Ponder over This: 4 New Ways to Landscape with a Pond

Posted on: 25 August 2015
Want to add something unique that will make your yard retreat pop? Why not build a small yard pond? There are as many ways to incorporate a pond in your landscaping as there are homeowners. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Welcome Visitors A pond near the entrance to your home makes a great first impression. The sound of moving water is warm and inviting in a way that hardscaping the entry area can't be.
[Read More]

Keeping A Healthy Well: Homeowner Options For Regularly Testing Water Quality

Posted on: 10 August 2015
The U.S. government recommends all home wells be tested at the local health department at least once a year, in the spring, to make sure they aren't contaminated with any dangerous substances or bacteria. If you want to keep your family and plumbing in good shape, it doesn't hurt to run private tests more frequently. Different areas are subject to a variety of pollution risks, and your home's risk can change based on environmental factors, so it's good to know exactly what you're drinking at all times.
[Read More]

Is The Sealed Insulation In Your Windows Failing?

Posted on: 31 July 2015
Sometimes it's easy to see that your windows are in need of repair or replacement. If your latest newspaper delivery sailed straight through your front window with a big crash, there's no doubt at all that it's time for a new window (and maybe a different newspaper subscription). But if you've got double-glazed or triple-glazed windows, you also have to know how to tell that the seal around the glass is failing.
[Read More]

What Type Of Rain Gutters Should You Have Installed On Your Home?

Posted on: 10 July 2015
If your new home needs to have rain gutters installed on it, then it is vital that you understand the rain gutter material options you have to choose from. Selecting the right rain gutters will ensure that you get the best protection for your home's foundation and enhance the look of your home. Rain gutters made of these materials are widely available today: aluminum copper galvanized steel vinyl Here is some information about each type of rain gutter to help you decide which type of material will work the best for your home:
[Read More]