Blog Entries in June

Woodland Safety Tips Summer 2024

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Woodland Safety Tips Summer 2024

Summertime is outdoor time. While most of us will probably spend that time lying on a beach with a never-ending stream of cocktails, some of us will prefer to journey into the wild untamed wilderness to reclaim our place in nature. Okay, let’s be honest, most of us will never step off the gravel of a half-mile loop at the local park but that doesn’t mean there’s no danger on the

What Kind of Deck or Patio is Right for Me?

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What Kind of Deck or Patio is Right for Me?

Okay people, we made it. It’s officially the first week of June, which means summer (regardless of the actual calendar date) is in full swing. If you’re one of those “ordinary” folks, you’re probably looking forward to spending a large portion of your off time outside, soaking up generous doses of ultraviolet radiation. If you’re like me, you’re swimming i

Exploring the Caves of Northeastern, OH

Exploring the Caves of Northeastern, OH

by Chris Petry You don’t have to be Batman to enjoy hanging out in a cave. After all, they include some of the richest, most geologically diverse, and downright fascinating natural rock formations on the planet. Or, should I say beneath it?   According to National Geographic, there are four different types of caves. First, there’s the coastal cave. Coastal caves are tunneled

Renovating on a Budget

Renovating on a Budget

by Chris Petry If you took a peek at a new homeowner’s search history, you’d likely find key terms like, “Home renovations on a budget,” “How much does it cost on average to do A, B, C,” or “Cheap hacks to fix blah, blah, blah…” New homeowner or not, it’s safe to say that anyone who’s has taken a trip to their local Lowes or H

Let's Talk About Sharks

Let's Talk About Sharks

by Chris Petry As we head off to the beach in droves, let us not forget the formidable threat that lies just below the surface of the water: human beings. Gotcha. I bet you thought I was going to use your captive time to rail against the dangers of the ever-popular, prehistoric, razor-teethed denizens of the deep we call sharks, but no! This article will not cater to the fear and paranoia that

Top 10 Reasons to Buy a Home

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Top 10 Reasons to Buy a Home

by Chris Petry Why should you buy a home? Well, it’s hard to say without knowing a few details about your individual situation, but the below list will seek to cover some of the best reasons one might decide to become a homeowner.   10. It’s yours. Seems simple enough, but think of the greater implications of that particular statement. If you want to paint zebra stripes on

How To Throw A Last-Minute Fourth of July Party

How To Throw A Last-Minute Fourth of July Party

Nothing says summer like a little 4th of July fun with family, friends and, of course, fireworks! If you’re hosting this year’s party, but your spark to get prepared hasn’t yet been ignited, there is still time to make your party shine like… well, the 4th of July!   For Independence Day celebrations, we embrace the casual, backyard BBQ; so, there is no need to wor

Home Swimming Pool Safety Tips

Home Swimming Pool Safety Tips

When you think about summer, I'm sure you think about playing outdoor sports, hosting barbecues, working in the garden and of course, cooling off in a pool. Swimming is a great way to relax on a summer day, but keeping your kids safe is the most important thing.  Exercising proper pool safety is the best way to make sure everyone enjoys the day without injury. Now that summer is officiall

9 Unique Gift Ideas For Father’s Day

9 Unique Gift Ideas For Father’s Day

Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 19th, and if you haven’t purchased a special gift for your dad just yet, don’t worry we have you covered! Check out our list of Father’s Day gift ideas. You’ll be sure to find something that he will love!   Outdoor Ping Pong Table Step up family game night with a Foldable Outdoor Ping Pong Table. The foldable design make

Ways To Get Your Home Ready For Summer

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Ways To Get Your Home Ready For Summer

Now that summer is quickly approaching, it's the perfect time to refresh and brighten your home. It’s time to put away the faux fur throws and plaid wool pillows and bring in some vibrant colors and light, airy fabrics and textiles. To help you freshen your home this summer, we provided you with a list of ideas to freshen up your space!    Clean Windows It’s fina