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4 Ways to Make Your Backyard More Pool Friendly

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In the U.S. today, there are approximately 8 million residential pools, including both above ground and inground pools. If you?ve decided to invest in a pool recently, you may be wondering how you can make your backyard more pool friendly. Here are a few ideas you can keep in mind.

A Must: Fencing

In most locations in the U.S., fencing isn?t just an optional accessory — it?s an important safety feature for pools. The exact specifications needed for your pool fence are regulated locally and by your state; the fence should be high enough that a child could not climb over it, and have a self-latching, locking gate.

The Best Pool Houses

Pool houses are a great way to make your backyard more pool friendly. Why? Most people don?t want kids and adults with (more…)

09 Mar 2016

DIY 7 Pro Tips To Keep Garages Pest Free

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Did you know that most home pest infestations start in the garage? So unless you have an affinity for creatures with too many freaking legs, then you probably want to keep spiders, roaches, ants, hornets, and all other manner of stinging things out of your home and garage. Oh, and let’s not forget about mice, bats, scorpions, etc.

So whether if you’re looking for help keeping connected or Amish built garages free and clear of vermin, then follow these simple tips for getting rid of pests.

First, start with the exterior of your home:

  • Overhanging Branches: If you have any trees hanging over your home or garage, they essentially function as superhighways for insects, spiders, and four-legged rodents of all kinds. Hire a tree trimming service, or break out the ladder, and ge (more…)

11 Jun 2015