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  1. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hey All! This is my first post and I'm really excited I found this site. Im pretty new to the DIY world in general but I'm getting there so I'll take any help I can get. March 2018 I bought a cabin that borders a national forest in a subdivision that has no HOA, a single lane road on a pretty...
  2. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hello all. I am hoping for some help identifying this issue: imgur.com/a/mQXxs9C There is a small void running around the corner of the house a down a hill right where to gutters end. We have long assumed it was erosion but some small holes in the soil seem to have grown this year. We have...
  3. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Our house sits at the bottom of a hill. During heavy storms we get a lot of water flowing down and through a 50' long dry creek bed (sloped apprx 1.6%) with rock and decorative boulders crowded into our small yard. The rock bed is being silted over + weeds and grass are thriving in it. A small...
  4. Building & Construction
    Hey there, We have an issue that is potentially going to cause us to lose our home. Our creek has widened to the point that it is 15-20 ft. from the foundation of the house. I've contacted the Sanitation District and Division of Water, had more than enough Civil Engineers come out and no one...
  5. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    I HATE the ivy holding the dirt in place on my front lawn. It was there when I bought the house. I've already started removing it but I don't know what I want to put in its place. I was thinking of installing a 2'-3' timber retaining wall and leveling the yard enough to plant grass. 1) Any...
  6. Building & Construction
    The previous homeowner of our house converted the two car garage into living space. As in most garages, the garage floor is set down inside the foundation walls (~14 inches) resulting in the typical walk down from the normal living space onto the garage floor. In order to wall off the two garage...
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