We all have a lot going on in our lives. With all of the hustle and bustle in today’s society, it’s easy to forget to handle the tasks necessary to prepare your home for the winter. Most of us put these seemingly mundane tasks on the back burner in favor of our daily routines. However, it is essential to make sure your home is prepared.
It’s about that time of year again. The weather is getting a bit cooler, Halloween and Thanksgiving are within eyesight, leaves are starting to change colors and fall from the trees. You may be asking yourself: what do I do with fallen leaves? If you throw them away, don’t :) It’s actually good to leave them on your lawn!
It’s officially September and that means fall is right around the corner. For those of us who live in areas with a lot of trees, it’s a beautiful time of the year. But it’s not all pumpkin pies and football for us dedicated homeowners. Weekends mean there’s work to be done. So, in the spirit of offering a helping hand, here’s a quick fall home maintenance checklist of fall home maintenance tasks you’ll want to be sure to take care of before fall turns that quick, cold corner into winter.
Rainwater can cause serious damage to your home. It can erode the dirt messing with your home’s foundation, kill grass, end up flooding your basement and a lot more. Maintaining your gutters is critical in reducing the amount of rainwater runoff that happens during rainstorms. But rainwater runoff happens in more areas than just your roof, like sidewalks, driveways and other areas of your yard. A rain garden is a tactic that can help protect your home and yard from water damage and pollution. We’ll talk about the benefits and walk you through the process of how to make a rain garden!
No home is the exact same, and so we want you to be as educated as possible with what is out on the market so that way you can easily make a decision on what gutter cleaning tool is going to be best for you and your home! We are not here to sway your decision in anyway and we truly hope you find our comparison video series helpful.
We know that at times the thrill of the project coupled with the comfort of your own home can make you feel like nothing bad could ever happen. But thousands of people find out the hard way every year that that’s just not true. Here are a few safety hazards at home that you need to stay in front of every time you do a project!
If you don’t clean your gutters properly and on a regular basis, there are a number of unpleasant issues you’re likely to run into. We’re going to offer some advice on dealing with one of the most problematic of these: rotted siding. If your gutters have overflowed too much over time, the water runs down the side of your home and can rot your wood siding. Here’s how to fix rotted siding!