What Is a French Drain and How Does It Work?

You dread that first clap of thunder because you know in a few hours your basement will be a soggy mess.

Or maybe it isn’t your basement, but your front yard that’s a soggy situation. It’s frustrating and can turn into a potential nightmare for homeowners and businesses.

You have a few options, but one way to get rid of the drainage problem is installing a French Drain system. What is a French Drain? If you aren’t sure what that is or if it’s the right decision, let’s look at a few things you should consider.

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Pool Landscaping Ideas: The Best Landscape Ideas For Pool Areas

Now that your long-awaited pool is installed, it’s time to complete the vision of how this space will look. Whether green and lush, tropical or exotic, the landscaping around your pool is what will bring everything together. The following pool landscaping ideas can help complete the outdoor space you’ve been dreaming of.

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Spring Lawn Fertilization and Weed Control

Spring can be a popular time for landscape maintenance due to the milder weather. Homeowners want to take advantage of cooler temperatures and the potential for more rainy days before the intense heat begins. Make the most out of the milder spring weather with our expert advice on lawn fertilization and weed control.
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When to Aerate Your Lawn: Expert Lawncare Tips and Tricks

Aerating your lawn can be beneficial to help nutrients, air and water reach the soil. After repeated lawn mowing, the soil can become compacted and build up a layer of grass clippings, known as thatch. When thatch begins to build up, your grass can suffer and become thin. This can even prevent further growth from spreading. This expert lawn care tip helps you understand when to aerate your lawn and why it may be needed to keep your lawn looking fresh and well groomed.

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Spring Lawn Care and Landscape Tips

Spring is the best season of the year in North Texas for landscape updates and general maintenance. Beginning in March, most of your lawn, trees, and ornamentals will begin coming out of dormancy as the growing season starts. During this time, rainfall is more common and gives your landscape the best possible chance to thrive during Spring and Summer.

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