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Back when I was a little kid, my father would always have some kind of project going on. Usually, he was pretty good at whatever he was doing. He’d fix the car, build a shed, fell some of the hickory trees in the back yard. Most everything came out pretty professional at the end, but [continue reading…]
Patio with six soft seat chairs surrounding a fire pit If you love to sit around in the evening relaxing in your yard, why not add another dimension to your enjoyment by installing a fire pit?  Follow this guide, and you’ll soon have a fire pit to call your own. Materials High Heat Paint (5 Cans) New England Fieldstone (1 Pallet) Bag Fast-Set Concrete 6 [continue reading…]
Hands planting herb into soil with gardening trowel lying on ground Feel like your home needs something new to add to its appearance? Or are you just looking for a new hobby to alleviate boredom and stress? Gardening may just be the answer for you, but there are a few things you will want to know before delving into this pursuit. Planting beautiful flowers or delicious [continue reading…]
Close-up of leaves being raked As the days get shorter and it’s colder and colder outside, it is easy to find other things to do besides go outdoors and do yard work. If you are in an area that gets any sustained snowfall, you might think it is a good idea to let mother nature cover up the lawn, and [continue reading…]
Replacement arrowhead brass valve for sprinkler repair After assessing the customer’s rental landscaping, Edward’s Enterprises Contractor & Handyman replaced 2 Arrowhead Brass & Plumbing 3/4 inch Compact Anti-Siphon Valves with new units. These were purchased at a local sprinkler pipe and supply company to eliminate a station that would not shut down 100% and a leak at the valve body itself. Good [continue reading…]
Flexible PVC plumbing fitting for sprinklers on white background Roots from trees pushing up and breaking a sprinkler line in your yard? Check out The Home Depot‘s solution: A flexible push on repair coupling that will navigate under, over or around an obstacle to get you back to green in no time.