Retaining Walls and Fencing: What You Need to Know
The house to the left of me was built at a slightly higher elevation than mine. Because of this, we have a small retaining wall between our property in the backyard. This helps prevent a mini mudslide in my yard during periods of heavy rain.
When I bought the house, there was already a fence in place atop the retaining wall.
But that fence had seen better days and I knew it was time to replace it. What I did not realize is how labor intensive doing so would be and how much more it would cost me.
If you are replacing a fence on or near a retaining wall, I hope my website helps you to learn more about what you can expect from the process.
Since wood is widely used in home construction, termites remain one of the biggest threats to homes. Without a termite protection plan in place, these wood-eating insects can cause significant structural damage to your house, leaving you with a huge building repair bill.
The best way to deal with the chance of a termite infestation is to be proactive. A proactive termite protection strategy involves taking action to prevent a possible termite attack rather than acting after termites have entered your home. [Read More]