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New Rug Website Makes Finding a Specific Rug Size a Breeze

WESTPORT, Conn. -- It's a common problem for consumers - finding just the right size area rug to fit a specific space. A new website, RugsBySize.com, launched by GetBySize, LLC, solves this problem by aggregating multiple retailers all in one place. Consumers no longer have to visit different retailers to find what they're looking for. This new website is basically one-stop-rug shopping and consumers only need to give a few clicks of the mouse.

The site currently features more than 20 retailers all in one place and includes top retailers such as Bloomingdales, Sotheby's Home, One Kings Lane, Loomy Home and more. Inventory is impressive with more than 400,000 rugs from which to choose and more are being added all the time.

RugsBySize is a helpful resource for not just individual consumers, but busy interior designers, architects and other design professionals. Time is money, so a site like RugsBySize can help boost a business's bottom line.

On the flip side, rug and carpet retailers who partner with RugsBySize increase access to more sales. They get more exposure because consumers have access to more products at a glance.

The website is user-friendly and easy to navigate. Main search criteria are size and price and searches can be narrowed by store, style and brand too.

RugsBySize gives consumers access to just about any style rug - Persian rugs, Oriental rugs, Turkish rugs, luxury rugs, modern rugs, cowhide rugs, wool rugs, hand-tufted rugs, hand-knotted rugs and kids rugs.

With RugsBySize, searching for a rug is no longer frustrating or futile. RugsBySize delivers just what the consumer needs - the perfect size rug in less time and with better results.

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How to Combat the Spotted Lanternfly Now in the Nymph Stage

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. -- The Spotted Lanternfly is a destructive insect that has invaded the Philadelphia area. All winter long, their eggs lay waiting for the warm weather, carefully encased in a protective, hardened layer of secretion. Now that they've emerge as nymphs, it's time to take action!

How to Identify Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs

Spotted Lanternfly goes through several identities during its life cycle. Adult females lay eggs in the fall, and they cover the egg masses in a secretion. This secretion dries hard and camouflages to look like dirt or clay. The young nymphs that emerge from the eggs in spring are black with white spots. In early summer, they gain red markings on their bodies. Later in midsummer, they become adults and shed their skin to form wings on their backs.

How to Get Rid of Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs

The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn have been working closely with Penn State University's Department of Entomology and Cooperative Extension to determine the best treatments and techniques for combating Spotted Lanternfly in each of the life cycle stages. Chemical spray treatments are only recommended if there are high populations of nymphs on a specific plant or tree.

Chemical Control Treatments During the Nymph Stages

Research shows that the best time to control Spotted Lanterfly is at the adult stage. However, there is an exception. Nymph control may be warranted if the population is high enough to cause feeding damage (wilting stems). Or, if Nymphs are focusing heavily on individual plants. In these cases, homeowners should have an ISA Certified Arborist evaluate the situation and determine if targeted treatment is required.

Control of Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs is usually not warranted because nymphs love to move around. The young insects don't stay on a single plant for long. To reach all the plants that might attract nymphs, the entire yard would have to be treated with a long, residual contact spray insecticide. Even with these treatments, nymphs can still invade from other locations!

Also, although insecticide will kill Nymphs, it can also kill beneficial insects and pollinators, such as bees and butterflies. The insect experts at Giroud prefer to use these types of sprays for targeted control, not broad scale treatments.

What's the Solution for Controlling Spotted Lanterfly Nymphs?

Ultimately, the best way to combat Spotted Lanternfly during the Nymph Stage is with manual methods. Sticky bands, Circle Traps, and good old fashioned squishing are key to getting ahead of these awful insects before they reach adulthood.

