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  1. Proper Way to Install Runoff Trenches Around Driveway?

    Landscaping & Lawn Care
    The short of it; I need to how how to install a runoff trench next to my driveway correctly. I searched around the internet and read a lot of different ideas and opinions. This link is an example of what I need to do... a small trench back-filled with sand and stone. I have read not to use...
  2. Driveway Pool

    Landscaping & Lawn Care
    So, we just bought our first house and did so in the dry season. Now that we are having an incredibly wet winter there is a huge problem. We have whatg I can only describe as a swale that includes the driveway. So anytime we have a good rain the yard floods and covers a good portion of the...
  3. Rock driveway

    Landscaping & Lawn Care
    We are considering expanding our drive and taking out the asphalt and making the whole thing rock , we have a long drive and with the expansion it seems to be much cheaper to replace with rock However our home is on a slight incline and we live in an area that gets snow Will the incline cause...
  4. Expanding Garage INTO house (goodbye Den)

    Building & Construction
    I've just been offered to buy my first home (a two story 4/2 3400 sq/ft demo home from a near bankrupt builder). It's an exclusive deal at a great price. The only downside is that it currently has a one car garage - which when you're used to parking 2 cars in the garage + having a small work...