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Fire Season Started Early In San Diego, Time To Cut Back Your Brush

Fire season got off to big and early start last month. A combination of dry vegetation, Santa Ana winds, and high temperatures ignited wildfires throughout in San Diego in May, which burned thousands of acres in Rancho Santa Fe, San Marcos, Carlsbad, Escondido, and Camp Pendleton. Unfortunately, over a dozen homes also succumbed to the […]

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Is your Deck Ready for the Holidays?

The BBQ season is over, and that deck you’ve used all spring, summer and fall is probably more than ready for a little TLC. Now may be the time for a pressure wash, some sealant and a little maintenance if necessary. Many home improvement contractors are idle in the winter, which means they are in […]

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Protecting Your Deck – Part Two

Lessons From A Repentant Deck Owner In the last post, I provided tips for prepping and cleaning your deck. Now… Part Two: Staining and Sealing the Deck Now you are ready to begin the deck staining or sealing process. Make sure to choose a stain or sealer that repels water, resists mildew and prevents fading […]

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Protecting Your Deck – Part One

Lessons From A Repentant Deck Owner One of the first things that I’m going to do this weekend is to clean and seal my deck. Doesn’t sound like that much fun, but it’s better than replacing the deck, which is exactly what I had to do last fall. The old deck finally gave out after […]

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