Backyard Wonderland: Creating a Kids Play Space In Your BackyardBackyard Wonderland: Creating a Kids Play Space In Your Backyard


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Backyard Wonderland: Creating a Kids Play Space In Your Backyard

Having children made me look at my home's backyard from a whole new perspective. As my little ones started walking, I began to see how I could turn my backyard into a playground that was safe and secure for them to play. After spending a lot of time researching the safety and stability of the play structures and materials that were out there, I built a play area that's secure and fun for my kids. I created this site to share all of the ideas that I had as well as some other things I've found over the years to help other parents create the perfect play space to bring the family together at home.

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Keep Dandelions Off Your Football Fields With Weed Control
20 October 2018

Dandelions might look pretty – and provide excelle

Troubleshooting Discolored Hot Water
5 September 2018

Your water heater is used each and every day, and

Tips To Help Prepare Your Site For Concrete
19 July 2018

Concrete is a great material for pouring driveways

Landscaping Designer Tips For Choosing The Best Unique Outdoor Fountain For Your Home's Backyard
7 June 2018

If you want to add a unique water fountain to your

Simple Methods To Prevent Mold Growth This Summer
27 April 2018

Summer is often the time when home mold growth tak

Keep Dandelions Off Your Football Fields With Weed Control

Dandelions might look pretty – and provide excellent wine – but they are weeds that can damage the health of the surrounding grass. And if you are a landscaper on a football field covered with dandelions, you are going to need high-quality weed control to manage this issue. Dandelions Grow Very Fast As a groundskeeper or landscaper, you have probably seen dandelions suddenly appear out of nowhere in what feels like days. Read More 

Troubleshooting Discolored Hot Water

Your water heater is used each and every day, and most of the time, the water that it produces will be perfectly clear. However, after a while and due to some underlying problem with your water heater, it is possible that the hot water that comes out of your taps and other water fixtures is discolored in some way. Fortunately, different types of discoloration point to different issues: being able to identify what, exactly, is wrong with your water heater can help you provide valuable information to your water heater repair professional so the issue can be fixed as soon as possible. Read More 

Tips To Help Prepare Your Site For Concrete

Concrete is a great material for pouring driveways, sidewalks, and backyard patios. However, when it is not properly installed, the concrete has a much shorter lifespan and you end up with cracks, crumbles, or shifts that compromise the strength and structural integrity of the concrete pad. Here are some tips that can help you make sure you're ready for the concrete truck when it comes.  Don’t Skimp on the Base Read More 

Landscaping Designer Tips For Choosing The Best Unique Outdoor Fountain For Your Home’s Backyard

If you want to add a unique water fountain to your backyard's landscaping but aren't sure what type of fountain will look the best, then these tips will help you choose just the right one: Tip: Keep Your Fountain Size in Scale with Your Backyard When you install a water fountain in your backyard, it needs to fit in with the overall scale of the yard. For example, if your backyard is massive and you put in a dinky fountain, then it will look out of place. Read More 

Simple Methods To Prevent Mold Growth This Summer

Summer is often the time when home mold growth takes off. Many homes, even newer, well-built homes, can have a problem with mold if their owners are not careful. If mold is common in your area because of a warm, humid climate, you need to be especially careful. Here are some simple methods to help prevent mold growth in your home.  1. Ventilate the bathroom. Bathroom mold occurs more easily than you think. Read More