How To Winterize Your Home's Plumbing Before Your Vacation

Winterizing your home is important if you plan to spend any time away from your home. While you can easily prevent your pipes from freezing when you are home and running hot water through them regularly, this might not be so easy during your winter vacation. Here are some easy tips for winterizing your home's plumbing when you're planning to be out of town. 1. Insulate Your Pipes If you have any pipes in your home that are exposed, they need to be insulated properly. [Read More]

Choosing Sprinklers For The Area You Need To Water

Choosing sprinklers for your home is not as easy as going down to the home improvement store and choosing the least expensive sprinklers you can find. Instead, you have to carefully measure the space you have to cover and then choose sprinklers that will effectively cover that area.  Constant-Spray Nozzles If you have small areas to cover—under fifteen feet—then you don't need a head that sprays any farther. Heads that overspray the area they should cover waste water and can create hard-water stains on buildings and vehicles. [Read More]