Sticky bands can be found at most hardware stores and also on Amazon.com. They are easy to install, but they should be changed weekly for the best results. However, it is important to be aware that these sticky bands can accidentally trap other insects and also small animals and birds. To avoid this problem, Penn State recommends cutting the sticky bands lengthwise so the surface area is not as broad. Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs are small and climb up the tree. They will get trapped at the bottom of the sticky band, so there is no need to have such a tall band. Penn State also urges homeowners to wrap the outside of the tree with chicken wire over the area of the sticky band. This will prevent squirrels, birds, and other small animals from becoming stuck to the band.

If homeowners are concerned about trapping small animals and other wildlife in sticky bands, Penn State offers an alternative solution:

"Recent research has shown that an entirely different kind of type of trap is also very effective and can dramatically reduce the chances of capturing other creatures. This new style trap is made of plastic-coated insect screening and does not use any sticky material at all. It is basically a tunnel that SLFs walk into. When they move upward in the trap, they end up in a dead-end collection container where they die." -extension.psu.edu

Nymphs Are a Warning Sign to Take Action

Equally important, recognize that the Nymphs are an early warning sign to get prepared for the swarms. By July or August, the Nymphs will turn into Adults. That's when the real trouble begins. It's also the time when control is most effective. Adults don't move around as much and tend to attack specific trees. As a result, an ISA Certified Arborist can target the high risk trees and protect them from Spotted Lanternfly.

Researchers are anticipating a major infestation of Spotted Lanternfly this season. Once the adults begin to swarm, the demand for treatment will surge so homeowners should have the arborist evaluate the entire property for problem areas as soon as possible.

For more information, visit https://www.giroudtree.com/spotted-lanternfly/

About Giroud Tree and Lawn

Giroud Tree and Lawn specializes in tree service, lawn care and mosquito and tick control programs that make customers love doing business with the company since 1974. Serving Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties, the company offers professional tree and lawn evaluation, tree pruning, tree removal, insect and disease control, fertilizing, stump removal, traditional and 100% organic lawn programs and mosquito and tick control. Giroud Arborists are certified by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and have the knowledge and experience required to properly diagnose, treat and maintain trees and lawn health. The company is Accredited by the Tree Care Industry Association and Better Business Bureau. The "Giroud Treework for Charity" program donates free tree care services to parks, historical sites and other non-profit organizations located in the Company's service area. For more information, visit the company website at http://www.giroudtree.com or call 215-682-7704.

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Proper Lawn Mowing Technique is Important for Successful Grass Growth

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. -- If a homeowner's lawn looks uneven and just plain ugly in some spots, how the grass is being mowed might be affecting its appearance, says Giroud Tree and Lawn. From how to set the mower height to how soon after the rain falls the grass is cut, good mowing practices are important for keeping a lawn looking vibrant, healthy, and green all season long.

Start with Clean, Sharp Blades

Before mowing the lawn, homeowners should make sure the mower blades are sharp and ready to give an even cut. Always clean mower blades between each mow to prevent the spread of fungus and diseases.

Lawn Mowing Height

Grass should always be cut at 3-4 inches or higher, especially during the warmer months. Taller grass will provide a canopy to retain soil moisture and will prevent unsightly browning, shade weed and crabgrass seeds, and facilitate deep root growth. Giroud recommends that no more than 1/3 of top growth be removed per cutting.

How Often to Mow

When mowed infrequently, tall, wet grass may leave clumps pf clippings that can smother turf and provide an opening for weed infiltration. Mow on a regular schedule, about every 7-10 days. However, homeowners should also be mindful of the weather! If there experience a dry spell, mow less often to give the grass a chance to grow. If there is a lot of rain, grass will surely grow faster; but be careful about mowing when grass is wet. Clumps of dead, wet grass left behind after a lawn mowing can lead to lawn fungus issues.

Lawn Mowing on Slopes

If the yard has a slope to it, homeowners should be careful about mowing in that area. Always mow slopes sideways to prevent scalping. Not only does this prevent damage to the lawn, but it's also a safer practice for operating the lawn mower.

Still Seeing Lawn Problems?

