I live on Long Island, New York. I have 17 arborvites along one side of my property planted together. They are about 15 feet tall and were there wh...
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I am getting ready to install pavers around my property and I have talked to some people - no one can agree on whether I should thin set the pavers...
When we bought our house 11 years ago tgere was a brick patio. During the years we have painted the concrete. However, seems like the last few ye...
I have a floor that is cement that I have grinded down to as smooth a surface as possible. What I would like to do now is stain it and polish it t...
I have an area just outside of our garage service door where we always take our two (female) dogs out to ... well, you know. Over time, the grass i...
I'm planning a cedar pergola over my deck. Posts will be 6"X6" and will be notched to accept a "sandwich" beam of two 2"X?"s. Across the beams, t...
Have an existing deck but would like to add railing and roof. Single mom needs help!
My husband and I are building a 90 foot long timber retaining wall to level out the front yard (steep slope downward to neighbor's yard). We've go...
i made myself one out of an old fireplace insert and will last way longer than the barrel
I'm rebuilding an old deck the measures about 6'x12'...not real big. It's on a hillside in the backyard and plumbs out about 4' in the front and bu...
My father has a jacuzzi in his vacation home in the mountains (cold during the winter but he keeps it filled and warm all year round). He only freq...
Another lady & I are planning to replant a garden area at a not for profit business in our community. It is going to be our Earth Day good deed. Th...
I am building a new deck using pressure treated (yellow) pine. I want to stain it with a high-qualtity stain to give it some light color and prote...
How would I go about determining if my 4x4 front porch posts are load bearing? The home is a rambler and my porch is about 4 feet deep and is conc...
What is the easyist way to replace a rotted post that is set in 12 inches of cement in the bottom of the hole? any ideas will be apperciated. thanks
Will my plumbago resprout from last years growth or will they resrout only from the ground level? They are now dormant as usually in Zone 8B, are ...
I am building an outdoor deck with pressure treated lumber. Should the walkway lumber be spaced to allow air flow and water drainage? If so, what s...
I have waterfront property in my backyard!! A landscaper said that we should grade the yard towards a swale that leads to a drainage ditch in the ...