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The Importance of Erosion Control

Erosion is a natural process, but if it happens too fast, it can harm the environment. Effective erosion control measures prevent the movement of soil sediments off-site/land, reducing land and water quality risks. Eco-friendly erosion control methods like revegetation and slope modification slow down water flow, helping soil stay intact longer. Additionally, they can promote post-construction vegetation growth that will reduce erosion long after construction crews leave the site.

Preventing Sediment Pollution

Erosion is one of our planet’s most critical issues, as a football field’s worth of soil gets lost every five seconds. Without effective erosion control, this soil can wash away and deplete nutrients from the land, alter the landscape, and pollute nearby water systems. Effective erosion control North Augusta, SC, prevents soil loss and protects the surrounding plants, wildlife habitat, river banks, and construction sites. The most effective way to stop erosion is by planting vegetation. (more…)

Tips On Driveway Maintenance And Repair For New Homeowners

After conquering the challenge of buying a home, homeowners are tasked with a new trial: properly maintaining the property. Often, this leads them into untested territory. One example of maintenance that some find daunting is all the upkeep needed for a driveway. To help get the most out of your driveway’s lifespan, let’s go over a few maintenance, upkeep and repair basics.

First, there are many types of materials used for driveways. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when it comes to maintenance, appearance, environmental impact, etc. To keep things easy, we’ll go over the top two popular choices: asphalt and concrete. Asphalt, also known as blacktop, is an inexpensive option that’s also quick to install. Although the lifespan for this material is shorter than others, it can last more than 20 to 25 years when cared for properly. A drawback is that, as a petroleum product, asphalt is one of the least environmentally friendly options for a driveway. (more…)

Are You Making These Common Mistakes in Landscape Design

Landscape design is an essential part of any property’s outdoor space. Whether you are designing a small backyard garden or a sprawling estate, it is important to make sure that your landscape design is functional, aesthetically pleasing, and sustainable. However, there are some common mistakes that people make when designing their landscapes. In this blog post, we will discuss five of the most common mistakes that people make in landscape design, and how you can avoid them. (more…)

When does it become impossible to get a Party Wall Award after the construction work has already begun?

In the event that someone plans to begin building on or around a party wall, a Party Wall Notice is required to be delivered to the neighbours who will be impacted. This is a legal procedure that should be followed to prevent any Party Wall Act Controversy from being brought before a court at a later date. Jason Edworthy Party Wall Experts Birmingham

In this post, we will discuss how to properly serve a Party Wall Notice as well as the circumstances under which it is no longer possible to get a Party Wall Award.

How to Send a Notification About a Party Wall? (more…)

When to Call a Professional for Tree Branch Removal

In addition to the apparent reason for safety, there are other reasons why you should call in a professional to handle your tree branch removal. Some of these include the possibility of a liability claim and workers’ compensation insurance benefits.

Do it Yourself

If you have a tree with branches that need to be trimmed, do it yourself. However, before you attempt your first cut, you should know a few things.

To start, you should understand the difference between the different types of cuts. For instance, you should avoid a stub cut. A stub cut can cause a branch to decay backward. Instead, it would help if you made a series of cuts to allow a unit to fall cleanly. (more…)