If homeowners find that the lawn still doesn't look good, there might have an underlying issue with the grass or soil, such as diseases or insect infestations. Call a certified Lawn Care company for a complete Lawn Evaluation.

For more information about good lawn mowing techniques, please check out https://www.giroudtree.com/blog/how-to-mow-your-lawn-the-right-way/

For more information, visit the company website at http://www.giroudtree.com or call 215-682-7704.

About Giroud Tree and Lawn

Giroud Tree and Lawn specializes in tree service, lawn care and mosquito and tick control programs that make customers love doing business with the company since 1974. Serving Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties, the company offers professional tree and lawn evaluation, tree pruning, tree removal, insect and disease control, fertilizing, stump removal, traditional and 100% organic lawn programs and mosquito and tick control. Giroud Arborists are certified by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and have the knowledge and experience required to properly diagnose, treat and maintain trees and lawn health.

The company is Accredited by the Tree Care Industry Association and Better Business Bureau. The "Giroud Treework for Charity" program donates free tree care services to parks, historical sites and other non-profit organizations located in the Company's service area. For more information, visit the company website at http://www.giroudtree.com or call 215-682-7704.

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Garden City Plumbing & Heating Celebrates 35 Years Serving Missoula

MISSOULA, Mont. -- Garden City Plumbing & Heating is proud to announce that May 31, 2020 marks its 35th year in business serving Missoula and western Montana. Since the company's founding in 1985, Garden City continues to be local and family owned.

"Since I started Garden City back in 1985, my goal has always been to promote a family atmosphere," says Bill Schaff (Founder and President). "As a company, we have grown both in size and in our overall capabilities, but we have made sure to never lose sight of what's important. Honest, integrity, and the quality of the work we provide."

Although Garden City Plumbing & Heating, Inc started off as primarily a plumbing company, the products and services they now offer have grown substantially.

Some of the products and services they provide include:
* Residential Plumbing Service & Repair
* Residential Plumbing Installations
* Residential HVAC Service & Repair
* Furnace and Air Conditioning Maintenance
* Sewer and Drain Services
* Commercial Plumbing
* Commercial HVAC
* Custom CAD Design
* And much more!

If you have any questions about Garden City Plumbing and Heating, or would like to talk with a member of our team, contact Garden City Plumbing & Heating at 406-728-5550, or visit https://gardencityplumbing.com/contact-garden-city-plumbing/.

About Garden City Plumbing & Heating:

Garden City Plumbing & Heating, Inc. has been serving the residents and businesses of Missoula, Montana since 1985. As a family-owned and operated business, their focus is ensuring the reliability, comfort, and safety of their customer's plumbing and HVAC systems. Over the years, they have built an outstanding reputation for customer service and excellence in their work.

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Pennsylvania Plumbing Company Rockets Into Unchartered Territory with Free Tele-Plumbing Services

CHESTER SPRINGS, Pa. -- People facing plumbing issues in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic are currently unable or unwilling to invite a professional plumber into their homes. That's a tricky situation to be in. Rocket Plumbing & Drain is working to answer the call and has figured out how to save its community time, money and stress through its free virtual and tele-plumbing services.

Steve and Debbie Reichert, owners, Rocket Plumbing & Drain, felt this unique problem required an innovative solution that would allow them to maintain their mission of always showing up for their clients, while still practicing necessary social distancing.

For example, a recent client had a water pressure issue in her home. Steve quickly responded to the online query and set up a diagnostic session via Zoom. The technology allowed Steve to diagnose the problem, and talk the client through how to fix it - step-by-step. He even helped the client figure out the correct tools to use from her toolbox. The problem was fixed and no workers had to enter the home.

How does tele-plumbing work? The sign-up process is simple. While on the Rocket website, users are prompted to fill out a brief 'Consult Request Form' that asks for a short description of the problem, the level of urgency, access to tools, video/call capabilities, preferred schedule date and the option to upload a photo of the problem.

