Check Out this Cool Rain Garden Video


Having trouble visualizing rain gardens? Still not sure whether or not you want one in your own yard? Then check out this video from the Hillsbourogh County Extension. You’ll get to see just how beautiful a finished rain garden can be. The Extension office also takes you through the process, step-by-step. I’m a bit sorry we didn’t find this video last year, when it was first made. However, the information is still relevant! Why would you want a rain garden? Remember that they help reduce the pollution..

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Are There Granules in Your Gutters?

Old composite  roof with damage

Fall is coming, which means soon it will be time to clean your gutters once again (or, at least, to have someone clean them for you). So we thought this would be a good time to discuss one type of gutter debris that should be cause for alarm. Roof shingle granules. Most asphalt shingles are covered with little granules. When they start washing into your gutters it is a sign that the roof probably needs to be replaced. You see, your roof, soffits, fascia, and gutters all work together as one big system designed to..

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In Search of the Best Gutter Sealant


Last week we talked about a quick, easy fix for sealing leaks at the corner seams of an aluminum gutter system. Today, we thought we’d take a look at several of the sealants which are available on the market. That way, you can make the best choice for your home if you are ever facing a corner seal leak. There are three best-selling gutter sealants out there: General Electric Metallic Silicone II Caulk, GE Lighting White Paintable, and Rust-Oleum..

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