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Can I Power Wash My Patio Pavers?

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021
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Patio pavers are meant to withstand lots of pressure, but too much at once can damage them.

Unfortunately, over time, patio pavers get dirty. This has to do with the way nature operates. Lichen, fungi, and moss tend to build up on patio pavers bricks like they would any regular rock found outside. Thankfully, patio pavers are flat and easy to clean using power washing. However, there are some downsides to power washing your patio. When done incorrectly, power washing can actually damage your patio pavers, so it’s always recommended to receive service from power washing professionals if possible. The bottom line is, yes, you can power wash your patio pavers, but there is a risk of damage if you are inexperienced in how to do it. Here is how your patio pavers could become damaged by amateur power washing.

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Concrete Maintenance Tips for Your Driveway

Thursday, July 15th, 2021
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Your driveway will likely need concrete maintenance at some point in time.

Our driveways are often underappreciated parts of our hardscaping. Most homeowners use them every single day to keep their cars off of the busy neighborhood streets, and believe it or not; a well-kept driveway can heighten the curb appeal and value of your home. However, most driveways are made out of concrete, which is prone to weathering or damage by nature or other causes such as oil spills. Therefore, it’s always a good idea to perform occasional concrete maintenance to keep your driveway in tip-top shape. Want to learn more about concrete maintenance for your driveway? Learn more about the process here. 

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Weed Control Tips Best Fit for Midsummer

Friday, July 9th, 2021
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Weeds somehow always seem to pop up no matter how hard you try. This summer, fight back!

We’ve made it to the first weeks of July, and that means we have officially reached the beginning of the midsummer season. And, as all Marylanders know, some of the strangest weather patterns of the year. One hour it will be clear-skies and sunny, and the next hour it will be torrential downpouring. This sort of unpredictable weather can actually seriously affect your lawn. All of this interesting weather means that weed control will be extra important in the upcoming month. Even though most weed control is done in spring, some cleanup is needed throughout the midsummer because of the frequent summer storms. Take power over the weed situation this summer with these weed control tips!

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Everything to Know About Exterior Lighting for Your Landscape

Thursday, July 1st, 2021
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Exterior lighting can do wonders for your landscape design at night.

It’s summer, and unless you have a pool or sprinkler system, you are likely not going to want to be outside for very long during the daylight hours. This is because it is extremely hot outside, and this week in Maryland, it actually reached a dangerously high heat index. But, if you have a nice patio area or even just a nice lawn landscape, some exterior lighting can enhance the overall look of your landscape, and you won’t have to worry about the scorching hot weather of summer. Here are some tips on how to illuminate your landscape using exterior lighting so you can enjoy some outdoor time, even on the darkest of summer nights. 

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