Water Containment with Cisterns

Need more water? Trying to catch rain water? Try storing it in a cistern. These storage devices are relatively simple and come in several flavors. Cisterns used for potable water require extra care and maintenance. In general, cisterns can be made from reinforced...

Keeping Sheep and People Separate for Over 80 Years

A shockingly good deterrent, electric fences can help keep animals and people from going into unwanted areas. Electric fences are made up a few primary components: Conductor – this is basically the wire that shocks you if you’re not careful Post – holds up the wire...

Wood Siding…A Variety Of Choices

The exterior look of a home is very important so choosing the right type of exterior cladding is crucial. With so many different kinds available nowadays its hard to know what is right for your home. Let’s consider one cladding type, wooden siding, this has been...

Don’t Skimp On The Home Inspection

We all know that purchasing a home is one of the biggest expenses you can have. Sometimes, though, we don’t expect all the fees and extra costs that go along with buying a house such as closing costs etc. Perhaps you feel that you can cut down on some of these costs...

Controlling Wildlife Around Your Property

Many of us have to work hard to make our yards into the beautiful landscaped piece of paradise we’re looking for. How frustrating it is, then, to have it attacked by some type of wildlife. Though we have nothing against the extensive range of beautiful animals and...

Lead Paint in the Home

Over the years we have found out more about the harmful effects of lead, especially for those most at risk, unborn babies, babies and small children. So, if you live in an older home, 40 years or more, or are about to purchase an older home, what are some things you...