Tyler Washington

Choosing the Right Materials for a Brick Barbecue Project

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On a nice, warm summer’s afternoon, there are few things in life better than cooking up a storm in the garden with family and friends. Hot weather is the perfect excuse to show off your barbecuing skills and eat some delicious food with a few beers or a bottle or two of crisp white wine. But before you get to the actual cooking, eating and drinking part, you’ll need a barbecue.…

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Four Uses for Electronic Waste Recycling

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Whether you’re running a business or clearing items out from your home, using the right e-waste recycling methods comes with many benefits. Unlike other forms of rubbish, electronic goods have the potential to cause harm to the environment. There are multiple benefits to disposing of them correctly, and they extend far beyond stopping pollution. Keeping the environment safe Electronic goods such as computers and mobile phones contain lots of hazardous materials, including mercury and lead.…

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5 Tips for Making Your Child's Sandbox Fun and Safe

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A sand box offers your child a great place to spend hours having fun, but when setting up the sandbox, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Consider these tips. 1. Look for Sand Without Microcrystalline Silica A lot of sand contains microcrystalline silica, and when inhaled, this can be dangerous. To protect your child, look for sand that does not have that, or even consider something like pea gravel that is not as fine as sand.…

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4 Misconceptions About Converting Shipping Containers Into Dwellings

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There are all kinds of designs online for converting shipping containers into homes, guest cottages and similar dwellings. If your interest has been piqued by any of those designs, you may be wondering if it’s possible for you. Unfortunately, however, there are a lot of misconceptions about shipping containers. Don’t let this fake news keep you from your next project. Here’s a look at the most common misconceptions about converting shipping containers into homes and the reality behind them.…

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New Lawn? Here's How to Avoid Urine Stains from Your Dog

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Much like you would want to keep newly-installed carpet looking as new and clean as possible for as long as possible, you will want to do the same with a newly-installed lawn. Lawn installation during landscaping projects results in a fresh, pristine patch of greenery, and you will want to keep it looking this way for as long as you can. This task becomes somewhat more difficult when you have a four-legged friend.…

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Mapping It Out: Three Reasons to Invest In a Land Surveyor on Your Business's Site

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Any time you begin a construction project, the process is convoluted and complex. There are several stages to pass through before building begins—costing up supplies and labour, finding the best contractors for the job, acquiring the correct permissions and having building designs drawn up to name but a few. As such, you may be reluctant to add another stage to this process—but in the case of hiring a land surveyor, there are a plethora of good reasons for doing just that.…

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Answering Some Questions About a Roll-On Lawn

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A roll-on lawn is a good choice for any yard that is suffering from dry, brown, patchy spots of grass, and for when you need a new lawn very quickly and don’t want to wait for grass seed to take root. A roll-on lawn is not very difficult to install yourself, but it does need a bit of extra care and attention when first installed. Note a few questions you might have about a roll-on lawn and then discuss these with a supplier as needed:…

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4 Key Features That You Should Look for When Buying Truck Mounted Attenuators

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Different manufacturers of truck-mounted attenuators (TMAs) add different features to TMAs in order to make them easy to use. This article discusses some of those features that you should pay attention to when you are shopping for TMAs for your road repair company. Custom Lighting Truck-mounted attenuators are usually equipped with a lighting system to serve different purposes, such as improving worksite lighting at night and providing road diversion information to motorists at night.…

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