Different Patio Cover Designs

There are so many styles to choose from with regard to covering your patio that it is really a matter of designing what you want for how you want to use your patio. Some people use their patio for entertaining primarily while others enjoy their backyard space for down time with the family or relaxing … Read more

The Purpose of a Replacement Cost Estimator

Insurers use various means to calculate the replacement cost of a dwelling to determine the how much it will cost to completely replace a dwelling. One tool they have at their disposal is the use of a replacement cost estimator. A replacement cost estimator is also known as a repair cost estimator. Overview There are … Read more

New life for old concrete.

These California designers reused discarded concrete for handsome paths, patios, and garden steps Concrete, in its plain, gray form, lacks the quiet beauty of San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which … Read more

Koi Pond – Liners vs. Professional Construction

Why is there so much talk about pond liners? Which ones are UV protected, or stronger, or last longer? I am by no means an expert on liner technology, nor have I ever used them in my 26 years of designing and building waterfalls. If you’re a “liner guy” disciple, I’m sure you’re thinking, “Oh … Read more

Ideas for Beauty in the Garden with Garden Paths

original Garden paths can be completely natural or feature a combination of natural elements and man-made items. Some are made of stones of all sizes, and with borders created from everything from metal, to wood, to plastic, and even more stones. They can be simple, such as mulch or gravel, or complicated pieces of art … Read more

How to Care for a Flagstone Patio

Adding a flagstone patio to your home will provide your household with a whole new living area and come in very handy when you want to entertain your friends or family. This type of backyard accent will boost the value of your home and at the same time provide an area for you and your … Read more

Flagstone Or Travertine Pavers – You Decide

Flagstone pavers come in various styles and shapes and are installed in an interlocking pattern to create a strong, solid surface with a high-end look. They are made of real, natural stone like limestone, sandstone, or slate that is cut into flat, relatively thin slabs of stone in various shapes and sizes. They are then … Read more

Christmas Yard Lights and Decorations

Christmas Yard Decorations Using outside Christmas yard decorations during the holiday season is a great way to share the fun and festivity. There are a lot of different types of holiday yard lights and decorations that you can buy to put up on the porch, garage, and other places in the yard as a way … Read more

Understanding the Role of Solid Waste in Pollution

Answers must be provided about what measures are being taken to resolve this problem of solid waste in our environment. Solid waste is a collective term used to distinguish non-biodegradable materials and discards that come from sources like: Households Businesses and Commercial establishments Manufacturers or Industrial sites Biomedical sources like hospital and clinics. They are … Read more