How to Winterize Sprinkler Systems

How to Winterize Sprinkler Systems?

To keep your irrigation system running, you need to winterize the sprinkler system. The process can be hectic if it’s your first time. You may require some professional consultation to know your system parts were located and how to drain the winter’s sprinkler system. The process involves three main techniques that are blow-out, manual, and

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how to prepare your daylilies for winter

How to Winterize Daylilies

Daylilies are perennial plants. They are hardy plants but still require extra care, especially during winter. Some of the care practices include mulching, covering them, and more to overcome extreme temperatures, preparing lilies for winter. After the dormancy period, these plants will later flourish in spring. What to Do with Lilies Over Winter Will daylilies

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how to winterize a chicken coop

How to Winterize a Chicken Run

Your birds require warmth for good health. Low temperatures may affect their production, which tends to be less and also increase the outbreak of infections. Ensure you take good care of your chicken, provide roosts, keeps them busy, cover their wattles with jelly, and more. These are several steps to help winterize chicken run. Minimize

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best swimming pool algaecide

Best Pool Algaecide

If you own a pool, you have probably had to deal with green pool water at least once. And while you may have managed to clean your pool successfully, chances are you had to use an algaecide and shock your pool once or twice before you were able to clean it thoroughly. And you have

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orbit sprinkler troubleshooting

Orbit Sprinkler Timer Troubleshooting Guide

Various Orbit Watermaster Sprinkler timers are available in the market, each with varying features and controls. However, the approaches for handling common problems with these devices are similar and not model-specific. If you are having trouble with your Orbit Watermaster timer, you can try to resolve it by performing the troubleshooting steps below. The steps

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How to Save a Dying Rhododendron

How to Save a Dying Rhododendron

Rhododendrons are a genus of woody plants popularly known for their attractive flowers. They are widely ranged and comprise of about 850 species. They are sometimes referred to as the ‘red tree’ from the red flowers and woody growth of some species. They can be evergreen to deciduous or low growing ground covers to tall

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best pool shock

Best Pool Shock

Keeping your swimming pool safe and clean is essential. Sanitizing it helps kill all pathogens like bacteria and viruses that can cause infections. Always ensure your pool is sparkling clean. But in case the chlorine fails and won’t function well, shocking becomes necessary to boost it. In a normal situation, shocking your pool once a

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how to cut polycarbonate sheet

How to Cut a Polycarbonate Sheet

The versatility of polycarbonate has made it very popular among the DIY community. Since it is neither plastic nor glass, the cutting techniques may be confusing for your special projects. Luckily, you can easily cut your polycarbonate sheets at home. A variety of tools can cut through polycarbonate material (Lexan) depending on the thickness, hardness,

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how to get spray paint off a concrete wall

How to Remove Spray Paint from Concrete

Spray paint removal from concrete can be a very daunting task since it dries quickly compared to fresh paint and due to the porosity of concrete. So how do I get it off? Thankfully, you have several options, and the method depends on a couple of factors. These factors include; how long the spray paint

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how to take care of christmas cactus

How to Care for Christmas Cactus

It is a succulent plant having its origin in the tropics. Cactus has a scientific name Schlumbergera truncate or Schlumbergera bridensii. The plant grows on trees or rocks in habitats that are shady with high humidity. In the natural habitats, it’s a non-parasitic plant that does well in temperate climates of temperatures between 45-85 F.

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