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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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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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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The Importance of Winterizing Your Irrigation System

October 3, 2019

Sprinklers help keep your lawn properly watered and looking its best. But, at the end of the watering season, it’s important to winterize your sprinklers so that the water does not freeze inside the system and cause damage. Our team at DeFazio Company knows that understanding more about the timing of winterization, and the possible effects of not doing so on time, will help you make an informed decision about winterizing your irrigation system.

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