Monthly Archives: November 2015

How to Mix Concrete

How to Mix Concrete By David Beaulieu Landscaping Expert It's not difficult to mix concrete, but beginners must learn to recognize when the desired consistency has been achieved. One must also learn about safety precautions and the materials that must be gathered prior to mixing. Colouring agents can be added when you mix concrete. The…
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Choosing Bricks

Choosing Bricks The humble brick has been around for centuries, but how do you go about choosing the right one for your building project? By Daisy Jeffery   Bricks Selecting the bricks for your home is one of the most important decisions you’ll face throughout your project – it’s not something you can readily change…
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Building a Drainage Ditch

Building a Drainage Ditch   Plumbing 101: Sump Pumps vs. Septic Systems   What you’ll need: Shovel or trench digging machine (the larger the better)   Build your own drainage ditch as a quick economic solution to combat water build-up on your property. While a ditch won't stop the water from attempting to collect, it…
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15 Quick Fixes to Make Around Your House

15 Quick Fixes to Make Around Your House Fifteen-minute projects that won't put a dent in your weekend. By Adam Bluestein   Squeaky Door Hinges: Spray a little WD-40 onto the hinges, moving the door back and forth to work in the lubricant. Or try rubbing the hinges with petroleum jelly. If these tricks don’t…
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