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Hidding Pool Equipment

Completed view

When you live in warmer climates, it is best to cover the pool equipment to help keep it cool, to make the equipment last longer, efficiency, and for easy access to work on it in the shade. Click on more, to see before & after pictures

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Custom Well Cover

My dad came to me with this project; I guess you could say I went a little “Tim Allen” on the idea. He was worried about his well head cover being plowed over by his snow plow guy when the snow piles up.

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Posted by on October 10, 2011 in Custom, DIY, From Ground Up, Landscaping, Outdoors, Painting

 

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Tall Pergola

This was a fun but challenging project.  The homeowner wanted to build a tall pergola outside his back door.  It was a full 16ft to the bottom of the first cross beam.

The homeowner first had some concrete squares poured with the mounting brackets installed for the upright posts.  Before starting this project all the beams and posts were primed with primer.

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Master Bathroom Tile

This is my third shower I tiled in the Dreamland Home. It is also the Master Bathroom shower tile. The back wall (opposite the shower head), was a lot of work and has a lot of detail. It has 6 cubby holes for shampoos and soap bottles, and a seat that ran across the back. It also had diamond patterns, trim, and edge tiles. These pictures don’t do it justice. It came out looking great!! Click to view more pictures.

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Posted by on May 5, 2009 in Custom, Finish Work, From Ground Up, Showers, Tile

 

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Dreamland Home

This is a 8,500sq ft home I built from April 2005-June 2007 while employed with Dreamland Development. The walls were made of a product called Rastra Blocks. This is a Green Building Material and a superior building material. I was fortunate enough to work with this material.  Since it is Not a well-known material in many areas, it was interesting to work with this material.

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