Correcting Notions About Having A Trench Dug

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Excavation work is often a requirement for construction and landscaping projects. Despite being a fairly common task, misinformation about this type of work can lead to homeowners making poor decisions. If you need to have a trench excavated, you will want to have several common pieces of misinformation dispelled.   Myth: Trenching Is A Task Homeowners Can Easily Do Without Professional Help There are some homeowners that will assume trenching will not require professional help to do.

19 June 2017

Protecting Your Property's Deciduous Trees Against Gypsy Moth Caterpillar Invasions

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If you have several deciduous trees in your yard, and you have seen an abundance of gypsy moths upon their branches and stumps in recent days, it is likely you will want to take steps in eradicating this problem. While gypsy moths cannot kill a tree on their own, their eating of a tree's leaves will leave the tree at risk for further pest invasions as well as place stress upon the plant, leading to poor growth as a result.

12 June 2017

Preparing For The Delivery Of A Leased Crane

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If you own your own business, and you have a large sign on the top of your establishment in need of simple repair, you are most likely concerned about having it removed and serviced so the appearance of your building does not appear unkempt. If you have a maintenance worker on-site who is knowledgeable in electrical repair work, leasing a crane is an option in being able to get the sign down from its location so it can be fixed as necessary.

18 May 2017

Thinking Of Doing A Little Concrete Work On Your Home? Make Sure To Properly Dispose Of Concrete Washout

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The average cement company is aware of the dangers associated with concrete washout. However, homeowners doing a little work on their own may not understand the vital importance of disposing of this waste material in a safe way. The Serious Impact Of Concrete Washout After finishing working with concrete, many homeowners may think that disposing of concrete washout is as simple as dumping it on the ground. Unfortunately, this exposes the environment to a very dangerous substance.

18 May 2017

3 Ways To Summer-Ready Your Roof

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Summer might not be here just yet, but it is literally right around the corner. Is your roof ready? As a homeowner, it's always a good idea to prepare your roof for summer to help you avoid costly repairs and keep your home protected. Clean The Gutters Depending on where you live, frequent and heavy downpours are common during the summer. If your gutters are filled with leaves, branches, nest pieces, and other debris, you will have a problem on your hands.

18 May 2017

The Best Decking Systems for a Clean, Attractive Surface

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If you want to add outdoor living space to your home, you probably want to have something that is more attractive than common, treated lumber and nails or screws. Today, you have a choice of many different decking materials and fastening systems to give your outdoor space a clean surface. Here are some of the choices for the best decking systems to use for creating outdoor living space for your home:

25 April 2017

What To Know About Getting A Rain Barrel

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If you'd like a free source of water for your lawn and plants, then consider installing a barrel to collect the rain. The best way to do that is to have the barrel connected to your gutter system so it collects all the water from your roof. You won't be able to drink or bathe with the water, but you can use it to keep your flowers watered and to wash off lawn equipment.

25 April 2017