Have you recently moved into a new home? The housing market over the past year has been booming, and many families are moving into new homes. Whether moving into a newly built or existing home, there is always a learning curve with becoming acclimated to the home. This is typically seen more often with an existing home, as it can be tricky to determine how old the roof, appliances, and even the irrigation system is and when it might need to be replaced. Things like appliances and a heating system might be easier to determine, where an irrigation system can be a little tricky, especially if using a system is new to you. Even if you have lived in your home for many years, it might be time to get a maintenance check on your irrigation system to ensure that everything is working properly.
One of the benefits in living in a place such as Florida is the bonus of beautiful weather year round. While Florida natives don’t always enjoy brisk winter days, those that have transplanted from the north love getting away from brutal cold and snowy winters. The climate of Florida allows residents to enjoy their outdoor space during every season. After the past year that we have lived through, outdoor living areas have become more popular than ever. These areas can be a place to unwind after a stressful day, a space to host and entertain guests, and a place where children can release some of their endless energy.
Summer is an exciting time, full of outdoor adventures, BBQ’s, and experiences that will create lasting memories for years to come. While summer is a time that many spend outdoors with family and friends, there are certain guests that we can assume are not invited to the party—insects. While insects play an important role in the ecosystem, we aren’t quite ready to take out an extra chair and invite them to join in the festivities. We want to share ways that you can prepare your outdoor living area to keep any unwanted pests out.
Florida is a favorite relocation destination for many Northerners that are trying to get away from the ever-changing seasons. Although beautiful all year round, Florida is known for its hot, sweltering summer days. We are lucky that we can escape to enjoy the cool breezes of our air-conditioners, but our grass isn’t as lucky. As summer is quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to prepare your lawn to survive and thrive during the heat over the next few months.
Are you planning to take advantage of the current sellers market and list your home in the near future? When selling your home, it is important to remember that curb appeal can make or break the interest of a potential buyer. The outside of the home is the first glance for a potential buyer when scrolling on a real estate website or doing a drive by through local neighborhoods. An attractive and well-maintained exterior of your home can not only increase interest, but can potentially increase the value of your home as well.
Every year on April 22nd we celebrate a special holiday to honor the Earth. Originated in 1970, Earth Day is an annual event celebrated by the world to show our appreciation for the environment. It is a special time that we are able to recognize how fragile our planet is, educate the population on ways to care for the planet, and share the importance of using items to support sustainability. Earth Day is the world’s largest environmental movement, with the end goal being for each person to treat everyday like Earth Day.
Now that March is well underway, spring is right around the corner, leaving no better time to prepare your lawn for the warmer weather. The dormant season for your grass will soon be ending when we say goodbye to the cooler weather of winter. Starting preparations now will ensure that you have a healthy, lush lawn this summer that can withstand the brutal sun and heat.
It’s no easy task getting the entire family on board to help care for the lawn. Children today have many distractions between video games, toys, sports, friends, and school work. You don’t have to care for the lawn all by yourself. Children of many different ages can assist to not only give you a hand but also help prepare them for adulthood, when they may need to care for their own lawns. We want to share some tips to help make lawncare a family affair and help young ones get started on the right foot:
While our Florida winters don’t have the snowfall that some of the northern states may see in the winter, it doesn’t mean that we don’t have our own problems to deal with. Frost is a very real problem that can cause damage to your lawn and plants.
Once an irrigation system is installed, many customers don’t give it a second thought until a problem creeps up. Living in Florida, sprinkler systems become an important part of life.