Archive for December, 2017

5 Benefits of Contacting a Bark Blowing Company

Barkdust blowing

Barkdust or bark mulch is often utilized in yards across the United States. It’s understandable to feel slightly overwhelmed when considering how to upgrade your yard and keep it in the best possible condition. Many homeowners are realizing how beneficial it is to utilize bark mulch. With that in mind, here are five benefits of enlisting the help of a bark blowing company.

  1. Not Having to Acquire Materials

    Hiring a bark blower company means never having to gather bark mulch on your own. Many people live busy lives filled with many things to do. Considering that, contacting a barkdust blowing company hel

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How Plumbers Can Help Your Home

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As long as we’ve had indoor plumbing, we’ve needed plumbers. Plumbing dates back to the early days of civilization, existing in some way or another since 2500 b.c. But trying to find the best local plumbers and plumbing companies, not to mention affordable plumbing, can be difficult.

You’ll want to find one of the plumbing companies that can handle a number of different issues. For example, minor water leaks are very common and, to the 10% of homes they happen to every day, can waste a total of 90 gallons of water. These water leaks need to be dealt with, and it’s best to have a plumbing contractor take a look at the problem and give a professional opinion. In fact, having a plumber fix these leaks can save up to 10% on monthly water bills. A Read more ...

Three Ways to Make Sure You’re Ready for a Deck Party

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Imagine your next deck party. It?s a sultry summer night, but with a little breeze everyone?s in a great mood. The BBQ is so good you might just run out if people keep eating like this, and the playlist is so awesome people are starting to dance. Your party is the talk of the neighborhood for years to come, and everyone angles to get an invite for next year.

It?s a great picture: but is your deck ready to handle all this? Will you come through the fall and winter with a deck damaged by weather and wet? Will your deck covering handle the snow and rain? What about mold problems that might ruin the deck materials?

And think what could happen with bad gutters. Every gallon of rain water that falls weighs eight

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Increase Your Home’s Value With a Professional Landscape Design

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Many Americans are in the process of upgrading their yards. While some may do it themselves, others hire professional landscapers. A recent Harris Poll survey was conducted on behalf of the National Association of Landscape Professionals. The results showed that 47% of the participants wished they’d used a professional landscaper. Furthermore, 67% agreed that their yard would be nicer if it had been landscaped by a professional.

When homeowners are planning to put their houses on the market, for example, well-designed landscaping can make a difference in how fast a home sells. This is just one of the many reasons that almost 90% of real estate agents will recommend that homes are professionally landscaped prior to putting them on the market. In addition to raising a property’s value by up to 12%, well-d

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5 Tips for Training Your Staff to Use Your Fire Extinguishers

Clearwater fire suppression installation

If you own or manage a business, you probably know how important it is to keep yours safe from fire. Having the right fire extinguisher service is not enough to keep your place safe from fire. You also need to have fire extinguisher inspections done, work on getting fire extinguisher recharge taken care of and take other fire protection measures to keep your business and your people safe.

Part of this will be to make sure your employees know how to use the fire extinguishers you have at your business. Having them around does no one any good if your staff cannot use them properly or if you have not had the fire extinguisher recharges done

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