You've maybe seen a light airplane land on a lake. It was outfitted with pontoons so the plane wouldn't sink. But what about landing a plane on water that just has wheels only - no floats or pontoons? Alton, NH is a unique town that has an FAA-approved hard-surface runway for a few months each […]
My college degree is in geology. When taking Geology 101 years ago, Dr. Bullard made us study different types of erosion. One type of erosion is called "mass wasting". It's used to describe when rocks fall from a mountain making a sloping small pile of rock around the base of the mountain. I could NEVER […]
It is possible to build a stacked rock wall. Different techniques are required if the rock wall is to be a retaining wall or just a fence type wall. Be sure to calculate the weight of the earth pushing against the stacked rock wall if it will be a retaining wall.
Runoff water can create erosion issues on your property. Using a trench drain, you get collect the water and direct to another area on your property. This drainage system will allow you to control and minimize your soil erosion.
Have you dreamed of building a log cabin yourself? There are many challenges when building a home, especially a log home. The first thing to do would be to go online and spend lots of time at any and all log home association websites.
Excavating a new home lot must be carefully planned. Foundation holes have to be the proper depth and not too big. Your site excavation plans needs to consider sidewalks, driveways and the trees you want to save.