your peony bushes produce. This guide explains when and how to prune your peonies to keep them healthy and to achieve the desired look. During the Fall Clip back dead stems with clippers, just above the healthy portion of the bud in the...

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Building An Outdoor Kitchen

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Do you love to cook and host parties? Perhaps you have a deck or are planning to build one. Create an outdoor kitchen that transcends a simple outdoor grill but instead rivals your indoor kitchen. Floor Plan The natural floor plan for an outdoor kitchen is a triangle. In this case, you have your grill and oven against the back wall of your home. A countertop extends to one side, usually containing a sink. A kitchen island completes the triangle. This setup keeps everything within reach without taking up the entire deck. However, if you want a...

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