Stories written by Rick Barocas

Insurance Company Vs. Trees

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There seems to be a trend taking shape and it’s worrisome. In the last 6 months I’ve been contacted 5 times to evaluate the risk being posed by tree branches and palm fronds overhanging, or in close proximity to, the roof of a house. In each case the calls were prompted by a letter the […]

Some things just happen and so does fungus

It usually begins and appears as small patches in your lawn about 10-18 inches in diameter, turning from green to yellow, then to brown. “Brown patch” (Rhizoctonia blight ) takes on a straw colored appearance as the blades of affected grass die. From now through May, homeowners and property managers should be on the look-out […]