Many of us have already taken the cover off our grills, bought charcoal or propane, and cooked a dinner or two out in the yard. Most of the employees here at Family Tree and Home have done just that. Nothing beats it. As with anything, it’s important to be safe. Below is a listing of important safety tips to keep you and your family safe.
Every year your deck is exposed to heat, freezing, rain, snow, sunlight, and the footsteps of your family and friends. All these factors take a toll on your decks structure. Without regular maintenance, stain can fade, color can grey, and
Carpenter bees can be damaging to your home and annoying to your guests. These slightly-smaller cousins of the bumble bee hover around soffits and other sheltered areas looking for soft wood to burrow into. They will dig tunnels into your
Take a look at our June Newsletter featuring roofing repair, maintenance, and replacement.
Managing rainwater and snowmelt from your rooftop is essential. Given enough time, water can create the Grand Canyon as easily as it can destroy your foundation. Water falling from your roof edge infiltrates into the soil and can collect against your
Any pest control professional will tell you the first step to keeping our furry friends out is to prevent them from getting inside in the first place. As homes age, small gaps can open in previously sealed areas. Mice can squeeze
Your house’s siding is extremely important. It protects the exterior faces of your home from the elements. Properly installed and maintained, siding can last lifetimes. Around here, the most popular siding types are natural wood clapboards and vinyl. These types do
Window technology has been steadily advancing over the last hundred years. Windows today are sturdier, tighter, quieter, more energy efficient, and require less maintenance than ever. Replacing old windows — especially single-pane windows — can save money over time, give
Take a look at our May Newsletter featuring exterior renovations including decks and patios.
Decks can be the centerpoint of a perfect yard. They can provide an elevated platform for you to survey your kingdom, grill up dinner, or lounge with friends. Now that the weather has been getting warmer and the grass is