Choosing The Right Sprinkler Head For Your Yard
26 September 2016
The installation of an automatic watering system can make it easier to manage the aesthetic beauty of your yard. When designing your sprinkler system, selecting the right sprinkler heads will play a critical role in the future success of your system.
Here are three tips you can use to help determine the best type of sprinkler heads for your home's automatic sprinkler system.
1. Determine traffic patterns.
The first thing you need to do when determining which type of sprinkler head to incorporate into your home's automatic sprinkler system is evaluate the traffic patterns on your lawn.
Building A Small Cottage In The Woods? Skip Public Utilities
1 September 2016
If you are building a small cottage out in the woods and aren't sure what type of amenities are worth paying for and what utilities you should make self-sufficient on the property, there are some things to consider. You want to be sure that you don't have to depend on the city and the nearest town when you want to flush your toilet, get a drink, or when you need to heat the cottage.
3 Off-Season Maintenance Tasks To Do This Summer For Your Fireplace
27 July 2016
Just because you are not using your fireplace does not mean that there is nothing that you need to do with it this summer. Here are three maintenance tasks that you should complete during the summer months when your fireplace is dormant.
Remove All The Ashes
The first thing that you need to do is remove all the ashes and soot that are sitting inside of your fireplace. Leaving the ashes and soot to sit inside of your fireplace all summer will create a foul odor and will lower the air quality levels in your home.
3 Things You Need To Know About Purchasing A Vacant Lot & Surveying It
27 July 2016
If you are purchasing a vacant lot, it is important that you have the lot surveyed before you finalize the purchase. Here are three things that you need to know about having your land surveyec when you are purchasing a vacant lot.
#1 You Need An ALTA Survey
There are numerous types of surveys that a surveyor could prepare for you. You are going to need an ALTA survey, which stands for American Land Title Association, which is an organization that sets the standard for surveys.