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

Slate: Seven Surprising Facts!

Many people consider slate for use in their building or remodeling projects. It is an attractive and highly desirable material for many applications. But you may be surprised to learn these seven surprising facts about slate. 1. Slate is a type of rock formed when shale (made of clay minerals) is compressed extensively and exposed … 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

Cottage & Lakefront Living Show Opens February 25 in Novi

Novi, MI (Vocus) January 22, 2010 The third annual Cottage & Lakefront Living Show returns to Rock Financial Showplace in Novi Feb. 25 through Sunday, Feb. 28 with information, experts and exhibits for vacation homeowners as well as those in the market to buy, build or rent. “Our show is the preseason event that will … Read more

Interesting Opossum Facts

Learn about the opossum, an intelligent and fascinating animal with a pouch. Find interesting facts about their behavior, diet, and more. Opossum Facts Description Although opossums look like a big rat, they are actually related to the koala and kangaroo. The opossum (also called possum) is the only marsupial (female with a pouch) in North … Read more

Save the Forests: Decorate Your Home with Bamboo

One of the best ways to help save the planet’s forests is by using bamboo products to decorate your home. Find ideas on how to use this fast-growing renewable resource for decorating both indoors and outdoors. Facts About Bamboo Bamboo is a fast-growing woody, tree-like plant that is used today as a renewable resource. Decorating … Read more