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Benefits for Installing Synthetic Turf In Your Backyard

Benefits for Installing Synthetic Turf In Your Backyard

Green Grass All Year

Yes, that lush green patch in the neighbor’s lawn could be synthetic grass from Synthetic Turf Dallas. The use and preference of synthetic grass for lawns in homes has gone up in the past few years. It is also being used more often in commercial establishments like golf courses, schools, public playgrounds, sports clubs and others.

Synthetic grass for lawns has all the look and feel of beautiful, well-manicured green natural grass without all the maintenance, repair, and watering. The synthetic artificial turfs are made of synthetic fibers, which may include nylon, rubber, and polypropylene. The synthetic grass blades are adhered to a prepared surface and then filled with rubber and sand to provide a soft, comforting base.

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Bollard Installation

Bollard Installation

Do You Need To Install Bollards?

Whether you are running a business, building a home of your dream or just thinking about the traffic control in your surroundings, bollards are always a good idea! We reached out to Jerry with Parking Lot Striping Fort Worth on how to best install bollards, and the types of bollards to install.

 

First of all, bollards establish important visual signs for drivers, giving them the information about where they can drive and park, and where they can not, which helps us create a better environment for safer and more responsible driving.  Other than that, decorative bollards improve the visuals and aesthetics of our building and landscapes and make it look safer and more appealing.

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Asphalt Repairs

Asphalt Repairs

This One Most Likely Will Require A Professional

When you are in need of asphalt repair, it is essential that you find an expert asphalt contractor who you can trust will do the job right the first time.  This most likely is not a job you will want to tackle as a DIY.  Not only is it important for someone to do the job correctly, you also need someone who is highly knowledgeable in the different types of gravel, seal coating for proper paving maintenance, asphalt milling and asphalt repair that fits your specific needs.

 

It may seem overwhelming with a lot of options out there, whether you are in need of a new driveway tarring or asphalt repair of an old or damaged roadway.  At Tar and Chip Texas, they take pride in knowing that they are your number one asphalt contractor in Fort Worth.  They are Fort Worth’s leading asphalt repair, tar, and chip paving company, and proudly serve the entire state of Texas.  At Tar and Chip Texas, there is no job too small or too big for their clients, whether it is residential or commercial.  You can rest assured with us that you will get the best services, prices and the highest quality chip sealed driveway you could ask for.

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Pressure Washing Your Sidewalks

Pressure Washing Your Sidewalks

Are Your Sidewalks Dirty?

If the sidewalks outside your home are dirty and depressing, you may be wondering what to do. The first thing you need to consider is pressure washing your sidewalks. It is quite simple and not expensive but can make a huge difference.  We reached out to commercial pressure washing Houston expert Jeremy from ProTech to see if he could give us some good tips on how to do pressure washing yourself if you are not able to hire a professional.

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Benefits of Keeping Your Parking Lot in Tip-Top Shape

Benefits of Keeping Your Parking Lot in Tip-Top Shape

Making a great first impression

I work with many clients that also own small businesses, and I even have a few small businesses as clients.  We all know that when you are in business the best thing you can do is make a great first impression.   This past weekend I was talking online with my virtual buddy James from Parking Lot Striping San Antonio.   He was making some great points about how small business owners can make such an impact on their customers simply by have a fresh looking parking lot.   I had not given it much thought until James made that statement, however since that time I find myself taking note of every parking lot I pull into.

James was right.   When you drive into a parking lot that is clean, and especially one that has had a fresh coat of paint recently, you just feel a little safer and appreciated.  As a business owner, you give your patrons a sense of security and safety by having a fresh clean parking lot.  This is a perfect way to make a great first impression.

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How To Clean Your Windows

How To Clean Your Windows

DIY Window Cleaning

Have you ever been to a beautiful home with a gorgeous view and the windows were dirty? It can detract from the whole experience. Having clean windows, on the other hand, will enhance the feel of any room. Clean windows let in more light, improve your view and makes the room feel fresher. The question arises, though; if you don’t want to hire a cleaning professional, how can you clean your own windows? Let’s find out.

