Increase Home Value And Protect The Environment With Landscaping Upgrades
2 October 2015
A lush, green lawn, colorful flowerbeds, and flowing trees are important for your home's curb appeal. Not only does landscaping offer passerby and guests a first impression of you and your family, but it can also add 28 percent to your home's total value. In addition, certain updates to your landscape can help conserve your local water sources and decrease energy usage, benefitting the environment and your finances. If you are a homeowner hoping to improve your home's curb appeal and value in an eco-friendly manner, consider a few landscaping updates.
Two Common Dangers That Could Be Lurking In Your Child's Backyard Playground
13 August 2015
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 200,000 children visit the emergency room due to playground related accidents each year. This is why you've decided to create your own backyard play area and have taken all the necessary steps to ensure it's safe. However, even the most vigilant parent can overlook the common hazards found in many children's backyard playgrounds. Here are two of those hazards – and what you can do to make your backyard as safe as possible for your kids: