Flat Earth Theory: Building A Rooftop Deck On Your Modular Home


Self-sufficiency starts not just at home, but with the home that you select. Choosing a home with green features can help you remain environmentally-friendly, plus help with a more sustainable life. A modular home is a good choice for a house with green features, because you get to select the features that are built with the home. Here are some tips on building a rooftop deck at the top of your modular home.

7 June 2016

Repair Holes In A Concrete Patio And Add Sealer To Protect It From Future Damage


If there are a few holes in the surface of the concrete patio that covers part of your backyard, patch them with ready mix concrete by completing the instructions listed below. Afterwards, add a coat of sealer to the patio's surface in order to protect it from future damage or permanent stains.    Materials Needed broom scrub brush industrial-strength detergent bucket water hose ready mix concrete mixing stick gravel small shovel trowel plastic sheeting wooden stakes rocks concrete sealer paint roller and frame roller handle Remove Loose Concrete And Clean The Patio

6 June 2016

What Decking Materials Are Best For Your New Above-Ground Pool?


If you've recently made plans to install an above-ground pool in your backyard, you may be wondering what you'll need to do to construct a sturdy and safe patio or deck for your new pool. After paying for the pool itself (along with absorbing the increased water and electricity costs that come with maintaining a pool), you may want to have this deck built for as little as possible. On the other hand, you don't want to scrimp when it comes to safety, especially if you have children who may be running or diving from a slippery deck.

4 June 2016

5 Reasons To Choose Bentonite Clay For Sealing Basements On New Construction


When you're thinking about basement waterproofing before the house is even built, you can choose from all the various options without having to worry about the costs and mess of excavation to reach the buried concrete walls. If you're trying to decide which waterproofing method to have installed as your basement is built, don't forget about humble bentonite clay. This natural product offers a lot of benefits when it is installed from the very beginning of a structure's lifespan.

2 June 2016