• Tips on How and When to Water Your Lawn

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    Have you ever looked at someone’s yard and wondered how they got such lush green grass? How do they get their grass to grow beautifully all season long regardless of the temperature or precipitation? For many, having a lush green yard means having a sprinkler system installed that is set to a timer and automatically waters the lawn on schedule to ensure it is watered thoroughly and evenly. But really, how many can afford to have a sprinkler system installed?

    There are ways to simply water your lawn with a garden hose that will ensure the same lush green grass. All you will need are a good garden hose and a reliable water source. You can find garden hoses at all your local hardware stores Continue Reading

  • 3 Reasons to Hire Construction Companies to Waterproof Your Basement

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    Water damage is hell to fix. Water damage repair can cost several hundred dollars to fix each time it happens which, depending on where you live, can be quite often. For storm and flood prone areas such as Long Island, New Orleans, or Panama City, people would be paying an arm and a leg every month just to fix their homes.
    So why not waterproof your basement?
    Construction companies, particularly those in places like Florida, virtually specialize in waterproofing. In fact, finding a contractor that doesn’t know about waterproofing would be the real issue. So what are the real, no-nonsense benefits of waterproofing?

    • Energy costs. It’s actually pretty simple, really. Waterproofing your basement will seal the area, which will prevent heat or ai Continue Reading
  • Buying A New Air Conditioner A Few Helpful Hints

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    If you’re considering an air conditioning system for the first time or are approaching your first air conditioning replacement for the first time as a homeowner, there are several things you should know in advance. There are many different types of air conditioning available; not every heating and air unit is like the next. As the average air conditioning units last between 10 to 15 years, there’s a good chance that the air conditioning units on the market now are not exactly like the ones made available when your current unit was initially installed. You should take your air conditioning very seriously; after all, it will end up costing you a good amount of money as a unit, and for that matter will affect your monthly bills Continue Reading

  • Preventing Unnecessary Digging in Your Yard For Plumbing Issues

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    Most homeowners and contractors alike know how expensive and how much of a hassle plumbing issues can be. If a plumbing problem is with the homes appliances, such as the toilet, the laundry tub or one of the sinks, it can be fixed relatively easy. However, if the problem is further down the sewer line or, even as far as into the yard and the road, it can be a very big hassle to fix it. In recent times, a plumbing problem that was caused from down the line meant the need of digging into the yard and even sometimes into the road to locate the problem. Once the problem was found, work for many days would need to be completed in these areas, even with possible work needed at the manhole. Once the work was finished, the homeowner was then responsible for the costs of replanting the grass and any other damages that Continue Reading