Summer's HOT Temperatures Damage Your Lawn?

This summer’s extremely warm temperatures may have left your lawn damaged.  But with a little work, it’s possible to repair the damage and be ready to go for the upcoming seasons.  As we mentioned before, fall is the best time to get your lawn back on track.lawn care

The first step is to assess your lawn.
Begin by walking your lawn to identify any bare or brown patches, damaged trees or shrubs, or pest infestations.  If the issues seem to be overwhelming, consider a lawn care company such as Northwest.  If you have a pest infestation, call Northwest Exterminating.  By hiring a professional pest control company they will ensure that your pest problems are taken care of without damaging your vegetation.

The second step is to reseed.
Fall is the time to seed your yard.  Whether you are overseeding to make sure the lawn is thick and dense or spot seeding for bare spots, fall is the best time for seeding.

The third step is to water.
If you do any seeding to your lawn, make sure that you water those areas.  If not, only water when temperatures are unusually high for the fall season.

The fourth step is to fertilize.
Feed your lawn by fertilizing it.  If doing it yourself, be sure to read and follow the directions.  If you are not sure, call your lawn care company.

The final step is maintenance.
Enjoy spending time in your yard in the cooler season.  Rake leaves, clean beds, and use a blower to rid your lawn of any debris that may be found.

Call Northwest for a professional lawn care company that will get your lawn looking green and healthy for the spring.

Northwest Exterminating
830 Kennesaw Ave MariettaGA30060 USA 
 • 888-466-7849

10 Ways to Make Sure Your Home is not Attractive to Rodents

Fall is notorious for bringing rodents into the home.  Here are 10 helpful tips on how to make sure your home is not attractive to rodents:

  1. Minimize the amount of standing water around your property.
  2. Keep all pet food in air tight, closed containers.
  3. If you feed your pets outside, take the food and water in at night.
  4. Clean up the area around your bird feeders.  Bird seed debris left on the ground will attract hungry rodents.
  5. Make sure to keep the vegetation around your home trimmed and cut away from the exterior of the home.
  6. Keep your garage door closed whenever possible.
  7. Make sure to replace any worn or damaged weather stripping around doors.
  8. Make sure to seal up around any plumbing or electrical entry points.
  9. Compost areas should be enclosed and in bins whenever possible.
  10. If you are experiencing a rodent infestation call a Northwest Exterminating professional for additional help!


Adam Vannest
Monroe Service Center Manager
Northwest Exterminating