You’re out on your lawn, enjoying the sunny day. You notice some movement out of the corner of your eye, and when you look closer, you see that your lawn is moving. You bend down to take a closer look, and to your horror, you see a snail. You stand up and take a step back, only to see more snails. In fact, there seem to be hundreds of them, all over your lawn! What’s going on? You’ve got a snail infestation. But don’t worry, we’re here to help. Let’s take a look at how to get rid of these […]

These little rodents are cute, but they can cause big problems. But what do you do when the critters are chipmunks? These little guys can wreak havoc on your yard, digging holes and eating your plants. These pesky little creatures are a common nuisance for many homeowners. But don’t despair – there are a few things you can do to get rid of them. How to Get Rid of Chipmunks in Your Backyard If you have unwanted chipmunks in your backyard, there are a few things you can do to get rid of them. First, try to figure out how […]

As you walk through your yard, you notice something’s not quite right. The once green grass is now brown, and there are small holes everywhere. You soon realize your yard has been taken over by slugs! We’ve all seen those slimy creatures crawling around in our gardens and yards. They’re called slugs, and they can wreak havoc on your plants if you’re not careful. But don’t worry, we’re here to help you get rid of them! But what if we told you that slugs can actually be beneficial to your garden? That’s right, these slimy creatures can actually help to […]

You’re finally getting around to tackling that to-do list. You’ve been meaning to do it for weeks, but there always seems to be something more pressing that needs your attention. But now, you’re determined to get it done. You start with the easy stuff first, like taking out the trash and doing the dishes. Then you move on to the tougher tasks, like mowing the lawn and weeding the garden. As you’re working away, you notice a movement out of the corner of your eye. You turn to see a rabbit scurry across the yard and into the bushes. Aha! […]

You’re outside enjoying a beautiful day in your garden when you notice a small hole in the ground. You take a closer look and see a little furry creature peeking out at you. It’s a mole! You’ve never been a big fan of these creatures, but you have to admit they are kind of cute. But then you remember that moles can cause extensive damage to your lawn and garden. They eat your plants and dig unsightly holes in your yard. What can you do about this mole infestation? Read on for our top tips on how to get rid […]

Have you ever noticed those circular dead spots in your lawn and wondered what causes them? If you have, you’re not alone. In fact, this is a common question that we get here at Solved Quest. While there are a number of possible explanations, the most likely culprit is a grub infestation. Grubs are small, white, C-shaped larvae that feed on the roots of grass. A grub infestation can cause your grass to turn brown and die, which will result in those unsightly dead spots in your lawn. If you’re concerned that your lawn may have a grub infestation, there […]

If you’re like most people, you probably think that the best way to drain water from your yard is to simply let it evaporate. But did you know that there’s a better way? A way that doesn’t require you to wait for Mother Nature to do her thing? That’s right, there is a better way to drain water from your yard and it’s called gravity. Gravity is the force that pulls objects towards the center of the earth. And what goes down, must come up. So, if you want to drain water from your yard, all you need to do […]

If you have a septic system on your property, you may have noticed a wet spot in your yard at some point. This is usually nothing to worry about and is often caused by a clogged or broken pipe. However, if the wet spot is accompanied by an odor, it could be a sign of a serious problem. If you notice a wet spot in your yard and it is accompanied by an odor, you should contact a septic professional as soon as possible. Dangers of a Wet Spot in Your Yard If You Have a Septic Tank If you […]

If you have a yard that is constantly wet, you may be wondering what you can do to fix the problem. After all, who wants to stand in a puddle of water every time they go outside? The good news is that there are a few things you can do to fix the problem. Here are a few tips to get you started. How to Fix Standing Water in Your Yard and Prevent Flooding If you have standing water in your yard or are concerned about flooding, there are some things you can do to fix the problem. First, check […]

If you’re anything like me, you love a good rainstorm. The thunder, the lightning, the sound of the rain pattering against the windows… it’s all so soothing. But there’s one thing that’s not so soothing about rainstorms: the aftermath. When the storm has passed and the sun comes out, you’re left with a soggy, wet mess. And if you have a yard, that means it’s time to start draining. Here are a few tips to help you drain your wet yard. How to Effectively Drain a Wet Yard Using Common Household Items Has your yard become a swamp? If so, […]

Are you tired of your yard flooding every time it rains? If so, you may want to consider installing a french drain. A french drain is a drainage system that is installed underground and is designed to redirect water away from your home. French drains can be a great way to protect your home from flooding, but they can also be a great way to add value to your home. The average cost of installing a french drain is around $1,000, but the cost can vary depending on the size of your yard and the type of drainage system you […]

It’s that time of year again when your lawn starts to look like it’s been hit by a nuclear bomb. The brown patches are starting to show and you’re getting anxiety just thinking about all the work that needs to be done. But don’t worry, there’s hope! With a little elbow grease and some patience, you can repair the damage and have your lawn looking lush and green in no time. How to Repair Grub Damage to Your Lawn If you have grub damage to your lawn, you’re not alone. Many homeowners experience this problem at some point. Grubs are […]