"We're trying to do everything we can to assist our customers during this trying time and to remain transparent about our services and remote capabilities," Debbie says.

Rocket Plumbing & Drain realizes that not all problems can be fixed in this manner, but it's hopeful that they can help some through the crisis.

"As a company, we're practicing social distancing and CDC-guided protective measures," Debbie says. "These free calls are intended as a service to our customers during the COVID-19 crisis to see if we can assist in helping with temporary repairs for those making an effort to self-quarantine."

Watch how a free virtual plumbing consult works here: https://youtu.be/hmx1jHohnCY

About Rocket Plumbing & Drain

Founded in 1986 by Steve and Debbie Reichert, Rocket Plumbing & Drain has solved thousands of different problems for residential and commercial clients. Its licensed and insured Rocket Response team has more than 66 years of combined commercial plumbing service and residential plumbing repair experience.

For more information: https://rocketdrainpa.com/

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Tips for Growing Grass in Shade

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. -- When it comes to growing grass in the shade, the process can be incredibly frustrating for homeowners. The Lawn Care Experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn have several strategies homeowners can try to combat bare spots on shady areas on the lawn.

Grass needs a few vital elements to thrive- sun, water, and a great root system. Trees are in a constant battle with grass for all three of these, so homeowners need to even the playing field.

Pruning Trees to start to good grass growth

The branches and leaves of trees can block sunlight from reaching the grass. Also, much of the rain that falls will run off the leaves of the tree before it filters down to the lawn, leaving grass roots dry. Homeowners should have trees evaluated by an ISA Certified Arborist to see how they can be pruned back. This will allow sunshine and water to reach those blades of grass and promote healthy, green growth!

Keep it clean

Dead leaves, pine needles and other debris fall from trees' branches and litter the ground, blocking sun and rainwater from reaching the lawn. This same debris can lock in moisture without airflow, making the lawn area more susceptible to fungus and disease. It's important to rake up the areas under trees so the grass isn't smothered and festering with infection.

Mow higher in the shade

If grass is having trouble growing in the shade, homeowners should mow a little higher in that area. This grass will need as much help as it can to reach the sun rays!

Check the soil pH

Anything that filters down into the soil can affect its acidity, so trees contribute to pH level issues. The soil should have a pH of 7 in order to grow healthy, vibrant grass.

Alternate ground cover

If all else fails, there are other options for ground cover in the shady areas under trees instead of grass. Shade-friendly plants, such as pachysandra, can be hearty additions to any landscape. Add in some Bleeding Hearts and Thyme for seasonal color and interest and homeowners will have a lovely garden area!

How to Get Started on a Lawn Care Program

Now is the time for homeowners to schedule a full lawn inspection with an experienced lawn service. The lawn care expert will walk the entire property and create a custom plan to combat any issues on the lawn. Homeowners should choose a lawn service that does a mid-season check-up that includes a pH Soil Test. Maintaining a healthy pH is vital to producing great results for the lawn. Lime applications may be recommended to decrease the acidity in the soil, so the grass will grow healthy and strong!

For more information, check out Giroud Arborist Rob Nagy's demonstration of a pH Soil Test.

About Giroud Tree and Lawn

Giroud Tree and Lawn specializes in tree service, lawn care and mosquito and tick control programs that make customers love doing business with the company since 1974. Serving Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties, the company offers professional tree and lawn evaluation, tree pruning, tree removal, insect and disease control, fertilizing, stump removal, traditional and 100% organic lawn programs and mosquito and tick control. Giroud Arborists are certified by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and have the knowledge and experience required to properly diagnose, treat and maintain trees and lawn health. The company is Accredited by the Tree Care Industry Association and Better Business Bureau. The "Giroud Treework for Charity" program donates free tree care services to parks, historical sites and other non-profit organizations located in the Company's service area. For more information, visit the company website at http://www.giroudtree.com or call 215-682-7704.

