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Fencing Tips

Fencing Tips Wooden fences require regular maintenance and care, so learning to do a few simple repair jobs yourself is worthwhile. If you have a small area of rot, you don’t need to replace the whole panel or post; just treat the affected area immediately…


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How to lay an asphalt path

You can use cold asphalt to repair or resurface existing asphalt, or build a new path on a hardcore sub-base. But it isn’t suitable for the constructing new drives. If you’re resurfacing an old path, it’s a good idea to spray it with weed killer…


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WATERING

All newly laid turf should be watered thoroughly ideally within half an hour of installation.  Every piece of turf needs at least two hours of constant watering per day, increasing during periods of hot,dry or windy weather.  Water immediately and profusely on any sight of…


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GROUND PREPERATION

Good preparation is key to the quality of your lawn.  Existing turf should be removed with a spade.  For larger areas you may wish to hire a purpose-designed turf cutter.  The soil then needs to be turned to an approximate depth of 15cm (6”) with…