Create A Greek-Style Courtyard Garden

If you've ever spent time in Greece then you probably fell in love with the idyllic courtyard gardens that are quintessentially Greek. You may want to recreate the Mediterranean magic in your own home by creating your own Greek-style courtyard garden. Fortunately, this is a relatively simple job and everything you need can be sourced with ease from local hardware stores and garden centres. Here are the three key elements you'll need to include. [Read More]

Correctly Using Sand To Help Install Conrete Pavers

When installing new concrete pavers, or repairing damaged pavers, sand is an integral part of the overall process. Although it may seem straightforward, there are a few things that you should know, especially if you are installing pavers for the first time. This article takes a brief look at the type of sand used, and how to properly use it to help you to do a professional, and great looking, installation job. [Read More]

Understanding Your Choices for Soil Stabilization

Soil stabilization is often used to control soil erosion and for dust control. It may be used on farms but it can also be needed for homeowners who live in tropical areas marked by very moist soil, or who live in areas that don't get enough rain so that soil becomes dry and dusty. If you want to attempt soil stabilization on your own, there are some common methods you might consider. [Read More]

3 Important Options to Consider When Choosing Pool Tiles

Swimming pool tiles do more than just make your pool look good; they also provide a surface that is much safer than the bare cement used to create your pool. Cement can scratch your skin and cause scrapes, and it can also be very uncomfortable during extreme weather conditions even if your pool is heated as it may hold heat or cold. When choosing a type of pool tile, you should consider the color and design, but the material will also be important. [Read More]