Now that you’ve analyzed your yard in terms of the location of trees, slopes, shade, grass, flowers, and more, you can begin to understand which sprinkler heads are best for you and how to lay out your yard for maximum coverage.
When talking about sprinkler systems, the word sprinkle itself may be misleading. Rather than spritzing aimlessly, a sprinkler system is actually carefully designed to direct water to different parts of a lawn in an exact, controlled way.
With a new sprinkler system, you can enjoy your lawn year-round—without the added stress of keeping it healthy. But before you program your system and wait for your lush, green lawn to grow, follow these simple steps for setting up and maintaining your system.
As discussed in Part 1 of this blog post, designing a sprinkler system requires a lot of measuring, planning, and digging. Now you can learn about the fun part: selecting your sprinkler heads. Read on to find out more about the technology you’ll need to water your lawn efficiently and precisely.
There are more benefits to an automatic lawn sprinkler than just keeping your lawn green. A sprinkler system will save you the time you would have spent lugging around hoses to water your whole yard. In addition, depending on the size of your lawn, you may be able to conserve water using an automatic sprinkler system versus watering by hand.
After finishing the massive task of painting your house, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the new look of your home. But whether you hired a contractor or tackled the job on your own, painting your house’s interior or exterior can be a big investment of your time and money.
Selecting a color that complements and accentuates your existing décor, as discussed in Part 1 of this blog, is just the first step to a creative paint job. There are also painting techniques homeowners can use to create distinctive wall textures or even change the entire atmosphere of a room.
EBSCO Research is pleased to announce the launch of the 2013 edition of Best Pick Reports. The EBSCO Research staff—now publishing reports in ten markets across the US—works hard to connect homeowners with reliable, hardworking, top-quality home service companies.
The launch of the 2013 edition of Home Reports is under way, and the EBSCO Research staff is excited to connect you with the highest-rated companies in Atlanta, as determined by you and your neighbors. If you live in one of the areas where we conduct research, you should have already received a copy of our blue-and-white Home Reports book.
A new paint job can be a great way to update your home’s décor, but the seemingly infinite variety of colors and finishes can make even the most design-savvy homeowners feel uncertain. Don’t dread the brush and roller, though; a little pre-planning can help you choose the perfect color and design to give your home a fresh and modern look—without the stress that often tags along.