Be careful with any gates If you don t join the fence to the walls of your house, it is important to ensure that any gate has no gaps on the sides and sits flush with the ground Will an electric wire fence kill or repel snakes if mounted on a board fastened to concrete blocks just above ground level Answer this question Flag
Aug , You may just be going with the crowd, but in this case the crowd is wrong, and you re likely causing big damage you have no idea about psi which isn t too destructive but they can go upwards of psi which will blast through solid wood, asphalt and even concrete (I ve done it) if they re close enough.
Pallet Garden Planter See how to make a fence or wall mounted planter from a wooden pallet Allen Lyle Well, I ve seen a couple of projects and they re not impressive to me, because it still looks like a pallet on a cinder block Now, you may have some trash to treasure ideas and we would love to hear about them.
I have a long, curving front path up to my home, with large bushes on both sides I can t see the steps at night because the bushes block the light from the porch light I installed the solar lights between the bushes, but I suspect they don t soak up enough sun to be effective It probably wasn t the best idea for the original
Sep , Walls and fences painted the same shade, with matching paving, make the garden s boundaries one with the design Landscape to perfection Sultry shades also make walls recede Use deep gray, dark navy or black if you want to blur the divisions on bare concrete block or give new life to an old fence.
Aug , My husband and I debated over the design I wanted a picket fence for charm and practicality my husband wanted something simple and with open sight lines, such as a split rail fence The problem was of a fence This is a great solution if you want and need a taller fence, but don t want to block the view.
Oct , A drip line runs along the bottom of the fence so there is no hand watering there To make the base for the tanks I lay down a floor of wall capstone completely covering the ground so rodents won t use it to empty their warrens of excess soil Then a surround of textured and colored cinderblock Don t use the
Jan , Tall shrubs in front of windows and doorways also make excellent hide a ways for burglars to work unnoticed by the neighbors or anyone driving by Burglars also like to see privacy The average burglar wants small light items that are valuable and are easy to fence An example of these items include
Sep , repair and paint a block wall We tackled the inside of the house and then I started on the outside, by adding the new front porch, stone retaining wall, and landscaping Wow, did that all With concrete blocks and cracks, we did have to work the brushes too to get the paint into all the crevices and cracks.
Sep , Fences decorate gardens and define front yards, add charming details to backyard landscaping and make outdoor pool patios safe for young kids There are several types Stone, bricks, and concrete blocks, glass, metal, and wood are the best, Green and excellent fencing materials A material defines the
Mar , A man in San Diego passes in front of the border fence with Mexico It s another minor delay for a process that has already hit a few stumbling blocks Building an honest to goodness concrete wall across some measure of the , mile long border with Mexicoeven one that falls short of Trump s
As This Old House senior technical editor Mark Powers shows here, a wall built from cast concrete blocks made to look like stone is just as beautiful and much easier to How to Replace a Decayed Fence Post Step One Using a foot level, check the stone running from side to side, front to back, and corner to corner.
Sep , Hardscape Design Ideas and Considerations ) Due to the above, we opted to use Belgian block set into concrete (not stone dust) along the left and right sides of the driveway The damaged asphalt areas are removed and areas are cut dug for the aprons as well as the Belgian block edges Top Paver
Feb , Measure the back two cinder blocks to ensure they re equidistant from the wall or fence line and there is enough room to walk around the bed Fast and Easy DIY Raised Garden Boxes Place the front two cinder blocks and all four boards Check each side and each angle with a level to make sure that the
May , Retaining wall idea simple, inexpensive, durable, non toxic, and easy to assemble retaining wall constructed using hollow concrete blocks Because the blocks have been laid on their side, sloped backwards toward the hillside, you can plant vegetation in the their hollows exposed to the front.
Nov , And a large, falling volume of water can create enough of a roar to block out all but the loudest noises Traditional Landscape by Gilson Group Landscape Design Gilson Group Landscape Design Wind chimes, bells, flags or bunting when activated by a breeze can also contribute background sounds that