A Garden and Outdoor Patio Go Hand-in-handA Garden and Outdoor Patio Go Hand-in-hand


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A Garden and Outdoor Patio Go Hand-in-hand

I love to garden, and when my family moved into a new home, I was very excited at the thought of getting to plan a brand-new garden! We moved to a completely different climate, so there was a learning curve to finding out which flowers and plants would thrive in the new location. Thankfully, the project was a success, but I realized that our family didn't get to enjoy the beauty of our garden without an outdoor living space to lounge on in the backyard. We soon found a local contractor with amazing ideas on how we could turn out yard into a beautiful, outdoor oasis. I enjoyed helping him plan and watching him build our new backyard patio, and I actually learned a lot during the process. I am eager to share what I have learned with others on my new blog!

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3 Ways To Increase Your Chances Of Scoring An Entry Level Job In The Construction Industry
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3 Ways To Increase Your Chances Of Scoring An Entry Level Job In The Construction Industry

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What’s Causing Your Low Water Pressure, And How Can You Fix It?

If you've had your morning shower ruined by a slow-flowing shower head or have begun to notice that your clothes or dishes just aren't getting as clean as usual, you may be dealing with reduced water pressure. In addition to interfering with your daily activities, low water pressure can be an expensive problem if it's due to a water leak somewhere in your home. Fortunately, in many cases, low water pressure can be easily fixed with just a few minutes of work. Read More 

Ideas For Updating Your Old Bathroom

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Signs Your Roof Needs Some Attention

If your roof is damaged in some way, you need to pay attention. A minor issue can turn into a much larger problem, driving up repair costs and extending timelines. Read on for some signs to watch for that indicate your roof needs to either be repaired or replaced. Missing Asphalt Granules Missing granules may indicate some wear. The granules on the shingle help to protect your roof, so if they're worn off, your shingles may not be protecting your roof as it should. Read More 

3 Big Benefits Of Using Cement Board Siding On Your Home

Cement board siding is a specific type of siding that has been around for a while and seems to go through periods of popularity. Regardless of how popular cement board siding is, it is a sturdy fire and storm-resistant siding material that you should consider using in your home. #1 Sturdy Material One of the biggest benefits of using cement board for your home is that it is a really sturdy material. Read More