How To Put An End To Snow Mold
13 February 2015
Yellow, matted grass in spring is indicative of snow mold, a nonlethal fungal disease that attacks when the lawn is asleep for the winter. If your lawn is prone to snow mold, proper fall care is your best defense against this unwanted winter guest.
Overly long grass that falls over on itself can create the perfect conditions for mold after it snows. Your goal is to get the lawn down to a 2-inch height by the last mowing of the season, thus leaving it too short to easily fall over or mat.
Metal Roofing: Exploring The Pros And Cons
5 February 2015
Metal roofs have proven to be one of the most beneficial options the residential roofing industry has to offer. However, like all roofing materials, metal shingles are not right for everyone. Taking the time to explore both the pros and cons outlined below can help you to determine whether or not metal roofing is the right choice for your home:
There are several impressive benefits that come along with installing a metal roof on your home.
Can't Sleep? Try These Three Window Tricks
29 January 2015
If you're having trouble getting a good night's sleep, chances are your windows are partially to blame. Whether you're trying to sleep during the day or night, windows let in light, noise, and radiant heat. This guide will explain easy ways to reduce these three things just by adding things to your existing windows.
1. Noise-Blocking Film
Do you have noisy neighbors, nearby street traffic or another source of annoying noise near your home that keeps you awake?
Five Hidden Benefits Of Plantation Shutters
26 January 2015
Plantation shutters are often chosen for their appearance, but they can provide even more benefits. The trick to realizing these five hidden benefits is to select shutters custom fit to your windows with the added upgrades you need.
#1: Increased Security
Thieves look for an easy target. A home with built-in, custom fit shutters is more difficult to access through an open or broken window. Although traditional plantation shutters are made of wood, there are also metal versions available that are specifically for security purposes.