Outdoor Lighting Ideas for Entertaining

September 2, 2021

Do you love to entertain in your Ohio home? Fall is a wonderful time to host a backyard party around a fire pit in the crisp autumn air. However, fall not only brings cooler temperatures, it also brings shorter days. After the sun goes down, you need a safe way for the party to continue. At DeFazio Company, our outdoor landscape lighting offers you the perfect solution. Read on for our favorite ways to incorporate lighting into your outdoor space that will provide both ambiance and safety.

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Neighborhood Fence Etiquette

August 15, 2021

A backyard fence is a great way to add value to your property while enhancing your own privacy and beautifying your yard. However, in order to be a good neighbor, there are a few written and unwritten rules to abide by. So, while you may think that choosing the type of fence to install is the hard part, it’s actually only the first step in fence installation. Check out these three etiquette tips from your friends at DeFazio Company to make sure you don’t step on any neighborhood toes during your fence installation.

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3 Signs Your Irrigation System Needs an Upgrade

July 5, 2021

At DeFazio Company, we believe in the benefits of owning and maintaining a quality irrigation system. For Ohio homeowners, it’s the best way to get your grass watered with the perfect balance and consistency in order to achieve a lush, green yard you can be proud of. However, just like all mechanical things, your irrigation system will not last forever and it may be time to consider upgrading it. Read on to learn if your system is on its last leg.

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Why Proper Yard Drainage Is Important

June 21, 2021

Summer is a favorite time of year for many people. The weather is warm, and you generally have more time to spend with family and friends. However, here in Ohio, summer also comes with daylong storms, and that can lead to too much water accumulating on your property. While it might not seem like a big deal to have small amounts of water pooling on your property, any amount of flooding can actually cause serious issues if not attended to. At DeFazio Company, we provide landscape drainage solutions, and today we are discussing why they are so important.

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What’s New in Landscape Lighting?

May 11, 2021

At DeFazio Company, we strive to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to landscaping trends and outdoor lighting solutions. That way, we can be sure to offer you up-to-date suggestions when designing your outdoor living space. Today on our blog, we’re discussing landscaping lighting trends of 2021. Read on and start envisioning your beautifully lit backyard!

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3 Benefits of an Aluminum Ornamental Fence

April 23, 2021

Are you considering adding a backyard fence to your Ohio home but aren’t sure what option to choose? With so many fence options out there, it can be difficult to decide on the right style, color, and material for your home. At DeFazio Company, we offer a wide variety of fence options that are not only beautiful, but offer you the security you desire. Read on to learn about the benefits of one of our favorite options – the aluminum ornamental fence.

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How to Dewinterize Your Sprinkler System

March 4, 2021

Spring is finally here! It’s time to put away the snow shovel and start thinking about spring and summer lawn care. And for lawn and garden enthusiasts, it’s the most wonderful time of the year! As you start dewinterizing your lawn and gardens, you’ll need to take special care of your irrigation system so it can start watering your lawn all season long. Read on for tips from your friends at DeFazio Company on how to reopen your sprinkler system.

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3 Most Common Drainage Problems in Winter

February 8, 2021

Winter weather in Ohio is hard on your home in a variety of ways. Your furnace works overtime, your roof and siding take a beating, and your home’s drainage system is subject to all kinds of unique problems that can be difficult to solve. At DeFazio Company, we believe in being prepared, so as we head into the second half of winter, watch out for these three common drainage problems.

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3 Common Outdoor Lighting Problems and How to Solve Them

January 8, 2021

Outdoor lights can be tricky. Sometimes the challenges they present are minor, easy fixes; while other times, lighting problems can be dangerous. Because of this, it’s a good idea to know how to identify issues and prevent any problems from turning dangerous. At DeFazio Company, we take pride in providing safety and visibility around Cleveland area homes, so today we’re discussing the most common issues we see and what you can do about them.

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Should You Install a Fence in the Winter?

December 11, 2020

Many Cleveland area homeowners wait until spring or summer to install a fence around their home. But is that necessary? Actually, there are several benefits of installing a fence in the winter months rather than waiting for spring. Today, our team at DeFazio Company are discussing all the reasons why installing a fence this winter might be the right choice for you.

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