About Geoff Godfrey

  • Choosing A Surface For A Spray Pad

    28 July 2016

    When you build a spray pad, you need to think about the type of traffic it will see and the location it will be a part of. The two most common locations to install a splash pad are at a park and as part of a community square. Spray pads at parks tend to have more slides, dump buckets, and interactive features. Those that form part of a community square tend to be limited to just fountains that children can run through and get wet.

  • How to Remove Musty Smells from Carpet

    15 January 2016

    As important as water is, it is something that can also be a huge source of problems in a house. If you recently had a water leak that caused your carpets to get wet, you may be struggling with trying to eliminate the musty smell this can cause. Getting the musty smell out of carpet is not impossible, but it can be hard to do and can take time and effort.

  • 3 Things to Know About Sewer Line Clogs Caused by Tree Roots

    7 October 2015

    If you have recently been having problems with slow-moving drains, or if your sinks and toilets are backing up, the problems are likely due from a clogged sewer line. One of the main reasons clogs form in sewer lines is from tree roots. While this is a problem you can fix, it is important to understand why this happens and how it can be repaired. Here are three things you should know about sewer line clogs caused by tree roots.

  • How To Reduce Oil Boiler Fuel Issues

    10 September 2015

    If you have an oil boiler that requires a great deal of maintenance and repair work to keep it functioning properly, then there may be an issue with the way your heating oil is being stored or pulled into the boiler system. This is especially true if you find yourself changing filters often and bleeding the boiler on a regular basis. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to help keep your furnace or boiler working well.

  • Make Your Garden Your Own Special Retreat

    13 August 2015

    Most modern homes either have no yard, or it is very small. However, this doesn't mean that you can't make the most of what you have available to you. Instead, you simply need to make smart choices so that you can fully take advantage of what outdoor space you do have. Even a small corner, planted well and supplied with simple furniture, can create a place that you can truly enjoy.

  • How To Build A Secure Garden-Perimeter Chicken Run Fence

    4 August 2015

    Did you know your backyard chickens can help control the bugs and insects in your garden? A chicken run fence built around the perimeter of your vegetable garden can let your hens be a natural garden pest control without them eating your vegetables. Your chicken run fence should be made from the right materials to make it escape-proof and to keep your garden safe from vegetable-eating hens. Here are some tips to help you build a garden perimeter chicken run fence.

  • Pimp Out Your Patio: Simple Solutions To Clean And Protect Your Concrete Patio

    15 July 2015

    As a homeowner, you are most likely familiar with the importance of outdoor living. From added space to entertain friends and family members to an increase in your home's appeal and value, it is easy to see the benefits of an outdoor patio. Due to these amazing benefits, patios are one of the top items buyers want in a prospective home. While enjoying the increased space, appeal, and value of your patio is simple, ensuring your outdoor living space remains clean and in good condition can be difficult.