3 Reasons to Never Top a Tree

Posted on: 6 July 2016
Topping refers to the practice of indiscriminately trimming main tree branches down to mere stubs. Unfortunately, this method of pruning a tree is as widespread as it is harmful. If you would like to learn more about why you should avoid this practice at all costs, read on. This article will provide three reasons to never top a tree. Topping puts the tree under excessive amounts of stress. Topping usually results in the removal of a significant percentage of a tree's leaf-bearing structures.
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Take Care Of Your Garbage Disposal During Your Barbecue This 4Th Of July

Posted on: 25 June 2016
Your garbage disposal is going to have a big job during your upcoming 4th of July barbecue. Many foods that people prepare while grilling can cause disposals to clog. Knowing how to prevent clogs and what to do in the event that a clog occurs can help you take care of your garbage disposal and avoid inconvenient plumbing problems over a holiday. The following tips will help. Clean Beforehand Cleaning your garbage disposal before the 4th of July can help prevent clogs and plumbing emergencies.
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Five Important Landscaping Trends In 2016

Posted on: 18 May 2016
If you're getting ready to update your outdoor living space for the season, you'll be glad to know that this years important landscaping trends are designed to make your life easier as well as more relaxing. Following are five of the best yard and garden trends for 2016.  Low Maintenance Plants Fussy landscapes featuring large lawns and other time-and-money-consuming features are giving way to outdoor environments crafted with sustainability in mind.
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How To Install Accordion Hurricane Shutters

Posted on: 2 May 2016
If you live in an area prone to heavy storms, consider installing accordion hurricane shutters. A hurricane shutter can spare you from serious injury and save your home from damage. Accordion shutters also provide additional privacy for larger windows such as picture windows. Here are some tips to install accordion hurricane shutters. Prepare to Work For this project, you need: ladder safety goggles an assistant tape measure screwdriver carpenter's level screwdriver cardboard handsaw planer (wood shaping tool) sandpaper drill with drill bits wood shims wood stain(optional) foam brush (optional) accordion shutters Check local building codes to find out what strength of hurricane shutters are recommended, and if you need a permit to install them.
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