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The True Meaning of Christmas

Meaning of Christmas 2018

“Peace on earth” is a popular saying at Christmastime. We speak it as a warm greeting of holiday cheer and goodwill. We wish our neighbors a Merry Christmas and a peaceful holiday season. In our homes, the desire for peace usually means the easing of chaotic schedules and family conflict. Nationally and globally, we pray for racial and political tensions, …

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks - Thanksgiving

Autumn is the fulfillment of the seasons. It brings warm sweaters, falling leaves, and completed harvest. After the fruits of summer fade, autumn bursts with ample greens and bountiful gourds. This natural nourishment sustains our bodies as we are utterly dependent on the land. Yet we are so far removed from our food source that we fail to appreciate the …

Six Steps to Turning off the Water to Your Automatic Sprinkler System

Automatic Sprinkler System

You wake up in the morning or come home during the day and find your automatic sprinkler system is running when it is not supposed to. You double check and then turn the controller to off but the results do not change.  In frustration you even unplug the controller but the sprinklers will not stop running.  No you have not …

Outdoor Lighting for Warm Summer Nights

Bluestone Hardscape Patio Ramsey

Summertime invites us outdoors, to spend more time in the natural spaces that God made us for. We were not created to dwell indoors, and, in the Northeast, where we experience four distinct seasons, summertime is the best time to maximize our outdoor time. Outdoor lighting, well planned and well placed, creates ambiance that allows us to enjoy our outdoor …

Lawn Pest Control Programs To Protect Your Yard

You might need a lawn pest control service you if you are continually hearing that bzzzzzzz in your ear! Those pesky mosquitos are out for lunch, and you’re on the menu! NOT! We’ve had a long, wet season and the mosquitos are hungry along with all the flying cousins. Gnats, ticks, deer, and geese are also on the warpath. Are …

Outdoor Patio Ideas to Bring the Indoors Out

Landscape Design Ideas

Signs of spring are emerging in Bergen County after a long winter’s nap. You’ve just ventured out on your back patio to grill a hamburger after a long week of work. What?! The grill has rusted out from the outdoor elements, and there’s nowhere to sit. If you have this dilemma, it might be time for some backyard patio ideas. Stay …

Frozen Pipes Due to Extreme Temperatures in New Jersey

Commercial Snow

This winter has had some record-breaking low temperatures across New Jersey. Bergen County homeowners got their first taste of frozen pipes! Frozen pipes are not uncommon When water freezes, it expands, and if it expands enough, the pipe can break. It’s not the expansion of ice against the pipe wall that causes it to burst, but rather a blockage that …

Patio Designs and Outdoor Kitchens to Enhance your Outdoor Living Space

Outdoor Patio with Fireplace

Outdoor Features Enhance Your Property The demand and trends for hardscapes and outdoor living spaces continues to grow in Bergen County, NJ. According to a survey done by the American Institute of Architects, 60% of respondents said that they noticed an increase in outdoor living, making it one of the most popular remodeling categories for home improvements. Creating an outdoor living …

Increase Your Bergen County Home Security With Landscape Lighting

Full Landscape Lighting

A well-designed landscape lighting home security system helps make your home and family significantly safer. With a recent increase in burglaries in Bergen County poorly-lit homes can be an easy target, where they are less likely to be detected. Having a functional exterior home lighting system installed, including floodlights and motion sensors, is the best way to protect your home and …

Enhance Your Bergen County Yard with Water Features

Completed Water Feature

Benefits to Choosing Water Features One of the best ways to enhance your yard in Bergen County is by adding water features. These structures are not only entirely beautiful, but also they have calming sound effects that take you to another realm. Let’s explore the different types of water features that can be added to your backyard and how attainable …