All posts in "Outdoor Maintenance"

Chlorine Pool Maintenance

By Phil Vandermeer / June 11, 2014

Pool Maintenance is Way Easier Than Cleanup We all want to swim in water that looks great, feels clean and invites us in. Chlorine pool maintenance is not that hard, really, unless you let yourself get behind, or algae begins to take over your pool. Cleaning up a pool is a different job than regular […]


“Green” Lawn Care Tips Made Easy

By Phil Vandermeer / April 26, 2013

We all want a greener lawn – both in color and in making our yard and surroundings more earth friendly. So, here are some lawn care tips that will make your yard the envy of the neighborhood and help maintain a healthy soil in your yard. Lawn care is typically considered a chore, but it […]


Exterior Painting Supplies And Tools

By Phil Vandermeer / August 30, 2012

Always Use The Right Exterior Painting Supplies And Tools Using the correct exterior painting supplies will ensure the best results when painting the exterior of your home. You already finalized your exterior paint project and picked the paint colors to use, but you also need to be sure of the tools that you will need […]


Prepare Your Home For Winter

By Phil Vandermeer / August 26, 2012

Prepare Your Home For Winter Proper care for your home in every season is time consuming and can be expensive, but proper care care of your home will make it last and last, letting you enjoy every benefit of owning your own home!  If you are aware of the problems that can arise, you can […]


I Have Done A Lot Of Mulching

By Phil Vandermeer / July 30, 2012

Mulching Serves A Few Purposes Mulches should retain moisture, protect trees and plants from mowers and trimmers, and they keep weeds at bay. I used to work on the grounds crew for the college I attended. We had rings of mulch around all of the trees on campus. We replenished the mulch in these beds […]

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