The first thing you want to find out is how you will access your windows. This may sound simple, and depending on your home it could be. However, for some of you out there, this may appear to be a daunting task. So do you have a single story home with easy to access windows? If yes, proceed to the next section. If not, then first find out if you can clean both sides of the window from the inside. This will be the safest and easiest option. Depending on the type of window you have, you may be able to actually fold in the window so you can clean the outside from the inside. Check your window for some sort of latch towards the top and see if you can get it to pivot down. If you are able to use this method you will want some sort of drop cloth to protect your furniture and finishes during the cleaning process. If you need to clean your windows from the outside, are you going to use a ladder or a pole? If you use a ladder always be sure to maintain 3 points of contact while on the ladder and never overreach. Using an extension pole will be safer but may take a few tries to get comfortable with the technique.

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Hiring A Handyman

Hiring A Handyman

Do You Need A Handyman In Your Life?

Sometimes, even when a job around the house is simple, you just can’t do it alone, or you just don’t have the time to get it done.  That’s when it’s a perfect moment to hire or contract with a handyman.  Getting your entire to-do list completed doesn’t have to be a chore you put off for another day.  DIY isn’t always for everyone. Sometimes it’s nice to hire a semi-professional who knows what they are doing.  Seeking out handyman services is a great way to get these tasks done without straining your own back or time.

 

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Step-By-Step Instructions On How To Change Door Locks

Step-By-Step Instructions On How To Change Door Locks

Secure Your Home

The first question you ask yourself once you’ve moved into your new home shouldn’t be where’s the kettle? But how many other people have keys to your new home?

This is a question many of us may take for granted and the truth is that unless you have the locks on your new home changed as soon as you move in, you may never know exactly how many others have copies of the keys.

door-handleThere are a wide variety of doors made of many different materials used within the home. Doors also vary with the kind of locks installed on them. But the truth is that if the locks on your property have not been changed in years there is the potential for there to be more copies of keys than just the ones in your possession. It may be that the former tenants had given a set to a family friend or even the next door neighbor, perhaps the estate agent has a set or even a variety of workmen and cleaners too. The list may be endless and while a few sets of keys may be lost, never to be found again, it doesn’t mean that changing locks shouldn’t be your first priority.

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Painting Your Home A Fun DIY Project

Painting Your Home A Fun DIY Project

Color Is Everything

DIY projects and what they can mean for the homeowner or automobile owner in terms of money-saving work will mainly rely on the ability of the person contemplating doing such activities to at least realize that a small bit of research before carrying out do it will be in order. There’s really no limit to the kind of work that can be considered, but knowing what has to be done correctly will be vital.

Choosing Colors

color-palletColors in your home can make or break it, use the wrong color scheme and you could end up in a home that feels dull and eerie, or on the opposite you could end up with a nice house all open and welcome both to you and your family as well as possible house buyers coming into your home.

First of all you will have to assess what is the purpose of painting, will you be trying to sell your home or are you staying living in your home, then you have to see what type of house you have, different colors have different effects on houses, would you put a vibrant yellow in a old house with oak wood beams, well you would if you want to ruin it, if you are in an old style house you most likely want it to be warm and inviting with shades of red but also incorporating white into it as well so not to make the room too dark.

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Maintain A Backyard Vegetable Garden

Maintain A Backyard Vegetable Garden

How to Start and Maintain A Backyard Vegetable Garden

With the population rising by the day and arable land getting more scarce and unavailable, food is also becoming a rare commodity. With this reality in mind, new methods of having more food on the table are being devised, introduced and implemented to cover the deficit.
The most common and talked about food security methods being advocated for and in fact practiced in some countries are genetically modified foods, green house farming and irrigation. These three are proving to be the answer to the current food shortage.

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