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How to Capture and Destroy Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs in 2020

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. -- The Spotted Lanternfly is a destructive insect that has officially invaded Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery Counties! All winter long, their eggs lay waiting for the warm weather, and the Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs have already started to emerge. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn share what to look for and how to capture and destroy these destructive insects.

How Spotted Lanternfly Causes Property Damage and Attracts Dangerous Insects

These insects eat tree sap and then excrete droppings of a sweet, sticky substance called Honeydew. The honeydew will coat the tree, the base of the tree, and anything underneath the tree, including cars, hardscapes, and decking. Then, black, sooty mold grows on the secreted substance. The combination of honeydew and black, sooty mold has an unpleasantly sour stench and is very difficult to remove from surfaces.

Even more unsettling, the secreted honeydew attracts stinging wasps! Wasps can't resist the tantalizing smell of the honeydew, and they will swarm a property for a taste. Homeowners are struggling to rid their yards of stinging wasps, and it's particularly a problem for children playing in the area!

How to Identify the Spotted Lanternfly

One of the things that makes this insect difficult to control is the fact that it goes through several identities during its life cycle. Adult females lay eggs in the fall, and they cover the egg masses in a secretion that dries hard and camouflages to look like dirt or clay. The young nymphs that emerge from the eggs in spring are black with white spots. In early summer, they gain red markings on their bodies. Then, midsummer they become adults and shed their skin to form wings on their backs.

How to Capture and Destroy Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs

The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn have been working closely with Penn State's Department of Agricultural Sciences to determine the best treatments and techniques for combatting Spotted Lanternfly in each of the life cycle stages. According to Penn State, "Currently, the most effective trap for SLF is a sticky band wrapped around the trunks of trees. SLF nymphs and adults are trapped in the sticky barrier as they crawl up from the ground onto the trunks and move upward to feed on the tree."

Sticky bands can be found at most hardware stores and Amazon.com. They are easy to install, but they should be changed weekly for the best results. It is important to be aware that these sticky bands can accidentally trap other insects and also small animals and birds. To avoid this problem, Penn State recommends cutting the sticky bands lengthwise so the surface area is not as broad. Penn State also urges homeowners to wrap the outside of the tree with chicken wire over the area of the sticky band. This will prevent squirrels, birds and other small animals from becoming stuck to the band.

If homeowners see signs of Spotted Lanternfly on the property, they should have their trees inspected by an ISA Certified Arborist.

About Giroud Tree and Lawn

Giroud Tree and Lawn specializes in tree service, lawn care and mosquito and tick control programs that make customers love doing business with the company since 1974. Serving Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties, the company offers professional tree and lawn evaluation, tree pruning, tree removal, insect and disease control, fertilizing, stump removal, traditional and 100% organic lawn programs and mosquito and tick control. Giroud Arborists are certified by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and have the knowledge and experience required to properly diagnose, treat and maintain trees and lawn health.

The company is Accredited by the Tree Care Industry Association and Better Business Bureau. The "Giroud Treework for Charity" program donates free tree care services to parks, historical sites and other non-profit organizations located in the Company's service area. For more information, visit the company website at http://www.giroudtree.com or call 215-682-7704.

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Sunstate Laboratories Introduces Revolutionary Cleaning Products That Help Eliminate Plastic Waste and Save Consumers Money

DENVER, Colo. -- In the midst of celebrating Earth Day's 50th anniversary this month, SunState Labs is setting the standard for environmentally-responsible businesses, by employing sustainable production practices and conserving resources along the entire supply-chain. The company's product, DAZZ, is a non-toxic concentrated cleaning tablet, made with natural ingredients and designed to curb the need for single-use plastics.

Historically, household cleaners have primarily been available in ready-to-use (RTU) containers, perpetuating the "use-and-discard" cycle. Consumers buy their cleaning products pre-mixed in spray bottles, then have to toss each spray bottle as they become empty.

