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If youve never power washed your home before, you may want to consider doing so now. As a homeowner, you know property maintenance is important and so is potentially raising the value of your home. Power washing has many benefits for both your home as well as your health. There are tons of different benefits and facts you should know about power washing before you decide to do it and weve laid out a few of those below. Seven Things You Should Know about Power Washing: 1. A power washer is much stronger than a garden hose. Sometimes people will think that placing their thumb over the end of a garden hose can have the same effect as using a power washer. This is not true. A garden hose will not have the same power or be able to dislodge the same amount of grime that a power washer can. A power washer has 80 times the force of a garden hose. 2. You cannot power wash everything. Power washing is best for youre the exterior of your home, driveways, patios, pool decks, concrete
Ah, summertime! Warm weather, lots of sunshineits that time of year that you get the DIY fever. So many projects, so little time. But if youre thinking about taking on the DIY project of sealing your own patio or drivewaythink again. This is a job best left to a professional. Heres why: Most DIYers attempt to do this job with a roller, which does not work well for application of the latex- or oil-based sealer material. You will probably end up better covered than your drivewayyoull have little specs of material all over yourself by the time youre through. Driveway repairs and sealcoating are best left to professionals like us. We have actually responded to many calls to come fix a DIY driveway. How many DIY projects have you had where you thought youd save money, but you actually end up spending way more when all is said and done? The price of hiring a professional is actually very reasonable. DIYers think theyre saving money, but you will spend hundreds on sealer, pre-sealer for cracks,
Concrete may be one of the most trusted flooring options, but even the best cant endure the test of time. After providing a solid footing for years and probably decades, concrete will eventually show signs of aging. The erosion will cause it to sink, lowering the overall level of the surface. The good news is there is more than one way to restore the surface back to its formal glory Polyurethane Concrete Raising and Mudjacking are both techniques used to repair settled concrete by lifting the surface back to its prior position. The core processes are very similar, but there are several advantages of using Polyurethane over Mudjacking despite the higher cost. In order to understand what makes it better, one needs to know the difference between both the techniques. What Is Mudjacking? Mudjacking is the method of fixing sunken concrete by injecting slurry consisting of mud, sand, cement and limestone beneath a concrete slab to lift and level it. Several holes of about an inch or two are
Many people would find it hard to believe that the core of a healthy lawn begins with a good sharp mower blade. Dull mower blades do not cut your grass so much as the force of the blade will tear and damage your grass. This is bad for both your grass and your mower. The duller your blade the harder the mowing job is on the mower itself and the more fuel it needs to consume to do the job. Torn grass blades become weaker and more prone to disease as the breaks in the plants allow a larger point of entry into the plant for infection. The ragged torn look will make your lawn look less appealing and if your blade is dull you might even tear whole tufts of grass out of the lawn itself. The ragged edges of torn grass will yellow and die to give your yard a less than green look. Dull mowings can result in damage to your grass that can even be confused for mold growth. Sharp mower blades, on the other hand, are an essential to maintaining a good healthy lawn. When your mowers blades are sharp
Controlling Weed Growth in Your Garden Do you have a problem with weeds always sprouting up in your garden? There is nothing more frustrating than watching your beautiful flowers and plants come into bloom, only to be suffocated by weeds that grow and take over your landscaping. Today we are going to be taking a look at using pre-emergent law care methods so that you can stop the growth of weeds before they get started. First, lets take a look at how most people normally handle weeds growing around their property. How You May Be Handling Weeds Now Most of us wait until weeds start growing rapidly before we start to do something about it. That usually means that we are taking out the hand shovels to dig out those nagging weeds, and probably getting out your herbicides to kill them off. What if there was a better way to handle getting rid of weeds? What if you started using a method of treatment that kept weeds from growing? Pre-Emergent Lawn Care So, what is pre-emergent lawn