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Hiding Pool Equipment

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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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Steel Post Fencing

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This is a small fencing job I did that I used a different type of fence post.  I used these new fence posts made of steel that are “U” shaped, like some street signs are mounted to. It has perforated holes so that you can mount the cross runners any where you want them.

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Posted by on February 21, 2013 in Fences, Outdoors

 

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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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The Best Gate Latch

This is the best gate latch I have come across. It is so simple, but works like a charm!

I have tried the old ways of doing it, like most of you out there. I’ve done the string pull, weed eater line pull, cable pull, and even small chain. None of these work as

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Posted by on May 7, 2011 in DIY, Fences, Outdoors, Uncategorized

 

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Four Plex Flip

This4-Plex Property was a disaster the first day I showed up. The pictures just don’t do it justice for the amount of garbage and clutter all over the property.  This property was foreclosed on Read the rest of this entry »

 

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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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Easy Simple Garden

I love having fresh fruits and vegetables straight from the garden.  The only downside is I move around a lot, usually once a year, depending where I work.  I have lived mostly at apartments, studio apartments on the back of someones property, or renting a room at a house with other friends.

Because of these issues I haven’t been able to Read the rest of this entry »

 

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Pelican Fence

Pelican Closeup

This project I unfortunately did not take any before pictures. The neighbors had removed the fencing when they installed a new stucco wall adjacent to the pool. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 2, 2009 in Fences

 

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Pavers & Fake Grass

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This project I removed the old sprinkler system and installed new drip system. I also installed the underground Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

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Yard Cleanup & Maintenance

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This was part of a house flip.

The house had been neglected for months. The new owner hired Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 15, 2009 in Landscaping