DAZZ, however, is breaking this cycle -- their concentrated, easy-to-use tablets are made to be used in any spray bottle, so customers can reuse existing bottles in their homes, over and over again. For the consumer, this not only saves them money, but also allows them to make environmentally-conscious purchasing decisions.

In a world where sustainability is becoming a major concern for the mainstream consumer market, DAZZ is filling that hole in the household cleaning industry, allowing individuals to incorporate greener habits into their cleaning routine.

Each year, over one billion plastic spray bottles are thrown out in the United States. These spray bottles contribute to the growing build-up of plastic waste in our oceans, which, according to Ocean Cleanup, a nonprofit organization dedicated to cleaning up plastic pollution in the oceans, currently amounts to over 5 trillion pieces of plastic. The issue of plastic waste has only increased in relevance, since China stopped purchasing the United States' plastic waste in 2018.

David Shahan, CEO and Chief Innovation Officer for SunState Labs, had this exact issue in mind when he developed DAZZ Cleaning Tablets.

In addition to environmental and economic benefits, DAZZ also boasts high performance when tested against industry leaders. In tests conducted at the TURI lab at the University of Massachusetts, DAZZ Window & Glass Cleaner beat Windex, DAZZ All-Purpose beat Formula 409, and DAZZ Bathroom beat Clorox. Despite costing about 75% less than these leading RTU brands, DAZZ outperforms them when it comes to tackling tough messes.

DAZZ cleaning tablets, when added to a bottle of lukewarm water, dissolve into a powerful cleaning solution, free of fillers and toxic chemicals. The tablet form saves storage space in the household, as well as lessens the cost and environmental impact of transportation. Consumers can order either a Starter Kit, which includes spray bottles and tablet packets, or a Refill Package of just tablets -- either way, no water is being shipped.

Shahan wants to stress the importance of local suppliers in the fight for more sustainable business practices. "I'd like to see local programs foster the ingenuity of local suppliers," says Shahan. "Hiring locally, sourcing locally, and protecting the environment go hand-in-hand with a profitable, sustainable enterprise."

SunState's mission is to create innovative products that are safe, tough on dirt, and encourage environmental sustainability.

Learn more at: https://dazzcleaner.com/

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Kids Staying Home From School can Keep Busy with a Spotted Lanternfly Egg Hunt in the Yard

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. -- Spotted Lanternfly are beautiful but destructive insects that have invaded Pennsylvania. The good news is kids can help get rid of Spotted Lanternfly! The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn share why these are bad bugs, and what kids need to know to go on a Spotted Lanternfly Egg Hunt!

What Is Spotted Lanternfly?

Spotted Lanternfly is a dangerous, invasive pest. Invasive means this insect is from another country and it has invaded the United States. Spotted Lanternfly came from Asia to the United Sates a few years ago. They've been multiplying and spreading all over the country! If Americans don't stop them from spreading, they can cause big problems.

Why Is Spotted Lanternfly Bad?

Spotted Lanternfly are a problem in many ways because they:
* destroy grapes, apples, and other important crops that are grown by farmers in America.
* damage trees when they feed from them.
* make a sticky mess when they are eating, dripping something called "honeydew" down on to anything underneath them.
* attract stinging bees who love to eat the honeydew they drip!

What do Spotted Lanternfly Look Like?

The Spotted Lanternfly go through 4 different life cycles.

1. Nymphs, black with white dots - the insects hatch from their eggs in May.

2. Nymphs, red with white dots and black marks- you can sometimes see little black nymphs and bigger red nymphs at the same time

3. Adults - In July, the insects get wings! The underside of their wings looks a lot more colorful than the top, so it's important to know what the wings look like on both sides!

4. Egg Masses - Starting in late September, the females will lay their eggs and cover them with a protective substance that hardens to look like clay. These egg masses will stay there all winter long until the next generation of nymphs hatches the following May.

How Kids Can Help Stop the Spread of Spotted Lanternfly

Spotted Lanternfly can lay their eggs anywhere, even underneath a slide!

