July 21, 2020

Why is Fertilizing Your Lawn Important?

Fertilize your lawn before it is too late! There are a few different benefits when it comes to fertilizing your lawn and some of them are going to be a surprise to you.   It is important to be fertilizing your yard if you are a wanting a beautiful green healthy lawn. The fertilizer is going to put nutrients into your lawn in order to help it grow. Applying fertilizer is best to do when your grass is going to grow the fastest…

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July 8, 2020

The Japanese Beetles

It is that time of year again, the Japanese Beetles are back. Most of us have met Japanese beetles before and they are pests. They come into our yards and destroy our trees, bushes and plants, so let’s talk about their life cycle and how to stop them from destroying our plants. The life cycle of Japanese beetles starts when the female burrows into the ground and lays eggs. When those eggs hatch, they burrow farther into the ground,…

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July 6, 2020

Social Media Update!

It has been a busy summer here at Scott’s Exterior Maintenance. We are a small growing business and we are so excited for the future. As a growing business we have decided to hire a Social Media Manager to our team! Their role is to help promote and share what our business is all about. We are now connected to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. We are so excited for this new chapter and we cannot wait to connect with our customers and local…

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March 29, 2019

Check Out This Deck !!

This customer contacted us during an emerency with a falling deck that has seperated from the home. Upon inspection, we found that the ledger board was held to the home by only a few 6d nails !!! Our crews immediately built a tempery brace to support the underside of the deck, along with blocking off any hazards that was present. We could not believe how this deck didn't fall to the ground, or even worse if it had anyone standing on it as…

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December 9, 2018

Pretreatment to Prevent Icing

At Scotts Exterior Maintenance, we strive to stop the ice before the storm begins. Our company is introducing an anti-icing method to help keep commercial and residential pavement safe when freezing drizzle or light snow is predicted. Crews are applying liquid anti-icing to improve winter driving and walking conditions. Anit-icing is most often doen the day before a light freezing drizzle or light to moderate snow events. It is useful at…

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September 20, 2017 - Scott's Exterior Maintenance

Fireblight

We've had some questions regarding issues showing up with ornamental pear trees, so I thought it was time to do a post on fireblight. During the past few years we've seen widespread fireblight infections showing up all over the area. Although it can affect many trees and shrubs in the rose family, including apples, crabapples,…

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