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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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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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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How to Winterize Your Sprinkler System

November 30, 2020

The weather has turned cold here in the Midwest and the need to water our lawns is gone until next spring. However, merely shutting down your sprinkler system isn’t enough to ensure it will work the next time you need it. You must also winterize it completely to prevent it from freezing, expanding, and then cracking your underground pipes. Our team at DeFazio Company has been serving the Cleveland, OH, area since 2007, and today we’re discussing the basics of winterizing your sprinkler system.

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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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