Giving your trees some TLC

Cold weather can take its toll on a property, especially in regions of the world where winters are harsh. Most parts of the landscape are vulnerable to damage from winter storms, but trees may be especially susceptible. By the end of winter, many homeowners wonder if their trees would benefit from some professional TLC. Tree … Read more

Fire prevention tips from The Family Handyman

National Fire Safety Prevention Week (October 5-11) is upon us. Cut down deadly fire risks by exercising good safety habits and simple prevention measures. To help, The Family Handyman has rounded up the “Big 7” most common causes of preventable home fires and steps you can take to keep them from starting. Prevention costs little … Read more

Home emergencies: Are you prepared?

We’re in the heat of tornado season, and summer is notorious for bringing a host of other unexpected emergencies – from blackouts to floods and electrical storms. The problem: 9 out of 10 people either panic or freeze during an emergency instead of taking effective action. To boot, the best plan of action is often … Read more

Plant ice resistant trees

Winter storms that coat everything in layers of luminous ice leave a very beautiful but dangerous calling card. We know ice covered trees are susceptible to breakage from the added weight; but if you take a look around your yard, now do you know which of your trees are more likely to give in to … Read more

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