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Do I Need a Permit to Build a Backyard Pergola?

Pergolas have become a very popular piece of architecture that can enhance any backyard living space and as a homeowner, you are probably wondering if you will need a permit to start building one, especially if you decide to start building one yourself. The answer is yes, but this can …

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Want Authentic BBQ? You Can Do It Yourself At Home

Not everybody is lucky enough to live in an area of the country that has a lot of excellent BBQ joints. Some people live quite far, in fact. If you have ever tried the real thing, then going to a barbecue restaurant that doesn’t get it right is beyond disappointing. …

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What Determines the Pricing of Your New Garden Shed?

If you are looking for more storage, value, and adaptability to your garden, installing a shed is a good way to do it. Garden sheds are great options to store everything from bicycles and kids-sports gear to garden tools, power equipment, and more. A garden shed can add an extra …

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9 Simple Ways to Revitalize Your Garden

Over the last few months, you’ve probably been spending more time at home than you normally would as a result of the pandemic lockdowns. You may have noticed, during that time, that your garden is looking a little drab and dated and in need of a decent revamp. In this …

5 Ways To Get Your Backyard Ready For Summertime

If you are someone who likes to spend a lot of time outdoors, you will know how important it is to get your backyard ready for summertime. But because it is usually a lot hotter in the summertime than it is at any other point of the year, there are …

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3 Signs that it Might be Time to Get a New Roof

Roof work is something most homeowners absolutely dread, and it usually means you’ll have to break out the checkbook. The roof is also one of the most important parts of the home, and while you can get away with patching holes here and there, there’s only so much you can …

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How To Landscape Your Garden Using Repurposed Materials

Landscaping your garden needn’t cost a fortune. Doing it on a budget doesn’t mean lowering your standards, however. In fact, you are not only saving money, but since you have a constraint it also forces you to be more creative which creates an even better garden than what you may …