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Pre-Fab Chicken Coops

Pre-Fab Chicken Coops

When we were looking for a barn, we found a chicken coop. More and more of our neighbors are raising chickens. We hear roosters from every direction in the morning and we see chickens in fenced yards every time we walk the dog. The Chicken […]

Comparing 12 x 12 Sheds and Barns

Comparing 12 x 12 Sheds and Barns

We’ve decided to put in a 12′ x 12′ storage building because we won’t have to worry about permits and it will fit beside the house. We’ve compared the buildings from Tuff Shed that we can get through Home Depot. Now we are comparing these […]

Most Storage at the Best Price

Most Storage at the Best Price

Calculating the lowest price per square foot of storage in a shed that you don’t have to pull permits to put in. Here are the prices on all of the sheds from Tuff Shed that we can get put in without waiting for a permit […]

Selecting a Premier Lean-To from Tuff Shed

Selecting a Premier Lean-To from Tuff Shed

I have just spent hours calculating the best price on storage. I’m sure you want to know, too. We plan to build a large storage building work shop behind the house, but we have to wait for the city to finish some work they are […]

Nine Kinds of Native Azalea

Nine Kinds of Native Azalea

We decided on mountain laurel, rhododendron and azalea for all around the new house. My husband went to school with Richard Mucci. His wife raises native azalea. Cliff told me to take a look at the website: www.mountainmist-nursery.com and pick something out. About Native Azaleas […]

Landmark Panelized Kit Homes

Landmark Panelized Kit Homes

Someone that talked about building on the land we have for sale told me about Landmark Panelized Kit Homes. Our house was not built with panels, but I have watched houses in our neighborhood go up really fast this way. You can order a kit […]

Sam’s Club sells Freestanding Deep Soaking Bathtubs

Sam’s Club sells Freestanding Deep Soaking Bathtubs

As I was leaving Sam’s Club yesterday, I saw a huge box with a tub in it. I already picked out my tub, which I absolutely love. But now my daughter is remodeling her bath, so I did some research for her. OVE Decors 980208275 […]

Sentricon Subterranean Termite Pest System

Sentricon Subterranean Termite Pest System

Last year when they were building we saw these green plugs in the ground that looked like maybe a pop-up sprinkler system. They are labeled Sentricon, so I googled it. Sentricon is a subterranean termite pest system made by Dow. These green things are in-ground […]

Kakelugn – Swedish Tiled Stoves

Kakelugn – Swedish Tiled Stoves

We still haven’t put the fireplaces into the new house. I looked to see whether it would be possible to have a kakelugn.  Can I get a Swedish tiled stove here in the United States? How much do Kakelugn cost? I found prices on three. […]

Comparing Tuff Shed Barns

Comparing Tuff Shed Barns

Tuff Shed has four barns in the brochure and five different barns on the website. The barns are harder to figure out than the Sundance Series TR-1600 Recreational Building, the one that looks like a two-story farmhouse. That one I just multiplied out the footprint […]