Basics of leaf gutter guard systems.
How to Hire a Contractor to Build a Deck
A deck: it's just wood and screws. How hard can it be? Plenty hard, and that's why lots of homeowners choose to hire a professional to build their deck. Find out basic questions you need to ask before putting down a deposit for this substantial project.
How to Clean and Seal Your Deck
Learn how to clean and seal your deck - and extend its use by years.
Building a Brick Pathway
A labor-intensive but ultimately rewarding outdoor project.
Calculator for Estimating Fence Post Concrete
Don't remember your high school geometry? Pull up this easy-to-use calculator to determine how much concrete is needed to set your fence posts.
How to Kill a Gopher with Gas Bomb
Using gas-smoke bombs to kill gophers.
You Need a Permit for That Fence
Many homeowners are surprised to learn that they usually need to secure a building permit to install a fence. Get the facts on fence permits.
Solving Problem of Stone Stairs
Stone stairs are too low outside of patio door. What to do?
Solve Problem of Too-Low Stone Stairs Outside of Door
How can we raise these stone stairs to their proper height?