A happy holiday season to everyone from Rain Control Aluminum! The winter season is coming closer every day, and officially, it will hit on December 22nd. Although historically, snowfall is a rare occurrence here in Florida, it can still get pretty cold. As you winterize your backyard and get ready for the longer nights and shorter days, don’t forget to put in a little effort towards migrating butterflies and birds that have come to live for the season. Provide Water Finding fresh water is a challenge for a lot of birds, small animals and insects.
We’ve talked about Florida friendly landscaping a lot here on the Rain Control Aluminum blog. This form of landscaping helps to protect the natural beauty of our Central Florida homes. One of the principles of Florida-friendly landscaping is avoiding synthetic chemicals as much as possible, whether those chemicals are acting as fertilizers or pesticides. These chemicals tend to strip the nutrition from the soil because they only replace nitrogen, potassium, and phosphorous while ignoring all of the other minerals that are required to keep soil healthy. Chemical fertilizers can also poison the ground water..
In “What is The True Cost of Water Damage,” we discussed all of the various ways that water can work to wreck your home. Water can target everything: your roof, your foundations, your walls, the siding, and your windows. In fact, if you let water have free reign in your home long enough, you won’t have much left, because that list pretty much covers the entire house from top to bottom. On top of all of that, unchecked water damage ensures that your home will suffer..