How to Winterize Your Sprinkler System

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Even though the likelihood of deep freezing temperatures and heavy snow is usually very small in North Texas, it is still a good idea to winterize your sprinkler system by the time winter arrives. This will help avoid any damage to your system just in case unusually cold weather hits. If water is left in your irrigation lines or valves, …

How to Enjoy Outdoor Living This Winter

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The cooler fall temperatures are rolling in, making it the perfect time of year to spruce up your outdoor space and create an environment that you can enjoy year-round. One wonderful feature of having a landscaped yard is that it provides a means for extending your living and entertainment space. Whether you enjoy hosting large parties or you prefer intimate …

Tips for Cooking Over an Open Fire

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Nothing beats being able to enjoy the outdoors. Fresh air, sunshine and some friends or family to share it with are all many of us need to unwind and have a good time. Include a meal and cooking over an open flame to complete the experience. Whether you’re using a campfire, fire pit or outdoor fireplace, outdoor cooking is fun …

Why Should you Winterize your Sprinkler System?

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Even though the likelihood of deep freezing temperatures and heavy snow is usually very small in North Texas, it is still a good idea to winterize your sprinkler system by the time winter arrives. This will help avoid any damage to your system just in case unusually cold weather hits. If water is left in your irrigation lines or valves, …

Maintaining Your Patio: Concrete and Flagstone

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Outdoor living spaces like patios add value to your home, while also increasing your ability to entertain and enjoy your environment. You have a wide variety of materials to choose from in order to create a patio, but concrete and flagstone are two of the more durable and aesthetically appealing options. Both of these materials can stand up to harsh weather; however, …

Home Improvement Projects With a Big ROI

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Making improvements to your home is exciting, but it can also be stressful and overwhelming. Whether you’re improving the interior or exterior of your home, your updates will not only add value, but will also help you create a space you can enjoy with your family. Here are a few home improvement ideas to help ensure that your investment will …

4 Patio Design Ideas

Your patio can be an investment in both your home and your quality of life. Good outdoor living spaces are becoming a priority, and not just to add real estate value. Homeowners are maximizing their enjoyment of their outdoor spaces and realizing all of the benefits that come with it. These can include family time, a place to relax outside, …

Choosing the Best Patio Material for your Home

A patio in your backyard can be a wonderful space where you can relax, entertain, and enjoy time with your family and friends. Investing in a patio can also add a great deal of value to your home, while saving you both time and money on having to landscape or maintain this area of your yard. Patios can be constructed …

Is Sprinkler System Installation a DIY Project?

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There are a lot of things you love about summer, but dragging hoses around the lawn to water the grass is definitely not one of them. If your grass is not getting the water it needs simply because you don’t have the time to commit to moving sprinklers, you might consider an automatic sprinkler system installation. There are a lot …