Carpenter bees have returned and are having their way with wooden homes in our area. After boring a hole into the side of your house, these pests deposit the next generation of eggs that soon start growing into larvae. You think that would be bad enough for a homeowner, but it gets much worse. As
For those of you who may be considering residing your older wooden homes or embarking on new construction projects, cement board siding stands as a bona-fide wood substitute. Having worked over 40 years in the construction industry, I am no stranger to the beauty of wooden homes. Wood products, such as, western cedar and pine,
If you have ever owned a wood home, you understand the buzzing struggles that accompany warm weather. Carpenter bees and other larva laying bugs like to make a summer picnic out of the wooden exterior of your home. This picnic soon turns into a full-blown fiesta once woodpeckers start seeking the carpenter bee larvae. Your
There are several things that may help improve your lawn: Compaction: Aeration to help deal with the compaction of grass root growth. Compaction prevents adequate air and moisture from reaching the grass roots and makes it hard for new growth to establish. Thatch overgrowth: Thatch is the layer of dead plant material on your lawn.
You are about to embark on what could be a very difficult time in your life and we can make it a lot easier. You have suffered an insurance loss and it is now time to address the situation. LET’S GET STARTED! First of all, who are the players? What do the terms mean? 1.
My wife and I decided to retire to the Smoky Mountains, after 30 years in Michigan. We bought property in Laurel Valley, from White Oak Realty. A house was designed and plans were made. When it was time to build our house, we hired White Oak Construction Company. From the onset Gil and his staff