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Proper Pruning Of An Ornamental Cherry Tree

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Flowering cherry trees are the geishas of the show garden. They aren’t grown for fruit as they bear none, but are instead prized for their vibrant blossoms, which range in color from soft white to deep pink and can measure up to an inch across. In the fall, the tree’s leaves turn red, orange, bronze, or gold. If you are the owner (or soon-to-be owner) of this beautiful ornamental specimen, however, it is essential to use the proper pruning techniques to keep your tree healthy and attractive. Read More»

The Benefits In Metal Roofing

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If you have been contemplating replacing your asphalt shingles with metal roofing, you may wonder if you are making a wise decision. Metal roofing has several benefits. Here are some of the reasons why you may want to switch over from shingles to metal: Weight Many people think that metal roofing is much heavier than that of asphalt shingles. This, however, is untrue.  Asphalt shingles weigh anywhere from two to five pounds per square foot. Read More»

Commercial Property Owners Have To Be Very Careful Regarding Roofing Companies

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If you’re a commercial property owner who’s trying to find a good roofing company to take care of some repairs, watch out. Even companies that you find through a deliberate search, and not just those that find you after a storm hits your neighborhood, can be scams. If you want to be sure that the repairs done on your roof are long-lasting and of good quality, you must do some investigating to be sure you’re dealing with real, skilled roofers. Read More»

3 Ways To Resolve A Clogged Bathroom Sink

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Is your bathroom sink clogged? If so, you may not have the time or patience to wait for a professional plumber to arrive and resolve this issue. A minor bathroom clog can likely be an issue that you are able to resolve on your own with products that you may already have laying around the house. So, before you go out and spend money on drain cleaning solutions, consider methods like: Read More»

3 Excellent Roofing Materials To Choose For A Humid Climate

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If you are going to re-roof your home, then selecting the right roofing material is important because some work better in a humid climate than others. Here are 3 basic materials that you can choose if you live in a humid climate: Asphalt Shingles First, shingles are a good choice because they are not as susceptible to changes in weather. If the weather is hot and humid or cold and humid, it should not affect the shingles. Read More»