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dethatching can take the yellow out of your lawn

What is Dethatching (and Does My Lawn Need It)?

May 7, 2018

Are you sick and tired of having a lawn that looks dead half of the time? Does your lawn have a mix of dead-looking yellow grass mixed in with the green grass? If so, you probably have a built-up layer of thatch that needs to be removed. What is Thatch? In the simplest of terms,…

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How Spring Rain Can Hurt Your Lawn

April 12, 2018

Spring is the season of rain, some more rain, and you guessed it — even more rain! Your lawn needs this rain during its growing season in order to flourish this year. However, this rain can severely hurt your lawn and prevent it from ever reaching its full potential. It’s not the sheer amount of…

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aerating your lawn is a very important piece of its maintenance

Should I Be Aerating My Lawn?

April 9, 2018

When you drive by a house, what’s something you instantly notice that can make or break its curb appeal? The lawn. A discolored, dead-looking lawn can make the nicest of homes and landscapes look unattractive. While a well-maintained, green lawn can make you fall in love with a property at first glance. In order to…

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very homeowner should have their garden and lawn tools clean and organized

How to Clean Your Garage and the Tools Inside It

March 7, 2018

Depending on your habits, cleaning your garage could feel like a piece of cake or it could feel like an exercise in futility — either way, it’s got to be done. (Especially if the condition of your garage could earn you a guest appearance on Hoarders.) An unkempt and inappropriately used garage is a horrible…

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broken trees can sometimes be salvaged and other time they can't

What to Do When a Tree Splits

January 16, 2018

During the winter, snowstorms with harsh winds and heavy snowfall can cause damage to the trees on your property. After each storm, you should inspect your property to ensure no damage was sustained. If any of your trees become damaged, it’s important to know when trees are capable of saving, and when you should say…

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decorating your home for the holidays can be easy if you know what to do

Tips to Help You With Your Outdoor Holiday Lights

December 7, 2017

Are you ready to start putting up your holiday lights? Before you go ahead and get started, take a few seconds to sit down and read this blog. Why, you might ask? The family here at Ambrosio is going to provide you with a few tips that ALL homeowners should know before hanging their exterior…

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broken gutters can negatively impact the health of your lawn

How Your Gutters Are Hurting Your Lawn

November 21, 2017

Did you know your gutters can affect the health of your lawn? The gutter system on your home has the important job of redirecting rainwater from your roof. Improper drainage of this water can have a seriously negative impact on the health of your lawn. Here’s how:   1. Forgetting to Clear and Inspect Your…

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Landscaping Myths That Will Lead You to Disaster

November 2, 2017

Every homeowner should be able to mow their lawn and provide their property with routine maintenance. However, there are some landscaping myths out there that will lead these homeowners to cause serious damage to their lawn and property. Don’t fall for these myths — know the truth so you can become a better homeowner. Myth…

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The Best Way to Wash Eggs Off of Your House

October 24, 2017

With Halloween and Mischief Night only a week away, every homeowner should be taking the proper precautions for protecting their properties (say that five times fast). Sure, you can bring any outdoor decor into the garage — but what happens when someone eggs the actual house?   Tackle the Residue You want to remove egg…

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One Mistake You Make Every Time You Decorate for Halloween

October 18, 2017

Halloween is right around the corner — so it’s time to start decorating! Wrap the bushes in spider webs, hang a skeleton from a tree, and put out your scariest decor to strike fear into the eyes of trick or treaters! However, while every year homeowners will decorate, many will continue to make the same…

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