Why you should be photographing icicles on your roof
Why should you be taking photos of long icicles on your roof now? The short answer is to show them to your licensed & insured contractor, roofer or insulation company. Last week I shared a near 77 inch icicle coming off a gutter on my home (here). What I didn’t address in the article is […]
Is there really a salt shortage?
Something new for everyone to panic about? There’s a salt shortage? Um…not exactly! Everyone in the private plow business knew the announcement Thursday from Gov. Malloy was coming about the salt shortage…but here’s where it was misleading (NOTE: this is not a political commentary): *Yes, as he stated salt is a commodity but so is […]
What is Your Hardiness on the Latest Map?
It’s been slightly over a year since the USDA released the updated Hardiness zone map. Hardiness Zones, Gardening Zones, Growing Zones and Plant Zones refer to defined geographic regions that can support specific plants, flowers and trees. The zones define a minimum range of temperatures that a plant or tree can survive safely in that zone. […]
GreenSprays Helps Get Rid of Pests Organically
Spring has sprung. Many look forward to the warmer weather in store even if it means mosquitoes and other nuisance pests will return with it. Founded in 2012, a Fairfield County-based company seeks to help homeowners rid themselves of those pests on their properties while helping turn their lawns into something of which to be […]
Top Tips for Getting the Best Snow Plow Job
The best way to get prompt, effective snow plow service: #1 Be current on your bill: Just as an electric company would turn off your service, the same is to be expected of your plow company. If you are more than 30 days past due, call and let them know that you’ll have payment waiting […]