Recent Blog Posts

Operating A Chainsaw Safely

Operating a chainsaw is a good way to make the job you’re doing go more efficiently. However, like other machines, the chainsaw can be a dangerous piece of equipment. In case you own or plan to rent a chainsaw, here are some tips on operating one safely from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Getting started with lawn aeration

Lawn aeration can help grass that looks unhealthy become much greener and carpet-like. So who wouldn’t want to do it if it’s needed? Here are some tips from Dawn West from All About Lawns on what you should do to aerate your lawn. Evaluate your grassFirst off, talk to someone familiar with landscaping to figure out whether you have a warm or cold-season type grass. For cool, you would aerate in the fall.

How and when to dethatch your lawn

Dethatching your lawn can sometimes be a rough process for your lawn to handle but sometimes it is a necessary one. Here are some ideas from Dawn West from All About Lawns to let you know how and when you should think about dethatching. Thatch is not always a bad thing, but it will be soonAny amount less than 1/2 Inch is not a bad amount of thatch. It has the ability hold in moisture during times of drought and high heat.

Pneumatic Nailer Safety

One of the most dangerous tools that someone could easily use improperly is the pneumatic nail gun. If used correctly, the pneumatic nail gun is a great tool to make your work much faster. However, if it’s not used correctly, nails can easily be lodged in your fingers and/or hands. Worse yet, there was a case, among other things, where a worker couldn’t understand why he had a toothache.