You may be thinking of getting artificial turf for your home, and it's a good choice with lots of advantages. However, it has a reputation for getting a bit warm during the hotter times of the year. Live turf stays cool mostly because it holds water, but artificial turf needs no regular watering. It is true that artificial turf does warm up when in direct sunlight, but there are ways to mitigate the problem.
Boosting the value of your home before selling it can make a big difference in how much attention your home gets when listing it. While you may be eager to sell your home as soon as possible, you can often make a lot more money just by making a few changes to the property. If the landscaping isn't looking its best, the front or back yard can be good places to start since it can be affordable to make improvements to and makes a big difference for showing to potential buyers, as well as in online photographs for the listing of your home.
Spring is in the air! Birds are chirping, butterflies are flitting about, and if you're like most people, there's something you are dreading: spring cleaning. Contrary to popular belief, spring cleaning does not have to be boring or time-consuming -- especially when it comes to your landscaping and home exterior. In fact, if you complete only the six tasks on this list, you'll be pretty set for the season. 1. Power wash your siding.
If your property sits next to a hill, you may have an old retaining wall keeping dirt and water from making a mess of your landscape. However, you may start to suspect that it is starting to lose strength and should be replaced. If so, look for the following signs that your retaining wall is failing and needs replacing. Individual Stone Faces Start Crumbling One of the first signs that your retaining wall is starting to fail is seen when the faces of individual stones start to crumble.
Stump grinding is an important landscaping maintenance service in which a large grinder is brought onto your yard, and like the name would suggest, the dead stumps throughout your garden are ground down and broken up. Understanding why you would want to hire a professional to complete this distinct stump removal service on your property can help you determine if stump grinding is the best fit for your landscaping needs.
I have always been someone who absolutely adores being outside, which is probably one of the reasons I decided to buy a home with a large lot. However, as soon as I moved in, I realized that yard work was a lot more challenging than I had anticipated, which is why I called in a team of professional landscapers. They were amazing to work with and got right to it, and within a few days, the yard was looking amazing. I wanted to create a blog all about creating beautiful outdoors spaces so that other people can help to beautify the world.