Category Archives: Landscaping

Keeping Pests Out of Your New Home

By Patricia L. Garcia Moving into a newly built home means you can breathe easy knowing maintenance will be minimal. Regardless if your home is new or a resale, you must stay vigilant to ensure that pests are not welcome … Continue reading

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Best Plants to Add Spring Color to Your New Home’s Yard

By Patricia L. Garcia Each spring, vegetable gardens get all of the acclaim: “How to Start a Veggie Garden” “Prepare Your Garden for Spring!” “Easy Garden Tips” But lost beyond all that veggie freshness are spring’s peacocks that, while not … Continue reading

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Fix a Leak Week Helps Save Water & Money

By Patricia Garcia Each year in March, the Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program celebrates Fix a Leak Week to help remind you to check your home for leaks. It’s time once again for the annual check! While some of you … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day is Here: Home Improvement Projects For Two

By Katie McKenzie Valentine’s Day — it comes each year in an explosion of red and pink, bright colors that remind us winter will eventually end. The holiday, with its focus on love, may have you thinking of what you … Continue reading

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Maintaining Your New Home (Or How to Show Your New Home Some Love This Valentine’s Day)

By Ashley Steel Your new home probably came with a regular maintenance checklist. Maybe you keep up with it or maybe you don’t, but whether you’re an avid cleaner, a casual cleaner or you don’t even know what the word … Continue reading

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Green Ways to Treat and Prevent Summer Lawn Diseases

By Philip Brown With the amount of work and time that you place into caring for your new lawn, the last thing that you want to see is signs of damage. Maintaining a healthy lawn requires dedication and knowledge of … Continue reading

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How to Fireproof Your Home

By Kathleen Ashcraft Summer has just started and already things are heating up across the country: more than a half-million acres of land have been burned by wildfires this year. While no home is 100-percent fireproof, there are ways to … Continue reading

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