As the leaves start to fall the debate begins, to rake or not to rake? There are a few hot takes on the subject, each with their own seemingly valid reasoning. Raking Theory – You Must Remove The Leaves Off Your Lawn To Prevent Smothering Your Grass, Preventing Disease And Slowing Down New Grass Growth In The Spring. Raking Is Your Only Option. The Leaves Are Usually Bagged And Sent To The Landfill. Leaf Mulching
Your ceiling fan helps to keep your room cool, but did you know it can also help you during the winter months as well? By simply changing the rotation of your blades, you can use your ceiling fan to recirculate warmer air, helping you save money on your energy bills. How a Ceiling Fan Can Lower your Energy Costs You may not know it but changing the direction of your ceiling fan to suit
Exterior Maintenance Check foundation for cracks and caulk around the areas where masonry meets siding, where pipes or wires enter the house, and around the windows and door frames to prevent heat from escaping. “Caulking and sealing openings is one of the least expensive maintenance jobs,” says Michael Hydeck, Hydeck Design Build, Inc., Telford, PA, and National President, National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). “Openings in the structure can cause water to get in
Spring is in the air and that means getting outside for some fresh air! While you are enjoying the beautiful weather you should check up on some maintenance around the house. Spending a little money on maintenance now can save a lot of money in the long run and prevent major issues. Check up on your roof! – The roof is too often neglected! It is one of your home’s main defences against the elements.