LAURINBURG — While the coronavirus pandemic has kept folks at home and sparked a number of home improvement projects, many of those have been inside the home.
But Adam Wilhelm, owner of AJW Landscaping of Laurinburg, says it’s the perfect time of year for some outdoor projects.
“The fall is a great time for doing some easy home improvement projects in the yard,” he said. “If the long, hot summer has stressed out your lawn, overseeding in the month of October with annual rye grass will give you a lush green stand of grass without breaking the bank.
“This is also a great time to plant shrubs and trees, with cooler temperatures allowing them to become established without the threat of extreme heat,” he added. “Once we’ve had our first frost it’s the right time to do some much-needed pruning and shaping of your already established shrubs and trees.”
Arthur M. Blank, co-founder of The Home Depot, was introduced to the startup life as a kid. His father launched a mail-order pharmacy business out of the one-bedroom apartment the family of four shared in the Sunnyside section of Queens, New York. Four years later, darkness set in when Blank’s father died suddenly. His mother picked up the pieces of both the family and the family business. She plowed ahead and became a successful entrepreneur, ultimately selling the company.
“My mother used to say, ‘make decisions for the right reason and live with the consequences,'” Blank tells Inc. That’s why, for instance, he decided to delay the reopening of the Mountain Sky Guest Ranch, a dude ranch he owns in Montana, even though it typically runs at more than 90 percent occupancy and guests were yearning to return. “We knew that if we opened we would bring disease into the
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In a recent public service announcement, Freedom Contracting listed the reasons why people would decide to remodel their homes.
Akron, OH – Freedom Contracting, a remodeling company in Akron, disclosed the most important motivations that homeowners cite when starting remodeling projects in their homes.
By far the most important reason that homeowners had for remodeling their homes was that their families had changed over time. Their home fit their families years ago. But now their families have fundamentally changed and the house no longer fits.
Many homeowners state that they love where their house is located. They love their neighbors and the neighborhood. They love the community they have created along the way. They don’t want to sell their house and move to one that fits better.
But maybe their older child has gone away to college and they have two teenagers left in the house now, and they need