Coastal Home Maintenance Tips

Owning a home on the coast is different from owning one inland. The salty air and tempestuous weather require specific maintenance practices and above-average structural integrity in your house. It’s a good idea to learn them now, rather than regret it later.


Your roof will take a beating during hurricane season, so roofing codes and standards in coastal areas like Florida and Louisiana are more thorough and specific than in other areas. The best quality materials and expert installation are required to get by. You will most likely need to repair and replace sections of your roofing more often than you would like. There are many companies that specialize in this area- if you are looking for new roofing daytona beach fl you will find many qualified options.

Window Treatments

To keep the outside form getting in, you’ll want to be sure all of your windows are sealed properly. …

Natural Tick and Mosquito Repellent for Summer

The summer season is quickly approaching and that means it’s time for outdoor barbecues, neighborhood block parties, overnight camping trips and swimming in nearby lakes. Is there anyone who doesn’t love outdoor summer activities? While most people love summer, there are a couple of things that can ruin your summer fun in an instant. Nothing ruins an outdoor barbecue more quickly than a scourge of mosquitoes. Well, maybe one thing does – and that’s finding a tick on the back of your neck. If you are looking for natural, non-toxic ways to deter ticks and mosquitoes this summer you have a few different options.

All Natural Outdoor Pest Control Spray

Most all natural spray repellents are made for putting on your skin. However, there are now all natural tick and mosquito control spray repellents that you can spray on your lawn and on shrubs that will control nuisance pests. In …