I started to make a new fence and dug 30inch deep holes and filled them with cement. I have a metal anchor sticking out of the ground attached to t...
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We just had a new mahogony deck built as part of a larger remodeling project. Rather that using lattice as a shirt under the deck, the builder buil...
from the pics on the link below you can see 2 large pine trees that are really close to the house we just bought to re-model completely. We are go...
Any botanists out there? How do you prune a bradford pear tree so that it grows wider?
My husband and I are having a wood patio built by a contractor. It is basically dug into the ground and only about three or four inches above grou...
I am thinking of making something like you described. It sure would help to see what you have built. Any pictures you could send would be so help...
I just order my Extenda Swim wood buring pool heater. The guys on the phone were very helpful, and knew alot about there product( which is more tha...
There are some pictures of this barrel heater project at: ca.msnusers.com/WoodFiredPoolHeater
Is it O.k. to nail 6ft. porch roof rafters directly to a facia board that is nailed to posts rather than having a supporting beam that the rafters ...
I read on Bob Vila's web site: "EnergyWise House: Using Plants for Sun Control" that when planting trees to shade a house one should "avoid planti...
What is the fuel & oil mix ratio for a Craftsman bushwacker 31 cc 18 inch weedeater?
I've had some bushes taken out and want to plant some tulip bulbs and annuals in the spring, however, the soil has a lot of roots and I really can'...
I just rebuilt my front porch. The top surface is cement slab with limstone around outside. I have four steps with limstone treds. I was advised no...
I live on a small lake. My backyard slopes about 30 deg toward the lake. I would like to build a patio at the edge of the lake. The patio would ...
Outdoor Chimneys are becoming more popular. The 2 main styles I have seen are the Mexican terra cotta look or the cast iron variety. I have heard ...
We just finished staining our home (solid, oil based stain). How do we remove stain from trex decking? Would paint thinner be a possibility?
I am thinking about building a deck from salt-treated lumber (the newer ACQ not the older CCA stuff). I hear that the newer salt-treated lumber is...
Rule Of Thumb There are many different opinions on this subject some say wait a year other say like wait 3 weeks. There is no rule to this. If you...
Need help on finding out what happen to our sprinkler system. We moved into a house a year ago and the main control system of our sprinkler syst...
The fence sill be a freestanding picket fence along the front of a cottage garden. It's not likely to get a lot of use othr than its decorative pur...