How to Keep Your Lawn Green and Healthy

Everyone loves a green, velvety soft lawn for reasons ranging from the way it feels on the bottoms of bare feet on a warm summer day to the way it frames even humble homes in a way that makes them appear elegant. By the same token, however, drab, brown and weed-ridden yards detract significantly from homeowners' enjoyment of their property as well as its visual appeal. Cultivating an attractive lawn can be time and labor intensive, but many find it worth it. [Read More]

People Appeal -- 3 Tips For Designing The Right Landscape For Your Apartment Complex

Whether you're building a new apartment complex or have purchased an existing one, how you landscape it can go a long way toward making it appealing to renters. So, how can you maximize your landscape design to help keep good renters? Here is a handy guide. Know Your Renters. First, consider what types of renters are your most common tenant pool. Is it families? Couples and singles who work extensively off-site? [Read More]

Precautions To Prevent Tree-Related Damage During A Storm Season

A serious storm can uproot trees or break off their branches. Such accidents can cause serious damage to your property or even injuries. If you have trees in your compound, take the following precautions before the storm season begins: Trim Off Extremely Weak Branches A tree with a relatively strong trunk and root system can still be damaged by a storm, for example, if it has weak branches. Weak branches of a tree are those that have been infected by a disease, are rotting, have missing bark, or have started to crack at the point where they join the main trunk. [Read More]

Before Installing a Retaining Wall, Remember These Three Things

Installing a retaining wall is no easy feat. Not only is there a lot of time involved with the process, but it can also be quite an investment financially. For this reason, when you install a wall, you want to ensure it's best for your home. Before constructing a retaining wall for your home, here are three important things to remember. Approach DIYs with Caution There is no shortage of tutorials online to assist you with constructing a retaining wall. [Read More]