Safeguarding Your House from the Blazing Sun
Summer's officially here, and with it, comes the scorching heat.
Don't want that summer sun killing your curb appeal? Here's how to protect your yard:
- Keep your grass long. This will shade the ground and keep your grass healthier.
- Mulch your trimmings to help your lawn stay cooler.
- Water before dawn or after dusk. This keeps the moisture from evaporating in the sun.
- Plant a few trees to add extra shade.
You should also limit how much you walk on the lawn in the summertime. Walking on it can break the grass and cause damage - especially when the weather is warm and dry.