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Fences for Noise Control in Tucson, Arizona

October 10, 2010

Anna, straw bale fences can mitigate noise problems, and when constructed correctly a straw bale structure can be very durable and strong. Although the bulk of the fence is made with bales of straw, concrete footings and steel re-bar are also necessary when building straw bail structures.

How much would it cost to regrade a 1/2 acre yard?

May 7, 2010

There are a couple of key factors here, exactly how much slope in the yard and do you have a place to put the dirt that you are going to move. Even a little bit of slope, for example 3% when cut flat over a square half acre (approx 20,000 square feet or roughly 142' x 142') will leave you with about a 4' retaining wall and about 1500 cubic yards of dirt to haul away (75 truck and trailers of dirt).

How much would it cost to re-grade my yard?

February 10, 2011

There are many factors that are going to affect the cost of grading your yard. How big is your yard? Can you get earth-moving equipment into your yard? Are you going to have to bring fill dirt into or out of your yard? Are there any local regulations or codes regarding changing the drainage of a lot? Are there any large rocks that may need to be moved? These are all issues that can dramatically affect the cost of what would seem like a simple little project.

Finding Irrigation Lines

August 24, 2010

There is no sure fire way to locate the irrigation lines without some digging. I would start with the sprinklers, dig down and try to identify which way the lines are running.

How Should I Place Sand Under an Above Ground Pool?

June 24, 2011

Nathan, if you are going to use sand as the foundation for your swimming pool, then you should first build a sturdy crib enclosure to contain the sand, and then install some landscape fabric to help prevent grass and weeds from growing up around the pool. One way to accomplish this is to build the foundation crib out of pressure treated 6 X 6's, making the foundation pad slightly larger than the dimensions of the pool.

How Can I Even Out a Patio Invaded by Tree Roots?

March 15, 2010

You have a few things going on here, a patio that needs to be leveled out, tree roots that need to be removed from beneath your patio, and a tree causing the problems that you do not want to cut down. Chances are, if you remove all the roots from beneath the patio, you will kill the tree.

Outdoor Shower, Custom Carpentry Work, and Japanese Hot Tub Make Unique SoCal Living Space

September 11, 2008

Just stumbled across this amazing backyard on Design*Sponge. It's the home of Meredith Kleinman, an interior designer and painter, and she has truly made me covet her home.

7 key steps to preparing your backyard pond for winter

May 13, 2011

A backyard pond is a gorgeous addition to your property. But it does require regular maintenance, and it needs special attention right before the winter winds begin to blow.

Choosing Natural Garden Pond Additions

April 29, 2008

The ancient Asian culture tells us that water has long been a symbol of rejuvenation and used for relaxation.  There is little wonder that so many people have chosen to use this element in their backyards for the beauty and appeal of it.

Ideas for Garden Pond Water Features

July 25, 2007

When you see others with garden pond water features, you might become jealous of how great they look.  And in doing so, you might wonder if you can add these features to your home as well.

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