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Best Mowing Practices

Turf CareHow to Keep Lawn Healthy in Florida Living in Florida provides a plethora of benefits – temperate weather, access to a variety natural spaces, and, of course, lots of sunshine. When you live here, you get another benefit – and that’s a beautiful, healthy-looking lawn year-round, that is if you take care of it properly. While some months can be harsher than others, your grass typically looks its best if you follow a simple set of rules that take into consideration the climate of the state. Appropriate mowing procedures are at the heart of any comprehensive lawn care plan, but other things come into play, too. Here are some things you can do to ensure that your lawn will be at its best no matter what the weather or year throws at you. Mow on the Right Schedule Florida summers bring lots of precipitation which, in turn, makes grass grow at...
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Tips for Watering Your Lawn

TurfAre You Doing It Right? Once you become a homeowner, having a nice lawn brings a certain sense of pride. No one wants to be that house on the block with the either overgrown or completely dead-looking grass surrounding their otherwise lovely home. A simple way to keep your lawn looking fresh and well cared for is to ensure you’re watering it properly. With the humidity of the Florida climate, you may think you don’t need to pay much attention to how irrigated your lawn is, however, even Floridians have to focus on proper lawn watering and care to keep their grass looking its best. Enough or Too Much? Watering is crucial to maintaining a healthy lawn, nearly no matter where you live. But figuring out the right amount of water your lawn needs can be tricky. You’d expect with the heat of the summer that your grass can’t get enough...
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A Guide to Fleas

FleasHow to Rid Your Home of this Risky Pest It’s likely that everyone has been bitten by a flea at least once in their lives, but what happens when you have an infestation of them in your home? These pests may not only be a nuisance but a downright danger to you and your family if they take up residence in your home. Flea infestations are most commonly associated with pets in the home, but even if you don’t own any animals, you can be at risk for a problem. These tiny creatures can cause big headaches if you don’t take action to curb the issue as soon as you realize there’s a problem. Learning more about fleas and what invites them into your home can help you determine the best course of action to rid them of your property for good and prevent any sort of return. What are Fleas?...
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Importance of Wood Destroying Organism Inspections When Buying a Home

Don’t Leave Yourself Unprotected Buying a home is one of the most exciting times in life. You’re forging new ground and setting up a space of your own on property that you’ll call yours. However, this dream can be ruined by pests that target the very wood that’s constructing your dream home. Before you sign on the dotted line, be sure to find out exactly what you’re getting into with a qualified home inspection that covers a variety of traditional and even unique pests that can wreak havoc on any property. A comprehensive home inspection can tell you all about the condition of your possible future home and let you know if there are any surprises before you close. What It Covers A home inspection typically covers the major systems of the home as well as the structure. The process can take anywhere from two to five hours, depending on the...
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Mosquito Protection

Learn How to Protect Yourself and Your Property As a pest that synonymous with warm weather, the mosquito is prevalent in the Sunshine State. While other parts of the country may only experience a relatively short mosquito season, Floridians are tasked with protecting themselves from this bothersome and dangerous pest most of the year. Our wet, warm weather is a breeding ground for mosquitoes and understanding the dangers and how to protect yourself from them is key to calling this state your home. It’s been said that mosquitoes are perhaps the most dangerous creature in the world. That’s because of their keen ability to carry disease and pass it on to humans through a bite. At least 50 percent of the world’s population is at risk of a mosquito-born illness at any time. These annoying creatures carry things like the Zika virus, malaria, dengue fever, and Yellow Fever through their contact...
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