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Different sites will have different ground conditions and you need to be aware of this. There are some common adverse ground conditions that you might face and need to know about. It is also important to note that more than one of these conditions may be present at a site.

The Benefits Of Soft Water

Posted in Homeowners on Dec 21, 2018

The Benefits Of Soft Water

Your home's main water supply contains chalk, dissolved lime, and other minerals that make it unsafe for human consumption. Hard water causes scaling on surfaces it comes in contact with, a reason you should consider investing in a water softener. The water softener helps remove all these minerals and other compounds from the water making it safe to use on the various surfaces. Outlined below are some of the benefits, and reasons to invest in a water softener at home.

As temperatures start to drop, many believe it's best to simply drain the hot tub and wait for summer to get it back in action. And this makes sense on many levels. For example, it extends the use you get from the hot tub, and it is something less to worry about during the winter. But there are some advantages to keeping the hot tub running, even when it's chilly outside.

While it may be true that warm temperatures rather than cooler ones are known for bringing pests out of hiding, our team of pest control professionals in Charleston and Columbia have some helpful hints for handling pests during wintertime.

Men have their special workshops and hobby rooms, also known as man caves. These are places where they generally go to be alone and get away from all the people and stresses in their life. Nowadays, women are creating their own versions of man caves, popularly known as “she sheds.” This is one step up from a hobby room or garage workshop because it is a separate shed unit in the backyard that is away from the house. That means no noise or people to bother you.

The desire of every homeowner is to have a blossoming lawn in their yards. In any case, excellent landscaping provides the perfect ambiance for barbeques, picnics and backyard parties. In addition, you can confidently lay your durable playground mats on the grass without worrying about the eyesore caused by rugged, unmaintained turfs.

A backyard BBQ is as much of an American tradition as football, baseball and a love for country music is. According to the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association, 80% of Americans own an outdoor griller, smoker or BBQ with the 4th of July, Memorial Day and Labor Day being some of the most popular holidays on which families and friends get together for a barbecue.

More than 40% of American homes now have a man cave, with an estimated 13% planning to add one within the next year. A man cave can provide a great space for the man of the house and his friends to spend some time enjoying things like poker games, video games, or even just having a social drink.

Garden furniture can make your outdoor space more functional and more attractive. To keep it looking its best, try using these tips for storing and caring for outdoor furniture:

Beekeeping Tips for Beginners

Posted in Homeowners on Aug 29, 2018

Beekeeping Tips for Beginners

Beekeeping requires a lot of learning and advice from experienced beekeepers in order to grow your colony. For easier management, it is recommended to start by keeping it simple while being very keen on the progress of the colony. This way, you will be able to easily spot warning signs of any issues in the hive and in case things go from bad to worse, you will not lose a lot. But yes it’s more than just having bees and a beekeeping starter kit.