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Proper Drainage on Property

Proper Drainage on Property

Florida is one wet place. Besides being surrounded by water, the Sunshine State is known for lots of rain and hurricanes too. This can ultimately lead to lots of water in places it shouldn't be. Thankfully when this issue happens, proper drainage saves the day! How can someone be sure that their property has the right kind of drainage to ensure their home is safe?

At Nick's Fix It, their professionals will make sure every step is taken with care and precision that keeps your home safe and dry and keeps unwanted water away. They will access your property and work out the right drainage plan custom to you. 

Proper drainage means water flows downhill. A poorly drained yard holds high risks for damage to plant life and could invite unwanted pests. Plants and shrubbery need water to survive, but flooded/standing water is certain death for them. Along with killing off any greenery, standing water is a breeding ground for mosquitoes. It also invites roaches, ants, and even termites! These pests thrive off the stagnant water and can cause a homeowner many headaches. 

Improper drainage can also lead to flooding in basements of homes, or water finding its way through cracks around the foundation. When unwanted water enters the house, it can lead to mildew and mold which declare war on sinuses and respiratory systems. It can also alter the flooring of the house, warping floorboards and causing an uneven surface that could be expensive to fix. 

Proper drainage on your property will keep your grass green and floors dry, and can also up the property value if you ever decide to sell. It's something new homeowners don't often think about and can add a bit of relief to anyone who's new to Florida and wanting to move in. So if you're uncertain that your yard is up for another rainy season or it barely made it through this last one, it might be time to call Nick's Fix It! 

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Irrigation System Repair

Nick’s Fix It works vigorously to keep your irrigation system in check. When it comes to repairs in your irrigation system, we zone in on specific problem areas, or entire system repairs, to provide the most efficient process. Areas of expertise include, but not limited to, valves, timers, system leaks, as well as wiring and all that involved with wiring (such as wire tracking and valve location).

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A well pump is one of those things that the old saying, "out of sight, out of mind." That all changes when the pump starts working, your irrigation system goes dormant and your beautiful green lawn you worked so hard on begins to turn brown. And in a Florida summer, a green lawn can go brown real quick without water. Have no fear, Nick's Fix It is here!

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LED Landscape Lighting

LED Landscape lighting can enhance your lawn and create more use in your outside living spaces. And here in Florida, sometimes the only time you can enjoy the outside is after sunset when the hot sun isn’t so intense, creating the need to illuminate your property. There are a variety of options to pick from, regardless of whether you are looking to add decorative splashes to your landscaping or looking to add safety to your property.

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Drainage Systems

If there is one thing we seem to have plenty of here in the Sunshine State of Florida is a lot of rain. And all this rain that falls has to go somewhere. And a few places you sure don’t want this water to go is to collect in areas of your property and flood or perhaps even intruding into your house causing structural damage. Nick’s Fix It can help keep the water away with a home drainage system.

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Monday, April 15, 2019

When Is The Best Time To Water My Florida Grass?

When Is The Best Time To Water My Florida Grass?

Your lawn is usually the first impression made on new guests to your home. A patchy yard could be an awkward first hello for some homeowners, and in Florida, the heat can really patch it up (and not in a good way). So how can one keep their lawn looking luscious in Florida? Watering it correctly is the key! Here we will go over the best times to water your lawn and how to keep those first impressions positive for guests.

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Is your irrigation system ready for Spring?

Is your irrigation system ready for Spring?

With warm weather on the horizon, it’s time to take a close look at your irrigation system and get it in tip-top shape for Spring.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

What is a Well Pump?

What is a Well Pump?

Well, water can be a total blessing.  There's no monthly water bill; it's easy to filter the water coming in, well systems are easily able to keep out of sight, there's nothing else lurking in your water so long as the well is properly functioning, what more could you want? Unfortunately in some circumstances, having a well on your property isn't possible due to land restrictions. But the whole process of a water well is quite simple, and a lot of it relies on the excellent pump.

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