Now is the perfect time to go on Spotted Lanternfly Egg Hunt! Kids can outside and check all the trees in the front and backyard. If kids find anything that looks like an egg mass, scrape it off with a stick or a card and destroy them by dropping them in a baggy with hand sanitizer or rubbing alcohol.

After kids have checked all the trees on the property, it's time to look for Spotted Egg Masses in other places. The adult females lay eggs pretty much anywhere! They usually lay them in places where the eggs will be out of sight from hungry predator bugs. Look on the underside of outdoor tables and chairs, railings, playhouses, swing sets and slides.

Kids can even make these Spotted Lanternfly egg hunts a part of the Easter celebrations. Just for fun, kids can check out this cool video of a Spotted Lanternfly in a battle with a Praying Mantis! Who will win? https://youtu.be/mfwuhTBr4UQ

For more information about Spotted Lanternfly, please check out https://www.giroudtree.com/spotted-lanternfly/

For more information, visit the company website at http://www.giroudtree.com or call 215-682-7704.

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About Giroud Tree and Lawn

Giroud Tree and Lawn specializes in tree service, lawn care and mosquito and tick control programs that make customers love doing business with the company since 1974. Serving Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties, the company offers professional tree and lawn evaluation, tree pruning, tree removal, insect and disease control, fertilizing, stump removal, traditional and 100% organic lawn programs and mosquito and tick control. Giroud Arborists are certified by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and have the knowledge and experience required to properly diagnose, treat and maintain trees and lawn health.

The company is Accredited by the Tree Care Industry Association and Better Business Bureau. The "Giroud Treework for Charity" program donates free tree care services to parks, historical sites and other non-profit organizations located in the Company's service area. For more information, visit the company website at http://www.giroudtree.com or call 215-682-7704.

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Garage Door Repair Solutions Chicago Offering A Garage Door Opener Installation and Repair Service

CHICAGO, Ill. -- Garage Door Repair Solutions Chicago, a specialist in the garage and its door repair, installation, and maintenance, launched a garage door opener service for customers in the Chicago area. The garage door opener service will deal with one of the most important parts of the garage door.

When this part is damaged or broken, the garage door won't be able to open. It can cause damage to the car when its owner wants to put the car inside the garage. The new garage door opener service isn't only limited to the repair service. This service will also include the installation and upgrade for the new opener part for improving the garage door performance. The service will be handled by their expert team that has many experiences in this industry.

The CEO of Garage Door Repair Solutions Chicago, Darren Brown, stated, "Every part of a garage door is interconnected with each other. When these parts worked, the garage door also won't give any problem. We know that the garage door opener is one of the important parts of those many parts. This is also one of many reasons why we now provide a garage-door-opener-focused service for our client. We know that if this part doesn't receive proper treatment, our clients won't be able to use their garage door properly. We believe with this service, our client will have a peaceful mind, as their garage door will have every solution they need."

The garage door opener repair Chicago becomes one of the perfect additions to this company's services. Previously, the client could use their service to repair the spring, cable, and garage door track. The client also can ask for maintenance service as well as installation help. The client can also call the service and get the same-day service provided by the experienced and skilled team of experts from this company. With plenty of services available, it is not surprising if the client gives positive feedback.

One client said, "When I try to find garage door repair near me, I almost give up because many of them don't provide the service I need for fixing my garage door. Until my friend recommends Garage Door Repair Solutions Chicago, maybe I won't be able to use my garage door. So, thank you for your service. Your teamwork is amazing, and they are kind to the client."

About Garage Door Repair Solution Chicago

Garage Door Repair Solution Chicago is a company focusing on garage door repair and installation service. One of their services is garage door opener installation and repair.

For more information, visit: https://garage-repairs-chicagoil.com or https://www.google.com/maps?cid=12980515723815877843

Media Contact:
Darren Brown, Phone: (773) 303-6639
Full Address: 5242 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60630

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