Archive for October, 2017

Are You Already Making Plans for Next Summer’s Landscaping?

When to use drainage gravel

The temperatures are dropping and the days of yard and garden work are coming to an end in many parts of the country. And even though many are thinking about the extra time that they will now have once the mowing, weeding, and trimming has ended for the season, another group of people see the cold winter months as a time to begin planning for next years garden and flower beds. From knowing what makes gravel washed a certain color can help add appeal to front yard areas to understanding the difference between types of topsoil, many home owners simply cannot stop thinking about their gardens, flower and landscaping beds.
Whether you are thinking about the use of drainage gravel or a

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How Long Has It Been Since You Had the Wood Floor in Your Kitchen Sanded or Resealed?

French oak floors

For the most part, your 20 year old home looks pretty good. Even after two daughters grew up in the space and even after you have hosted numerous slumber parties and late night study sessions, the home where you have lived for two decades is still very nice, for the most part.
The two exceptions are the wood floor in the kitchen and the carpet. Quite frankly, you do not know how you have gone 20 years without replacing the carpet. The color that you selected was too light to begin with and the dirt on the stairs that go from the kitchen to the bedrooms is actually quite embarrassing. And while the wood floor by the front door and the carpet on the front stair are in very nice condition, it is difficult to ignore t

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