Author Archives: Vernon Hayes

About Vernon Hayes

Owner of New Dawn Awning Company, the premier Sacramento Patio Cover Contractor. We SpecialiZe in Aluminum (Alumawood) Patio Covers, Aluminum Awnings, Pergolas, Patio Enclosures and Deck coverings of every style and design.See more at

Save Water, Protect Your Plants From Freezing, Save Money!

How to save water, money and protect your plants from freezing It’s simple, when there’s  layer of mulch on top of your garden, it helps lock in moisture that would otherwise evaporate, reduces the weed population, and enriches your soil by retaining water. During cold seasons, it can protect more delicate plants from freezing temperatures. […]

3 Tips To Watering Wisely – Saving the Planet And Your Wallet!

Here Are 3 Tips For Watering Wisely Watering Wisely Tip #1. Water The Soil, Not The Leaves – Instead of spraying your plants all over, use a water-breaker nozzle at the end of your hose and aim at the plants’ root area so the soil can drink deeply. Watering Wisely Tip #2. Water In The […]

6 Green Tips For Washing Clothes

Here are 6 environment-saving tips for cleaning your clothes that will also save some money Green Tip #1. LOWER THE LEVEL – Your controls on your machine will often let you use lower water levels. In some newer machines, the ability to analyze the load automatically while using just enough water is a great money […]