How to Bring Life Back to Your Deck This Summer

How to Bring Life Back to Your Deck This Summer

As we get further into the summer months, many people want to clean up their deck or patio area. Having an outdoor area that you can be proud to use as an entertaining space for friends and family is something every homeowner needs, but what do you do if your deck is...
How Dangerous is Wood Rot?

How Dangerous is Wood Rot?

Let start with the two types of dry rot that can damage wood. Brown rot, which can be caused by three different strains of fungus and usually affects softwoods, such as doug-fir, which is used as framing in most southern California homes. Brown rot is the more serious...
Going on Vacation? Here’s How You Can Prevent Termite Damage While You’re Away

Going on Vacation? Here’s How You Can Prevent Termite Damage While You’re Away

Wow. August is already here, and summer vacation is still going strong. Before time runs out and you’re sending kids back to school, there’s a good chance you’ll be doing some last minute traveling. But—don’t head out the door before considering what We all know...
It’s Swarming Season! Here’s How to Keep Your Home Safe From Infestation

It’s Swarming Season! Here’s How to Keep Your Home Safe From Infestation

Here in Southern California, it’s hot; it’s sticky. It’s also swarming season for Drywood termites. As you’re busy keeping cool, termites are gearing up for expansion. Colonies are reaching capacity and are now on the hunt for new lumber on which to lay their eggs....
An Extension to Your Home – Take Care of Those Decks!

An Extension to Your Home – Take Care of Those Decks!

Not only is the deck the perfect chill-out zone for summer afternoons—great for throwing back a few cold ones and soaking up some rays as burgers sizzle on the grill. It’s also a major boost to the value of your home—turns out, home buyers of all stripes love their...
How to Bring Life Back to Your Deck This Summer

May is Deck Safety Month

As the summer weather starts to shine, homeowners start planning their summer barbecues. Before you start inviting friends over to hang out on your deck, let’s go over the different areas of a deck and their purpose to help you understand the areas to inspect to make...

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