Whether it’s to clear land, stock up on firewood or prevent future damage to a home or property, felling a tree can be a fun, challenging outdoor project.
Proper maintenance is a key ingredient for a long and healthy life for your deck. Now is the time to prepare your deck to protect it from the ravages of winter.
Routine gutter repair and inspection is vital to the performance of your home's water management system. Inspect for blockage, holes, cracks and sags.
Selective fall pruning can improve the health and appearance of trees and shrubs come spring, but it's critical to know what to cut and when.
Leaving for vacation? Make sure you’ll return to find your home as you left it by following these simple steps.
Roses may not be easiest flowers to grow but their beauty and grace make them more than worth your efforts.
Regular cleaning and maintaining of your outdoor furniture will help to keep it looking new for many seasons to come. From wicker, to redwood to PVC, learn the tricks to preserve your furniture investment and ensure years of enjoyment on your deck or patio.
Spring is a good time to paint fences and the exterior of your home, especially wood surfaces. This way, they will be protected from summer heat and sun. Wood decks should also be sealed once a year.
Our love of gardening oftern begins in childhood. Share your passion for gardening with your child or grandchild and plant the seed for generations to come.
Bent nails often result from poor hammering technique. However, they can also be caused by a dirty hammer face, especially when using cement-coated nails or working around adhesives. If you have problems, occasionally run a piece of fine sandpaper or emery cloth over the face. If you keep the face clean you will gain more solid contact with the nail and will avoid black marks on the wood caused by a dirty hammer.