The chiminea needs to be dry before lighting the fire Make sure you remove the chimney cap, then you can light a small fire in the middle Let that fire burn out naturally, and let the chiminea cool completely Set a larger fire in the chiminea, and let it burn out, then cool completely Repeat the process at least two more times,
Feb , With winter weather acting all crazy these days, it s no surprise that all surfaces seem to be covered by a permanent layer of salt Even when it doesn t snow very much, the roads and sidewalks are treated with salt, just in case With many polished concrete surfaces, cleanup is super easy In fact, with
How do you choose whether it s best to build a patio or a deck intensive construction required underneath a patio, especially in areas with a lot of ground movement where reinforcement is needed Environmental impact of using concrete Cost Do you like simple, clean lines or lots of interesting details and textures
Aug , We wished that we had laid a tarp down(so lay down a large tarp under yours!! It was hard to clean up the concrete off the lawn afterwards Buy gasoline for the mixer, so you have more fuel when it runs out of gas We only filled it up once in a day, with about gallons of gas Wet the gravel before pouring
Then, remove one circular row of patio pavers, and set the first course of fire pit pavers down onto the stone and sand base Use pavers to build two columns, one at each end of the seating wall Apply a thick bead of concrete adhesive to the top course of pavers, then set a decorative stone cap on top of each column.
An annual deep clean will extend the life of a concrete patio, a wood deck, or a stone walkwayand will make your outdoor zone gleam Hose down plants around your patio or deck, especially if you re growing vegetables Coating the garden with water wood to pulp So check with your rental place before you spray.
Apr , These awesome RV deck designs can help keep your camper clean, create an attract outdoor living space, and increase the overall enjoyment of your RV She began the build by having the property graded before the camper was placed The next step was to lay concrete deck blocks and piers.
Sep , When we bought our house years ago, there wasn t much in the way of landscaping let alone a deck or patio area It took us a few years to make it a After applying both coats of stain, and removing the paper, we stood back to appreciate the full effect of our newly refinished pergola! Tips and tricks for
Acid Stain Concrete Slab Clean the concrete thoroughly with a scrub brush to remove any dirt or oil and rinse off any residue with a garden hose Cover any surrounding surfaces to prevent damage to unstained areas Spray the slab down lightly with water from a garden hose to dampen the concrete Pour an acid stain,