Category Archives: Outdoors

Top Tips for Pool Maintenance

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Don’t Forget These Pool Maintenance Tips!When we first had a family swimming pool in our back yard, it was like the first time you get a puppy for the kids. You have to ask yourself “Alright, now we have it, who is going to take care of it?” We have discovered that pool maintenance is ...

Basics of Patios

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To have a patio is really nice as a patio is a nice place to hang out and relax. To have tiles in your patio is even nicer. But, before having tiles in your patio, one has to install them first one by one. There are many types of tiles available that you can choose ...

Installing Pavers Basics

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If you feel bored with the blacktop and asphalt driveway, walkway or patio then consider installing pavers. You can either choose pavers made from brick, clay or concrete. Pavers will definitely contribute a special look to the landscape with whatever type of pavers you choose. Although, it is not a project that you can finish ...

Grounding an Electric Dog Fence

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In order to prevent your dog from trying to escape from your existing fence via digging, climbing or pushing through it, you can simply install an electric dog fence. This electric dog fence will give a minor shock to your dog which is enough for it to try to escape. However, the electric dog fence ...

Laying Patio Tile

Lay Patio Tile To have a patio is really nice as a patio is a nice place to hang out and relax. To have tiles in your patio is even nicer. But, before having tiles in your patio, one has to install them first one by one. There are many types of tiles available that you ...

Stopping Koi Pond Algae

Stop Koi Pond Algae The growth of algae in your Koi pond is definitely not a good sight to be seen and moreover, it also provides a bad odor to the surrounding environment. If algae are not removed from the pond, it will somehow produce ammonia and if your Koi pond has excessive ammonia, it will ...

Hiding a brick fence

Hide a Brick Fence Brick fence post has become one of the ways to protect your property well. It is considered one of the best ways, in terms of brick fence, to secure your property well. There are many ways and designs to build your brick fence post, and there are even more ways to hide ...

Creating a Mediterranean patio

Create A Mediterranean Patio To have a patio is really nice as a patio is a nice place to hang out and relax. A patio is an area which extends the living space of the home to the outdoors. The patio provides homeowners with a place for entertainment, relaxation and to enjoy outdoor living. Although, the ...

Building a Patio with Pavers

Build a Patio With Pavers In order to build a patio with pavers, you can simply design it with straight or irregular edges along with the usage of interlocking concrete pavers without rectilinear shapes. Some of the preformed pavers can fit together in several different orientations thus changing a bare dirt area into an attractive and ...

Building a Brick Paver Patio

Build a Brick Paver Patio By building a brick paver patio, you will add more value to your house and yard, but this task will definitely test your patience and take a lot of effort in order to create it the correct way. However, if you manage to plan it very well and get some help ...

The best way to clean your water fishpond

Although cleaning a fishpond is a dirty job, you have to do it to maintain your pond and keep the residents happy and healthy. It can be once a year for the minimum care that you need for a complete cleaning for most of the fishponds. The most suitable and great time for cleaning ...

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