A pop-up drain emitter is part of a system that more efficiently carries water away from a house’s foundation than a standard downspout.

The Pop-Up Drain Emitter and Its Importance

10 Ways to Dress Up Your Ugly Foundation

10 Ways to Dress Up or Hide Your Ugly Foundation

As we head into the colder months of the year, bugs are looking for warm and dry places to hole up for the winter.  They’re like snowbirds, only they don’t require accommodations with shuffleboard courts and bingo.  So today I’m sharing 10 ways to winterize your house against bugs. 1. Put your vegetable garden to …

10 Ways to Winterize Your House Against Bugs

Covering cement wall with stone veneer--for our lovely retaining wall along the driveway

Covering cement wall with stone veneer--for our lovely retaining wall along the driveway (Diy House Foundation)

How to pour your own cement foundation when you have no idea what you are doing. great instructions for a total beginner.

How to pour your own cement foundation when you have no idea what you are doing. great instructions for a total beginner. (Step House How To Build)

Nice way to fill in the wooden one of these that David made....

cool 10 Beautiful & Useful DIY Accessories for a Garden – Diy & Crafts Ideas Magazine by — understand addressing gutter drainage so no erosion of landscaping, but I’d want this application to blend not stand out -not as if decorative …

House foundation shrub plantings of barberry, spirea, blue spruce and boxwood make up this picture

House foundation shrub plantings of barberry, spirea, blue spruce and boxwood make up this picture

Measuring ground slope from foundation. To ensure proper drainage, the ground around your home should slope approximately 6” downhill away from the house foundation over the first 10’ feet.

Measuring ground slope from foundation. To ensure proper drainage, the ground around your home should slope approximately downhill away from the house foundation over the first feet.

General steps for building a foundation for a new home or addition, or new building. This is a cement slab foundation. You will have to find out what codes are required for different depths of certain steps in this process. But here are general steps in order of how we completed our concrete slab foundation for our home addition!

General steps for building a foundation for a new home or addition, or new building. This is a cement slab foundation. You will have to find out what codes are required for different depths of certain steps in this process. But here are general steps in o

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