Monthly Archives: November 2015

I noticed a beautiful, flowering tree out near the edge of our yard was not doing so good about 3 years ago. My wife loved that tree, and a neighbor had one just like ours across the street that looked great. It was healthy and had so many blooms on it every spring and summer, while ours had very few. I was not really sure what I should do about it until the neighbor said that it was important that I look into tree pruning in Queens NY as soon as possible. The reason, he said, was that if I did not get help for my tree soon, it would die.

What my neighbor said seemed a bit like overkill. I had a feeling that if I just watered it more and gave it some one-time fertilized, it would probably perk right up. I could not have been more wrong. As the years passed, the tree began looking worse. The blooms all but disappeared each blooming season. My wife was frustrated by that point.

I had to be honest with my wife and told her that the neighbor had told me exactly what I needed to do to fix the problem, but I had brushed the information off. She immediately took matters into her own hands and made some calls to find out what could be done to help the tree. That same day, a nice employee from a local tree company came over to take a look. He said that we should have begun pruning the tree as soon as we saw that it was having problems years ago. He was not sure if he could save the tree because I let it go on for so long, but he said he was willing to try. He did, and a year later, it’s time for the tree to flower again and it looks great.

Back when I had roommates, we would live in rental homes. Most of them would not allow you to do any painting or changing up of the walls, but we often did it anyway. We never received our security deposits back as soon as various landlords saw the crummy painting jobs we did. After getting a great deal on a home purchase, I knew that I needed a painter in Bergen County NJ to do every bit of the painting for me. I wanted to treat my new place with full respect. I knew that I could not do the job justice on my own.

I visited a variety of paint company websites. I diligently looked at all the colors. When I was not sure of exactly which colors to use, I purchased a variety of decorating magazines to see what was in style and what would look good. I chose a desert-like tan color for my living room to go with the richly-colored Oak wood floors. Next, I chose a light lilac for my bedroom. The thought of waking u in a spring-like room each day of the year was appealing. I chose a light blue for the bathroom and a pale green for the kitchen. I was excited about what the outcome would look like.

A group of employees from a nearby painting company showed up early on a Monday morning. I was pleased to see that there were four of them because I knew that meant they would get the work done quickly. By the end of the 8 hour work day, they had half of the rooms done. They showed up bright and early the next morning and finished the rest of the rooms. My place looked absolutely fantastic. Everything seemed so new and exciting in the house because of it.

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