How to Choose the Right Security Lights

September 10, 2020

Feeling safe and secure in your own home is a top priority of most homeowners. No one wants to stay awake all night worrying if their home is truly safe. If you’re looking to add to your security system, the right outdoor lighting can help deter crime on your property and can sometimes be even more effective than a traditional security system. To help you choose the right type of security lights for your Cleveland area home, listen to the experts at DeFazio Company.

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3 Things to Consider When Installing a Pet Fence

August 28, 2020

At DeFazio Company, we love pets. For many, our dogs are not just pets, they are part of the family and, just like the rest of the family, they deserve their own space. Room to run and play is essential for a dog’s well-being; however, they need to be able to do it in a safe way. The best way to give your pet the safe space he deserves is by installing a fence, but what type of fence is right for you? To help you answer that question, our team has listed a few things to consider.

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The Importance of Irrigation System Maintenance

July 15, 2020

If your once-beautiful lawn is starting to show brown spots, it may be due to an issue with your irrigation system. When was the last time you had it checked out? Did you have a system installed and then forget about it? If so, you could be wasting money and water each month by not properly maintaining your irrigation system. DeFazio Company is here to help! Below are a few reasons why it’s important to schedule regular maintenance for your Cleveland home’s sprinkler system.

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3 Signs of Poor Yard Drainage

June 10, 2020

As a proud Cleveland homeowner, you work hard on your yard and landscaping to keep your home looking beautiful. How frustrating it must be to have it all ruined by poor drainage! Our team at DeFazio Company never wants to see your hard work go to waste, and that is why we’ve put together this list of three signs your yard has drainage issues. The faster you identify the problem, the faster our experts can remedy it!

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Landscape Lighting Design Ideas

May 13, 2020

Lighting up your landscaping is a great way to draw attention to the most striking features of your landscape any time of the day or night. Not only is landscape lighting an attractive feature that adds curb appeal to your home, it also provides safety and visibility for you and your family. However, it takes a trained eye to choose lighting solutions that will enhance both your home and landscape. And that’s where our team at DeFazio Company comes in. We can help you design an elegant lighting display that you will enjoy all year round.

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3 Signs It’s Time for a New Fence

April 9, 2020

Wooden fences are among the most popular choices for homeowners, and for good reason: they bring a traditional and natural beauty to any Cleveland home. However, while wood is durable, it will eventually deteriorate and there will come a day when you will need to get your fence replaced. The question is: how do you tell the difference between a fence that needs replaced or just repaired? Luckily for you, our team at DeFazio Company has spelled out three of the telltale signs that it’s time for a new fence.

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3 Ways to Prepare Your Lawn for the Spring Thaw

March 12, 2020

Spring is finally on its way in Cleveland, and homeowners are preparing to begin their spring maintenance routines. However, before you jump right into mowing and planting and watering, it’s important to be sure your yard is ready for the spring thaw. There are several things you can be doing now to make sure your drainage solutions aren’t overwhelmed when the last snow of the year thaws. Our team at DeFazio Company has put together a list so you can be sure you’re ready.

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What Type of Fence Is Right for You?

January 4, 2020

Backyard fences add so much to your property: beauty, safety, value, and privacy. However, if you don’t study up on your choices ahead of time, the installation process can be unnecessarily complicated and frustrating. At DeFazio Company, we encourage our customers to specify the intended height, purpose, design, and material before starting the process. It is also important to know your city’s and neighborhood’s fencing restrictions so you won’t have to make adjustments to your fence after installation.

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Maintaining Outdoor Lights in Winter

December 4, 2019

Outdoor lighting not only beautifully illuminates your home, it also provides safety and security. However, winter can wreak havoc on your outdoor lighting system. But, with a few preventive maintenance measures from DeFazio Company, you can protect your outdoor lighting from costly or hazardous damage. Let’s look at a few winter maintenance tips for outdoor lighting.

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Address Drainage Issues Before Winter Hits

November 7, 2019

Here in the Midwest, we’re barreling through fall, and winter is already knocking on our doors. There’s nothing we’d rather do than shut the doors, curl up in front of a fire, and avoid the elements as much as possible. However, Mother Nature might not let that happen if you have any potential drainage issues around your Cleveland, Ohio, home. The quickest way to find drainage issues is by looking at your yard. Maybe you had a little standing water during the summertime, but it didn’t seem like that big of a deal. However as the seasons change, that little problem can become a big one, and fast. Let our team at DeFazio Company help you identify and address your water problems before winter really begins.

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