Archive for January 2015 | Monthly archive page

Enjoy a fire in the North Georgia Mountains

Enjoy a fire in the North Georgia Mountains  As you may know wintertime up here in the North Georgia Mountains can get pretty darn cold. That means people are using there wood burning fireplaces a lot more too. Here are some helpful tips on cleaning, discarding ashes, and proper use of the flue.  Cleaning the […]

Woodpecker Damage

Woodpecker Damage With all the wood used to build log cabins and homes up here in the North Georgia Mountains it’s only natural that sometimes woodpeckers can be attracted to your house. Woodpeckers can be very damaging to your home. Holes can be drilled into wood siding, window frames, and trim boards. Woodpeckers prefer cedar […]

Mulching

Mulching Mulch is a protective layer of material that is spread on top of exposed soil and is extremely important in maintaining a healthy landscape.  These are just some of the benefits of mulching your yard: – Preserves water in soil so moisture is retained. – Regulates temperature. – Adds nutrients back into the soil. – […]