Read this article to find out how to keep carpenter bees from drilling holes in your home and damaging it They also bore into decks, outdoor furniture, fence posts, and swing sets The holes typically go inward for about an inch, then the tunnel turns and follows the grain of the wood for about six more inches The tunnel
, This article covers site selection, digging concerns, tools, materials and techniques we used to pour an x slab for a new shed Tape measure level Laser distance measure (pictured below) Spray paint (for marking the ground) Shovels, garden rake, garden hoe, loppers, water hose, string
Watch this video to see how to repair and improve your entryway, including replacing siding, repairing railings, and installing a new entry door and lock Russ and Vicki felt they were a total loss but as it turns out the major damage was in the lower posts, which had rotted off at the ground level So, Allen digs out the
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, Turns out there s an interesting bit of physics that allows sailboats to not only travel downwind, being pushed by the wind, but also to travel upwind, If the sailor wants to travel in the same direction as the wind, then all he or she has to do is hold the sail perpendicular to the wind and let the boat be pushed
Mar , In a place no one can see you, you can see yourself more clearly I m a few days into a day canoe trip with five girlfriends down the remote Spatsizi and Upper Stikine rivers joined threads in the high reaches of a great system of someone exclaims, as we shed clothes and plunge into the water.
, I wanted something with similar style to the simple midcentury modern lines I stuck with for the main house a single plane roof with substantial overhangs, and big windows on the South side to let in the sun After doing some sketches, we happened to find a local kit building company called Studio Shed
, Long Beach turned into Venice Italy Roof venting is primarily to prevent moisture from accumulating in the attic due to temp and or humidity changes Instead of denim insulation you can also go for rockwool, better fire resistance and moisture resistance property and you dont get the downsides of
, The inspiration table was inches tall which turned out to be the EXACT height of my deck rail I went with cedar because cedar is a natural choice for outdoor furniture since it is somewhat resistant to water, decay and bugs Notice I said Pottery Barn Abbott Inspired Potting Table Buffet Server.
Read this article to find out how to keep squirrels from damaging your home, and how to make a homemade squirrel repellent using cayenne peppers Check gable, soffit, and power vents in the attic as well as caps on chimneys to make sure they have metal hardware cloth behind them that s firmly attached around
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, You can stick build a building with the same amount of square footage, that is just as water tight and structurally sound using traditional construction We live in Cyprus, and we are in the process of building a house and are considering the container option we are currently trying to build a square
, You can place such table anywhere on a deck, on a porch, in the middle of the garden, in a garage and so on Depending on If you plan to leave your bench outdoors, it needs to be finished with a weather resistant stain or paint Luxurious garden shed with storage and potting space (via shelterness).
Mar , We ll touch on the basics of what s involved in painting each of the three main exterior areas on a boatthe topsides, the deck, and the bottomand give you links This means covering the boat under a shed or a shelter if at all possible This is especially true in warm weather and under direct sunlight.
Then water gets in, rotting boards and shingles and, worse, potentially compromising the structures that lie beneath them You can Shown A knock out deck starts with great woodin this case, clear redwood protected with a burgundy tinted penetrating stain Destined to turn gray and rot unless you cover it with stain.
Mar , If you re in the United States and you look out your window in a typical neighborhood, you will notice asphalt shingle roofs as far as the eye can see T This keeps your attic (and in turn your house) much cooler, and also reduces the urban heat island effect and smog formation In areas like Dallas and
These are some of the most frequently asked questions that we are asked on a regular basis about our yurts and what life in a yurt is like Having lived in our yurts year round through eleven New England winters, we share the experience we have gained in the process for you to gain from We are happy to answer other
, Get it in the Maker Shed I used to climb a decent amount in high school and college, but had to cut way back once my wife and I had children Since climbing trips became more rare, it was frustrating when I did go climbing to be so out of shape For conditioning my forearms, for training climbing moves, and