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A Pool In The Backyard? I Think Yes!

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If you have ever been to Las Vegas and enjoyed hotels like the Mandalay Bay, you will probably come home dreaming about having a lazy river pool in your backyard, surrounding a patio or bar island in the middle. And while most people end up getting a standard rectangular-shaped pool, it is still a solid […]

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Tips On Getting The Best Out Of Landscaping Elements

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Landscaping improves the aesthetic beauty of your home. A house surrounded by paved driveways, walls, fences, trees and shrubs looks appealing to the eye. Besides, landscaping increases the market value of your house. The following tips will broaden your perspective: Using plants to landscape One mistake homeowners make is to have assorted plants scattered all […]

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Getting Your House Ready For Summer

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The thought of getting your house ready for summer often evokes images of yard clean up and landscaping projects, or even of performing some simple repairs around the house. One important home improvement project that should not be neglected is making sure your air conditioner is working properly. When the Marietta heat and humidity start […]

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Starting a Landscaping Company.

Starting a landscaping company is quite easy. The number one rule to take into account when owning and operating a landscaping company is that more is better. The only way to make money landscaping is to obtain as many clients as possible. The most preferred way to obtain cliental is to simply purchase them. Make […]

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Tips For Keeping Your Trees Looking Great

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No one wants a dead tree. The cost of replacing a tree, even a small one, can cost home owners hundreds, sometimes even thousands of dollars. Not only are healthy trees beautiful assets that can be added to improve any landscape, they can even increase the overall property value of a home. It only makes […]

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Tips For Keeping Your Home Pest Free

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Its an age old battle. For as long as humans have been around, they have been driving invaders out of their homes and keeping the pests out of the gardens. Rodents crawl in through the vents, bugs fly in every time the doors open, roaches flatten themselves out and ooze in under the baseboards. Creepy […]

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Summertime Pests

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Pest control is a year-round issue. It never really goes away during any of the seasons, it just simply changes. Alterra Pest Control knows all too well the many pests that are a nuisance inside and outside the home year round. During the summer months insects, spiders, and rodents are at their most prevalent outside […]

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Pruning Trees 101

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Every year calls for trees to get cut back a little more than they are at that point in time. Although this can be a task taken on by ones self , sometimes it can be better to call a professional to take care of all the dirty work. There are so many different aspects […]

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All About Your Garden’s Spiders

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These arachnids are common garden nuisances. While they can trap some harmful insects like flies, which carry diseases, they can also create very large webs that will trap insects that are good for your garden and will become cumbersome. Alterra Pest Control knows all about spiders, especially the ones found in your garden. These creatures […]

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How to Start a Landscaping Business

As long as you have the skill of manual labor, the tools of the trade, and the perseverance to pull long hours under the hot sun, the “business” part of landscaping is quite simple. It’s all about one word: publicity. This goes for any business, as the key to building a secure and growing pool […]

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