06/12/2019
  Think it’s too late to plant a great garden? Think again! While most fruits and vegetables require early spring planting, we’re here to share a list for any procrastinators out there who still want a great harvest! Especially if you’re new to gardening like us, it’s best to stick with just a few different vegetables and herbs until you’re comfortable with the sun/water needs of each. We did some research and found that some of the best vegetables to plant in mid-summer are: Continue reading "Summer Garden Guide"

When it comes to protecting your home and family, what scenario worries you most? Many of us invest in home security systems, updated door and window locks, firearms, and even big dogs to prevent and protect against a home invasion. What most neglect to focus on are fire hazards. Whether it’s having your home’s wiring inspected and updated or simply replacing the batteries in your smoke alarm, being mindful of the threat of a fire is just as important for home safety and security. One of the leading causes of house fires is found in a seemingly harmless appliance… our clothes dryer!

Continue reading "Prevent House Fires: Clean Out Your Dryer Vents"
  The weather is warming and flowers are blooming. Green thumbs are in their flower gardens planting, fertilizing, and trimming. But some of us don’t have the time or the space to have a beautiful lush flower garden in our yard. That’s okay, just bring it inside! Indoor flowers will not only brighten up your home, but purify the air while bringing the smell of spring inside. Here are four easy to maintain indoor flowers... and one that's a little more difficult. Continue reading "Bring your Garden Indoors for Springtime, All the Time!"
Memorial Day is around the corner! Most of us will have an extra day off of work, and you may be planning a get together with friends and family to enjoy the warm weather - and pool season is officially upon us! When pool season comes around there is a sense of excitement in the air. But if you are the one who has to open and maintain the pool it can be a sense of dread. There are no good or safe shortcuts to opening a pool. But there a few tips and tricks that can help the process: Continue reading "Is Your Pool Ready For Memorial Day?"
Most people think having a pool in their backyard will always be fun in the sun. It’s easy to daydream of throwing birthday parties, getting an intense workout in, that includes laps after work, and spending long weekends lounging poolside catching rays and cultivating the perfect tan. Unfortunately, it’s not all floaties and noodles. Without proper daily or weekly maintenance, your pool could fall into the hands of a plethora of undesirable conditions. Green water, broken filters, and algae build up, just to name a few. And, no one wants to lay by a cloudy green pool. Every choice you make when it concerns your pool has a consequence. Continue reading "Do This, Not That: Pool Maintenance Edition"