Commercial Decking: How to Clean Your Wood Deck with a Power Washer

If you have a wood deck around your commercial property, you might be wondering how to get it clean. While regular sweeping and rinsing it with a garden hose is good for short-term cleaning, you may end up with stains from oil and debris that needs something a little more powerful. This is where the pressure washer comes in. A pressure washer, also called a power washer, uses a high amount of pressure that helps get the wood clean. Read More 

How To Remove A Tree Stump With Herbicides

When you have a tree you need to get rid of because it is growing too close to a building or the roots are breaking into your sewer pipes, you need to make sure to kill the roots and get rid of the stump. While it is possible to grind the stump down or dig up the roots and then pull the stump out, the easier method is to use herbicides. Read More 

Need Easy Access To Your Garden Tools? Use This Rake Trick

If gardening is an activity that you love, you might spend hours pruning, picking, planting, watering and everything else that cultivating a spectacular garden entails. You might also find yourself going back and forth to the garage or shed to grab the tools you need to tackle the task. But if you use this guide to turn an old rake into a garden tool hanger, you can have everything readily available, so you can spend more time taking care of your plants. Read More 

Bee-Utiful Ideas For Creating A Pollinator Garden

Bees make the world go 'round.  In fact, bees are responsible for 80 percent of the pollination in the world.  Furthermore, honey bees pollinate 1/3 of all fruits and vegetables.  Without bees and other pollinators, such as butterflies, moths, and hummingbirds, supermarkets would have a much smaller produce section.  If you want to help encourage pollination and healthy food production, you can start a pollinator garden in your own backyard.   Read More 

How To Improve The Drainage Around Your Home By Installing A Trench

Poor drainage around your foundation can cause serious property damage.  If water is pooling around the edges of the house or you see constantly boggy areas, it's important to deflect the water away from the house so that it can safely drain without flooding and damaging your home.  Here is how to improve the drainage around your home by installing a trench. Materials Needed Gravel Shovel Perforated drainage pipe Topsoil Landscaping fabric material Rake Grass seed or sod Installation Process Read More