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Girdling Roots -A Common Tree Problem

By Mike Sperber - Nature’s Guardian Inc

There are several types of trees including Maple and Oak trees that don’t disappoint when the landscape lights up with dazzling colors each fall. As we admire these majestic trees, many may have a common problem that can easily be unnoticed, girdling roots. A girdling root develops when a root begins to circle and coil…

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Choosing the Right Professional for Your Project

By Stacy Argo - A-Plus Glass Services

Whenever you are planning to remodel, it is important to search for a professional remodeler with good credentials. Depending on the type of contractor you are looking for, that may mean being members of industry trade organizations, having various certifications that demonstrate their expertise and any required licenses and insurances. Take some time to find a…

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Top Ten COVID-Driven Changes for Your Remodeling Project

By Dan Bawden - Legal Eagle Contractors

Suggested procedures for companies to follow when remodeling homes. No-touch electronic thermometers to regularly check the temperatures of both the trades working on the job and the owners, (with their consent). Reducing frequency of having more multiple trades working onsite at once to facilitate distancing.  This slows down production on the job, but we feel…

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Create A Landscape You Can Embrace

By Mike Sperber - Nature’s Guardian Inc

We have all been staying at home more often than we’ve wanted and many of us unfortunately are having stay-cations this year to stay safe.More than likely you’ve examined every inch of your indoor and outdoor spaces to see what improvements could be made for your enjoyment. Who wouldn’t want an ideal space to embrace, to…

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Is your lawn dying for water?

By Robert Boyle - RB Irrigation

What causes brown spots on lawns or turf?  Some reasons for lawn brown spots are; dull mower blades, disease, fungus, drought stress, soil compaction, insects or improper watering. To ensure a healthy and beautiful lawn, the installation and maintenance of an irrigation system is   important.  A proper watering schedule is required as too much or…

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Expand the comforts of your living room to the outdoors

By Dan Bawden - Legal Eagle Contractors

Staying home is the new norm these days, so why not make it a place where you can truly relax? Warm summer days mean you’ll likely be spending more time outside. Take this opportunity to turn your backyard into your own personal oasis and make staying home an enjoyable experience now and for years to…

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Have You looked at your ceilings lately?

By Joanne Bechhoff - G.B. Construction

The ceiling is too often over looked in the design process pro oversimplified. There are so many ways to create an amazing ceiling that can be the focal point of the room. Four ways to create an amazing ceiling: High Ceilings – High ceilings in and of themselves are a wonderful way to make a…

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Follow the order of these steps when remodeling a kitchen

By Dan Bawden - Legal Eagle Contractors

One of the easiest ways to boost the value of any home is a kitchen remodel. But what exactly does that entail and what should one expect to see happen? If you intend to DIY aspects of the remodel then understanding the process takes on additional importance. Even when going solo, you still need to…

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Shower Design Trends for 2020 and Beyond

By Stacy Argo - A-Plus Glass Services

Whether you are adding a new shower in your bathroom or updating an old shower, walk-in showers with glass doors are still very popular. When you are planning the project you and your shower glass professional need to discuss what type of shower enclosure and glass doors will best meet your lifestyle.  The exact dimensions…

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Upgrading your HVAC for Purer Air

By Earl Correll - On Point Custom Homes

Now more than ever, we are all hyper aware of all things health and wellness. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a heightened awareness of and desire to remain as healthy and clean as possible, both inside and out. While it can be difficult to control what you are coming into contact with out…

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