homeowner tips: Tips for Your Lawn- Have the Greenest Grass in Ventura County! - 05/04/17 08:27 PM
Tips for Your Lawn- Have the Greenest Grass in Ventura County!When you see a beautiful lawn full of luscious, green grass, don’t you just get grass envy? Especially, when you drive home to your lawn and see brown spots and patches, and dry-looking grass. Yuck! Having a beautiful lawn adds so much appeal to the home. However, that kind of grass can be hard to get, or maintain. Not everyone has a green thumb, but we are here to tell you that you do not have to be a super star yard know-it-all to get the kind of grass that you … (2 comments)

homeowner tips: Yard Tips for the New Lawn Owner - 04/06/17 08:57 PM
Yard Tips for the New Lawn OwnerWith spring in the air, it gets you moving. You want to work on your yard and get it spring ready. This must be partly where the term “spring fever” comes from. It is a good thing to work on your green thumb but beginners beware! You do not want to destroy your yard trying to improve on it. Here are some tips for the beginner lawn.
If you are a savvy shopper, you like to save money. Therefore, you go to the local home store and pick up things like yard fertilizer, treatment for fleas … (3 comments)

homeowner tips: Quick and Easy Energy Savers - 03/01/12 04:25 AM
Reducing the energy you use in your Ventura County home helps save you money while reducing the strain on our planet's resources.  Even small changes can make a big difference in the long run.  But where do you begin?  It's simple with these quick and easy energy savers.
Get rid of your old incandescent lightbulbs.  Replacing a 60-watt incandescent bulb with a more energy-efficient CFL (compact fluorescent lamp) bulb can save 85 kWh per bulb per year.  Think about all the lightbulbs you use in your home.  That savings can add up quickly.  Some CFLs (like the Philips brand) can last up to 25 times longer … (2 comments)

homeowner tips: Five Quick Water-Saving Tips - 08/18/11 06:42 AM
Living in the dry Southern California climate, we are all too aware of how important it is to save water whenever possible.  Ventura County is just one of the areas in Southern California that experiences drought-like conditions.  You can do your part to help conserve water by following these five quick water-saving tips:
Watering Your Lawn - Don't water during the hottest part of the day.  Turn your sprinklers on at the very beginning of the day or the very end of the day to retain the most moisture.  The Ventura County heat can quickly evaporate water, leaving your plants and … (4 comments)

homeowner tips: Small Changes to Make Before Putting Your Home on the Market - 08/05/10 08:17 AM
Have you decided that you need to sell your Ventura home?  Do you need to downsize or have had a job change?  There are a few small changes to make before putting your home on the market:
Kitchens - This is still the area buyers consider most important in their home-buying decision.  By simply painting the walls and cabinets, you can make a room appear like it's been remodeled without spending a fortune.  Add new hardware (pulls and handles) to the cabinets and drawers as well for an updated look. Tile grout - Take a really close look at your tile floors, … (0 comments)

homeowner tips: Water Conservation Tips - 05/06/10 01:00 PM
Now that the weather is beginning to warm up, water use is on the rise.  With water use being a hot topic for Southern California homeowners, we decided to give you a few water conservation tips you may want to use:
1. Sprinkler use - Set your sprinklers on a timer.  You can pick one up at any home improvement store.  Use your sprinklers only during the cooler times of the day (early morning or late evening).  This helps reduce water evaporation during the heat of the day.  Make sure to adjust the sprinkler settings so they aren't watering the driveways or sidewalks. 
2. … (1 comments)

 
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