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Long Realty is pleased to bring you Household Maintenance Tips courtesy of our local Long Advantage business partners. The articles below covers an array of helpful and insightful tips for the Arizona lifestyle. We hope you find this information useful.

Preparing for Fall

October 4, 2012

Fall colors are almost upon us and the temperatures are down to a cool 95 degrees. Seasonal clean ups are at hand, along with the transition from summer lawn to winter grass.

In another month it will also be time to reduce your irrigation timers for your landscape to a winter schedule. This will reduce your water bill and it is also not healthy for your plants to water them frequently during the winter. Also remember, when watering through your drip irrigation system it is better to water, whether it be winter or summer, for a longer duration rather than short spurts. Deeper soaking helps leach salts & establish a healthier, deeper root system.

The seasonal annual flower change is also close at hand. Large variations are available. Be careful in your selections, not all varieties do well here. What's listed on the label for full sun, comes from California. Try and avoid what I call the "pretty now, dead later variety".

Cherry Landscaping If you have any unusual problem related to your landscape that you haven’t been able to resolve, Cherry Landscape would enjoy answering your questions. Article provided courtesy of Cherry Landscape, Inc. Visit their website at: or call (520) 292-9776 for more information. or call 877.848.8629

More Home Maintenance Tips

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Organizing Your Home
Scream for Ice Cream!
Cultivating a Home Gallery
Help Your Dog Beat the Heat!
Don’t Let Your A/C Break the Bank
House Plumbing Problems and Solutions
Home Buyer's Tips
Caring for Your Arizona Landscape in Winter
Creating a Home Office
How the American Home Has Evolved
Learn What to Look for When Choosing a Moving Company
Prepare Your Pool for Summer Fun
Time to Change Those Air Filters!
How to Keep Your Plants Cozy this Winter
Considering the Tucson Valley's Many Climate Zones
Taking Care of Ceramic Tile
What To Do When Your Washer Won’t Drain
Security/Protection Systems for Homeowners
Cozy Home - Safe Home… Heating Season Tips
Sprucing Up Your Landscape for Fall
Benefits of Induction Cooking
Itching for Summer Vacation?
Maintaining Your Carpets
Getting Your Pool Ready for Summer
Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Home
Home Weatherizing Tips
Caring For Your Carpets
Three Easy Washer Maintenance Tips
Keep Cool for Less
Give the heart of your home a fresh new look in just 2-3 days!
Getting Your Pool Ready for Summer
Spring Cleaning Tips
Keep your drains running smoothly and smelling great!
What To Look For In A Moving Company
Caring for your Arizona landscape in Winter
Managing Winter Pests
Don't Forget About Your Pool This Winter
Choosing Home Accessories
It's Hot Out There
Ants Everywhere
Prepare Your Home for Monsoon Season Now
Tips for a Great Staycation
Dont Let Your A/C Break The Bank
How to Prevent Mold after Water Damage
Create a New Look in Your Home for Spring
Improving your Wireless Internet Experience
Families of the Sonoran Desert
Holiday Shopping Safety Tips
Preparing for Fall
Is Your Home Under Attack?
Becoming Green Clean Minded
Protect your recreational vehicles from extreme desert heat
Until there’s a cure… Cleaning for a Reason
Arizona Lightning and Lightning Safety
Monsoon Season and Your Home
Keep Cool This Summer with Air Conditioning Maintenance
Be on the Lookout for Bees As Temperatures Rise

The information contained in these articles are provided by local area businesses. We believe this information to be accurate and reliable, but it is not guaranteed.