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Which type of riding mower is best, Zero-turn or lawn tractor? An in depth comparison.

With the start of spring already in the rearview and summer coming up on the horizon, our mind starts to wander. A beautiful, warm, sunny, spring day, flowers in full bloom, and the smell of fresh cut…grass. You remember the … Continue reading

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Is It Time to Dethatch your lawn?

Grass, like other plants, has an underground root system that is topped by a living above ground shoot. Between the root system and the top layer, is a layer known as thatch. Although thatch is natural and beneficial for your … Continue reading

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Spiffy Up Your Yard with Our End-of-Summer Maintenance Tasks

Summertime is fun time, and no one wants to spend their beautiful, long afternoons slaving away in the yard! However, when summer starts melting into fall, maintenance tasks are suddenly calling your name. Quickly and easily take back control of … Continue reading

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End-of-Season Maintenance and Storage Tips for Winter Equipment

Spring has finally sprung, which means it’s time to put away your winter equipment and get out the spring lawn equipment. But before you put away the snow thrower, you’ll want to do some end-of-season maintenance to make sure your equipment will … Continue reading

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Is It Time for Maintenance or A New Piece of Equipment?

You get your lawn equipment out of the shed for the first time in months, fire it up and quickly realize something is “off.” The question is, do you just need a repair or is it time to finally replace … Continue reading

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Creating a Budget for Your Landscaping Projects

Undertaking a landscaping project for your yard can result in a wonderful addition to your home, but the cost can get extremely expensive if you’re not careful. With the right planning, however, you can create the beautiful exterior you want … Continue reading

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Ralp Helm Inc. to Open New Location in Elburn

The Ralph Helm Inc. family is growing! We are excited to announce that we will be opening our third location in March 2016 at 820 Stover, Unit A, in Elburn. We could not be more excited to be expanding our business, … Continue reading

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