The Ground Source Blog

Posted by Joe Mouad on Oct 6, 2022 1:41:18 PM

Do’s and Don’ts of Central Florida Sod Installation

You don’t want to be the neighborhood’s example of bad sod installation. People pointing, whispering, driving really slowly past your house.

You went through that once when you installed your own roof, remember?

Sod installation in Florida isn’t the hardest thing in the world, but it isn’t the easiest, either.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Oct 6, 2022 10:00:00 AM

6 Benefits of Installing a Fire Pit in Your Central Florida Backyard

There are signs that prove you need a fire pit:

1. You’ve been making s’mores in the microwave. (We all know that’s a crime against marshmallows.)

2. You’ve been frequently sneaking over to enjoy your neighbor’s fire pit, sometimes wearing disguises so he doesn’t know how often you’re coming over.

3. You daydream about being a caveman.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Sep 8, 2022 11:00:00 AM

How to Find an Irrigation System Leak: Plus Next Steps to Take

If there’s a geyser in your front yard attracting tourists with cameras, you probably have an irrigation system leak. (You should at least charge some sort of admission while you wait for the irrigation repair company to show up.)

But detecting a leak in your irrigation system isn’t always that easy. Leaks can be hidden, even sneaky.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Sep 1, 2022 10:52:30 AM

9 Reasons to Install a Pergola in Your Florida Backyard

Let’s start with reasons not to install a pergola in your Florida backyard.

1. Hmmmm.

2. Well, there’s…

3. Hmmm.

Maybe we’ll have better luck with reasons to install a pergola in your Florida backyard.

Put your feet up. There are plenty. Too bad you don’t have a pergola to relax beneath as you ponder this list…