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  • Lawn Care Tips For Colder Seasons

    During the colder months of the year, most homeowners put aside their lawn mowers and get ready to relax for a few months before resuming with the lawn maintenance regime again. If you wish to see an attractive lush green yard roll out quickly once the spring rolls around, here are the necessary lawn care tips for colder seasons that you can implement even in the harshest cold weather: Fertilize the grasses
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  • 3 Ways Your Landscaping Can Reduce Soil Erosion

    For some people, having a beautiful lawn is very important. Nice landscaping adds both aesthetic value and increases the equity in your home. If your house is situated on a sloping lot, however, landscaping becomes more than just a way to make your lawn look pretty. A sloping lot left untended can lead to soil erosion, which can cause other problems. Here are three ideas to consider. Install A Retaining Wall
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  • What Can You Do To Create The Relaxing Backyard You Want?

    The interior of your home is not the only place you can use to get away from the stresses of the world. Your backyard can be turned into an oasis that you and your family can enjoy with the right landscaping. Building a relaxing spot involves making sure your yard's upkeep is low-maintenance and has peaceful elements that can help drown out the rest of the world. To get you started, here are some suggestions to use.
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  • Want To Remove Forests On Acres Of Your Property? Make Money In The Process

    If you are purchasing a property and there is a lot of forestry around the property, then there are a few ways that you can get the trees taken down, without having to pay a fortune for it. The cost to have acres of trees taken down can be very expensive, and it can be a mess if you try to do the work on your own. Instead, look into these different options and find out if you can end up making money by getting rid of the trees, or you can reduce your costs greatly.
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  • 5 Steps You Can Take With Your Trees To Slow Rural Wildfires

    For many rural homeowners, wildfires are a fact of life. And while you can't prevent most fires, you can take some preventative steps with your trees to help prevent danger to your home. Here are 5 steps any rural property owner can take to make their place safer. Space New Trees. It's important to plant trees enough of a distance from one another that they have room to grow according to their own species' requirements.
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  • How To Make A Kid-Friendly Backyard Without Sacrificing Appearance

     I've you've recently purchased a home in which to raise your family, you're probably looking forward to having your own space where your children can play outside. However, you also envision your outdoor living space as somewhere that adults can enjoy as well, and you may be concerned that a kid-friendly backyard will come with aesthetic sacrifices. Fortunately, it's entirely possible to create and maintain a child-friendly backyard environment that still appeals to adults.
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  • Dewatering 101 For New Construction

    If you're planning new construction on a plot of land with a high water table, you'll want to talk with your construction contractors about the benefits of dewatering. The dewatering process can help you to minimize the risk of erosion, which protects the structural integrity of the building. One of the biggest decisions you need to make about your dewatering design is the discharge path. Here are some things you should consider when you choose the discharge area:
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  • 6 Reasons For A Homeowner To Hire A Civil Engineer

    When people think about civil engineers, they often imagine professionals who work on large municipal and city projects. But in reality, there are a number of reasons for a homeowner to hire a civil engineer. Some of the most common residential projects that civil engineers are hired for include: Renovations or New Home Construction A civil engineer has the skills and experience to help a homeowner plan every detail of new home construction or a major home renovation.
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  • Looking For A Private Back Yard But Don't Like Fencing? Look At These Options

    If you are interested in having a more private backyard but don't want to put up a privacy fence that shuts out sunlight, there are some different features you can add to your backyard to make the space more enjoyable. There are a lot of ways you can get the privacy that you want but still have an open and airy flow throughout the space. Here are a few of the things you want to consider getting for your property.
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  • 3 Reasons To Choose Pavers Instead Of Regular Concrete For Your Driveway

    If you are putting in a new driveway at your home, you might be planning on hiring a traditional concrete pouring company to come out and do the job for you. However, you do have another option that you might want to consider: using driveway pavers. These are a few reasons why this can be a much better choice. 1. Get a Unique Look Concrete driveways might look nice when they are properly poured, but they can also be quite boring.
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